• February 20, 2017

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How often have athletes snubbed the White House?

The routine is familiar. The president makes a few bad jokes. The championship-winning team presents the leader of the free world with a personalized jersey. Everyone smiles for the cameras.

Harper won't elaborate on 'exactly why' 2016 was down year

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Harper says he knows "exactly why" he went from NL MVP honors in 2015 to a decidedly less-successful 2016.

Jets cornerback Revis' court date Thursday on fight claims

PITTSBURGH (AP) — New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has a court date next week on criminal charges stemming from a fight after he turned himself in to police and was later released on a non-monetary bond.

Draft Diary: Reddick's path to NFL started as Temple walk-on

As a walk-on at Temple, Haason Reddick earned a starting spot before he got a scholarship.

Status of State Sex-Segregated Facilities Legislation

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NBA warns Texas over proposed 'bathroom bill'

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The NBA has warned that Texas could be overlooked for future events because of a proposed "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people.

Jets cornerback Revis turns self in following fight claims

PITTSBURGH (AP) — New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has turned himself in to Pittsburgh police following charges alleging he was involved in a fight with two men last weekend.

NASCAR beefs up concussion testing before season begins

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. was confident NASCAR took the right step Friday when it beefed up its concussion protocol by adding a consistent screening rule at all venues.

Ex-Cardinal Floyd pleads guilty, gets 24 days in jail

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — New England Patriots wide receiver Michael Floyd has pleaded guilty to second offense extreme drunken driving and been sentenced to 24 days in jail.

Nationals 2B Murphy on Tebow's batting: 'The power is real'

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — No less an authority on hitting than last season's runner-up for NL MVP thinks Tim Tebow has some ability with a bat — he just needs more work.

Governor Chris Christie

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Philadelphia Phillies Franchise Postseason History

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Christie calls Phillies fan bitter; mayor calls him a bully

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's mayor is coming to the city's defense against New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

Darrelle Revis Profile

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Jets' Revis charged after fight in Pittsburgh last weekend

PITTSBURGH (AP) — New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis was charged with four first-degree felonies and one misdemeanor after allegedly being involved in a fight with two men last weekend.

In movie, Justin Gatlin reflects on rise, fall, rise again

The heaving, uncontrollable sobs have occurred twice for Justin Gatlin. Once, for a failed drug test in his prime that led to a stay in track's version of purgatory. The other, over a .01-second slipup that he'll never get over.

New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis charged with four felonies and one misdemeanor after alleged fight last weekend

PITTSBURGH (AP) — New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis charged with four felonies and one misdemeanor after alleged fight last weekend.

AP Source: NFL bars Kelly from combine due to past troubles

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Mississippi quarterback Chad Kelly's past troubles are the reasons the NFL revoked his invitation to the league's scouting combine.

Leigh Steinberg: Talking to Saskatchewan about Vince Young

Former NFL quarterback Vince Young's agent says he's talking to the Saskatchewan Roughriders about his client playing in the Canadian Football League.

Cheeky tribute: Patriots fan gets Brady tattoo on backside

BOSTON (AP) — Several people came into Boston Barber & Tattoo Co. on the day of New England Patriots Super Bowl victory parade seeking team tattoos, but one request was a little cheekier than the others.

Win Super Bowl bet? Get date with Bouchard at Nets game

NEW YORK (AP) — Tennis star Genie Bouchard kept her side of a bet for a date after the Atlanta Falcons lost the lead at the Super Bowl.

Israel fumbles goodwill visit of NFL players

JERUSALEM (AP) — It was supposed to be a feel-good visit by a group of professional football players to give a boost to image-conscious Israel.

Rumor the German shepherd wins best in show at Westminster

NEW YORK (AP) — Quite a rally for Rumor — a commanding comeback for German shepherds, too.

Montreal Canadiens Profile