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Pateros boy recovering from head injury

SEATTLE — A Pateros High School football player was reported in satisfactory condition Friday in Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center a week after he collapsed as he was walking off the field during a game against Waterville High School.

Kerr to take leave of absence

OAKLAND, Calif. — The NBA champion Golden State Warriors could be without head coach Steve Kerr for the start of the 2015-16 season after he took a leave of absence on Thursday as he recovers from back surgery. Kerr, 50, who guided the Warriors to the NBA championship in his first season in charge, had surgery to repair a ruptured disc in late July and then a follow-up procedure last month.

Bulls’ Rose to be out for two weeks after surgery

CHICAGO — Former All-Star point guard Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls is expected to be sidelined for two weeks after having surgery on Wednesday to repair a facial fracture, the National Basketball Association team said. Rose was struck by an accidental elbow during the team's first day of practice on Tuesday and sustained a left orbital fracture.

Tony Stewart to retire after 2016 season

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Tony Stewart, one of auto racing's biggest names, announced on Wednesday he would retire from NASCAR driving after the 2016 season, saying: "Deep down you know when it's time to do something different." The mercurial 44-year-old Stewart, a three-time NASCAR champion and winner of 48 races at the circuit's top level, said Clint Boyer would get behind the wheel of the Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet after next season.

Cards take NL Central title with win in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH — The St. Louis Cardinals waited until after their game against the Pittsburgh Pirates ended on Wednesday before celebrating their third successive National League Central title, though they could have started after the third inning. The Cardinals wrapped up the division title with an 11-1 rout of the Pittsburgh Pirates as Jason Heyward had a third-inning grand slam among his three hits.

M’s shut down Hernandez

SEATTLE — The 2015 season for Felix Hernandez ended without a final start at Safeco Field.

WVC Wednesday: Not much offense for Knights soccer squads

WENATCHEE – Some ties are better than others. For the Wenatchee Valley College men’s soccer team, its draw with Walla Walla on Wednesday felt like a win, in some ways – or at the least much better than a loss.

SMU, Brown disciplined for violations

INDIANAPOLIS — Larry Brown will serve a suspension and SMU men’s basketball is banned from the postseason for a lack of head coach control.

Blatter, Platini say nothing wrong with payment

ZURICH, Switzerland — FIFA president Sepp Blatter and the man who aims to replace him, UEFA chief Michel Platini, both insisted Monday there was nothing untoward about a 2 million Swiss franc payment at the center of fresh corruption allegations.

High-school QB died of bleeding from spleen

WASHINGTON, N.J. — A New Jersey high school football player’s death Saturday was the result of massive internal bleeding from a lacerated spleen, the medical examiner said in a statement Monday.

Manfred lauds ‘exciting step’ for Olympics baseball

NEW YORK — Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said Monday a recommendation by organizers of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo to include baseball was an “exciting step” toward seeing the game return to a major global stage.

M’s welcome Dipoto to ‘dream job’

SEATTLE — There were no promises of the postseason. There was no guarantees of the World Series. While exact goals were never listed, the belief that they were attainable was championed.

State basketball tournaments could go four directions

A committee looking to alter the state high school boys and girls basketball tournaments is still in favor of resurrecting the 16-team, single-site, double-elimination format that died following the 2009-10 school year.