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Padres' Manny Machado to opt out of $300M contract after MLB season

San Diego Padres third baseman Manny Machado will opt out of his $300 million contract after the 2023 MLB season, despite guaranteed annual salaries of about $30 million due from 2024 through 2028, he announced Friday.

Packers RB Aaron Jones reworks contract, will stay with team

Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones agreed to lower his salary for 2023 and will remain with the team, his agents said Friday.

Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo sprains wrist; All-Star Game status unclear

Milwaukee Bucks center Giannis Antetokounmpo sprained his right wrist in a win over the Chicago Bulls, and his participation is in doubt for the 2023 All-Star Game, coach Mike Budenholzer told reporters.

Saints running back Alvin Kamara indicted for Las Vegas nightclub beating

A grand jury in Clark County, Nev., indicted New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara, along with three others, for their alleged roles in a 2022 beating of a man at a Las Vegas night club, court records show.

Kentucky Derby contenders in weekend action in Louisiana, Japan

The winding trail that leads to Churchill Downs on the first Saturday in May winds this weekend through Louisiana, Japan and Dubai.

Tiger Woods cards birdie trio for strong 1st-round finish at Genesis

Tiger Woods finished his first competitive golf round since July with three consecutive birdies, jumping to within striking distance of the leaders at the 2023 Genesis Invitational in Pacific Palisades, Calif.

U.S., Dominican Republic, Japan expected to dominate World Baseball Classic

Team USA, the Dominican Republic, Japan and Puerto Rico enter the 2023 World Baseball Classic with All-Star-filled rosters and huge expectations to dominate. The pandemic-delayed tournament will start March 8.

Celtics name Joe Mazzulla permanent head coach

The Boston Celtics named interim coach Joe Mazzulla as their permanent head coach, replacing suspended coach Ime Udoka, the team announced Thursday.

Alex Bowman gains NASCAR's Daytona 500 pole

Alex Bowman and Hendrick Motorsports teammate Kyle Larson will start in the front row of the 2023 Daytona 500 after they posted the top qualifying times.

Ex-NFL coach Ken Whisenhunt joins Alabama football staff

Former NFL head coach and offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt joined head coach Nick Saban's football staff at the University of Alabama, the school announced on his athletic website.

Prosecutors drop domestic violence charge against fired Texas coach Chris Beard

Prosecutors dismissed a felony domestic violence charge against former Texas basketball coach Chris Beard, Travis County district court records show.

Bally Sports owner misses $140M payment, future in limbo

Diamond Sports Group, which owns Bally Sports, missed a $140 million interest payment and could file for bankruptcy, the company announced Wednesday in a news release.

Dolphins hire veteran coach Vic Fangio as defensive coordinator

The Miami Dolphins hired veteran coach Vic Fangio as their defensive coordinator, the team announced Wednesday.

Michael Jordan donates record $10 million to 'Make-A-Wish'

NBA legend Michael Jordan will donate a record $10 million to Make-A-Wish America to celebrate his 60th birthday, the foundation announced Wednesday.

Watch: Kelce brothers share 'tears of joy' after historic sibling Super Bowl matchup

Travis Kelce and Jason Kelce said they shared "tears of joy" after their historic meeting in Super Bowl LVII. The brothers continued to shed tears for each other Wednesday during a filming of their "New Heights" podcast.

Real estate investor Matija Pecotic upsets No. 8 Jack Sock in Fla. tennis tourney

Matija Pecotic recently took a break from his full-time job at a real estate investment company to make his ATP Tour main draw debut. He scored an upset over No. 8 Jack Sock at Florida's Delary Beach Open.

New Mexico State fires basketball coach Greg Heiar amid hazing probe

New Mexico State fired men's basketball coach Greg Heiar amid an investigation into alleged hazing within the program, the school announced.

Arizona Cardinals hire Philadelphia Eagles DC Jonathan Gannon as head coach

The Arizona Cardinals hired Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Jonathan Gannon as their head coach, the team announced.

Raiders release longtime QB Derek Carr

The Las Vegas Raiders released longtime quarterback Derek Carr, ending his nine-year run with the AFC West franchise, the team announced.

Baltimore Ravens hire Georgia's Todd Monken as offensive coordinator

The Baltimore Ravens hired Georgia's Todd Monken as their offensive coordinator, the team announced Tuesday.

San Diego Padres reach pact with right-handed pitcher Michael Wacha

The San Diego Padres and free agent right-handed pitcher Michael Wacha agreed to a contract Tuesday.

NASCAR legend Tony Stewart to complete as full-time NHRA drag racer

Former NASCAR star Tony Stewart plans to compete in a full season of National Hot Rod Association drag races in 2023, he announced Tuesday on social media.

Doctors ordered to pay ex-Eagles DB Chris Maragos $43.5M in injury lawsuit

A Philadelphia jury found that doctors showed "medical negligence" in treating former Philadelphia Eagles defender Chris Maragos for a knee injury and awarded the retired NFL player $43.5 million, his lawyers announced.

Colts hire Eagles offensive coach Shane Steichen as head coach

The Indianapolis Colts hired Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Shane Steichen as their new head coach, the team announced Tuesday.

Eagles, Chiefs criticize Super Bowl field conditions; NFL says it met standards

Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles players criticized field conditions at Super Bowl LVII, which resulted in many slips and falls. The NFL said maintenance on the grass "met required standards."