Coach Zimmer ‘fully expects’ Peterson to be with Vikings

PHOENIX (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings don’t plan to trade Adrian Peterson and fully expect him to be with the team for the 2015 season. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer was emphatic about that Wednesday at the NFL owners’ meetings. “We’re good to go. I...
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Princeton’s future bright after historic women’s season

Princeton head coach Courtney Banghart walks near the bench in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Maryland in the second round of the NCAA tournament, Monday, March 23, 2015, in College Park, Md. Maryland won 85-70. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Princeton...

Owners still with plenty of work to do at meetings

PHOENIX (AP) — NFL owners head into their final day of a busy set of meetings with plenty more work to do. After a flurry of votes and news, several more items on this week’s agenda remain. A change in overtime that would require both sides to have a possession even...
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Warriors clinch division with 122-108 victory over Blazers

Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry, rear, defends Portland Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, March 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens) Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry, rear,...
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Baseball careers often start with winter grunt work

Minnesota Twins pitcher Mark Hamburger throws a ball Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 at CenturyLink Sports Complex in Fort Myers, Fla. Saturday marked the first full-squad workout of spring training. (AP Photo/Naples Daily News, Corey Perrine) Minnesota Twins pitcher Mark Hamburger...

LEADING OFF: Converted outfielder Jason Lane to pitch

A look at what’s happening around spring training in Florida and Arizona on Wednesday: ___ CONVERTED OUTFIELDER Former outfielder Jason Lane gets the starting nod for the Padres against the Dodgers. The 38-year-old lefty is pitching in place of right-hander Ian Kennedy, who...
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Cubs RHP Edwin Jackson goes to wrong spring training park

Chicago Cubs’ Edwin Jackson, left, speaks with catcher Miguel Montero in the third inning of a spring training exhibition baseball game against the Oakland Athletics Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) Chicago Cubs’ Edwin Jackson, left,...

Agent: Peterson return to Vikings not in ‘best interest’

Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings have reached a standstill. Peterson previously expressed uneasiness about continuing to play for the Vikings, coming off a season lost because of the child abuse case the standout running back was involved in. But his camp has since...

Owners shoot down most replay proposals

PHOENIX (AP) — NFL owners shot down nearly every video replay proposal brought to their meetings Tuesday, while approving six safety rule changes. Of the 13 replay alterations proposed, including extending the number of coaches’ challenges and letting them challenge...

Owners shoot down most replay proposals

PHOENIX (AP) — NFL owners shot down nearly every video replay proposal brought to their meetings Tuesday, while approving six safety rule changes. Of the 13 replay alterations proposed, including extending the number of coaches’ challenges and letting them challenge...