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FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2011, file photo, then-St. Louis Cardinals scouting director Christopher Correa, left, assistant general manager Mike Girsch, center, and general manager John Mozeliak, right, arrive at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport in St. Louis, Mo. Major League Baseball ordered the Cardinals to forfeit their top two picks in this year's amateur draft and pay Houston $2 million as compensation for hacking the Astros email system and scouting database. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred banned former St. Louis scouting executive Correa for life on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, and stripped the Cardinals of the 56th and 75th draft choices in June. (Chris Lee/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File)
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  • FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2011, file photo, then-St. Louis Cardinals scouting director Christopher Correa, left, assistant general manager Mike Girsch, center, and general manager John Mozeliak, right, arrive at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport in St. Louis, Mo. Major League Baseball ordered the Cardinals to forfeit their top two picks in this year's amateur draft and pay Houston $2 million as compensation for hacking the Astros email system and scouting database. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred banned former St. Louis scouting executive Correa for life on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, and stripped the Cardinals of the 56th and 75th draft choices in June. (Chris Lee/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File)

    Cardinals must give Astros top 2 picks, $2M for hacking

    NEW YORK (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals were stripped of their top two picks in this year’s amateur draft Monday and ordered to give them to Houston along with $2 million as compensation for hacking the Astros’ email system and scouting database, the final and unprecedented step in an unusual case of cybercrime involving […]
  • FILE - In this  Jan. 18, 2016 file photo, ATP chairman Chris Kermode, center, with Nigel Willerton, right, head of the Tennis Integrity Unit and ATP Vice Chairman Mark Young, speaks during a press conference at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. Match-fixing is back in the tennis spotlight, bringing fresh scrutiny to the integrity of the sport a year after corruption allegations cast a pall over the first Grand Slam of the year. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama, File)

    Match-fixing back in spotlight on eve of first Grand Slam

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    360-degree replays at Super Bowl a taste of what’s next

    BOSTON (AP) — Have you ever wanted to know what Tom Brady sees as he stares down a pass rush, scans the field for an open receiver … or brushes his teeth in the morning? This year’s Super Bowl broadcast could be just what you’re looking for. Thanks to a 360-degree replay technology called “Be […]
  • This computer image provided by Energy Observer, shows the Energy Observer boat, which is powered solely by renewable energies and hydrogen. The first self-sufficient boat only powered by emission-free energy will start a six-year trip around the world next spring. (Energy Observer via AP)

    Zero-emission boat prepares for round-the-world odyssey

    PARIS (AP) — The first self-sufficient boat powered only by emission-free energy will start a six-year trip around the world in the spring. Energy Observer, a former multi-hull race boat converted into a green vessel equipped with solar panels, wind turbines and a hydrogen fuel cell system, will be powered by wind, the sun and […]
  • FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2016, file photo, Clemson's Ben Boulware speaks during the Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football game media day, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Boulware is the team's top tackler and a lightning rod for criticism on Twitter. Some of the tweets he laughs off. Even if they cuss him out. But one was way out of line: His father had to contact the police after one person picked on Boulware's little sister. (AP Photo/Matt York)

    Just go dark? Playoff teams confront Twitter pot shots

    Clemson linebacker Ben Boulware is the team’s top tackler and a lightning rod for criticism on Twitter. Some of the tweets cuss him out, others he laughs off. But one was way out of line: His father had to contact the police after one person picked on Boulware’s little sister. “Is it really that serious? […]