Baseball

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Photo Alex Rodriguez hit a two-run homer during the sixth inning on Friday, after going hitless in his return to the lineup Thursday. Credit Chris O'Meara/Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Manager Joe Girardi had become increasingly agitated about having to answer questions about whether Alex Rodriguez would be his everyday designated hitter when he returned from the disabled list.He snapped, he furrowed his brow, and he groaned over the repeated queries about moving the 39-year-old Carlos Beltran back to right field from the designated hitter role he had thrived in while Rodriguez spent three weeks nursing a hamstring injury.Those...

Hockey

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The Pittsburgh assistant Jacques Martin started coaching in the N.H.L. in 1986, but this is his first finals appearance. He narrowly missed the glory years in Colorado after the team relocated from Quebec. He left the soon-to-be two-time champions to become the head coach of...

Basketball

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Photo Coach Steve Kerr with Stephen Curry after the Warriors beat the Thunder, 108-101, on Saturday night in Game 6 of the conference finals to stave off elimination. Credit Maddie Meyer/Getty Images OKLAHOMA CITY — Golden State’s 73-victory regular season spurred much conjecture about how...

Football

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AP 1:44 a.m. EDT May 28, 2016New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) throws a pass while being...

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Mike Singletary, formerly head coach of the San Francisco 49ers, is exactly what Baylor needs to clean up...