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CHICAGO (AP) — Will Venable is leaving the Chicago Cubs front office to be their first base coach. The former major league outfielder was hired last summer as a special assistant to president of baseball operations Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer. The 35-year-old Venable replaces Brandon Hyde, who has been promoted to bench …

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Former Detroit manager Brad Ausmus has joined the Los Angeles Angels as a special assistant to general manager Billy Eppler. The Angels announced the move Wednesday. Ausmus managed the Tigers for the past four seasons, going 314-332 and winning the AL Central in 2014. Detroit went 64-98 this season, and Ausmus’ …

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The tripleheader on Thanksgiving isn’t all that tasty, except for the traditional opener at Detroit. The NFC North leader from Minnesota visits Ford Field this year, and carries a two-game edge over the Lions. So this is a particularly huge game for the hosts. “They’re all big,” coach Jim Caldwell says. “Every single one of …

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NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the agreement tells The Associated Press that Major League Baseball, it’s Japanese counterpart and the American players’ union agreed Tuesday to a new posting system that could allow Japanese star pitcher-outfielder Shohei Ohtani to be put up for bid next week. The agreement is still not in …

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LANDOVER, Md. — The Washington Redskins have reached the point where they probably cannot afford to lose any more players. They definitely cannot afford to lose another game. After watching a stirring win dissolve into a crushing overtime defeat Sunday at New Orleans, the Redskins had to forget it fast as they prepare to host …

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For a long time, the Detroit Lions regularly embarrassed themselves on Thanksgiving Day. Their annual tradition showcased how downtrodden the franchise had become. Lately, though, the Lions have become unbeatable on the holiday stage. They have won four straight Thanksgiving Day games at Ford Field, helping them to make the playoffs in two of those …

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Perhaps it’s because he’s a native Texan, but Los Angeles Chargers coach Anthony Lynn holds his team’s Thanksgiving Day contest against the Dallas Cowboys at Arlington, Texas in particularly high regard. Lynn, who played high school football at Texas small-town powerhouse Celina and college football at Texas Tech, said it’s one of the two biggest …

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ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves lost 13 prospects and former general manager John Coppolella was banned for life by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for circumventing international signing rules from 2015-17. Former Atlanta special assistant Gordon Blakeley, who was the team’s international scouting chief, was suspended from baseball for one year by Commissioner Rob Manfred. …

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