The Kansas City Royals and veteran slugger Kendrys Morales agreed to a $17 million, two-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told the Associated Press on Thursday.
The ruling on the field stands: A high school football team from a tiny Oklahoma town is moving on to the state semifinals, having topped an Oklahoma City powerhouse after an improperly enforced penalty with 64 seconds left.
Desperate for a power bat to punch up the worst offense in the majors, the San Diego Padres have a deal in place to acquire outfielder Matt Kemp.
Panthers quarterback Cam Newton suffered fractures to his lower back in a two-car crash Tuesday and will spend the night in the hospital, a team spokesman said Tuesday.
The slogan refers to Eric Garner, who died after a New York police officer placed him in a chokehold during an arrest for selling loose cigarettes. A grand jury decided last week that it would not indict the officer. A video of the arrest showed Garner gasping, "I can't breathe."
Now the Big 12 Conference has a real debate to settle after both of its co-champions were left out of the four-team playoff.
A dominant defensive performance against Chip Kelly's high-powered offense even had Earl Thomas showing off his dance moves.
Alabama is the top seed and will play No. 4 Ohio State in one semifinal at the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans. Oregon is the second seed and will play third-seeded Florida State in the other semifinal at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. Both games will be played New Year's Day.
NFL football in December: When your team is in the mix for a spot in the playoffs the intensity only increases from week to week.
Five years later, there are no hard feelings. Sanchez and Carroll will hug it out before the Philadelphia Eagles and Seattle Seahawks meet Sunday in a matchup with strong playoff implications.
Now, the Baltimore Ravens get a chance to perhaps replicate Denver's 201 yards rushing two weeks ago. Or New York's 277 yards rushing last Monday night - but not repeat the final score, which went in Miami's favor.
One team had its owner publicly apologize for the team's latest performance, the general manager's daughter call for the firing of the offensive coordinator and faces weekly reports about the head coach's possible departure after the season.
Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth was convicted Friday of reckless driving and sentenced to 10 days in jail for driving his Porsche over 100 mph on the Capital Beltway earlier this year.
After losing Brandon Mebane for the year and allowing 190 yards rushing to the Kansas City Chiefs three weeks ago, the Seattle Seahawks defense looked like it may be unable to recapture its dominant form from last season.
The Seattle Sounders have signed coach Sigi Schmid to a multi-year contract coming off the best season in franchise history.