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Bullpen falters as Cubs fall to Pirates 5-4

Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Jason Motte, sporting a mohawk style haircut, walks to the dugout after pitching the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh, Thursday, April 23, 2015. The Pirates won 5-4. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — If he’d been in his usual spot at third base, Kris Bryant’s response to a sharply hit ball his way would have been instinctual. Starting in center field for the first time in his professional career on Thursday while regular Dexter Fowler rested a sore groin, the Chicago Cubs rookie wasn’t quite sure what to do when Pittsburgh’s Josh Harrison hit a tailing fly to left-center with one out in a tie game.

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Lawyer: Duerson family to appeal NFL concussion settlement

In this Sept. 18, 2007 file photo, former Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson, a trustee for the Burt Bell/Pete Rozell NFL Player Retirement Plan, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The family of the late NFL safety plans to appeal terms of a class-action concussion settlement that was announced Wednesday, April 22, 2015, "sooner rather than later." (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The family of the late NFL safety Dave Duerson plans to appeal terms of this week’s class-action concussion settlement “sooner rather than later.”

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Eagles personnel chief says Tebow has improved

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ignore the hype. Tim Tebow is just another guy competing for a roster spot on the Philadelphia Eagles.

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Kevin Hayes scores in OT, Rangers beat Penguins 2-1

New York Rangers' Kevin Hayes (13) celebrates his game-winning overtime goal with teammate Carl Hagelin (62) during a first-round NHL playoff hockey game  against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. The Rangers won 2-1 to take a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kevin Hayes scored at 3:14 of overtime to give the New York Rangers a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference first-round series.

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Judge OKs 65-year deal over NFL concussions; could cost $1B

In this Nov. 22, 2009, file photo, New England Patriots linebacker Junior Seau, center, talks to teammates on the sidelined during an NFL football game against the New York Jets in Foxborough, Mass. A federal judge has approved Wednesday, April 22, 2015, a plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits that could cost the league $1 billion over 65 years. Critics contend the NFL is getting off lightly given annual revenues of about $10 billion About 200 NFL retirees or their families, including Seau's, have rejected the settlement and plan to sue the league individually. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge has approved a settlement agreement that is expected to cost the NFL $1 billion over 65 years to resolve thousands of concussion lawsuits.

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