Pats owner Kraft cited for solicitation

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JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Robert Kraft, the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots, faces charges of soliciting a prostitute after he was twice videotaped in a sex act at a shopping-center massage parlor in Florida, police said Friday.

The 77-year-old Kraft denied any wrongdoing. The case comes amid a crackdown on sex trafficking from Palm Beach to Orlando in which police planted cameras in massage parlors.

Kraft was not immediately arrested. Jupiter police said a warrant will be issued and his attorneys will be notified. They said details about the misdemeanor charges against the owner of the Super Bowl champion team will not be released until next week.

Boeheim to coach Syracuse vs. No. 1 Duke

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Jim Boeheim has faced his share of obstacles in his long career at Syracuse, none like the one the Hall of Fame coach faces now.

When top-ranked Duke comes to town on Saturday evening for a much-anticipated rematch against the Orange, Boeheim will be dealing with many emotions. It's the team's first game since he struck and killed a pedestrian on a dark highway after guiding the Orange to a victory over No. 18 Louisville on Wednesday night. (MORE)

Dodgers' Kershaw shut down indefinitely

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Clayton Kershaw has been shut down indefinitely because manager Dave Roberts says the Los Angeles Dodgers ace "didn't feel right" after two discouraging outings on the mound.

Kershaw worked out indoors Friday at Camelback Ranch, but didn't play catch. Roberts wouldn't speculate on the left-hander's next bullpen session. (MORE)

Twins sign UT Gonzalez for 2 years, $21M

Versatile Marwin Gonzalez and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a $21 million, two-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.

The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Friday because the agreement is subject to a successful physical. (MORE)

Broncos' Keenum surprised by Flacco deal

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) A lot of fans were stunned by Denver Broncos general manager John Elway's decision to replace quarterback Case Keenum with Joe Flacco.

Count Keenum among them. (MORE)

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