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April 22, 2013

Sports in Brief: 04/22/2013

TC West drops softball twinbill

MUSKEGON — Traverse City West’s softball finally was able to play it’s first game of the season.

And the Titans had to play on a Sunday to do that.

West traveled to Muskegon Reeths-Puffer and dropped two games, but was able to put some runs on the board in the process, despite only having twwo outdoor practices this season.

Reeths-Puffer won 10-7 and 12-2.

Amber Bruatigam and Carley Drzewiecki each had two hits, while Abby Howard drove in three runs and Angelica Diehl and Kerri McAdams each had two RBIs.

Drzewiecki added two more hits in the nightcap for the Titans, who travel Tuesday to Gaylord.

Bucs deal No. 1 pick for CB Revis

TAMPA, Fla. — Revis Island is relocating to Tampa Bay.

The Buccaneers took a bold move to fix the NFL’s worst pass defense Sunday, acquiring star cornerback Darrelle Revis from the New York Jets in exchange for the 13th overall pick in this year’s draft and another selection next year.

The Bucs announced the deal Sunday, saying Revis agreed to a new six-year contract. Revis’ agents Neil Schwartz and Jon Feinsod confirmed the deal is worth $96 million, with no guaranteed money, but makes him one of the highest-paid defensive players in the NFL. It includes $1.5 million annually in both roster and workout bonuses.

The Jets also receive a conditional fourth-round pick in next year’s draft that will become a third-rounder if Revis is on the Buccaneers’ roster on the third day of the 2014 league year.

NBA may split All-Star events

NEW YORK — The NBA is considering the idea of splitting the 2015 All-Star weekend between the Knicks and Nets.

Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver says the league is holding discussions with both New York teams and they are open to a joint bid.

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