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AP source: Browns, Njoku agree on 4-year contract extension

May. 27, 2022 22:03 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — David Njoku committed to Cleveland, and the Browns followed suit. Two years after asking to be traded, Njoku got the long-term commitment he wanted from the Browns, agreeing Friday to a four-year contract extension, a person familiar with the negotiations told The...

Indiana secures 1st victory for interim coach Carlos Knox

May. 27, 2022 21:32 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kelsey Mitchell scored 22 points, Danielle Robinson had 10 points and 11 assists and the Indiana Fever held off the Los Angeles Sparks 101-96 on Friday night for interim coach Carlos Knox's first victory. Indiana (3-7) fired coach Marianne Stanley on Wednesday...

AP source: Lakers choose Darvin Ham as next head coach

May. 27, 2022 21:25 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A person with knowledge of the decision says Darvin Ham has accepted an offer to be the next head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. The person spoke with The Associated Press on Friday on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been publicly announced. ...

Mets reliever López has penalty cut to 1 game, out vs Phils

May. 27, 2022 18:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets reliever Yoan López had his three-game suspension cut to one game and served the penalty Friday night when New York played the Philadelphia Phillies. López was recalled from Triple-A Syracuse before the game and had to immediately sit out. Mets...

Carlos Martínez suspended 80 games for positive drug test

May. 27, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former All-Star pitcher Carlos Martínez was suspended for 80 games Friday under baseball's minor league drug program following a positive test for the performance-enhancing substance Ibutamoren, which increases Human Growth Hormone. The 30-year-old right-hander...

Coach Washington adds 2 transfers to Rutgers basketball

May. 27, 2022 15:26 PM EDT

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Just four days after being hired, Rutgers coach Coquese Washington has received two much-needed transfer commitments. The Scarlet Knights announced Friday that guards Kai Carter from UNC Ashville and Abby Streeter from Hartford will be joining the Big Ten...

L.A. Chargers sign first-round pick guard Zion Johnson

May. 27, 2022 15:17 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers concluded the first week of organized team activities with first-round pick Zion Johnson signing his rookie contract. The Chargers announced the deal Firday with the guard getting a standard four-year deal with the team holding a...

LEADING OFF: Verlander aims for 7th win in row, Acuña ailing

May. 27, 2022 03:36 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ V FOR VICTORY Astros ace Justin Verlander has been as dominant as ever in his return from Tommy John surgery, going 6-1 with a 1.22 ERA in eight starts. Verlander has a 19-inning...

MLB criticizes teams over facilities for female employees

May. 26, 2022 23:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball told its clubs that some are failing to provide acceptable work accommodations for female employees, calling them “embarrassingly below” standard. The May 20 memorandum from Michael Hill, the MLB senior vice president for on-field...

5-star recruit Fisher from Canada signs with Texas Tech

May. 26, 2022 22:16 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Five-star prospect Elijah Fisher from Canada has signed a financial aid agreement with Texas Tech and decided to reclassify to the Class of 2022 so he can join the Big 12 program this summer. Red Raiders coach Mark Adams announced the signing Thursday. ...