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FILE - Cleveland Browns tight end David Njoku celebrates after the Browns defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 27-19 in an NFL football game, Dec. 8, 2019 in Cleveland. Agent Drew Rosenhaus has asked the Browns to trade tight end and former first-round draft pick David Njoku, a person familiar with the request told the Associated Press on Friday, July 3, 2020. (AP Photo/David Richard, file)

AP Source: Agent asks Browns to trade tight end David Njoku

Jul. 3, 2020 4:30 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Agent Drew Rosenhaus has asked the Cleveland Browns to trade tight end and former first-round draft pick David Njoku, a person familiar with the request told The Associated Press on Friday. Rosenhaus wants his client out of Cleveland, but the Browns, who picked up the fifth-year contract...

Mavs add Burke after Cauley-Stein opts out of resumed season

Jul. 1, 2020 6:31 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks signed guard Trey Burke on Wednesday after center Willie Cauley-Stein decided not to rejoin the team for the planned resumption of the season. Burke spent part of the 2018-19 season with the Mavericks after coming over in the blockbuster trade that also brought Kristaps...

A's send Mateo to Padres in 1st trade since baseball resumed

Jun. 30, 2020 8:53 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres have acquired middle infielder Jorge Mateo from the Oakland Athletics in the first trade since baseball resumed after a shutdown of more than three months due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Padres will send either a player or cash to the A’s for the...

FILE - In a  Monday, March 2, 2020 file photo, Washington Nationals pitcher Joe Ross throws during the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Miami Marlins, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Longtime infielder Ryan Zimmerman and pitcher Joe Ross are opting out of playing the 2020 season as Major League Baseball tries to get back amid the COVID-19 pandemic. General manager Mike Rizzo says the team is 100% supportive of Zimmerman and Ross deciding not to play.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

Roster shuffle: Plans change in MLB because of health issues

Jun. 29, 2020 11:27 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A small group of players, including Nationals slugger Ryan Zimmerman and Rockies outfielder Ian Desmond, have announced they plan to sit out this season. The Minnesota Twins have shuffled their on-field staff to protect the health of some of their older coaches. As the sport lurches toward...

AP Source: Cavs agree to 2-year deal with free agent F Bell

Jun. 29, 2020 1:21 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed to terms with free agent forward Jordan Bell on a two-year contract and signed two-way forward Dean Wade to a multiyear deal, a person familiar with the negotiations said Monday. The additions fill two roster openings for the Cavs ahead of the NBA...

FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2020, file photo, Canada's Alexis Lafreniere shoots during the team's practice at the World Junior Hockey Championships in Ostrava, Czech Republic. The Detroit Red Wings desperately hope to win the NHL draft lottery, giving them the first shot to perhaps select Lafreniere. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

Play-in round team wins draft lottery, shot at Lafreniere

Jun. 26, 2020 10:24 PM EDT

Alexis Lafreniere was supposed to walk on stage Friday night in Montreal as the top pick in the NHL draft. After the COVID-19 pandemic paused the hockey season and postponed that possibility, Lafreniere was supposed to find out Friday night where he'd be going when the league held its draft lottery. Instead,...

49ers sign first-round picks Kinlaw, Aiyuk to 4-year deals

Jun. 26, 2020 6:25 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed first-round draft picks Javon Kinlaw and Brandon Aiyuk to four-year deals, the team said Friday. The defending NFC champion 49ers made two trades during the draft, moving down one spot to take Kinlaw, a defensive lineman out of South Carolina...

Oklahoma City Thunder center Justin Patton, center, goes to the basket in front of Toronto Raptors forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (4) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Pistons sign oft-injured center Justin Patton

Jun. 26, 2020 3:59 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons signed center Justin Patton on Friday, hoping the 2017 first-round pick can stay healthy to help the franchise's turnaround. Patton had surgery for a broken foot in 2018 for the second straight year. The 6-foot-11 player was selected No. 16 overall three years ago by the...

FILE - This May 23, 2019, file photo shows New York Jets defensive coordinator Gregg Williams during an NFL football team practice in Florham Park, N.J. Williams believes All-Pro safety Jamal Adams has the skills to be a Hall of Famer. Williams can only hope that Adams will keep displaying them in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Jets D-coordinator Williams has Adams' back as player

Jun. 25, 2020 1:37 PM EDT

Jets defensive coordinator Gregg Williams believes All-Pro safety Jamal Adams has the skills to be a Hall of Famer. Williams can only hope Adams will keep displaying them in New York. Adams is in the midst of a standoff with the team over his contract. He has asked to be traded, and while general manager Joe...

Indiana Pacers' Malcolm Brogdon drives past Milwaukee Bucks' Eric Bledsoe during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Brogdon, Parker, Len all reveal they have coronavirus

Jun. 24, 2020 11:33 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NBA expected positive coronavirus results to happen once players began undergoing mandatory tests, and three players revealed Wednesday they are dealing with COVID-19. Indiana Pacers guard Malcolm Brogdon and Sacramento Kings players Jabari Parker and Alex Len all said they have...