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 due to arm

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

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

Wolves' Towns won't play after car crash

NEW YORK (AP) Karl-Anthony Towns is missing a game for the first time in his career, unable to play for Minnesota against the Knicks on Friday night following a car accident.

The All-Star forward was placed in the concussion protocol earlier in the day, ending his streak of 303 consecutive games started. (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)

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