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Smith, No. 11 Baylor women edge Texas Tech 88-80

Jan. 26, 2022 22:52 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — NaLyssa Smith scored 23 points, Sarah Andrews added 19 and No. 11 Baylor outscored Texas Tech 9-1 in the last 2 1/2 minutes for an 88-80 win on Wednesday night. The Red Raiders, who have lost 23 straight in the series and trailed by 16 in the last minute of...

RHP Tropeano gets minor deal with Rangers, invite to camp

Jan. 26, 2022 19:04 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Right-hander Nick Tropeano has agreed on a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers, a deal the team said Wednesday includes an invitation to major league spring training. Tropeano has seen big league action in seven of the last eight seasons. The...

New Giants GM Schoen talks process, building the right way

Jan. 26, 2022 18:26 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Rather than promise a quick turnaround, new general manager Joe Schoen promised to build the New York Giants the right way while keeping in mind he wants to see improvement every season. The fresh-faced 42-year-old Schoen was introduced as the Giants...

Triple the misery: MLB's labor woes threaten third spring

Jan. 26, 2022 12:11 PM EST

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — It's a moment Brandon Bajema relishes each year — receiving the email notification that Chicago Cubs tickets for spring training games in Arizona are about to go on sale. The 2022 version came a couple weeks ago. It popped up on his computer screen and he...

Beltrán brings his own baggage to next year's Hall ballot

Jan. 26, 2022 10:29 AM EST

With Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Curt Schilling off the ballot, next year's Hall of Fame vote figures to be a bit less contentious. Then again, the top newcomer arrives with his own recent baggage. Forget about steroids for a minute, it's time to talk about sign stealing. ...

Column: Baseball harmed itself more than Bonds ever did

Jan. 26, 2022 04:18 AM EST

Whatever harm Barry Bonds did to baseball pales in comparison to the damage baseball inflicted on itself both at the time and since. So say what you will about the steroids era, at least the games were still worth watching. You can’t say that about baseball today, assuming it’s...

Meeks scores with 1.1 left, Charleston beats William & Mary

Jan. 25, 2022 21:53 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — John Meeks made a baseline jumper with 1.1 seconds remaining to give College of Charleston a 74-73 win over William & Mary on Tuesday night. Reyne Smith had a season-high 25 points that included a 3-pointer with 1:02 remaining to give Charleston a 72-69...

Big Papi elected to HOF; Bonds, Clemens, Schilling left out

Jan. 25, 2022 21:14 PM EST

David Ortiz gazed at his phone, his pursed lips revealing nerves rarely seen from one of the game's great clutch hitters. Pedro Martinez's hand rested on Ortiz's shoulder, and Martinez grinned when the good news came through. The former teammates embraced, and Martinez welcomed Ortiz...

David Ortiz was elected to the Hall of Fame his first time on the ballot; Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens were denied entry

Jan. 25, 2022 18:19 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — David Ortiz was elected to the Hall of Fame his first time on the ballot; Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens were denied entry.

White Sox announce deal with Cuban OF Oscar Colás

Jan. 25, 2022 17:30 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox added another name to their rich Cuban history when they announced Tuesday they had agreed to a contract with outfielder Oscar Colás. Considered one of the top international free agents, Colás received a $2.7 million signing bonus. The team...