• Cubs trade Jorge Soler to Royals for closer Wade Davis
Cubs trade Jorge Soler to Royals for closer Wade Davis

Wade Davis has been a key part of the Kansas City Royals bullpen for the past three seasons. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports the deal was not expected to get done on Tuesday night, but is 'seriously down the road.' Jon heyman of FanRag sports reports the Dodgers are another team trying to get in the mix.

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  • Westbrook streak of triple-doubles now at 6 straight games
Westbrook streak of triple-doubles now at 6 straight games

Unfortunately for Westbrook, he no longer has the proper supporting cast to make a deep postseason run. "It's something I've never seen before", Morrow said. The Knicks took a 21-point lead in the first half, gave up 18 consecutive points in the third quarter and then outplayed the Kings down the stretch to win their third straight overall and im...

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  • Slutsky to leave CSKA Moscow after Tottenham clash
Slutsky to leave CSKA Moscow after Tottenham clash

Mauricio Pochettino has previous when it comes to Europa League-bashing. "Toby will be involved in the squad tomorrow", Pochettino told a news conference on Tuesday. "For the players it's better when you get to play games and, for me, it's really important to stay in the Europa League , in two competitions. The team coped last season with Euro...

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  • National Football League excludes Titans, Browns from 'My Cause My Cleats' campaign
National Football League excludes Titans, Browns from 'My Cause My Cleats' campaign

Due to the Titans and Browns having a bye, they did not participate. According to ESPN's Paul Kuharsky , the Titans and Browns players initially were not granted permission to wear the cleats the next game exclusively because they missed their chance with Week 13 as their bye weeks.

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  • Man City and Chelsea hit with FA charge after Etihad Stadium brawl
Man City and Chelsea hit with FA charge after Etihad Stadium brawl

As well as sitting out important games against Leicester, Watford and Hull, "Kun" will also miss his side's crunch visit of Arsenal to the Etihad. Fabregas was booked for "adopting an aggressive attitude" though, but there is widespread bemusement that he has not been punished along with opponents Fernandinho and Sergio Aguero, who have been bann...

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  • 15 in College Football Playoff rankings after LSU win
15 in College Football Playoff rankings after LSU win

The only thing Gundy and Co. can control is how they play against OU in Norman in two weeks. Besides having national playoff implications, this year's Ohio State vs. But ... come on, Florida isn't beating Alabama . Would the Crimson Tide still get in? Non-student tickets for Saturday's game at Ohio Stadium start at $275 on StubHub , while Ala...

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  • Luck Throws for 4 TDs, Colts Rout Jets 41-10
Luck Throws for 4 TDs, Colts Rout Jets 41-10

Afterward, some players questioned the team's effort, as did Bowles, who backed off on that Tuesday. "Winning is still the ultimate metric in this game, in this sport, and we have to keep doing that". Hilton continually victimized cornerback Darrelle Revis and other Jets DBs, making nine catches for 146 yards. NY has to do a better job of coverin...

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  • The amazing numbers behind Tom Brady's march to 201 wins
The amazing numbers behind Tom Brady's march to 201 wins

And, said safety Devin McCourty, it came just in time. "Tom breaking the record today, of course that's what it's all about, winning games", he said. You try them in practice, but there's not the speed. Particularly just days after the team lost it's most dynamic offensive weapon to season-ending back surgery? Fortunately it could have been worse...

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  • Cost reductions, venue plans dominate Tokyo 2020 meetings
Cost reductions, venue plans dominate Tokyo 2020 meetings

FILE - In this February 1, 2016, file photo, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, second from left, is flaked by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, left, and LA 2024 chairman Casey Wasserman, second from right, and UCLA chancellor Gene Block, right, during a news conference in Los Angeles.

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  • Baltimore Orioles: Major League Baseball finishes CBA
Baltimore Orioles: Major League Baseball finishes CBA

There won't be, for instance, a new global draft for foreign-born prospects, as owners had wanted but players fought vehemently. Had that happened, it would have been the first time in 21 years baseball experienced a work stoppage. teams playing in markets too large to get revenue sharing money) is reduced with the A's being phased out over a f...

