Celtics PG Irving to have knee surgery

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BOSTON (AP) The Celtics say All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving is set to have surgery Saturday to alleviate pain in his left knee.

Irving has been out since March 11, missing the last four games.

There is no timetable for his return, but the team says his status will be updated following the "minimally invasive" procedure.

BoSox's Wright banned 15 games for abuse

NEW YORK (AP) Boston Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright has accepted a 15-game suspension under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy following his arrest on Dec. 8.

Wright publicly apologized to his wife, Shannon, after baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred announced the penalty Friday. (MORE)

Yankees consider using Judge to lead off

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Yankees slugger Aaron Judge could be used at times as a leadoff hitter this season.

The 2017 AL Rookie of the Year was at the top of the lineup and went 1 for 4 in a 5-0 loss to the Boston Red Sox on Friday. (MORE)

Miami sports mogul Huizenga dies at 80

MIAMI (AP) H. Wayne Huizenga, a college dropout who built a business empire that included Blockbuster Entertainment, AutoNation and three professional sports franchises, has died. He was 80.

Huizenga (HY'-zing-ah) died Thursday night at his home, said Valerie Hinkell, a longtime assistant. The cause was cancer, said Bob Henninger, executive vice president of Huizenga Holdings. (MORE)

Arrest warrant out for Eagles DE Bennett

HOUSTON (AP) Authorities issued a warrant Friday for the arrest of three-time Pro Bowl defensive end Michael Bennett, who is accused of injuring a paraplegic woman as he tried get onto the field at last year's Super Bowl to celebrate with his brother.

The Harris County district attorney's office said a grand jury indicted 32-year-old Bennett, a member of the Philadelphia Eagles, on a felony count of injury to the elderly. (MORE)

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