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Things to know about Friday’s baseball news

San Diego Padres outfielder Matt Kemp, center, poses for a picture with Padres general manager A.J. Preller, left, and manager Bud Black, right, during a news conference introducing Kemp as part of the baseball club Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in San Diego. The Padres deal for the former the Los Angeles Dodger was the first of three big deals by the new Padres general manager, who also has added outfielder Wil Myers, the 2013 AL Rookie of the Year, from Tampa Bay and All-Star catcher Derek Norris from Oakland. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

There was a flurry of news around Major League Baseball on Friday as teams worked to retool before the holiday break. Here are some things to know about all the player moves and other changes:

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Wizards rally down stretch, top Heat 105-103

Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers (15) tries to elude Washington Wizards forwardr Kris Humphries, left, in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in Miami. (AP Photo/Joe Skipper)

MIAMI (AP) — John Wall scored 20 points and added 10 assists, Nene scored 20 off the bench and the Washington Wizards rallied to beat the Miami Heat 105-103 on Friday night.

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North Florida tops winless Florida A&M 83-65

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Trent Mackey scored 22 points, Jalen Nesbitt added a career-high 20 and North Florida snapped a two-game skid with an 83-65 win over Florida A&M on Friday night.

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Marian falls to Southern Oregon in NAIA title game

Southern Oregon players, including quarterback Austin Dodge, second from right, and linebacker Heston Altenbach (22), celebrate with the trophy after winning the NAIA championship football game against Marian, 55-31, in Daytona Beach, Fla., Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Hayden Northern threw six interceptions and Marian College lost two fumbles in the Knights’ 55-31 loss to Southern Oregon on Friday in the NAIA championship game.

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Austin Dodge leads Southern Oregon to NAIA title

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Austin Dodge led Southern Oregon to its first NAIA football championship, throwing for 429 yards and three touchdowns in a 55-31 victory over Marian College on Friday.

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