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Aroldis Chapman signs 5-year, $86 million deal…

The Yankees have signed closer Aroldis Chapman to a 5-year deal reportedly worth $86 million, and includes a three year no- trade clause.

Warriors rout Clippers 115-98 for 7th straight…

Klay Thompson scored 24 points, Draymond Green added 22 points and the Golden State Warriors routed the Clippers 115-98 for their seventh straight win over Los Angeles

NBA's Westbrook Is Still Averaging A…

Russell Westbrook has 11 triple-doubles. Meanwhile, the rest of the NBA, approximately 380-plus players or so, have just 12 total.

Cubs get closer Davis, Nats trade 3 young…

The champion Chicago Cubs closed their only real need, getting All-Star reliever Wade Davis

Michael Jordan wins China court ruling after years-long case

China's highest court has ruled in favor of basketball legend Michael Jordan at the conclusion of a years-long trademark case

Derek Jeter believes Steinbrenner belongs in…

Former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter believes former franchise owner George Steinbrenner III deserves to be in the Hall of Fame, according to the New York Daily News.

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AP source: Chapman, Yankees reach deal for $86M…

A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that free agent closer Aroldis Chapman and the New York Yankees have reached agreement on an $86 million, five-year deal

James scores 25 as Cavaliers crush Knicks 126-94

LeBron James scored 25 points, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love also surpassed 20, and the Cleveland Cavaliers crushed the New York Knicks 126-94 on Wednesday night

Report: Robert Griffin III to start for Browns…

Robert Griffin III will make his return to the field on Sunday to start for the Browns against the Bengals, ESPN’s Dan Graziano reports.

Cubs get closer Wade Davis from Royals for OF Jorge Soler

The World Series champion Chicago Cubs have acquired star closer Wade Davis from the Kansas City Royals for outfielder Jorge Soler. The trade was announced Wednesday at the winter meetings

AP source: Gomez agrees to $11.5M deal to stay…

Two people familiar with the negotiations say outfielder Carlos Gomez has agreed to an $11.5 million, one-year contract to remain with the Texas Rangers

No. 1 UConn beats No. 2 Notre Dame 72-61 for 83rd…

Napheesa Collier scored 20 points, Gabby Williams had 19 points, 12 rebounds and six assists and No. 1 Connecticut beat No. 2 Notre Dame 72-61 on Wednesday night for its 83rd straight victory

White Sox trade Adam Eaton to Nationals for Lucas…

The Chicago White Sox have reportedly agreed to trade outfielder Adam Eaton to the Washington Nationals in exchange for pitchers Lucas Giolito, Dane Dunning and Reynaldo Lopez, the team announced.

Baylor Rhule: Bears introduce coach in campus…

Matt Rhule has been introduced as Baylor's new football coach

Trump chooses former WWE exec McMahon for small…

Trump chooses former WWE executive Linda McMahon as his Small Business Administration head

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Sports Style Swipe: DeMarcus Cousins, Sean Lee…

DeMarcus Cousins wearing a 'Stranger Things' sweatshirt, Sean Lee dressed like Roger Goodell, and Stefon Diggs in all denim. Celebrity master barber Davey Cuts guest appears on Sports Style Swipe to say who rocked their look and who needs some work.

Nationals get CF Eaton from White Sox for 3 young pitchers

The Washington Nationals acquired center fielder Adam Eaton from the Chicago White Sox for three young pitchers, including top prospect Lucas Giolito and hard-throwing Reynaldo Lopez, who made the team's postseason roster in 2016

Stanford's Christian McCaffrey to leave school for NFL draft

Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey will skip his senior season to enter the NFL draft

Boras says labor deal will turn Latin players…

Agent Scott Boras says baseball's new labor contract will cause Latin American players to turn away from the sport and play soccer

Report: Rockies, Ian Desmond agree to five-year…

The Colorado Rockies have agreed to a five-year, $70 million deal with free agent outfielder Ian Desmond, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The deal is pending a physical.

Longtime A's announcer Bill King wins Hall's Frick Award

Former Oakland Athletics announcer Bill King has won the Ford C. Frick Award presented by the Hall of Fame for excellence in broadcasting

Agent says Nats' Strasburg 'will be fine,' Harper…

Stephen Strasburg's agent, Scott Boras, said the right-hander's latest throwing arm injury should not create any problems in the future

Phil Jackson says he smoked marijuana to help…

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson said that he used marijuana to treat his back pain during his playing days with the New York Knicks.

AP sources: Locke, Marlins agree to $3,025,000, 1…

Two people familiar with the negotiations say left-hander Jeff Locke has agreed to a one-year contract with the Miami Marlins worth $3,025,000

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Ohio State, Michigan dominate AP All-Big Ten team

Ohio State and Michigan dominated the selections for The Associated Press All-Big Ten football team

Emotions raw on witness stand at Will Smith death trial

The first witnesses called in the trial of the man who fatally shot retired football star Will Smith included a longtime teammate who choked up as he described their friendship and Smith's widow, who was wounded in the April 9 shooting

Royals trade Wade Davis to Cubs for Jorge Soler

The Kansas City Royals and Chicago Cubs have agreed to a trade that will send reliever Wade Davis to Chicago in exchange for outfielder Jorge Soler, according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today.