As spring training nears, MLB free agents are starting to sweat
With MLB owners refusing to commit long-term deals to aging free agents, it's becoming clearer that we are in for a major market correction.
57 minutes ago - NY Daily News
'Baseball decisions' prompt Phillies to wait on free-agent market, GM Matt Klentak says
"If the market falls," Matt Klentak said, "we would like to be active." The Phillies, for now, occupy a shrinking middle class in the National League.
1 hour ago - Philly
Edin Dzeko's Agent Shuts Down Chelsea Talk, Says Striker Wants to Stay at Roma
Edin Dzeko wants to stay at Roma rather than join Chelsea , according to his agent Irfan Redzepagic. He spoke to Roma Giallorossa and dismissed speculation linking his client...
2 hours ago - Bleacher Report
For baseball fans, this hot stove league has done little to warm things up
A slow free agent market has made for a long offseason for those thirsting for news.
3 hours ago - The Washington Post
Jose Mourinho Open to Cristiano Ronaldo Return Amid Real Madrid Exit Rumours
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has reportedly given the green light for Cristiano Ronaldo to return to Old Trafford after recent reports indicated the Portuguese...
5 hours ago - Bleacher Report
Fister glad to sign contract early, autographs now
Rangers pitcher Doug Fister was at Kroger in north Arlington on Thursday signing autographs. He was not at home in Merced, Calif., waiting for the phone to ring like so many...
9 hours ago - MLB
Klentak open to adding more pitching to Phils
Phillies general manager Matt Klentak is not feeling tempted to throw a six- or seven-year mega-deal at anybody, even as Spring Training approaches and pitchers like Jake...
9 hours ago - MLB
Why is Martinez's big bat still out there?
In a season marked by a surge in home runs, nobody other than Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge hit more of them than J.D. Martinez. Martinez was as big a difference-maker as...
16 hours ago - MLB
Lynn drawing interest from at least 4 teams
There may not be a more consistent pitcher in baseball, when healthy, than Lance Lynn. So what is the market for the 30-year-old free agent, who proved to be his durable self...
20 hours ago - MLB
Who's going to draft a QB in April? Rating all 32 NFL teams' chances
The 2018 NFL draft class is rich with quarterback talent. Which teams will go for the top-tier guys in Round 1? Which will wait until Day 3? Which aren't even in the market?...
1 day ago - ESPN
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USA Gymnastics cuts ties with Karolyi Ranch and its memories of abuse
USA Gymnastics will no longer hold the women's team's training camp at the Karolyi Ranch in Texas, the organization said, after several gymnasts said the location was the site...
Diamondbacks OF Yasmany Tomas clocked at 105 mph, arrested
Tomas, 27, was booked on charges of criminal speeding and reckless driving Thursday morning.
Struggling Cavs need to get ball to Kevin Love more, Tyronn Lue says
The Cavaliers have struggled offensively in their last stretch of game, but coach Tyronn Lue says Kevin Love needs to get the ball more.
Landale leads Saint Mary's to upset of No. 13 Gonzaga, 74-71
SPOKANE, Wash. - Home losses are rare for Gonzaga, even against archrival Saint Mary's. The Gaels relied on experience and their characteristically efficient offense to pull...
LeBron, Curry are captains, to draft NBA All-Star Game teams
NEW YORK - LeBron James and Stephen Curry will be the captains who pick teams for the revamped NBA All-Star Game. James and Curry received the most votes from fans in their...
No. 2 Virginia shuts down Georgia Tech, wins 9th straight
ATLANTA - De'Andre Hunter scored 17 points and No. 2 Virginia won its ninth straight game, 64-48 over Georgia Tech on Thursday night.
Strugglesville: Cavs blow big lead, end Magic 104-103
CLEVELAND - There was none of the usual postgame chatter or music in the Cavaliers locker room.
Sizzling Avs win 8th straight by holding off Sharks 5-3
DENVER - The Colorado Avalanche looked unstoppable early and shaky down the stretch in nearly blowing a big lead.
Fleury, Golden Knights beat Lightning 4-1
TAMPA, Fla. - Marc-Andre Fleury and Vegas Golden Knights went on the road and posted a big win against another Stanley Cup contender.
Bibbins scores 20, leads Utah to 70-62 win over Washington
SALT LAKE CITY - Justin Bibbins scored 20 and grabbed 10 rebounds as Utah broke a four-game losing streak with a 70-62 victory over Washington on Thursday.