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Bucs add QB Josh Rosen, K Greg Joseph to practice squad

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Quarterback Josh Rosen has landed on the practice squad of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, where he'll get to learn from Tom Brady. The Bucs also announced Tuesday the signing of kicker Greg Joseph to the practice squad, which still has one opening following the release of ...

Marlins beat Braves 5-4 in 10th inning on Rojas’s 4th hit

By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — Miguel Rojas had four hits, including a go-ahead double in the 10th inning, and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Monday. Pinch-hitter Adam Duvall led off the ninth with a tying homer off Brandon Kintzler (2-3), the closer's ...

Scherzer cools off Rays, Nats win 6-1 with makeshift lineup

By BEN NUCKOLS AP Sports Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — For one night in this dud of a season for Washington, the defending World Series champion Nationals looked like themselves — getting a solid start from Max Scherzer, timely hitting and crisp defense. That they did it with recently signed ...

Minor League president retires amid contraction talks

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Minor League Baseball President and CEO Pat O'Conner abruptly announced his impending retirement amid talks between the minors and Major League Baseball to dramatically restructure baseball's developmental pipeline. O'Conner was with MiLB for 28 years, including a ...

Giants waive Baker, cornerback facing armed robbery charges

By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Writer EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have waived cornerback DeAndre Baker with the 22-year-old facing armed robbery charges relating to an incident in Florida in May. The Giants announced the move on Tuesday, less than a week after co-owner John ...

Fournette planning to sign with Brady-led Buccaneers

By FRED GOODALL AP Sports Writer TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Leonard Fournette intends to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who are stockpiling playmakers to help Tom Brady be successful with his new team. The former Jacksonville Jaguars running back tweeted an image of himself carrying a football and ...

Butler makes FTs with no time left, lifts Heat past Bucks

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jimmy Butler loves soccer, and the final scene from Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals resembled a penalty shot in a shootout. Only there was no goalie. This was just a free throw, no time on the clock, nobody ...

Brosseau gets payback as Rays beat Yankees again, 5-2

By LARRY FLEISHER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Brosseau got some payback against the New York Yankees, hitting two home runs as the Tampa Bay Rays topped their AL East rivals again with a 5-2 victory Wednesday night. A night after Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman threw a 101 mph ...

More charges brought in college admissions bribery scandal

By MARK PRATT Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Another wealthy parent was charged Wednesday with trying to bribe his child's way into an elite university as a fake athletic recruit, a day after two former college coaches caught up in the nationwide admissions bribery scandal were hit with ...

Florida has potential for championships in Mullen’s 3rd year

By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Dan Mullen declined to release a roster, openly mocked a predicted depth chart he saw online and refused to delve too deep into his plans for any position — even quarterback. Mullen insisted he's merely trying to keep ...