Trade for Dee Gordon may help Mariners land Shohei Ohtani

SEATTLE (AP) — Landing Dee Gordon via trade is an immediate upgrade for the Seattle Mariners. Getting Gordon may ultimately help the Mariners land the...

Cubs agree to $38 million, 3-year deal with righty Chatwood

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs added to their rotation on Thursday, agreeing to a $38 million, three-year contract with right-hander Tyler Chatwood. "We're certainly...

Ronaldo moves level with archrival Messi with 5 Ballon d’Ors

PARIS (AP) — A decade of dominance as the world's two best soccer players has left Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi level with five...

Marseille, Bilbao, Copenhagen advance in Europa League

Former champions League winner Marseille, Copenhagen, Athletic Bilbao and AEK Athens were among the eight teams to qualify for the knockout stage of Europa...

Garcia voted as European Tour’s golfer of the year

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Sergio Garcia has been voted as the European Tour's golfer of the year after claiming his first major title...

PGA Tour signs deal to partner Chinese firm Shankai

BEIJING (AP) — The PGA Tour has signed a deal to partner with Chinese firm Shankai Sports to manage the operations of its China...

Kuznetsova out of Australian Open after left wrist surgery

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Two-time major winner Svetlana Kuznetsova has withdrawn from next month's Australian Open after having surgery on her left wrist. Tennis Australia...

NFL commissioner Goodell signs 5-year contract extension

NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Goodell has signed a five-year contract extension to remain commissioner of the NFL through 2024. A memo from the NFL's...

Arkansas hires SMU’s Chad Morris as new football coach

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas had its best back-to-back seasons in the Southeastern Conference when Bobby Petrino was leading a high-powered offensive attack during...

Durant’s triple-double lifts Warriors over Hornets 101-87

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kevin Durant had 35 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Charlotte Hornets 101-87...

No. 5 Florida upset again, this time by Loyola-Chicago 65-59

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Aundre Jackson scored 23 points, Cameron Krutwig added 14 and Loyola-Chicago stunned No. 5 Florida 63-59 on Wednesday night, handing...

Boone knows he’s a rookie who has to prove himself to...

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Boone was pulling into the driveway of his home in Scottsdale, Arizona, last Thursday, bringing 8-year-old daughter Bella home...

Evans says Giants have parameters of potential Stanton trade

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants general manager Bobby Evans confirmed on San Francisco's flagship radio station KNBR that the club has reached the parameters...

Liverpool completes Champions League sweep for England

PARIS (AP) — England has become the first country to have five teams in the knockout stage of the Champions League after Liverpool completed...

Whitman joins Sacramento MLS expansion bid

NEW YORK (AP) — Meg Whitman, the CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co., joined the bid of Sacramento, California, for a Major League Soccer...

Steelers LB Shazier remains in hospital with back injury

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier will remain in a Cincinnati hospital until at least Wednesday to undergo further testing on a...

Taggart leaving Oregon to be next Florida St. football coach

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Willie Taggart is returning to the Sunshine State, this time as head football coach at Florida State. Taggart has agreed to...

Booth scores career-high 28 to lead Nova past Gonzaga

NEW YORK (AP) — Mikal Bridges had his coming out performance as one of top players in the nation, scoring a career-high 28 points...