| Dec 29, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Major League Baseball is so concerned over possible circumvention of the new posting agreement that it has asked Masahiro Tanaka's Japanese club to provide written assurances it has no side deal with the ace pitcher.
The letter, sent by MLB to the...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 4:26 PM
It's a strange week when Washington Coach Mike Shanahan is rolling the dice by taking out the healthy-enough Robert Griffin III, and Chicago Coach Marc Trestman is rolling the dice by putting in the healthy-enough Jay Cutler.
If Cutler doesn't match...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 3:04 PM
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, who was handed a season-long suspension by an arbitrator Saturday for allegedly taking performance-enhancing drugs, is suing Major League Baseball and the players' union in hopes of having the suspension...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 7:39 PM
As Masahiro Tanaka awaits a nine-figure contract with a major league club, the commissioner’s office is expected to review the winning bid to ensure his Japanese club does not get more than the $20 million promised under a new agreement between...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 7:47 PM
Gus Malzahn coached high school football for 14 years before he became a college assistant in 2006.
Eight years later, he has guided Auburn to Monday's Bowl Championship Series title game against Florida State.
Malzahn replaced the fired Gene Chizik...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 1:08 PM
The bidding for Japanese ace Masahiro Tanaka opened Thursday, and it could be four weeks before we learn which team is the winner. But the Tanaka saga already has one winner: Rob Manfred, the chief operating official of Major League Baseball and a...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 9:18 PM
Bayern Munich capped the greatest year in club history by beating Raja Casablanca, 2-0, at Marrakech, Morocco, for its first Club World Cup.
The European champion added a record fifth title to its trophy cabinet at the tournament of continental...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 8:43 PM
Hollywood talent agency William Morris Endeavor and one of its key investors are nearing a deal to acquire sports and media agency IMG Worldwide Inc. for more than $2 billion, according to three people with knowledge of the matter.
The deal, expected to...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 4:42 PM
The Oakland Athletics traded left-hander Brett Anderson to the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday for left-hander Drew Pomeranz and minor league right-hander Chris Jensen. The Rockies also are receiving cash in the deal.
Anderson will be paid $8 million next...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Commissioner Bud Selig told the Oakland Athletics six months ago that they would not be allowed to move to San Jose, attorneys for Major League Baseball said in a court filing Friday.
The formal notification letter was not included in the filing, but...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:05 AM
The Dodgers and Angels could soon learn if they’ll have a chance to land Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka.
Major League Baseball and Nippon Professional Baseball are reportedly close to establishing a new set of rules on how MLB teams acquire...