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July 5, 2013
The Daily News

Ski jumping:

Kiwanis meeting

IRON MOUNTAIN - Kiwanis Ski Club will meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the clubhouse.

Pro basketball:

3-team trade

By The Associated Press

New Orleans, Portland and Sacramento agreed to a three-team trade sending guard Tyreke Evans to the Pelicans, center Robin Lopez to the Trail Blazers and guard Greivis Vasquez to the Kings, people familiar with the deal said.

The people, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because NBA rules prevent confirmation of trades until July 10, say Portland is sending second-round draft pick Jeff Withey to New Orleans and a future draft pick to Sacramento as part of the deal, which was first reported by ESPN. The trade also sends guard Terrel Harris to Portland.

... J.R. Smith and Pablo Prigioni are staying in New York to help the Knicks build on their best season in nearly decades. The Sixth Man of the Year and the point guard from Argentina both agreed to multiyear deals, their agents confirmed.

Baseball:

Manny reports

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) - Manny Ramirez reported to the Texas Rangers' Triple-A affiliate and said he could play as early as Sunday.

The Rangers agreed to terms on a minor league contract on Wednesday with the 41-year-old slugger, who hasn't played in the big leagues since 2011 with Tampa Bay.

Ramirez worked out with the Round Rock Express and told reporters he hopes to play Sunday or Monday.

... New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter says he thinks he is close to feeling well enough to begin playing in minor league games.

The Yankees' captain says he is now doing everything needed before beginning a rehabilitation assignment.

"I'm anxious to be playing in games," Jeter said after working out at the Yankees' minor league complex. "When they tell me to play, I'll play."

 
 

 

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