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  • Luiz puts Aguero clash down to 'quite normal frustration' on striker's part
Luiz puts Aguero clash down to 'quite normal frustration' on striker's part

The decisions of referee Anthony Taylor were also behind the Spaniard's frustration - a fact perfectly summed up in one clip showing the City manager's reaction on the touchline to his team winning a free kick at one point. It was Chelsea's eighth consecutive victory in the Premier League and a huge statement coming away at one of their main titl...

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  • Winston, Tandy lead Bucs to 4th straight win, 28-21 vs Bolts
Winston, Tandy lead Bucs to 4th straight win, 28-21 vs Bolts

James Winston was strong for the Bucs passing for 220 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. He slipped out of numerous situations where the Chargers appeared to have him sacked only to produce positive situations. "This guy's a heck of a player, very accurate, great anticipation, full command of their system, gets them in the right play, a lo...

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  • Rivera not anxious about losing team after benching Newton
Rivera not anxious about losing team after benching Newton

Players for the most part steered clear of addressing Rivera's decision after the game. Thomas was injured at the 10:45 mark of the second quarter when he collided with safety Kam Chancellor while almost intercepting a pass intended for Panthers tight end Greg Olsen.

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  • Alabama positioned to become 3rd wire-to-wire AP No. 1
Alabama positioned to become 3rd wire-to-wire AP No. 1

The College Football Playoff National Championship Game will be played at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa on January 9. "I think our discussions and our decision would have been much easier if Washington would have had a stronger strength of schedule", committee chair Kirby Hocutt said.

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  • Dalton throws for 2 TDs, Bengals beat Eagles 32-14
Dalton throws for 2 TDs, Bengals beat Eagles 32-14

According to the source, those efforts were spearheaded by Eagles head coach Doug Pederson and offensive coordinator Frank Reich, both former National Football League quarterbacks. The Eagles fell to 5-7 and are trending in the wrong direction at the worst possible time. The first game of December is wrapped in a lot of what-ifs for both teams.

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  • Manning, Giants down Browns 27-13 for 6th straight win
Manning, Giants down Browns 27-13 for 6th straight win

Following the game, Browns coach Hue Jackson had a lengthy meeting with "upper management" before meeting with reporters. It's been a long 12 weeks. Learning from their failures in prevent on the previous defensive series, Steve Spagnuolo dialed up the pressure and battered Josh McCown into the ground.

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  • Carolina Panthers bench Cam Newton - for one play - vs. Seahawks
Carolina Panthers bench Cam Newton - for one play - vs. Seahawks

The level of urgency is far greater for the defending NFC champion Panthers . With each passing game, it looks like the Panthers - who at 4-7 sit three games out of first place in the NFC South - will not make a return trip to the Super Bowl this season.

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  • ACC Championship Predictions: Clemson vs. Virginia Tech 12/3/16
ACC Championship Predictions: Clemson vs. Virginia Tech 12/3/16

He ran the first touchdown in and found a wide open Jordan Leggett for the second, pushing Clemson off to a fast start. "That's not where we're at mentally". "And everyone is going to play different and make sure they bring their "A" game whenever they step on the field with Clemson ". Clemson finds out its playoff seedings today.

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  • Smith's 164 helps Australia defeat NZ in first Chappell-Hadlee ODI
Smith's 164 helps Australia defeat NZ in first Chappell-Hadlee ODI

Teammates congratulate Steve Smith after his miraculous catch to dismiss New Zealand's BJ Watling. Martin Guptill celebrates his century against Australia at the SCG . The rest of Australia's chances were held. It was just one of those days for New Zealand . Not only could they have had Smith on 13, but later in the same over they migh...

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  • Alabama vs. Washington; Clemson vs
Alabama vs. Washington; Clemson vs

Clemson. The Nittany Lions are the champions of a Power Five conference while Ohio State was unable to even reach the title game. The Trojans barely missed out on the Pac-12 title game between Washington and Colorado - who were both beaten convincingly by USC - but overtook the Buffaloes in the final playoff rankings to snag their record 34th...

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