In Stephen Piscotty trade with Oakland, Cardinals show grace rarely seen in baseball deals
The Cardinals took human needs into consideration in sending outfielder Stephen Piscotty to the Oakland Athletics.
Jaguars’ Fournette expects to play despite quad injury
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette expects to play Sunday against Houston despite missing two days of practice.
The Latest: Closing arguments end at soccer bribery trial
NEW YORK (AP) The Latest on three former South American soccer officials on trial in the FIFA corruption case (all times local):
Sporting KC trades D Abdul-Salaam to New York City FC for F Khiry Shelton
Sporting Kansas City traded a defender for a forward Thursday, acquiring Khiry Shelton from New York City FC in exchange for Saad Abdul-Salaam.
Kiffin, Bowden match wits as Florida Atlantic faces Akron in Boca (Dec 19, 2017)
They play the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas. But in Boca Raton, Florida, they are playing the “Son” Bowl.
Florida State president opens up about facilities, Fisher
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida State President John Thrasher believes his football facilities compare favorably to any in the country, and there is still some bad blood between he and Jimbo Fisher.
Zac Brown Band to perform national anthem at CFP title game
IRVING, Texas (AP) Three-time Grammy winners Zac Brown Band will perform the national anthem before the college football national championship game in Atlanta on Jan. 8.
Rio prosecutors launch probe into soccer final violence
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Prosecutors in Rio de Janeiro launched an investigation Thursday into the fan violence surrounding the Copa Sudamericana final between local club Flamengo and Argentine team Independiente.
LHP Jonny Venters among Rays’ 13 non-roster spring training invitees
Jonny Venters has not pitched in a major league game since the 2012 National League Wild Card Game due to Tommy John surgeries in 2013 and 2014.
Will LeBron choose the Lakers, Rockets, Cavs or a mystery team?
LeBron James welcomes the Lakers to Cleveland on Thursday night. Is he taking the court against his future teammates, or will “LeBron to L.A.” remain the stuff of Hollywood fiction?