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Cy Young winner Cuellar dies

The Baltimore Orioles announced former ace pitcher Mike Cuellar has died.

Notre Dame recruit dies in Florida fall

A 'drunk and belligerent' 17-year-old Notre Dame football recruit was killed in a fall from a fifth-floor hotel balcony during his senior-year spring break in Florida, authorities said Saturday.

Lawyer: Andrews receiving death threats

Erin Andrews has been getting death threats in a stream of e-mails to a media outlet, an attorney for the ESPN reporter and "Dancing with the Stars" contestant said Friday.

Celtics' Garnett fined for criticizing refs

Celtics forward Kevin Garnett has been fined $25,000 for criticizing game officials and for using inappropriate language during a postgame interview.

With Nathan out, Twins tab Rauch closer

The Minnesota Twins have named right-hander Jon Rauch their closer.

Lakers sign Bryant to 3-year extension

Kobe Bryant is staying with the Los Angeles Lakers for another three years.