Latest Sports transactions News

NFL’s wild Week 11 included Garrett, Kaepernick, Mexico

Nov. 19, 2019 3:26 AM EST

The NFL's wild Week 11 featured Myles Garrett getting in a swivet, Colin Kaepernick's pivot and all those Azteca Stadium divots. The bookends were the fracas that occurred Thursday night in the closing seconds of Cleveland's 21-7 win against Pittsburgh and the Chiefs' 24-17 victory over the Chargers on Monday...

Capitals’ Hathaway faces potential suspension for spitting

Nov. 19, 2019 2:01 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Getting thrown out of the game probably won’t be the end of Garnet Hathaway’s punishment for spitting on an opponent. The Washington Capitals forward could be suspended, or at the very least fined, for spitting on Anaheim Ducks defenseman Erik Gudbranson toward the end of a...

McVay, Rams comfortable changing up offensive approach

Nov. 18, 2019 8:48 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Even Sean McVay had to recognize that the Los Angeles Rams didn’t really look like a McVay-coached team during their 17-7 victory over the Chicago Bears. It was the first time in his three seasons in charge that the Rams won a game without scoring at least 20 points, and...

Tepper says no decision yet on future of QB Cam Newton

Nov. 18, 2019 8:11 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton’s future in Carolina will depend on how well he recovers from a foot injury. Panthers owner David Tepper said in a meeting with reporters Monday the organization won’t decide on Newton’s long-term future until after they determine if the quarterback...

Who’s left? Steelers running out of players and time

Nov. 18, 2019 7:45 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The chaotic ending will live on in infamy. The carnage that came before it, however, could have just as significant an impact on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ season. The ugly confrontation between Cleveland defensive end Myles Garrett and Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph on the final...

Stafford hurt, but defense is what’s letting Lions down

Nov. 18, 2019 7:07 PM EST

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — As hard as this is to believe, Matthew Stafford’s injury may not be Detroit’s biggest problem. The veteran quarterback missed a second straight game last weekend with back and hip problems, but unless he could have played defense, Stafford might not have been able to...

Yuli Gurriel agrees to $8.3M, 1-year deal with Astros

Nov. 18, 2019 6:36 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Yuli Gurriel has agreed to an $8.3 million, one-year contract with the Houston Astros, a $300,000 raise from his originally scheduled salary for next season. Gurriel hit .298 and set career bests with 31 homers and 104 RBIs as the Astros won the American League pennant for the second time in...

Cherington on Pirates: scouting will drive success

Nov. 18, 2019 5:55 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Cherington earned three World Series rings with the Boston Red Sox, the last as general manager of the 2013 club that raced from worst to first. The challenge that lies ahead for Cherington with the Pittsburgh Pirates will be different. The market is smaller. So are the resources...

Arizona regroups during off week after 4 straight losses

Nov. 18, 2019 5:33 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals enter their off week with plenty of problems to fix, particularly on defense, that have contributed to the team’s current four-game skid. The solution might not come with a brilliant new strategy. It might be between the ears. In some ways, the first 11...

Little-used veteran goalie Cory Schneider waived by Devils

Nov. 18, 2019 5:06 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Goaltender Cory Schneider, a one-time All-Star and one of the main faces of the New Jersey Devils, was placed on waivers Monday. The Devils said on Twitter Monday the 33-year-old veteran would be assigned to Binghamton of the AHL if not claimed. It seems unlikely a team would do so...