Kaepernick donates $50K to Meals on Wheels after Trump swipe

Meals on Wheels has confirmed a $50,000 donation from former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. The group that provides food for seniors in need thanked Kaepernick for his donation on Tuesday. It came a day after President Donald Trump took a swipe at Kaepernick during a campaign-style rally in Kentucky by taking credit for the lack of suitors for the free agent.

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GIANTS-BONDS Bonds rejoins Giants as special adviser, calls team family SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Barry Bonds is back with the San Francisco Giants, just as the club had hoped. Bonds, who spent a one-season stint as Miami's hitting coach last year before being fired, will serve as a special adviser to CEO Larry Baer. The home run king was scheduled to help coach at spring training beginning Wednesday in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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OBIT-KRAUSE Jerry Krause, Bulls' GM during 1990s dynasty, dies at 77 CHICAGO (AP) -- Jerry Krause, the Chicago Bulls' general manager during their 1990s dynasty that saw them capture six NBA championships with Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen leading the way, has died. He was 77. The Bulls confirmed his death on Tuesday.

Trump rips NFL QB Kaepernick during speech in Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AP) -- President Donald Trump has taken a swipe at controversial NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick at a campaign-style rally in Louisville, Kentucky. Kaepernick, who played for the San Francisco 49ers but now is a free agent, hasn't yet been signed to another team. Trump told the crowd he read an article reporting that NFL owners don't want to pick Kaepernick up "because they don't want to get a nasty tweet from Donald Trump.

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NBA Boston over Washington in key Eastern Conference faceoff BOSTON (AP) -- Isaiah Thomas scored 25 points after missing the previous two games with a bruised right knee, leading the Boston Celtics to a 110-102 victory over the Washington Wizards in another testy matchup between two of the top teams in the Eastern Conference.

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NBA Boston over Washington in key Eastern Conference faceoff BOSTON (AP) -- Isaiah Thomas scored 25 points after missing the previous two games with a bruised right knee, leading the Boston Celtics to a 110-102 victory over the Washington Wizards in another testy matchup between two of the top teams in the Eastern Conference.

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BRADY JERSEY FOUND Police: Brady's missing Super Bowl jerseys tracked to Mexico BOSTON (AP) -- Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey has been found in Mexico six weeks after it vanished from the Patriots' locker room -- but the mystery isn't over.

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BASEBALL-SPRING TRAINING-WBC As regular season beckons, competition for jobs intensifies in Major League Baseball UNDATED (AP) --New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius has a bruised right shoulder, ending his time at the World Baseball Classic and leaving his status for opening day in doubt. Yankees manager Joe Girardi didn't put on a timetable on a return, only saying, "He's going to be sidelined for a bit.

Spike Lee calls lack of suitors for Colin Kaepernick 'fishy'

NEW YORK (AP) -- Spike Lee says it's "fishy" that former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick remains an NFL free agent. Kaepernick's season-long protest of "The Star Spangled Banner" ahead of 49ers games became a topic of national debate last season. Kaepernick was protesting police treatment of minorities in the country. He has indicated he plans to stand for the anthem next season.

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NCAA TOURNAMENT-MEN No games today UNDATED (AP) -- They're still talking about the big upset in the NCAA -- no Duke. Duke lost yesterday, 88-81 to South Carolina. After the game, coach Mike Krzyzewski (shuh-SHEF'-skee) said, "at the end of the season I want my guys to either be crying because we've lost or crying because we've just won." Krzyzewski said, "This is one of the most proud teams for me.

49ers get busy bolstering offense on eve of free agency

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- The San Francisco 49ers are making moves to upgrade their struggling offense, agreeing to a two-year deal with free-agent quarterback Brian Hoyer and a four-year contract with Pro Bowl fullback Kyle Juszczyk. A person familiar with the agreements confirmed both players chose the Niners. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deals can't be officially signed until the start of the new league year on Thursday.

Column: Kaepernick and the end of anthem protests

Colin Kaepernick is looking for work, after a season more memorable for what he did before the games than anything he did while in them. What he's not looking to do, according to multiple reports, is to continue his national anthem protest wherever he ends up. The more cynical might suggest those two things are related.

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NFC Free Agency Capsules

A look at each NFC team's free agency situation (salary cap space is estimated): DALLAS COWBOYS (12-4) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: CB Brandon Carr, S Barry Church, CB Morris Claiborne, G Ron Leary, QB Kellen Moore, RB Darren McFadden, RB Lance Dunbar, WR Terrance Williams, S J.J.

Rapinoe says she will respect US Soccer policy for anthems

Megan Rapinoe says she will respect a new U.S. Soccer Federation policy that says national team players "shall stand respectfully" during national anthems. The policy was approved last month but came to light Saturday before the U.S. women's national team lost to England in a SheBelieves Cup match. A Fox Soccer analyst posted an image of the rule on Twitter.

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SOCCER HARRISON, N.J. (AP) -- The U.S. Soccer Federation has adopted a policy that says national team players "shall stand respectfully" during national anthems. The policy was approved last month but came to light Saturday before the U.S. women's national team lost to England in a SheBelieves Cup match. A Fox Soccer analyst posted an image of the rule on Twitter.

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NBA-SCHEDULE Cavs set 3-point mark in beating Hawks UNDATED (AP) -- The Cleveland Cavaliers set an NBA record for 3-pointers in earning a road win against Atlanta. The Cavaliers drained 25 treys in 46 attempts to hold off the Hawks, 135-130. The Cavs' 3-point assault comes three months after the Houston Rockets hit 24 in a rout of New Orleans. Kyle Korver supplied the record-breaking 3-pointer after the Hawks got within 124-123.

Kaepernick opts out of contract, becomes free agent

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Colin Kaepernick is a free agent after opting out of his San Francisco 49ers contract Friday. The six-year veteran quarterback who drew particular attention and headlines last season by not standing for the national anthem, met with new general manager John Lynch and coach Kyle Shanahan before making the move.

The Latest: Fournette tries to water down weight questions

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Latest from the NFL's annual scouting combine (all times local): ___ 4:30 p.m. LSU running back Leonard Fournette tried to douse the first serious question -- his weight. He tipped the scales at 240 pounds, 5 more than his playing weight. It was also heavier than anyone, including Fournette, anticipated.