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Louisiana Lawmakers Receive Special Access to Football Tickets

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In the middle of a record-breaking, undefeated LSU college football season, Louisiana’s lawmakers have a special perk that gives them access to face-value, postseason game tickets that regular fans can’t easily obtain before they hit the pricey secondary market.

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Study: Inconsistent Seams, Player Behavior Behind HR Uptick

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Baseballs used during the 2019 regular season had less drag on average, contributing to a power surge that resulted in a record number of home runs, according to a study commissioned by Major League Baseball and released by the league Wednesday.

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Yanks Land Ace Gerrit Cole on Record $324M, 9-Year Deal

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The New York Yankees landed the biggest prize of the free agent market, adding Gerrit Cole to their rotation with a record $324 million, nine-year contract on Tuesday night, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.

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Spy Harder: Patriots Caught Videotaping in Spygate Sequel

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots acknowledged on Monday night that a video crew working for the team filmed the Cincinnati Bengals sideline during Sunday’s game, a violation of league rules that echoed the team’s 2007 Spygate scandal.

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