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Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images for Cheryl J. Kagan PR(NEW YORK) -- Former MLB slugger Jose Canseco is throwing his hat in the ring for President Donald Trump's next chief of staff.

Canseco, 54, tweeted to Trump Wednesday evening, saying he needs a "bash brother for Chief if (sic) Staff."

The Cuban-born baseball player said he has a "secret reorg plan already" and directed the president to send him a direct message.

Hey little buddy @realDonaldTrump u need a bash brother for Chief if Staff. Got a secret reorg plan already. Also worried about you looking more like a Twinkie everyday. I will buff you up daily workouts. DM me. #yeswecanseco

— Jose Canseco (@JoseCanseco) December 13, 2018

Last Saturday, Trump announced that his chief of staff, John Kelly, will leave at the end of the year. The president is now scrambling to fill the top White House position after Kelly's expected replacement announced he would not take the job.

Back in October, Canseco also expressed interest in serving in Trump's administration. Following the news that Nikki Haley was stepping down as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, the slugger said he was "interested" in the job.

Hey little buddy @realDonaldTrump I am interested in United Nations leadership .dm me for ideas and confidential 90 day plan #readynow

— Jose Canseco (@JoseCanseco) October 9, 2018

In his 17 seasons in the MLB, Canseco played for seven teams and hit 462 home runs. He was named the American League MVP in 1988 while playing with the Oakland Athletics.

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Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- It appears relief pitcher Jeurys Familia is heading back home to Queens.

Multiple reports say the Dominican right-hander has agreed to a three-year deal with the New York Mets. The deal, which is pending a physical, is for $30 million.

Familia, 29, joined the Mets as a non-drafted free agent in 2007 when he was 17. He made his MLB debut with New York five years later.

Familia remained with the Mets until this past July, when he was traded to the Oakland Athletics.

Last season, he had a 3.13 ERA with 83 strike outs and 18 saves.

So far in his career, Familia has a 2.73 ERA with 369 strike outs and 124 saves.

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iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:

Indiana 113, Milwaukee 97
OT Boston 130, Washington 125
Cleveland 113, NY Knicks 106
Charlotte 108, Detroit 107
Brooklyn 127, Philadelphia 124
New Orleans 118, Oklahoma City 114
Memphis 92, Portland 83
Dallas 114, Atlanta 107
Utah 111, Miami 84
Sacramento 141, Minnesota 130
Toronto 113, Golden State 93

Vegas 3, NY Islanders 2
Chicago 6, Pittsburgh 3
OT Calgary 6, Philadelphia 5
Anaheim 6, Dallas 3


(11) Texas Tech 79, Northwestern St. 44
(24) Houston 82, LSU 76

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LaserLens/iStock(HOUSTON) -- Stephen Curry said on a podcast this week that he doesn't believe the United States has ever completed a moon landing, and NASA has set out to prove otherwise to the NBA player.

NASA has invited the Golden State Warriors star to visit the Johnson Space Center in Houston, where he can see hundreds of pounds of moon rock and the Apollo program's mission control.

Watch the full report from ABC's Good Morning America below:

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domnicky/iStock(OAKLAND, Calif.) -- The city of Oakland, California is suing the Raiders and the NFL over the team's planned 2020 move to Las Vegas, calling it illegal.

Last year, the Raiders announced it would be moving from Oakland after the city was outbid by Las Vegas.

In a tweet Tuesday, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf said the "NFL’s Billionaires Boys Club ditched Oakland out of sheer greed and left taxpayers with millions in unpaid stadium debt."

The NFL’s Billionaires Boys Club ditched Oakland out of sheer greed and left taxpayers with millions in unpaid stadium debt. Our community’s support and loyalty were met with nothing but bad faith. Today we're standing up for residents, taxpayers and fans.

— Libby Schaaf (@LibbySchaaf) December 11, 2018

The city of Oakland went on to call the NFL a "cartel" in a press release announcing the lawsuit.

For more on the lawsuit, watch the report from ABC News' T. J. Holmes in the video below:

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iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:

Houston 111, Portland 104
San Antonio 111, Phoenix 86
Toronto 123, L.A. Clippers 99

Toronto 4. Carolina 1
OT Buffalo 4. L.A. Kings 3
Vancouver 3. Columbus 2
Boston 4. Arizona 3
Washington 6. Detroit 2
Minnesota 7. Montreal 1
Nashville 3. Ottawa 1
Winnipeg 6. Chicago 3
St. Louis 4. Florida 3
Edmonton 6. Colorado 4

Penn 78, (17) Villanova 75
(23) Furman 77, Charleston Southern 69

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ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles revealed for the first time publicly that she is taking medicine to treat anxiety after revealing she was sexually abused by disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar.

