Latest Sports team and league operation News

Manfred says has broad authority for Astros discipline

Nov. 19, 2019 8:09 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred hopes the investigation into sign stealing by the Houston Astros will be complete by next season and says he has authority to impose discipline beyond the loss of amateur draft picks. Oakland pitcher Mike Fiers says that when he was with Houston in...

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...

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...

NFL ICYMI: ‘Sell the team!’ chants at latest Skins debacle

Nov. 18, 2019 3:24 AM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — No matter how loud the chants of “Sell the team!” directed at Daniel Snyder were, no matter how sadly empty the stadium was, no matter how poorly his Washington Redskins are playing, no matter how unsuccessful his ownership has been for two decades, there’s no...

Last-minute audible: Kaepernick back to school for workout

Nov. 17, 2019 12:41 AM EST

RIVERDALE, Ga. (AP) — Colin Kaepernick’s saga took another surreal turn Saturday — a last-minute audible to nix an NFL-arranged workout and a quick dash 60 miles to the other side of metro Atlanta, where the exiled quarterback staged his own impromptu passing display on a high school field in...

Correction: Orioles-Nationals-TV Dispute story

Nov. 16, 2019 4:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Nov. 15 about a legal dispute between the Baltimore Orioles and the Washington Nationals, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the judge denied a motion by the Nationals to reargue the case that led to his Aug. 22 decision to confirm an award recommended by an...

Cardinals reach agreement to stay on KMOX Radio

Nov. 15, 2019 11:16 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals will remain on their longtime radio flagship station through at least 2024, and with the same team of announcers. The Cardinals on Friday announced a five-year extension of their radio rights agreement with the media company Entercom Communications, the owner of...

Man City loses attempt at CAS to block UEFA investigation

Nov. 15, 2019 9:36 AM EST

MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — Manchester City lost its attempt Friday to block an investigation into allegations it deceived UEFA while violating rules that monitor soccer club finances. The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled that City’s appeal against UEFA’s handling of the investigation...

Manchester City has lost its attempt to block a UEFA investigation into financial fair play violations

Nov. 15, 2019 6:56 AM EST
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Manchester City has lost its attempt to block a UEFA investigation into financial fair play violations.

Audit: US Bank Stadium fund doing better than expected

Nov. 14, 2019 6:39 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The reserve account used to pay off bonds that funded construction of U.S. Bank Stadium, where the Minnesota Vikings play, is exceeding expectations, according to a financial audit. The audit projects that the 3-year-old, $1.1 billion stadium’s fund could grow from the $44 million...