- Party like it's 1999: Denver to celebrate another Super Bowl Updated: Feb-09-16 3:21 am
DENVER - Denver's getting ready to party like it's 1999.
- Players' union opposes expedited schedule in USSF lawsuit Updated: Feb-09-16 1:01 am
The union that represents the Women's World Cup-winning American national team opposed an expedited schedule in the lawsuit filed against it by the U.S. Soccer Federation last week, insisting that no collective bargaining agreement exists.
- Clippard, Diamondbacks agree to $12.25M, 2-year contract Updated: Feb-08-16 11:41 pm
PHOENIX - Reliever Tyler Clippard agreed Monday to a $12.25 million, two-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, who also settled their arbitration case with A.J. Pollock by giving the All-Star outfielder a $10.25 million, two-year deal.
- Jets F Stafford suspended for 1 game for high-sticking Updated: Feb-08-16 11:26 pm
NEW YORK - Winnipeg forward Drew Stafford has been suspended by the NHL for one game for high-sticking Colorado defenseman Nick Holden in the second period of the Jets' 4-2 win on Saturday.
- Chargers hire businessman to lead stadium initiative effort Updated: Feb-08-16 10:25 pm
SAN DIEGO - Chargers chairman Dean Spanos hired businessman and former developer Fred Maas on Monday to head the team's citizens' initiative process to get a measure for a new stadium on the November ballot.
- Knicks fire coach Derek Fisher; Rambis gets interim job Updated: Feb-08-16 10:01 pm
GREENBURGH, New York - Derek Fisher had just finished a long playing career when Phil Jackson picked him to coach the New York Knicks. Just 1 1/2 seasons later, Jackson decided he needed someone else.
- AP source: J.D. Martinez, Tigers reach $18.5M, 2-year deal Updated: Feb-08-16 9:07 pm
DETROIT - J.D. Martinez has agreed to an $18.5 million, two-year contract with the Detroit Tigers, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.
- Fever sign Pohlen, Wheeler to training camp deals Updated: Feb-08-16 7:09 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Fever signed free agents Jeanette Pohlen and Erica Wheeler to training camp contracts Monday.
- Saints release guard Evans, 3 others; add 1 player Updated: Feb-08-16 5:46 pm
METAIRIE, Louisiana - The Saints have released four-time All-Pro right guard Jahri Evans, who has started for all 10 seasons since New Orleans drafted him out of Division II Bloomsburg in 2006.
- Jets sign Byfuglien to $38 million, five-year extension Updated: Feb-08-16 5:43 pm
ST. LOUIS - Big Buff is off the NHL free-agent market.
- Mets sign outfielder Bernadina to minor league contract Updated: Feb-08-16 5:34 pm
NEW YORK - The New York Mets have signed outfielder Roger Bernadina to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
- Falcons cut 2 defensive starters: S Moore and LB Durant Updated: Feb-08-16 5:16 pm
FLOWERY BRANCH, Georgia - The Atlanta Falcons started their offseason overhaul Monday by releasing a pair of defensive starters: longtime safety William Moore and linebacker Justin Durant.
- Blues place defenseman Alex Pietrangelo on IR Updated: Feb-08-16 3:58 pm
ST. LOUIS - St. Louis Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo has been placed on injured reserve with a right knee injury that the team says will be re-evaluated in three weeks.
- Miller awaits offseason filled with fun, financial reward Updated: Feb-08-16 3:51 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - On top of his game and now the world, Von Miller's docket is quickly filling up.
- Top Cuban player slips away with brother to join US majors Updated: Feb-08-16 3:27 pm
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Star Cuban infielder Yulieski Gourriel and his younger brother slipped away from their hotel in the Dominican Republic early Monday in an apparent effort to launch careers in Major League Baseball.
- Falcons hire former Chiefs assistant GM Joel Collier Updated: Feb-08-16 3:09 pm
FLOWERY BRANCH, Georgia - The Atlanta Falcons continue to shake up their front office, hiring Joel Collier as director of pro personnel.
- Bengals sign free agents Chykie Brown, Darryl Baldwin Updated: Feb-08-16 3:00 pm
CINCINNATI - The Bengals signed cornerback Chykie Brown and offensive tackle Darryl Baldwin on Monday, adding free agents who didn't play in the NFL last season.
- Pitcher Craig Stammen, Indians agree to minor league deal Updated: Feb-08-16 2:56 pm
CLEVELAND - Right-hander Craig Stammen has agreed to a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians and will report to big league spring training.
- Eagles release wide receiver Riley Cooper after 6 seasons Updated: Feb-08-16 2:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Eagles say they have released wide receiver Riley Cooper after six seasons.
- Pitcher Gavin Floyd agrees to $1M, 1-year deal with Toronto Updated: Feb-08-16 12:54 pm
TORONTO - Right-hander Gavin Floyd and the Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to a $1 million, one-year contract.
- Andrighetto's SO goal lifts Canadiens over Hurricanes 2-1 Updated: Feb-07-16 7:00 pm
MONTREAL - Ben Scrivens made big saves all weekend, helping the Montreal Canadiens to a weekend sweep.
- Milton, Moore help No. 12 SMU rout South Florida 92-58 Updated: Feb-07-16 5:22 pm
TAMPA, Florida - There were a lot of things Larry Brown could appreciate about the way SMU played against South Florida on Sunday.
- How Donald Trump, with pizazz and bluster, took on the NFL Updated: Feb-07-16 8:13 am
WASHINGTON - The New Jersey Generals are largely forgotten now - part of the long-defunct and once-upstart United States Football League.
- Lehtera, Elliott lead Blues past Wild 4-1 Updated: Feb-07-16 12:16 am
ST. LOUIS - St. Louis Blues goalie Brian Elliott dealt with something different Saturday night: goal support, for a change.
- Arvidsson scores twice and Predators beat Sharks 6-2 Updated: Feb-07-16 12:08 am
NASVHILLE, Tennessee - Nashville's forwards have taken plenty of criticism for not producing this season.