“I’m on anxiety medicine now because I had a lot of ups and downs throughout the year and trying to figure out what was wrong,” Biles said Tuesday on ABC News' Good Morning America. “I go to therapy pretty regularly.”

"It’s not easy but the people surrounding me are some of the best so it makes it a little easier," she added.

Biles, 21, was one of dozens of gymnasts who spoke out about the rampant sexual abuse by Nassar, who was sentenced in January to up to 175 years in prison.

"I've felt a bit broken and the more I try to shut off the voice in my head the louder it screams," Biles wrote on Twitter in January, with the hashtag #MeToo. "I am not afraid to tell my story anymore."

It's been nearly one year after Biles spoke out about Nassar and the gymnast said it is still "not easy."

"I mean, I have my ups and downs," she said.

Biles spoke out on GMA after it was announced that she would grace the cover of ESPN The Magazine's blockbuster year-end issue.

"I didn’t think it was real," Biles said of the honor. "I was like, ‘You’re joking.’"

The four-time Olympic gold medalist recently became the first female gymnast to win four World Championships.

Biles said she is looking back at 2018 as the year in which she found her voice.

"There were a lot of points in this year that made me who I am today and I feel stronger," she said. "I feel like this year gave me a voice and I tried to find my voice this year and use that to the better potential and positive manner."

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Harry How/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Former teammates LeBron James and Dwyane Wade faced off on the court Monday night for what could be the final matchup between the two in their careers.

James scored 28 points, helping his team, the Los Angeles Lakers, beat Wade and the Miami Heat, 108-105.

James and Wade, who were both drafted in 2003, started off as rivals, with James beginning his career with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Wade with the Heat. The pair later became teammates in 2010, when James joined Miami.

The two went on to win two championships together in Miami and reached the NBA finals four years in a row.

They became rivals again when James left the Heat to return to the Cavaliers in 2014, but Wade briefly joined him as a teammate last season in Cleveland.

Wade, 36, is expected to retire at the end of this season. Monday night's game was the last regular-season meeting between him and James.

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sportpoint/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A top official at the United States Olympic Committee was fired on Monday over his delayed response to the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal.

The USOC fired Alan Ashley, its chief of sport performance, in the wake of a searing report that claimed he failed to protect victims after learning of allegations against Nassar, who molested young athletes under the guise of medical care for decades, the committee said in a statement Monday.

An independent report, conducted by law firm Ropes & Gray, said Ashley and former USOC CEO Scott Blackmun learned about the allegations more than a year before they became public, but failed to take action. Blackmun resigned in February.

The report detailed how olympic officials and some of those with USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University "ignored red flags" and "dismissed clear calls for help" from young athletes who were being abused by Nassar, according to the 233-page report.

"While Nassar bears ultimate responsibility for his decades-long abuse of girls and young women, he did not operate in a vacuum. Instead, he acted within an ecosystem that facilitated his criminal acts," the report said. "Nassar carefully constructed a comprehensive system of abuse."

Ropes & Gray said it reviewed more than 1.3 million documents and interviewed more than 100 people, including gymnasts and employees and board members of the USOC, USAG and the U.S. Center for SafeSport.

Gymnastics coaches Martha and Bela Karolyi, who ran the Texas training center where much of the abuse occurred, declined repeated requests to be interviewed as a part of its investigation, according to the firm.

"The U.S. Olympic community failed the victims, survivors and their families, and we apologize again to everyone who has been harmed," Susanne Lyons, a USOC board member and incoming board chair, said in a statement Monday. "The USOC board commissioned this independent investigation because we knew we had an obligation to find out how this happened and to take important steps to prevent and detect abuse."

Nassar pleaded guilty in federal court and two Michigan state courts last year and is expected to spend the rest of his life in prison.

In all, Nassar committed thousands of sexual assaults beginning in the early 1990s and through the summer of 2016, according to the report.

"He abused some survivors one time, while abusing others hundreds of times over a period of many years," the report said. "With the cover he crafted, he became, in the words of one survivor, a 'wolf in sheep’s clothing,' who cloaked himself in the 'guise of a loving friend and medical professional.'"

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iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events:

Philadelphia 116, Detroit 102
Indiana 109, Washington 101
Boston 113, New Orleans 100
Milwaukee 108, Cleveland 92
Sacramento 108, Chicago 89
Oklahoma City 122, Utah 113
Dallas 101, Orlando 76
OT L.A. Clippers 123, Phoenix 119
Denver 105, Memphis 99
Golden State 116, Minnesota 108
L.A. Lakers 108, Miami 105

SO Pittsburgh 2, N.Y. Islanders 1
Tampa Bay 6, N.Y. Rangers 3
Detroit 3, L.A. Kings 1
San Jose 5, New Jersey 2

Seattle 21, Minnesota 7

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