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Florida postpones O’Connell Center renovation for year

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A $60 million renovation to the Stephen C. O’Connell Center, originally scheduled to begin in March, has been postponed a year.

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Ortiz on pace-of-play fines: ‘I might run out of money’

Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz is driven by instructor Luis Tiant in a golf cart to a nearby broadcast interview after  a morning workout at baseball spring training in Fort Myers Fla., Wednesday Feb. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — David Ortiz has a deliberate routine at the plate.

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Nutting gains higher profile as Pirates chase bigger goals

In this Sept. 20, 2014, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates Chairman of the Board and principal owner Bob Nutting attends pre-game festivities before a baseball game between the Pirates and Milwaukee Brewers in Pittsburgh. Nutting's goal remains the same since the day he took over: a World Series title. Nutting believes the goal is closer than ever.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates owner Bob Nutting is raising the stakes on his team in 2015.

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Infielder Everth Cabrera joins Orioles for 1st workout

In this Aug. 3, 2014, file photo, San Diego Padres' Everth Cabrera celebrates as he runs to first after connecting for a game-winning single against the Atlanta Braves in the 10th inning of a baseball game in San Diego. Former All-Star infielder Everth Cabrera and the Baltimore Orioles have finalized their $2.4 million, one-year contract. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File)

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Without some of their most recognizable names, the re-tooled Baltimore Orioles have reported to spring training.

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Everth Cabrera waits for Orioles to finalize deal

In this Aug. 3, 2014, file photo, San Diego Padres' Everth Cabrera celebrates as he runs to first after connecting for a game-winning single against the Atlanta Braves in the 10th inning of a baseball game in San Diego. Former All-Star infielder Everth Cabrera and the Baltimore Orioles have finalized their $2.4 million, one-year contract. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File)

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Former All-Star infielder Everth Cabrera and the Baltimore Orioles finalized their $2.4 million, one-year contract on Wednesday.

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