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Yanks sell Wheeler’s rights to Golden Eagles

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees have sold the rights to infielder Zelous Wheeler to the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles of Japan’s Pacific League.

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No. 17 UConn holds off Charleston 65-57

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Boatright had 19 points, Daniel Hamilton added 15, and No. 17 Connecticut held off College of Charleston 65-57 in the first round of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Thursday.

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Georgia Tech defense knows way to the end zone

Georgia Tech's D.J. White, center, celebrates after intercepting a pass in the third quarter of an NCAA college football game against Clemson, Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, in Atlanta. Georgia Tech won 28-6. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech’s defense knows the way to the end zone.

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Wigan owner makes controversial comment about Jews

Wigan Athletic's new manager Malky Mackay and Chairman Dave Whelan background pause, during a press conference at the DW Stadium, in Wigan, England,  Wednesday Nov. 19, 2014. Wigan was condemned by English football's anti-discrimination organization for hiring Malky Mackay as its manager on Wednesday while he is still under investigation for offensive comments. Since August, the English Football Association has been looking into a dossier from Mackay's time as Cardiff manager, including text messages he acknowledged were "completely unacceptable, inappropriate." (AP Photo/PA, Barrington Coombs) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

WIGAN, England (AP) — The owner of English club Wigan has made controversial comments about Jewish people while defending his decision to hire a coach who is under investigation for sending racist and anti-Semitic messages.

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Akron defeats Southern Cal 66-46

Southern California's Strahinja Gavrilovic, left, of Serbia, fights for the ball with Akron's Jake Kretzer in the first half at the Charleston Classic NCAA college basketball tournament in Charleston, S.C.,Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Akron coach Keith Dambrot says he’s got a new problem to consider with the Zips’ early success this season.

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