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MLB players union rips leaks on Josh Hamilton’s issues

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Major League Baseball Players Association is furious about information leaks surrounding Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton.

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As NFLPA election looms, Smith hopes to keep ‘boring job’

In this Jan. 29, 2015, file photo, DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the NFLPA, speaks during a news conference about the NFL football Super Bowl, in Phoenix. Smith says he expects there are "more than enough people" who will express some sort of disagreement with him when the union convenes in Hawaii for elections later this month. At least a half-dozen candidates say they will challenge Smith, who was initially elected unanimously in 2009 and re-elected without opposition in 2012 after he guided the players through a lockout and into a new collective bargaining agreement with the NFL. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — By his own description, DeMaurice Smith has a boring job.

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Jones-Drew retires, Woodley released by Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Two of the Oakland Raiders’ big free agent acquisitions from last season are no longer with the team.

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NBPA attorney: Union anticipates clash on age limit

In this July 15, 2014, file photo, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a news conference in Las Vegas. An attorney for the union representing NBA players strongly indicated Thursday, March 5, 2015,  that it will want players to regain the chance to go directly from high school to the pros in the next round of collective bargaining. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has said the league wants to raise the minimum age from 19 to 20. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — An attorney for the union representing NBA players strongly indicated Thursday that the association will want players to again have the age limit for go pro lowered in the next round of collective bargaining.

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Clemson’s Vic Beasley shows linebacker skills during pro day

FILE- In this Dec. 31, 2013, file photo, Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables talks to the media during an NCAA college football news conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Venables said the Clemson defense worked too hard to get to No. 1 to give up simply because it lost eight starters, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter, File)

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson All-American defensive end Vic Beasley put on another stellar show for NFL personnel.

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