Hall of Famer Jerry West joins LA Clippers as consultant

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hall of Famer Jerry West, fresh off helping the Golden State Warriors win another NBA championship, is now officially a consultant with the Los Angeles Clippers.

  • Written by By JILL PAINTER LOPEZ , Associated Press

APNewsBreak: MLB international spending soars above $200M

NEW YORK (AP) — A record $203 million was spent on international amateur free agents in the just-ended signing period, nearly $50 million more than the previous high and a figure that will plummet when a hard cap on spending starts July 2.

  • Written by By RONALD BLUM , AP Baseball Writer

Pete Rose unveils sculpture depicting his headfirst slide

CINCINNATI (AP) — Pete Rose tugged on the edge of the tarp and slowly unveiled a bigger-than-life sculpture of one of his headfirst slides, revealing it from the airborne cleats to the ground-scraping elbows. The Reds' banished hits king was finally in bronze.

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  • Written by By JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer