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  • FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, file photo, Oakland Athletics' Barry Zito throws during baseball spring training in Mesa, Ariz. Zito, who took last year off, is In camp on a minor league deal with the team with which he won the 2002 AL Cy Young Award. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
    LEADING OFF: Lee, Darvish take the mound … Associated Press - 46 minutes ago

    A look at the highlights of what's happening all around spring training in Florida and Arizona today: More »LEADING OFF: Lee, Darvish take the mound …

    FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, file photo, Oakland Athletics' Barry Zito throws during baseball spring training in Mesa, Ariz. Zito, who took last year off, is In camp on a minor league deal with the team with which he won the 2002 AL Cy Young Award. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

    A look at the highlights of what's happening all around spring training in Florida and Arizona today:

  • FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2014, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning passes against the Buffalo Bills during an NFL football game in Denver.  A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Manning will return for a fourth season in Denver and 18th in the NFL. Manning will reduce his salary from $19 million to $15 million in 2015, according to the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because there was no official announcement. However, he can make up all of the $4 million pay cut by reaching certain performance benchmarks. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
    Peyton Manning has some unfinished  … Associated Press - 47 minutes ago

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Peyton Manning will take a physical and sign his revised contract at Broncos headquarters Thursday, then head home until the Broncos reconvene … More »Peyton Manning has some unfinished  …

    FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2014, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning passes against the Buffalo Bills during an NFL football game in Denver.  A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Manning will return for a fourth season in Denver and 18th in the NFL. Manning will reduce his salary from $19 million to $15 million in 2015, according to the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because there was no official announcement. However, he can make up all of the $4 million pay cut by reaching certain performance benchmarks. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Peyton Manning will take a physical and sign his revised contract at Broncos headquarters Thursday, then head home until the Broncos reconvene April 13 for the start of offseason workouts.

  • India's captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni bats in the nets during a training session in Adelaide, on February 14, 2015
    Gayle force keeps India on toes at Cricket … AFP News - 49 minutes ago

    Defending champions India will look to continue their recent success against Chris Gayle when they clash with the West Indies in the World Cup at the WACA ground in Perth … More »Gayle force keeps India on toes at Cricket …

    India's captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni bats in the nets during a training session in Adelaide, on February 14, 2015

    Defending champions India will look to continue their recent success against Chris Gayle when they clash with the West Indies in the World Cup at the WACA ground in Perth on Friday. The explosive left-hander has not passed 50 in his last 10 one-day innings against India and not hit a century against them since 2006, but …

  • Sturridge: Rodgers is wrong - I can play every game
    Sturridge: Rodgers is wrong - I can … GOAL.com - 49 minutes ago

    The Liverpool manager fears the England striker could suffer a recurrence of the injuries that have plagued him this season but the forward harbours no such concerns More »Sturridge: Rodgers is wrong - I can …

    Sturridge: Rodgers is wrong - I can play every game

    The Liverpool manager fears the England striker could suffer a recurrence of the injuries that have plagued him this season but the forward harbours no such concerns

  • Kentucky's Willie Cauley-Stein, left, reaches for a rebound over Arkansas' Bobby Portis during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/James Crisp)
    Big men Kaminsky, Okafor lead way in … Associated Press - 50 minutes ago

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — It might be a two-man game when it comes to the race for player of the year. More »Big men Kaminsky, Okafor lead way in …

    Kentucky's Willie Cauley-Stein, left, reaches for a rebound over Arkansas' Bobby Portis during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — It might be a two-man game when it comes to the race for player of the year.

  • NBA: Westbrook explodes for fourth straight … AFP News - 50 minutes ago

    Russell Westbrook finished with 49 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists and became the first player since Michael Jordan with four straight triple doubles as Oklahoma City … More »NBA: Westbrook explodes for fourth straight …

    Russell Westbrook finished with 49 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists and became the first player since Michael Jordan with four straight triple doubles as Oklahoma City beat Philadelphia 123-118 in overtime. Westbrook played with a clear plastic face mask in his return after missing the last Thunder game with a facial …

  • French pole vault star Renaud Lavillenie competes in the men's pole vault during the Malmo Games in Sweden on February 25, 2015
    Lavillenie set to shine at indoor Euro … AFP News - 1 hour 0 minutes ago

    French pole vault star Renaud Lavillenie owns a world record that long seemed impossible to reach, but he will be hungry for more as the European Athletics Indoor Championships … More »Lavillenie set to shine at indoor Euro …

    French pole vault star Renaud Lavillenie competes in the men's pole vault during the Malmo Games in Sweden on February 25, 2015

    French pole vault star Renaud Lavillenie owns a world record that long seemed impossible to reach, but he will be hungry for more as the European Athletics Indoor Championships start in Prague on Thursday. The 28-year-old won three consecutive European indoor titles from 2009-2013, then went on to vault 6.16 metres a year …

  • FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2015, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning stretches prior to the team's NFL divisional playoff football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Denver. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Manning will return for a fourth season in Denver and 18th in the NFL. Manning will reduce his salary from $19 million to $15 million in 2015, according to the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because there was no official announcement. However, he can make up all of the $4 million pay cut by reaching certain performance benchmarks. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)
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    FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2015, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning stretches prior to the team's NFL divisional playoff football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Denver. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Manning will return for a fourth season in Denver and 18th in the NFL. Manning will reduce his salary from $19 million to $15 million in 2015, according to the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because there was no official announcement. However, he can make up all of the $4 million pay cut by reaching certain performance benchmarks. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)

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  • It this courtroom sketch, U.S. Attorney William Weinreb, left, is depicted delivering opening statements in front of U.S. District Judge George O'Toole Jr., right rear, on the first day of the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Boston. Tsarnaev, depicted seated second from right between defense attorneys Judy Clarke, third from right, and Miriam Conrad, right, is charged with conspiring with his brother to place two bombs near the marathon finish line in April 2013, killing three and injuring 260 people. (AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins)
    Jurors hear graphic accounts of Boston … Associated Press - 1 hour 9 minutes ago

    BOSTON (AP) — It didn't take long for prosecutors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial to convey the sense of fear, pain and grief caused by the 2013 attack. They … More »Jurors hear graphic accounts of Boston …

    It this courtroom sketch, U.S. Attorney William Weinreb, left, is depicted delivering opening statements in front of U.S. District Judge George O'Toole Jr., right rear, on the first day of the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Boston. Tsarnaev, depicted seated second from right between defense attorneys Judy Clarke, third from right, and Miriam Conrad, right, is charged with conspiring with his brother to place two bombs near the marathon finish line in April 2013, killing three and injuring 260 people. (AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins)

    BOSTON (AP) — It didn't take long for prosecutors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial to convey the sense of fear, pain and grief caused by the 2013 attack. They let victims do it for them.

  • MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Yankees
    Rodriguez gets walk in first game in … Reuters - 1 hour 21 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - Alex Rodriguez singled in his first at-bat in nearly 18 months as the formerly banished player began his attempted comeback with the New York Yankees with … More »Rodriguez gets walk in first game in …

    MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Yankees

    (Reuters) - Alex Rodriguez singled in his first at-bat in nearly 18 months as the formerly banished player began his attempted comeback with the New York Yankees with a Spring Training contest in Tampa, Florida on Wednesday. Rodriguez, 39, is coming off a 162-game suspension for his role in a drug scandal and is attempting …

  • Bangladesh's batsman Tamim Iqbal plays a shot during their Cricket World Cup Pool A match against Scotland, at Saxton Park Oval in Nelson, on March 5, 2015
    Bangladesh edge closer to W.Cup last-8 … AFP News - 1 hour 25 minutes ago

    Bangladesh kept their World Cup quarter-final hopes alive when they defeated Scotland by six wickets in Nelson on Thursday, achieving the second highest successful run-chase … More »Bangladesh edge closer to W.Cup last-8 …

    Bangladesh's batsman Tamim Iqbal plays a shot during their Cricket World Cup Pool A match against Scotland, at Saxton Park Oval in Nelson, on March 5, 2015

    Bangladesh kept their World Cup quarter-final hopes alive when they defeated Scotland by six wickets in Nelson on Thursday, achieving the second highest successful run-chase in tournament history. In a Pool A match of tumbling national records, Bangladesh overtook Scotland's 318 with 11 balls to spare. Each time Scotland …

  • Former England's manager Sven-Goran Eriksson gets his new uniform during a news conference by Chinese Super League (CSL) club Shanghai East Asia, in Shanghai, on November 18, 2014
    Eriksson, Cannavaro cash lifts hope … AFP News - 1 hour 44 minutes ago

    China's football season kicks off this week with hopes of a resurgence for the beautiful game after former England boss Sven-Goran Eriksson and rookie coach Fabio Cannavaro … More »Eriksson, Cannavaro cash lifts hope …

    Former England's manager Sven-Goran Eriksson gets his new uniform during a news conference by Chinese Super League (CSL) club Shanghai East Asia, in Shanghai, on November 18, 2014

    China's football season kicks off this week with hopes of a resurgence for the beautiful game after former England boss Sven-Goran Eriksson and rookie coach Fabio Cannavaro put the league among the world's biggest spenders. Chinese Super League (CSL) clubs spent 122.2 million euros ($165 million) during the recently closed …

  • Australian cricketer Shane Watson walks with former Australian cricketer Shane Warne before Australia's Cricket World Cup match against Afghanistan in Perth
    Watson hoping against hopes for World … Reuters - 1 hour 55 minutes ago

    Shane Watson's spectacular decline as Australia's premier all-rounder has not yet robbed him of his self-belief and the 33-year-old blond is still hopeful of making a … More »Watson hoping against hopes for World …

    Australian cricketer Shane Watson walks with former Australian cricketer Shane Warne before Australia's Cricket World Cup match against Afghanistan in Perth

