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Sports White Sox to cut left-hander John Danks after 10 years

The AL-leading Chicago White Sox plan to cut John Danks on Thursday, ending the left-hander's 10-year run with the team.Danks has never been the same since he had shoulder surgery in 2012. If Danks signs a major league contract with another club, the amount owed by the White Sox would be reduced by a prorated share of $507,500 minimum.Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
USA Today
04/05
18 Points

Sports Study: 'Biggest Loser' contestants have slower metabolisms

What's more, the contestants who drop the most weight see the greatest slowing of their metabolisms.Researchers say many contestants experience substantial weight gain in the years after the show.The news isn't all bad for "Biggest Loser" competitors, however. The study notes that participants have been quite successful at long-term weight loss when compared to people in other intervention programs aimed at shedding weight.The study was published this month in the journal Obesity.
The Denver Post
03/05
10 Points

Sports Group opposing Lucas museum OKs stay, skeptical of new site

It opposes the Soldier Field location, arguing it violates lakefront-development restrictions.McCormick Place is also by the lake. The city wants to explore putting the $400 million art museum where part of the McCormick Place convention complex now stands.The group says it's OK with a stay. It doesn't outright reject the alternate site but says the museum should be away from the lakefront entirely.
The Denver Post
03/05
6 Points

Lawsuit: Starbucks overfills cold drinks with ice

Riley says customers understand that ice is part of an iced beverage, noting that Starbucks remakes beverages if customers aren't satisfied.The lawsuit seeks class-action status, which could allow it to cover customers for the last decade. The lawsuit alleges that an iced beverage advertised at 24 ounces contains about 14 ounces of fluid.Starbucks spokesperson Jaime Riley said Monday that the company considers the lawsuit to be without merit.
The Denver Post
03/05
6 Points

Lawsuit: Starbucks overfills cold drinks with ice

Riley says customers understand that ice is part of an iced beverage, noting that Starbucks remakes beverages if customers aren't satisfied.The lawsuit seeks class-action status, which could allow it to cover customers for the last decade. The lawsuit alleges that an iced beverage advertised at 24 ounces contains about 14 ounces of fluid.Starbucks spokesperson Jaime Riley said Monday that the company considers the lawsuit to be without merit.
The Denver Post
03/05
6 Points

Sports Chicago: Stop legal fight to look at new Lucas Museum site

The nonprofit group says the plans violated laws restricting development along Lake Michigan.Parts of Chicago's McCormick Place convention complex now stand on the alternative location. That site also hugs the lakeside but would involve replacing existing structures, not building new ones.Friends of the Parks attorney Thomas Geoghegan says he doesn't oppose a stay.
The Denver Post
03/05
5 Points

Sports Chicago: Stop legal fight to look at new Lucas Museum site

The nonprofit group says the plans violated laws restricting development along Lake Michigan.Parts of Chicago's McCormick Place convention complex now stand on the alternative location. That site also hugs the lakeside but would involve replacing existing structures, not building new ones.Friends of the Parks attorney Thomas Geoghegan says he doesn't oppose a stay.
The Denver Post
03/05
5 Points

Lawsuit: Starbucks overfills cold drinks with ice

Riley says customers understand that ice is part of an iced beverage, noting that Starbucks remakes beverages if customers aren't satisfied.The lawsuit seeks class-action status, which could allow it to cover customers for the last decade. The lawsuit alleges that an iced beverage advertised at 24 ounces contains about 14 ounces of fluid.Starbucks spokesperson Jaime Riley said Monday that the company considers the lawsuit to be without merit.
The Denver Post
02/05
5 Points
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Sports Oops: Braves' transaction miscue leaves them short a player

So Bonifacio didn't even get to unpack before he was sent back to Gwinnett."It is unfortunate," Ryan said. Saturday's game was rained out.Ryan said Atlanta will call up another player before Monday night's game against the New York Mets.Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. "We just spoke to Boni and explained it to him. We feel bad for him and having to explain it to him. We'll just have to move on from there."The 31-year-old Bonifacio was designated for assignment on April 2.
USA Today
01/05
8 Points
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Sports Nyarko scores in 64th, DC United ties Fire 1-1

United in the 64th minute and the Washington club tied the Chicago Fire 1-1 in rainy conditions Saturday.Nyarko headed in a cross on a short corner against his former team.Chicago rookie Jonathan Campbell scored off Arturo Alvarez' cross in the 41st minute.D.C. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
USA Today
01/05
6 Points
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Pilot tells woman she can't carry on $20M violin

Its content is produced independently of USA TODAY. (Read the story of how a stolen Stradivarius surfaced after 35 years.)Newser is a USA TODAY content partner providing general news, commentary and coverage from around the Web. Rachel Barton Pine says an American Airlines captain refused to let her bring the Joseph Guarneri "del Gesu" violin aboard a Wednesday flight from O'Hare to New Mexico, where she was scheduled to perform, because he deemed it too big, reports the Chicago Tribune.
USA Today
01/05
5 Points
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Sports Myles Jack says he's healthy, will be ready for Jaguars minicamp

Myles Jack can laugh about it now.In what was one of the most heartbreaking stories of the NFL draft’s first round Thursday night, Jack waited. The Jaguars also added defensive end Malik Jackson, safety Tashaun Gipson and cornerback Prince Amukamara in free agency.And with Jack now in fold, it’s a group with very high potential.Said Jack, minutes after it had all started to sink in: “It’s just such a sigh of relief.”Follow Lorenzo Reyes on Twitter @LorenzoGReyes.
USA Today
Today
7 Points

NFL Draft: How Laremy Tunsil's big night went up in smoke

Rather than celebrating, Mississippi offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil was watching his glorious NFL dreams go up in smoke Thursday night at Chicago's Auditorium Theater.Tunsil, thought by many draft experts to be one of the three most talented players in the draft (Mel Kiper had him No. Tunsil already had some baggage headed into the draft, but a video sent from his Twitter account three minutes before the draft began certainly did not help.
San Jose Mercury News
29/04
10 Points
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Sports Brewers 2B Scooter Gennett to DL with oblique tightness

The Milwaukee Brewers have placed second baseman Scooter Gennett on the 15-day disabled list with right oblique tightness.The Brewers replaced him on the 25-man roster Thursday by calling up infielder Hernan Perez from Triple-A Colorado Springs and moving right-hander Matt Garza to the 60-day disabled list.Gennett was a late scratch from Tuesday's lineup against the Chicago Cubs after experiencing pain in batting practice. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
USA Today
28/04
18 Points
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