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CHICAGO (AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the discussions says the Chicago Cubs are having active talks with free-agent pitcher Yu Darvish. The 31-year-old Darvish is one of the top remaining players available in a slow-moving market this winter. He finished last season...
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Kerry Blackshear Jr. called Virginia Tech's game against No. 10 North Carolina a "really big character test," coming on the heels of a loss at home against Florida State. That was a game, Blackshear said, in which the Hokies "really didn't just come to...
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Justin Robinson scored 19 points and Virginia Tech pulled away in the second half to beat No. 10 North Carolina 80-69 on Monday night. Ahmed Hill added 18 points for Virginia Tech (14-6, 3-4 Atlantic Coast Conference). Hill scored seven in a row to start...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Hue Jackson is finally handing off his Browns offense. Cleveland's coach, who has handled game-planning and play-calling duties while going 1-31 over two seasons with the Browns, is hiring former Pittsburgh offensive coordinator Todd Haley. Jackson interviewed...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The lilt in Case Keenum's voice was missing as he spoke about the end of the Minnesota Vikings' season in a softer-than-usual tone. His eyes misted over, Keenum carefully maintained enough composure to keep his voice from cracking. There was no hiding...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — In the two-week run-up to the Super Bowl, the New England Patriots will face plenty of questions about two things critical to the team's success: Tom Brady's right hand and Rob Gronkowski's head. Brady answered most of the concerns about whether the hand...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur has been hired as the New York Giants head coach. The Giants announced the hiring late Monday afternoon, less than 24 hours after Shurmur and the Vikings were beaten by the Philadelphia Eagles in...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks fired coach Jason Kidd on Monday amid a midseason slide that has left the playoff hopeful in eighth place in the Eastern Conference. It was a surprising end to Kidd's three-plus season tenure in Milwaukee, when the Bucks made the playoffs...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks fired coach Jason Kidd on Monday amid a midseason slide that has left the playoff hopeful in eighth place in the Eastern Conference. It was a surprising end to Kidd's three-plus season tenure in Milwaukee, when the Bucks made the playoffs...