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Posted on January 16, 2013 at 6:01 PM

UNDATED (AP) — A person familiar with the trade says the Washington Nationals have agreed to send Michael Morse to Seattle as part of a three-team deal that would move catcher John Jaso from the Mariners to the Athletics and pitcher A.J. Cole from Oakland to the Nationals. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the trade had not yet been announced.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — San Diego State is staying in the Mountain West and backing out on the Big East — just like Boise State did last month. San Diego State President Elliot Hirshman says the school is pleased to be continuing as a full member of the Mountain West Conference. San Diego State had committed to join the Big East for football only starting next season.

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Right-hander Jerome Williams and the Los Angeles Angels avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a $2 million, one-year contract that more than doubles his pay. The 31-year-old went 6-8 with a 4.58 ERA for the Angels last season in 15 starts and 17 relief appearances. He made $820,000. Williams likely will start the season as a long reliever for Los Angeles this spring.

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Robbie Keane has agreed to a multiyear contract extension with the Los Angeles Galaxy, extending the Irish national team captain's stay with the two-time Major League Soccer champions. The Major League Soccer team also signed the 24-year-old midfielder Juninho to a multi-year deal today after he spent the past three seasons with the Galaxy on loan from Brazilian club Sao Paulo.

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson is fighting off flu-like symptoms as he prepares for the first round tomorrow for the PGA's Humana Challenge at the La Quinta Country Club. Mickelson arrived early today and registered, but didn't play or practice.

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