MLB investigating Ohtani medical leak

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(TSX / STATS) -- Major League Baseball is conducting an investigation into whether a team official leaked medical information pertaining to Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani, ESPN reported on Thursday.

Sports Illustrated reported on Tuesday that Ohtani received a platelet-rich plasma injection for his right (pitching) elbow. Yahoo Sports published details from Ohtani's medical records later in the day, noting that he has a Grade 1 sprain of the ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching arm.

Los Angeles Angels general manager Billy Eppler told reporters that Ohtani had a PRP injection in his pitching elbow and said that the team was pleased with the results of his physical. Eppler also said that documentation of Ohtani's medical history was circulated among teams interested in him.

Browns GM Dorsey ridicules prior regime

(TSX / STATS) -- New Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey didn't wait long to take a shot at the previous regime.

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Frost wins Robinson coach of the year

(TSX / STATS) -- Outgoing Central Florida coach Scott Frost was named winner of the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award on Thursday.

Frost, who will be Nebraska's coach next season, is the first winner of the award from a non-power conference school since Utah's Urban Meyer in 2004. Utah was a member of the Mountain West at that time. (MORE)

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Piscotty batted .235 with nine homers and 39 RBIs in 107 games last season with the Cardinals. He is signed to a six-year, $33.5 million contract through the 2022 season. (MORE)

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(TSX / STATS) -- Charlotte fired four-time NBA All-Star Mark Price after two-plus seasons, the school announced Thursday.

Price, who signed a five-year deal worth $500,000 per season in 2015, posted a 30-42 overall mark and a 16-20 record in Conference USA during his time with the 49ers. (MORE)

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