After veteran salaries drop, baseball players want change
After veteran salaries drop, baseball players want change

While Manny Machado agreed to a pending $300 million, 10-year contract with San Diego and Bryce Harper is likely to top Giancarlo Stanton's record $325 million, 13-year deal, many less-than-superstar veterans have been routed on the free-agent market.

26 mins ago
Washington Capitals put playoff hero Smith-Pelly on waivers
Washington Capitals put playoff hero Smith-Pelly on waivers

Washington Capitals place winger Devante Smith-Pelly on waivers days ahead of the NHL trade deadline.

3 hrs 6 mins ago
76ers All-Star C Embiid out a week with sore left knee
76ers All-Star C Embiid out a week with sore left knee

Philadelphia 76ers All-Star center Joel Embiid will miss at least a week with a sore left knee.

2 hrs 26 mins ago
Chiefs turning to Spagnuolo to shore up sieve-like defense
Chiefs turning to Spagnuolo to shore up sieve-like defense

The Chiefs have turned to Steve Spagnuolo to shore up their soft defense, and the former Rams and Giants head coach knows that it will be a process.

2 hrs 16 mins ago
Steelers won't tag Bell; will explore trade for Brown
Steelers won't tag Bell; will explore trade for Brown

Le'Veon Bell's time in Pittsburgh is over but wide receiver Antonio Brown's departure is not quite so certain.

3 hrs 26 mins ago
Mariano Rivera calls child support allegations 'unfounded'
Mariano Rivera calls child support allegations 'unfounded'

Just weeks after becoming baseball's first unanimous Hall of Fame selection, Mariano Rivera is defending himself from accusations in his native Panama that he has failed to provide support for two sons he had outside his marriage.

18 hrs 16 mins ago
Manfred: Slow market may be 'much ado about nothing'
Manfred: Slow market may be 'much ado about nothing'

Hours after Manny Machado agreed to a $300 million, 10-year deal with San Diego, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said the slow free-agent market is "a little much ado about nothing if in fact those players all sign at the end of the day.".

22 hrs 46 mins ago
USA Gymnastics hires NBA exec Li Li Leung as new CEO
USA Gymnastics hires NBA exec Li Li Leung as new CEO

USA Gymnastics is turning to NBA executive Li Li Leung to help turn the embattled program around as it fights to retain its status as the national governing body for the sport.

February 19th, 9:53 AM CST
Love healthy, optimistic as Cavs fight to season's finish
Love healthy, optimistic as Cavs fight to season's finish

Cavs' Love staying positive about future in Cleveland following foot surgery, tough season.

1 hr 6 mins ago
Stricker appointed US captain for Ryder Cup in home state
Stricker appointed US captain for Ryder Cup in home state

Steve Stricker to lead US Ryder Cup team in home state of Wisconsin.

7 hrs 37 mins ago
AP source: Machado, Padres agree to $300M, 10-year deal
AP source: Machado, Padres agree to $300M, 10-year deal

A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that All-Star infielder Manny Machado has agreed to a $300 million, 10-year deal with the rebuilding San Diego Padres, the biggest contract ever for a free agent.

February 19th, 12:23 PM CST
Obama joined by Curry to tell minority boys 'you matter'
Obama joined by Curry to tell minority boys 'you matter'

Former President Barack Obama and Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry told minority boys on Tuesday that they matter and urged them to make the world a better place.

6 hrs 27 mins ago
Pre-'93 NFL pension benefits group receives $100K donation
Pre-'93 NFL pension benefits group receives $100K donation

The Pro Football Retired Players Association donates $100,000 to a group that is pushing for better benefits for former NFL players who retired before 1993.

21 hrs 46 mins ago
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92

Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the rookie of the year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died.

February 19th, 1:53 PM CST
Twins' Sano cut foot in celebration, out for at least a week
Twins' Sano cut foot in celebration, out for at least a week

Twins to keep 3B Miguel Sano out for a least a week of spring training with cut on right foot.

21 hrs 56 mins ago
Moustakas has unfinished business in Milwaukee
Moustakas has unfinished business in Milwaukee

Mike Moustakas and the Milwaukee Brewers have finalized a $10 million, one-year contract that keeps the third baseman in Milwaukee.

February 19th, 1:03 PM CST
Brown meets with Rooney, saying 'it is time to move on'
Brown meets with Rooney, saying 'it is time to move on'

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has ended his lengthy standoff with the team by meeting with president Art Rooney II, though any shot at reconciliation between the two sides appears to be out of the question.

February 19th, 1:53 PM CST
Coaching site builds list of those banned from US Olympics
Coaching site builds list of those banned from US Olympics

Coaching website publishes first comprehensive list of banned Olympic coaches.

February 19th, 1:03 PM CST
Celtics still figuring things out heading into stretch run
Celtics still figuring things out heading into stretch run

Putting it together: Celtics hoping to carry recent momentum into stretch run of the season.

February 19th, 1:43 PM CST
Hurricanes owner Dundon invests $250 million in Alliance
Hurricanes owner Dundon invests $250 million in Alliance

Carolina Hurricanes owner Tom Dundon is investing $250 million in the Alliance of American Football.

February 19th, 8:53 AM CST