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Sports Bakersfield Jam GM named director of player personnel for Phoenix Suns Bakersfield Jam GM named director of player personnel for Phoenix Suns
The team also made Jason Fraser a player development assistant, promoted Bubba Burrage to director of player personnel in addition to his duties as general manager of the NBA Development League's Bakersfield Jam, and added Courtney Witte as director of scouting and Antonio Williams as a scout.
Sports Back to Beijing for 2nd Olympics in 14 years Back to Beijing for 2nd Olympics in 14 years
The Chinese capital was awarded the 2022 Winter Olympics on Friday, beating Kazakh rival Almaty 44-40 in a surprisingly close vote marred by technical problems, taking the games back to the city that hosted the summer version in 2008.
Sports Dodgers bolster pitching in huge deal with Braves, Marlins Dodgers bolster pitching in huge deal with Braves, Marlins
The first-place Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their pitching staff on the eve of the trade deadline, completing a 13-player deal with the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins on Thursday that sent two starters and two relievers to the NL West leader.
Sports Blue Jays land Price in Toronto's 2nd big trade of week Blue Jays land Price in Toronto's 2nd big trade of week
Toronto acquired All-Star left-hander David Price from the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, the second major move in less than a week by the Blue Jays as they chase their first postseason appearance since 1993.
Sports Filthy, sewage-choked Rio water a threat at 2016 Olympics Filthy, sewage-choked Rio water a threat at 2016 Olympics (Photo Gallery)
The waters where Olympians will compete in swimming and boating events next summer in South America's first games are rife with human sewage and present a serious health risk for athletes, as well as for visitors to the iconic beaches of Rio de Janeiro.
Sports Gates not sure how banned substance got into his system Gates not sure how banned substance got into his system
Star tight end Antonio Gates says he's not sure how a banned substance got into his body, although he believes it could have been while he was cleansing his system in the offseason.
Sports UCLA's Mora: Diddy's son still on football team after dustup UCLA's Mora: Diddy's son still on football team after dustup
But for sheer weirdness and the accompanying media spotlight, nothing compared to hip-hop mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs' arrest for an alleged fight with assistant strength coach Sal Alosi in the weight room last month. Diddy, the father of defensive back Justin Combs, is still waiting to hear whether he'll face misdemeanor charges.
Sports 49ers remove RB Hyde from active/non-football injury list 49ers remove RB Hyde from active/non-football injury list
The team announced Wednesday that Hyde is now active. The only known injury for him during the offseason program was a muscle pull — not his hamstring — that coach Jim Tomsula didn't discuss in further detail.
Sports All-Star closer Jonathan Papelbon joins Nationals All-Star closer Jonathan Papelbon joins Nationals
All-Star closer Jonathan Papelbon wants to win another championship and become baseball's career saves leader. He likes his chances with the Washington Nationals.