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MLB notebook: Padres reportedly offer Machado up to $280 million2/19/2019 5:37:00 AM The San Diego Padres are willing to sign free agent infielder Manny Machado to an eight-year contract worth between $240 million and $280 million, USA Today reported on Monday.NFL notebook: Cowboys, DE Lawrence hope to avoid tag2/19/2019 5:31:53 AM The Dallas Cowboys could put the franchise tag on defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence beginning Tuesday, but they apparently do not want to be forced into using that option.Giants manager Bochy retiring after 2019 season2/19/2019 5:10:10 AM San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy announced Monday that he will retire after the 2019 season.Tennis player Djokovic, gymnast Biles win top Laureus awards2/19/2019 12:35:36 AM World number one tennis player Novak Djokovic crowned a winning return to the courts after surgery with the Laureus sportsman of the year award on Monday, while American gymnast Simone Biles won the sportswoman of the year prize.Serena climbs back to Top 10 in WTA rankings2/18/2019 8:25:39 PM Serena Williams has made her way back to the Top 10 in the WTA rankings for the first time since the birth of her daughter in September 2017.Athletics: Semenya accuses IAAF of breach of regulations at CAS hearing2/18/2019 8:12:27 PM Caster Semenya has said the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) breached confidentiality regulations ahead of her appeal hearing on Monday where she is fighting for her athletics future.Boxing: Britain's Fury signs bumper broadcast deal with ESPN2/18/2019 6:27:06 PM British heavyweight Tyson Fury has signed a broadcast deal under which his fights will be shown exclusively on ESPN platforms in the United States.Australian sports sign up to gender pay equality scheme2/18/2019 3:33:05 PM Australia's top sports federations have pledged to achieve gender equality in pay for athletes and administrators as part of a blueprint issued by a local advocacy group.Singapore says soccer star could face jail after missing enlistment2/18/2019 2:59:48 PM Singapore's first soccer player signed to the English Premier League has missed his compulsory military service and now faces charges that carry up to three years in jail, the city-state's defense ministry said on Monday.NHL roundup: Blues shut out Wild, win tenth straight2/18/2019 10:09:19 AM Rookie Jordan Binnington recorded his second straight shutout and the third consecutive for the St. Louis Blues, who breezed to a franchise-high-tying 10th straight win with Sunday's 4-0 victory over the Minnesota Wild in Saint Paul, Minn.Saudi Arabia denies crown prince seeks to buy Manchester United2/18/2019 9:46:48 AM Saudi Arabia's crown prince is not seeking to buy Premier League football club Manchester United, the kingdom's media minister said on Monday, denying reports and adding that there had only been a meeting with the Saudi wealth fund regarding sponsorship.AAF roundup: Apollos top Commanders, move to 2-02/18/2019 9:31:21 AM Garrett Gilbert threw for 393 yards and two touchdowns on Sunday as the visiting Orlando Apollos overcame a 12-point second-half deficit to beat the San Antonio Commanders 37-29 and move to 2-0.Top 25 roundup: St. John's topples No. 13 Villanova2/18/2019 8:06:55 AM LJ Figueroa scored a game-high 22 points and added 12 rebounds Sunday as St. John's rallied from a 19-point first-half deficit to upset No. 13 Villanova 71-65 at sold-out Madison Square Garden, boosting the Red Storm's quest for an NCAA at-large berth.Tennis: Opelka earns first Tour title with New York win over Schnur2/18/2019 6:58:02 AM Reilly Opelka blasted 43 aces on the way to winning his first ATP Tour title with a 6-1 6-7(7) 7-6(7) victory over Canadian Brayden Schnur at the New York Open on Sunday.Golf: Holmes claims wild Genesis Open win as putter deserts Thomas2/18/2019 5:49:14 AM J.B. Holmes won the Genesis Open by one stroke in Los Angeles on Sunday after Justin Thomas blew a four-stroke lead with winds wreaking havoc on the greens.Golf: Petr stays up all night watching Nelly complete Korda Aussie Slam2/18/2019 4:57:21 AM Proud father Petr Korda stayed up all night at home in Florida on Saturday watching daughter Nelly complete the 'Korda Aussie Slam' by winning the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open golf championship in Adelaide.ATP roundup: Monfils tops Wawrinka in Rotterdam2/18/2019 4:31:56 AM Gael Monfils beat his training partner Stan Wawrinka 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 on Sunday at the ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament to capture his first ATP Tour title in 13 months.AAF roundup: Apollos top Commanders, move to 2-02/18/2019 4:28:56 AM Garrett Gilbert threw for 393 yards and two touchdowns on Sunday as the visiting Orlando Apollos overcame a 12-point second-half deficit to beat the San Antonio Commanders 37-29 and move to 2-0.Split with Bajin not over money: Osaka2/18/2019 4:18:20 AM World number one Naomi Osaka was adamant that her shock split with coach Sascha Bajin had nothing to do with money but it was because she was determined that her career would not be about putting "success over happiness".Tennis: Cecchinato overwhelms home favorite Schwartzman in Argentina final2/17/2019 11:53:36 PM Italian Marco Cecchinato won the Argentina Open on Sunday with a clinical 6-1 6-2 demolition of hometown favorite Diego Schwartzman.