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Astros call up prized prospect George Springer

HOUSTON (AP) — Prized prospect George Springer says he will join the Houston Astros from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Wednesday.

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TV mogul Michael King moves into boxing promotion

Michael King, center, president of King Sports, poses with heavyweight boxers Charles Martin, left, and Alex Flores during a weigh-in Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Santa Monica, Calif., for Wednesday's "Boxing at Baker" at the Baker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. King is determined to return boxing to its former glory, and the wealthy television executive has spent millions in his pursuit over the last few years. His latest venture is a series of shows in Santa Monica, where he expects Hollywood talent will watch his up-and-coming fighters' growth into stars. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael King wants to rekindle the world’s passion for boxing, and the television mogul believes he can make it happen by putting on a show.

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Panthers jump Sabres to win NHL draft lottery

The Florida Panthers bucked the odds by jumping up a spot to win the NHL draft lottery and earn the right to the top pick in June.

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More former players sue NHL regarding concussions

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Another group of former NHL players has joined the fight for compensation for head injuries they say they incurred while playing, while at the same time targeting the violence of the game that they believe brought about those injuries.

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Reds lose to Pirates 8-7 in suspended game

Cincinnati Reds' Billy Hamilton strikes out against Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Jason Grilli in the ninth inning to end a baseball game, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Cincinnati. Pittsburgh won 8-7 in the game that was suspended Monday evening after six innings due to rain. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

CINCINNATI (AP) — No homers, no two-out hits. The Reds were all out of them once the game resumed.

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