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AP source: Australian rugby star agrees to deal with 49ers

Jarryd Hayne smiles as he announces his free agent contract with the National Football League team the San Francisco 49ers at a press conference in Sydney, Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Australian rugby star Hayne has agreed to a contract with the San Francisco 49ers, a person with knowledge of the deal said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne is getting his shot to play in the NFL.

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AP source: Australian rugby star agrees to deal with 49ers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A person with knowledge of the agreement says Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne has agreed to a contract with the San Francisco 49ers.

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A’s switch-pitcher hopes to find spot with Oakland

This is a 2015, file photo showing Patrick Venditte of the Oakland Athletics baseball team. Venditte is used to it by now. Teammates and coaches stop to check out his one-of-a-kind glove, the same one he has used for years featuring space for either hand. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Pat Venditte is used to it by now. Teammates, coaches and others regularly stop him for a chance to check out his one-of-a-kind glove, the same one he has used for years featuring space for either hand.

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Angels starter Garrett Richards progressing in knee rehab

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels right-hander Garrett Richards is expected to begin pitcher fielding drills in about a week as he makes progress from August knee surgery, and the club remains hopeful he could be pitching in games two to three weeks into the regular season for the reigning AL West champions.

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RF Matt Kemp confident about new-look Padres being contender

San Diego Padres' Matt Kemp bats during spring training baseball practice Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Peoria, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Matt Kemp stood up from his locker, navy blue hoodie covering his head and began signing the nursery rhyme, “Rain, Rain, Go Away.”

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