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Paul Maholm gets a chance to help Reds’ depleted rotation

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Left-hander Paul Maholm is getting a chance to help the Cincinnati Reds piece together their depleted starting rotation.

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Panthers did their trade work early, stand pat at deadline

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Hockey’s trade-deadline day was a quiet one for the Florida Panthers.

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Countdown on as baseball readies for pace of play rules

In this Sept. 30, 1998, file photo, Cleveland Indians manager Mike Hargrove gives home plate umpire Joe Brinkman, left, an earful as catcher Sandy Alomar listens after Brinkman ejected Hargrove from Game 2 of the AL Division Series in Cleveland. Thirty years ago, Hargrove earned his nickname as "The Human Rain Delay" for his lengthy, detailed pre-swing routine at the plate. The former Indians manager wouldn't have fared well under baseball's new initiatives designed to speed up the game (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — During his playing career, Mike Hargrove’s unique routine at the plate went something like this: step into the batter’s box, adjust gloves, brush lip, tap cleats with bat to remove dirt, check helmet, tug at jersey sleeve, hitch up pants, check right thumb protector. Repeat.

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Antley, Espinoza and Perret among racing hall finalists

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Kentucky Derby-winning jockeys Chris Antley, Victor Espinoza and Craig Perret are among the 10 finalists for election to the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame.

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Recovering Cobb sits out Gophers pro day

Former Minnesota line backer Damien Wilson, right, laughs with former Minnesota running back David Cobb, left, during Minnesota pro day in Minneapolis, Monday, March 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minnesota running David Cobb has been recovering from a quadriceps muscle injury that kept him out of the school’s pro day.

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