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FILE- In this Nov. 10, 2014, file photo, Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose holds his head after being fouled during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons in Chicago. The news that Derrick Rose will have knee surgery again hit the Chicago Bulls and their fans hard and left them in a familiar spot _ trying to get by without their star point guard. The torn meniscus in his right knee was announced Tuesday night, Feb. 24, 2015, another tough twist for a franchise, a star, his sponsors and a fanbase that thought the Bulls were entering another golden era just a few years ago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

“I talked to Derrick a couple times this week and obviously, he was really disappointed about being injured,” Forman said. “But I think he’s in a really good place and I think he’s ready to attack this rehab the next several weeks and I know he’s really anxious to get back out onto the floor with his teammates.”

FILE - In this  Nov. 4, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson leaves the courthouse with his wife Ashley Brown Peterson in Conroe, Texas. A federal judge has cleared the way for Peterson to be reinstated. U.S. District Judge David Doty issued his order Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, less than three weeks after hearing oral arguments. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)

“Our collective bargaining agreement has rules for implementation of the personal conduct policy and when those rules are violated, our union always stands up to protect our players’ rights,” Smith said. “This is yet another example why neutral arbitration is good for our players, good for the owners and good for our game.”

FILE - In this April 19, 2014, file photo, Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Francisco Rodriguez (57) throws against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the ninth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh. Francisco Rodriguez will be jogging out of the bullpen again for the Milwaukee Brewers. A person familiar with the agreement tells The Associated Press that the veteran closer reached a two-year, $13 million deal with the Brewers on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

“One of the things we focused on was the depth in our bullpen, and bringing back a closer who’s very durable put everybody back into a natural spot,” Brewers owner Mark Attanasio said. “It actually turns a bullpen which may have been looked at as thin into a bullpen that has some depth when you go through it.”

Oakland Athletics' Eric Sogard (28) throws during spring training baseball practice Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

“It was kind of an open forum, just talking about it and trying to educate us as much as possible on the topics, because we know, obviously, because with the NFL and other sports it’s at the forefront of the media,” Otero said. “So, it was just kind of an informational session, kind of a give-and-take between the presenters and us as players. A lot of positive things hopefully come from it and we can change the stigma athletes have in the paper and the media.

“That’s truly Lauren,” coach Dan Benjamin said in an interview on Thursday. “That’s the message she’s been saying forever. She’s just thankful God gave her that opportunity and that role because she’s the one that could handle it. And she’s done it so gracefully.

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez talks with the news media following a spring training baseball workout  at the Yankees minor league facility, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. The official full squad workouts begin Feb. 26. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

“He’s an excellent addition to our team,” Rodriguez said Tuesday. “He had some questions, stuff about hitting, baseball dialogue. That’s my wheel house. It was great.”

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