Updated: Tuesday, 05 Mar 2013, 3:42 PM EST
Published : Tuesday, 05 Mar 2013, 3:42 PM EST
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Angels slugger Albert Pujols (POO'-hohls) is making his 2013 spring training debut today in Arizona, where L.A. is taking on the Cincinnati Reds in a Cactus League game. Pujols is entering his second season with the Halos and is about 10 days ahead of schedule following offseason knee surgery.
NEW YORK (AP) — Nineteen-year-old outfielder Kolby Copeland is the eighth player suspended this year under baseball's minor league drug program. The Miami Marlins prospect has been suspended 50 games for refusing to take an offseason test.
WASHINGTON (AP) — NHL player Roman Hamrlik (HAM'-uhr-lihk) is looking for work after being waived by the Washington Capitals. The 38-year-old defenseman has played in only four games this season and is in the final season of a two-year, $7 million contract.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Assembly Hall will be rocking tonight. One day after losing their spot atop the AP basketball poll, second-ranked Indiana can claim the outright Big Ten title with a home victory over 14th-ranked Ohio State.
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says Dennis Rodman "was a great basketball player, and as a diplomat, he was a great basketball player." The former NBA star made headlines last week with a visit to North Korea, where he sat next to the country's young leader, Kim Jong Un (kim jawng oon), at an exhibition basketball game. After his return to the States, Rodman was complimentary of the dictator who threatens to cancel the truce that ended the Korean War.