The Twins, just a half-game out of first place in the AL Central, may be close to shoring up their biggest weakness: starting pitching.
Minnesota "is in the final stages of making a deal" for Braves left-hander Jaime ...Read more
Royals pitcher Nathan Karns is expected to be healthy for spring training in 2018 after undergoing season-ending surgery on Thursday in Dallas for thoracic outlet syndrome.
The surgery was scheduled earlier this month ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- The day could come this season when Pablo Sandoval walks into the Giants clubhouse and sets down his equipment bag.
Lord knows he has more baggage than his bats and workout clothes.
How would Sandoval be...Read more
Add Tony Romo to the list who are going to bat for Ezekiel Elliott in the wake of his latest off-field incident.
The former Dallas Cowboys quarterback went to the radio airwaves to defend Elliott, the standout running ...Read more
LaDainian Tomlinson compares football to a marriage, and he sure loves football.
Since his election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in February, the former TCU and NFL great has been busy preparing for his big day, ...Read more
Yoan Moncada was 15 when he first met Jose Abreu in Cuba, and the White Sox second baseman recalled being in awe at the time.
"I was impressed because he was the superstar of our town," Moncada said through a Sox ...Read more
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred remains confident the Miami Marlins will be sold in the near future and said in an interview broadcast Thursday that price isn't a major obstacle to that end.
Speaking on "Bloomberg Markets" ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Detroit Tigers may be a better team this season without J.D. Martinez.
That seems preposterous, given that he was batting .305 with 16 home runs and 39 RBIs in 57 games before being traded to the ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- Adam Frazier had not yet walked off against the St. Louis Cardinals Sunday when Pirates general manager Neal Huntington addressed the implications the upcoming four-game series against the Milwaukee Brewers ...Read more
The Chiefs on Thursday signed their first-round draft pick, quarterback Patrick Mahomes II.
Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed, but the deal would be for four years -- the standard rookie contract.
SOUTHHPORT, England -- It's OK for a professional athlete to take an occasional hiatus.
Didn't we learn that lesson when a fresh and rested Roger Federer won Wimbledon last weekend?
Reminders cropped up Thursday on the ...Read more
Michael Oher's time with the Carolina Panthers has ended.
The team announced the release of Oher on Thursday afternoon, after Oher failed his physical. Oher had been in the NFL's concussion protocol since September and ...Read more
SEATTLE -- Seattle Storm star Sue Bird announced that she is gay and is dating Seattle Reign and USWNT star soccer player Megan Rapinoe in an article from Mechelle Voepel of ESPNW.
"I'm gay. Megan's my girlfriend. ... ...Read more
The captain is back. Udonis Haslem will return for a 15th season with his hometown team, with the Miami Heat confirming the agreement Thursday.
Even before the Heat made the announcement official, owner Micky Arison ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- Six years ago, former Steelers quarterback Charlie Batch was a member of the NFL players' association executive committee when team owners locked the players out and caused a 132-day work stoppage. A new ...Read more
Jourdan Lewis will be in a Michigan courtroom instead of a football field when the Dallas Cowboys begin practice at training camp next week in Oxnard, Calif.
Lewis, a third-round pick out of Michigan, is facing a ...Read more
As the dust settles in Charlotte following Monday's shocking firing of Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman (and the subsequent re-hiring of Marty Hurney to take his place in an interim role), conversation ...Read more
MIAMI -- The deconstruction of the Miami Marlins' theoretical super bullpen has begun.
The club traded right-handed reliever David Phelps to the Seattle Mariners for four prospects on Thursday, the first of what could be ...Read more
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Just when you think the Los Angeles Angels are out of the American League wild-card race, they pull you back in.
One night after Washington tripled their hit total, the Angels limited the Nationals to a...Read more
CHICAGO -- A day after manager Dave Roberts chided his players for lackluster at-bats, the Los Angeles Dodgers offense erupted in a 9-1 victory over the White Sox to extend the team's winning streak to 11. Only the rain ...Read more
- Kris Bryant doesn't plan to quit head-first slides despite another mishap
- Reports: Pablo Sandoval in agreement to re-sign with Giants
- Yankees provide Orioles with precedent for what to target in trades for top relievers
- Storm guard Sue Bird says she's gay and opens up about dating Megan Rapinoe
- Alex Meyer makes a big league statement as Angels silence Nationals, 7-0