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Wild, Coyle agree to 5-year, $16M extension

The Minnesota Wild have agreed to terms on a five-year, $16 million contract extension with right wing Charlie Coyle through the 2019-20 season.

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Padres fire Plantier as hitting coach

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Phil Plantier is the latest hitting coach to be fired by the San Diego Padres.

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Galaxy sign defender De La Garza to extension

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Galaxy has signed veteran defender A.J. De La Garza to a multi-year contract extension.

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From Mexico to the World Series, Petit shines

In this Sept. 20, 2014, file photo, San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Yusmeiro Petit throws against the San Diego Padres during the first inning of a baseball game in San Diego. Cut by Seattle in April 2011, Petit was left sitting in his Miami home, waiting for a call from any major league team. No one called. Now, Petit has blossomed into a key pitch for the Giants in the World Series. (AP Photo/Don Boomer, File)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yusmeiro Petit was running out of choices. His major league career had hit rock bottom and was heading nowhere.

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New-Look NBA: A player’s perspective, Paul Pierce

In this Oct. 16, 2014, photo, Washington Wizards NBA basketball player Paul Pierce is interviewed at the Verizon Center in Washington. When Pierce watched the Wizards in last season's playoffs, he saw plenty of talent and potential. He also saw some issues. They needed something. Turns out, Pierce thought they needed ... him. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press will periodically look at the changing landscape of the NBA during the upcoming season from three perspectives: A player’s viewpoint, from the bench, and from the front office. An interview with veteran forward Paul Pierce of the Washington Wizards tips off the series:

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