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KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ Glenn Sparkman and Kelvin Gutierrez were hanging out at Triple-A Omaha last weekend, the career reliever and young third baseman eagerly awaiting a call from the Kansas City Royals. They both got it. And they both made the most of it. By Dave Skretta.
JACKSONVILLE _ The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed three veteran linebackers — D.J. Alexander, Najee Goode and Ramik Wilson — in hopes of bolstering depth at the position and improving special teams play. The additions came one day after Jacksonville claimed third-year linebacker James Onwualu off waivers from San Francisco.
ESPN-MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL BOOTH
ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” will return to a two-man booth when it kicks off its 50th season later this year. The network announced Wednesday that Joe Tessitore will be back doing play-by-play while Booger McFarland moves up to the booth after being a field-level analyst. By Joe Reedy.
KENTUCKY DERBY-OLDEST JOCKEY
LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ Jon Court would set a record as the oldest jockey in the Kentucky Derby when he rides Long Range Toddy this weekend. Court is 58, which is a lot of candles on the birthday cake for someone still participating in an incredibly dangerous sport. By Mike Farrell.
Justin Gimelstob has announced his resignation from the ATP board of directors, a little more than a week after pleading no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking a former friend. The former professional tennis player, who also has worked as a coach and broadcaster, posted a statement Wednesday on Facebook, saying “it is clear that I have now become a significant burden and distraction” to tennis and therefore does not “deserve to be in this position of influence.” By The Associated Press.
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