    Shane Watson's spectacular decline as Australia's premier all-rounder has not yet robbed him of his self-belief and the 33-year-old blond is still hopeful of making a comeback in the World Cup team. Watson paved way for James Faulkner in Wednesday's 275-run romp against Afghanistan. He watched form the sidelines as David …

  • Russell Westbrook, escolta del Thunder de Oklahoma City, festeja tras un enceste en la prórroga del partido del miércoles 4 de marzo de 2015, frente a los 76ers de Filadelfia (AP Foto/Sue Ogrocki)
    Westbrook, un héroe enmascarado que … Associated Press - 1 hour 59 minutes ago

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma, EE.UU. (AP) — Russell Westbrook volvió a la cancha por primera vez desde que sufrió una fractura facial. Con una máscara protectora parecía un … More »Westbrook, un héroe enmascarado que …

    Russell Westbrook, escolta del Thunder de Oklahoma City, festeja tras un enceste en la prórroga del partido del miércoles 4 de marzo de 2015, frente a los 76ers de Filadelfia (AP Foto/Sue Ogrocki)

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma, EE.UU. (AP) — Russell Westbrook volvió a la cancha por primera vez desde que sufrió una fractura facial. Con una máscara protectora parecía un superhéroe.

  • Iqbal leads Bangladesh to important … Reuters - 2 hours 0 minutes ago

    Tamim Iqbal came agonisingly close to scoring Bangladesh's first World Cup century as his side completed a six-wicket win over Scotland in their Pool A clash at Saxton … More »Iqbal leads Bangladesh to important …

    Tamim Iqbal came agonisingly close to scoring Bangladesh's first World Cup century as his side completed a six-wicket win over Scotland in their Pool A clash at Saxton Oval in Nelson on Thursday. Iqbal scored 95, while Mohammad Mahmudullah (62) and wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim (60) also contributed as Bangladesh achieved …

  • En la imagen ell jugador de los Trail Blazers de Portland LaMarcus Aldridge, en el centro, trata de tirar a canasta rodeado de los jugadores de los Clippers de Los Angeles DeAndre Jordan, a la izquierda, y J.J. Redick, en su partido de NBA en Los Ángeles, el 4 de marzo de 2015 (AP Foto/Jae C. Hong)
    Batum impulsa a los Trail Blazers sobre … Associated Press - 2 hours 2 minutes ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nicolas Batum encestó un triple que forzó un tiempo extra y después participó en tres canastas de alley-oop, además de arañar otro triple en el último … More »Batum impulsa a los Trail Blazers sobre …

    En la imagen ell jugador de los Trail Blazers de Portland LaMarcus Aldridge, en el centro, trata de tirar a canasta rodeado de los jugadores de los Clippers de Los Angeles DeAndre Jordan, a la izquierda, y J.J. Redick, en su partido de NBA en Los Ángeles, el 4 de marzo de 2015 (AP Foto/Jae C. Hong)

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nicolas Batum encestó un triple que forzó un tiempo extra y después participó en tres canastas de alley-oop, además de arañar otro triple en el último minuto de la victoria 98-93 de los Trail Blazers de Portland sobre los Clippers de Los Ángeles.

  • Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, left, comes down on the shoulder of Philadelphia 76ers guard Isaiah Canaan (0) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
    Westbrook has career-high 49, lifts … Associated Press - 2 hours 21 minutes ago

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook donned a mask and played like a superhero. More »Westbrook has career-high 49, lifts …

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, left, comes down on the shoulder of Philadelphia 76ers guard Isaiah Canaan (0) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook donned a mask and played like a superhero.

  • NBA: Gasol's game winner lifts Grizzlies … AFP News - 2 hours 24 minutes ago

    Marc Gasol sank a jump shot with 0.01 seconds left as the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Houston Rockets 102-100 in a Southwest Division showdown Wednesday. "I caught … More »NBA: Gasol's game winner lifts Grizzlies …

    Marc Gasol sank a jump shot with 0.01 seconds left as the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Houston Rockets 102-100 in a Southwest Division showdown Wednesday. "I caught it and tried to drive and created a little space with my body and was fortunate to make the shot." The Grizzlies led by seven points (98-91) with three minutes …

  • New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) dunks during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons in New Orleans, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. The Pelicans won 88-85. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
    Davis has huge game in return, Pelicans … Associated Press - 2 hours 29 minutes ago

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis was feeling great, fired up about being back on the court and not at all subtle about showing it. More »Davis has huge game in return, Pelicans …

    New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) dunks during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons in New Orleans, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. The Pelicans won 88-85. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis was feeling great, fired up about being back on the court and not at all subtle about showing it.

  • Sacramento Kings’ Omri Casspi (18) scores over San Antonio Spurs’ Marco Belinelli, front right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
    Home cooking: Spurs return to their … Associated Press - 2 hours 32 minutes ago

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs are back home and beginning to show signs of returning to their old form. More »Home cooking: Spurs return to their …

    Sacramento Kings’ Omri Casspi (18) scores over San Antonio Spurs’ Marco Belinelli, front right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs are back home and beginning to show signs of returning to their old form.