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Fujikawa given unconditional release from Rangers

NEW YORK (AP) — Japanese reliever Kyuji Fujikawa was placed on waivers Friday by the Texas Rangers to give him his unconditional release.

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Rays’ minor league team cancels ‘A-Rod Juice Box’ promotion

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez (13) reacts after he struck out during the ninth inning of an interleague baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in Washington. The Nationals won 8-6 in 10 innings. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

NEW YORK (AP) — A minor league team of the Tampa Bay Rays has canceled an “A-Rod Juice Box” promotion that barbed slugger Alex Rodriguez after a complaint by the New York Yankees.

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American Pharoah gallops in Kentucky, others work at Belmont

In this photo released by Churchill Downs, American Pharoah, ridden exercise rider Jorge Alvarez, works out at Churchill Downs Friday, May 22, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. The Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner is expected to be the heavy favorite to win the Belmont on June 6, attempting to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978. The colt has won six straight races after a career-opening loss, was voted 2-year-old champion and has earned $3,730,300 on the track.  (Reed Palmer Photography/Churchill Downs via AP) NO SALES

NEW YORK (AP) — Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah went out for his first gallop since winning the Preakness, covering 1 3/16 miles at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, on Friday.

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Isiah Thomas doesn’t reject idea of eventual return to NBA

New York Liberty president Isiah Thomas speaks during a news conference in Tarrytown, N.Y., Thursday, May 21, 2015. Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan has rehired Thomas - this time to run the WNBA's New York Liberty. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Isiah Thomas says he hasn’t spoken with New York Knicks President Phil Jackson since joining the Liberty as a consultant in February.

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Big days for deGrom, Duda lead Mets over Cardinals 5-0

New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom (48) delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in New York, Thursday, May 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom was simply overpowering. Almost perfect, too.

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