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December 23, 2018 2:21 AM Report: A's bring back RHP Fiers on 2-year deal

The Oakland Athletics and free agent right-hander Mike Fiers have agreed to terms on a two-year contract, according to a report from MLB.com on Saturday. Fiers will receive between $14 million and $15 million on the deal, according to the report. Fiers, who joined the Athletics after an August waiver trade with Detroit, went 5-2 with a 3.74 ERA in 10 games 164

December 23, 2018 1:48 AM Titans quarterback Mariota departs game with stinger

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota was knocked out of Saturday’s contest against the Washington Redskins due to a stinger, the team announced. Mariota was injured late in the second quarter when he landed on his right elbow while being sacked by Washington defensive tackle Jonathan Allen. Mariota discussed the situation with the training staff 137

December 22, 2018 5:02 PM Texans rule out RB Lamar Miller for Eagles matchup

Miller, wide receiver Keke Coutee and nose tackle Brandon Dunn did not travel with the team to Philadelphia, the Texans announced. The Texans' leading rusher, Miller injured his ankle in the first quarter of last Saturday's win over the New York Jets. He left the game for good in the second quarter, finishing with 8 yards on three carries. Coutee hasn't 89

December 20, 2018 5:36 PM ExxonMobil shelves Canada LNG export project

LONDON/HOUSTON (Reuters) - U.S. oil major Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) has withdrawn its WCC liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in Canada from an environmental assessment, it said on Thursday, signaling that the project has been shelved. The decision to pare its LNG project portfolio follows the decision by a Royal Dutch Shell-led group to build 149

December 20, 2018 4:39 PM Astros reliever Joe Smith has Achilles surgery

Houston Astros reliever Joe Smith will miss six to eight months after undergoing surgery for a ruptured left Achilles tendon, general manager Jeff Luhnow announced Thursday. Smith, 34, was injured during a workout last week, and the Astros said the surgery was performed Tuesday. Smith is entering the final season of a two-year, $15 million contract he signed 98

December 18, 2018 7:20 PM Reports: Yankees hire Beltran as special assistant to GM

Former nine-time All-Star Carlos Beltran is poised to join the New York Yankees as a special assistant to general manager Brian Cashman, MLB.com and Joel Sherman of the New York Post reported on Tuesday. Beltran, who played with the Yankees from 2014-16, is expected to play a role in the recruitment of superstar free agent Manny Machado, according to the reports 111

December 18, 2018 1:18 AM Reports: Astros agree to deal with OF Brantley

The Houston Astros agreed to terms on a two-year, $32 million deal with outfielder Michael Brantley on Monday evening, according to multiple reports. The deal was not yet official but both sides agreed to the terms, Yahoo Sports’ Jeff Passan reported. The contract reportedly runs through the 2020 season and does not include any club or player options 142

December 16, 2018 4:34 AM Redskins QB Alex Smith out of hospital after surgeries, infection

After spending four weeks in the hospital and enduring several surgeries on his broken right leg, Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith finally has been released -- with an encouraging prognosis, no less -- per league sources. There is some optimism, but hardly certainty, that Smith will be able to resume his NFL career, though the priority for now is simply 116

December 14, 2018 6:03 AM Lakers' Lonzo Ball on defending Rockets: 'You can't touch them'

HOUSTON -- The Los Angeles Lakers found themselves so frustrated by the officiating in the second half of Thursday's 126-111 loss to the Houston Rockets that several players -- LeBron James and Lonzo Ball among them -- purposely held their hands behind their backs on several defensive possessions to make a point to the referees. "Just trying to defend 84

December 14, 2018 2:52 AM NFL playoff picture: AFC, NFC seeds through Week 15

The Los Angeles Chargers' wild 29-28 win over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night left the two teams in a virtual tie atop the AFC West. Meanwhile, the Houston Texans took one step closer to the AFC South title with a win on Saturday night. Let's get to the details of the NFL playoff picture as it would look if the season had ended following Thursday's 83