BALTIMORE — The Ravens signed All-Pro left tackle Ronnie Stanley to a five-year contract extension Friday, building on their commitment to retaining homegrown talent with a massive deal for one of the team's most ...Read more
The Los Angeles Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Pregame.com (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 11-3 (.786); season 74-30-1 (.712).
Using point spreads with the scores ...Read more
Juwan Howard has been searching for his first five-star recruit for quite some time.
When he took Michigan's head coaching job, he handed out offers to many of the country's top recruits. Several took an interest in the ...Read more
NEW YORK — Here he is. The incomparable, invincible, unbeatable Steve Cohen is finally the new principal owner of the New York Mets.
The hedge-find titan was approved by Major League Baseball's owners Friday afternoon ...Read more
DETROIT — Maybe they're taking a chance. But so is he. And, yes, you can argue the Tigers are risking their reputation with this move. But have you looked at American League standings the last few years? A.J. Hinch is, ...Read more
DETROIT — A.J. Hinch has said he's sorry, and shown remorse.
And the Tigers have accepted his apology, naming him the franchise's 39th manager Friday. It's Hinch's third managerial stop, after Arizona (2009-10) and ...Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Rays are not going to pick up 2021 options on pitcher Charlie Morton and catcher Mike Zunino but will continue talks with both as they become free agents.
Morton was due to make $15 million ...Read more
So this is what it's going to be like from here — a million video hits when Tua Tagovailoa sits on the field after a game, the lead story on ESPN when he's named Miami Dolphins starter, a half-dozen radio stations ...Read more
PITTSBURGH — The Pirates aren't expected to make a final decision on whether or not to pick up Chris Archer's $11 million option for 2021 until close to the 5 p.m. deadline on Sunday. The reason: General manager Ben ...Read more
We're almost two months into the college football season and there are still some FBS schools who have yet to play a single game — most notably the entire Pac-12.
As we continue to navigate our way through the most ...Read more
CHICAGO — The Chicago Bulls hold the No. 4 pick in this year's NBA draft, a spot that has been both advantageous and underwhelming in their history.
This year's draft class does not have a clear No. 1 pick, but has ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA — When Browns lineman Myles Garrett bonked Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph on the head with Rudolph's own helmet, Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey pounced on Garrett and commenced to pounding Garrett's ...Read more
ST. LOUIS — Baseball is a business, and the pandemic is hard on business.
Prepare to hear this message often from the Cardinals this offseason.
Message received. Loud and clear.
Especially after the Cardinals on ...Read more
ARLINGTON, Texas — The final chapter has been completed. A saga 32 years in the making has finally drawn to an end.
The Los Angeles Dodgers World Series title Tuesday night closed the book on a championship chase that ...Read more
The Angels have interviewed at least four candidates for the general manager opening since recently beginning formal interviews, according to a person with knowledge of the search who was unauthorized to publicly comment. ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — The grin that spread across Aaron Donald's face belied his answer.
Asked Thursday if one of his goals was to join the small club of three-time winners of the NFL defensive-player-of-the-year award, Donald ...Read more
SAN DIEGO — In light of recent events, the question has become more urgent: Can the Padres overtake the blue colossus to the north?
The Dodgers recently won the National League West for the eighth consecutive year, ...Read more
TAMPA, Fla. — Tom Brady wasn't the only member of the Bucs organization pushing for the team to sign receiver Antonio Brown.
So were several of his former teammates who are members of the Bucs' coaching staff, as well ...Read more
TAMPA, Fla. — Shaquil Barrett probably knew he would have a tough time repeating as the NFL's sack leader.
The Bucs outside linebacker did not expect to have only two in his first seven games this season, both coming in...Read more
FRISCO, Texas — When rookie seventh-round pick Ben DiNucci joined the Dallas Cowboys for training camp in August, he figured there was no chance he'd see action with starter Dak Prescott and veteran backup Andy Dalton on...Read more
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