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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.”

FILE - At left, in a Jan. 3, 2013, file photo, Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., poses for a ceremonial photo at the Capitol in Washington. At right, in an Aug. 15, 2014, file photo,  Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii celebrates after retaining his senate seat in Hilo, Hawaii. Speier and Schatz have asked NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to clarify whether teams can lose draft picks if they do not properly address domestic violence. In a letter sent Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015,  to Goodell, Schatz and Speier  write: "We urge you to create accountability at all levels of the NFL, particularly among team owners, who have the most direct financial incentives to avoid long-term suspensions and quickly get players back on the field." (AP Photo/File)

“We support this potential disciplinary action as a significant indication that the NFL takes these issues very seriously and intends to hold teams responsible for allowing cultures of violence and abuse,” Schatz and Speier wrote.

FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2011 file photo, Keith Olbermann leaves a taping of the "Late Show with David Letterman," in New York. Olbermann was taken off his ESPN show for the rest of the week after making insulting comments about Penn State students on Twitter Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, file)

“It was completely inappropriate and does not reflect the views of ESPN,” the network said in a statement Tuesday. “We have discussed it with Keith, who recognizes he was wrong. ESPN and Keith have agreed that he will not host his show for the remainder of this week and will return on Monday.

Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari, left, of Italy, drives for a shot past Brooklyn Nets forward Joe Johnson in the third quarter of an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Denver. The Nets won 110-82. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Danilo Gallinari had 22 points for the struggling Nuggets, who have lost 16 of 18 — including seven in a row at home. It matches their longest losing streak at the Pepsi Center since dropping seven straight from Feb. 6 to March 2, 2003.

Landon Neu, 8, of Jacksonville, Fla., experiences what it's like to be behind the wheel of a race car at the NASCAR Acceleration Nation interactive display at Daytona International Speedway, Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Students who like NASCAR take note: You need a lot of geometry and physics to get a race car to go 200 laps at speeds that can top 200 mph. In a nod to the often overlooked science behind races like Sunday’s Daytona 500, NASCAR is announcing a yearslong commitment to promote “STEM” in classrooms. STEM is the buzzword for science, technology, engineering and math. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

“A lot of people see cars racing and they love the sport for the sporting element of cars winning, and racing and passing,” Dewar said. “Behind all of that is pure science. It’s the horse power, and it’s drag and it’s aerodynamics.”

Rev. Robert Seymour, right, is assisted to the stage by former North Carolina basketball player Brad Daugherty before a memorial service for former UNC coach Dean Smith, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill, N.C. Smith died at 83 earlier in February. (AP Photo/Ted Richardson)

“If he could’ve anticipated this gathering today, I think there’s a good chance he might’ve said, ‘Don’t do it,'” Rev. Robert Seymour, Smith’s pastor, told the crowd. “But this gathering was not for Dean. This gathering was for us. He didn’t need it, but we needed it.”

FILE - This is a July 15, 2014, file photo showing Troy Tulowitzki, of the Colorado Rockies, before the MLB All-Star baseball game in Minneapolis. The four-time All-Star shortstop reported early to Colorado Rockies camp on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015,  with a steely resolve. He acknowledges the trade talk affected him in the offseason because his name seemingly was mentioned “every single day, and pretty hard.” (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

“I think this offseason was the first time it really hit me, just because it was every single day and pretty hard,” Tulowitzki said Monday. “I do pay attention and, yeah, I saw my name being thrown all over.”

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