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December 21, 2018 3:56 PM A's agree to deal with Soria

Joakim Soria has agreed to a two-year deal worth $15 million with the Oakland Athletics, according to multiple reports. Soria was 3-1 with a 4.09 ERA last season after being acquired in July by the Milwaukee Brewers from the Chicago White Sox. Prior to the trade, Soria had posted a 2.56 ERA with 16 saves for the White Sox. The Athletics lost closer Jeurys 103

December 17, 2018 11:50 PM Penguins D Kris Letang avoids injury scare, returns to lineup

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang took part in a morning skate Monday and is in the lineup for Monday night's game against the Anaheim Ducks. Letang appeared to injure his left leg after colliding with Boston forward Joakim Nordstrom during the third period of Pittsburgh's 4-3 overtime victory Friday. He sat out a victory against the Los Angeles 59

December 16, 2018 4:56 AM It wasn't pretty, but for at least one more night, the Browns are still in the playoff hunt

DENVER -- The Cleveland Browns don't care how it happened, they just care that it did. When Jabrill Peppers sacked Denver Broncos QB Case Keenum on fourth down with 43 seconds left and the Broncos at midfield and down one, the visiting sideline erupted. The Browns somehow had slogged through for a 17-16 win, their fourth in five games. “Right now for these 101

December 14, 2018 6:16 PM Bill Fralic, former NFL great, dead at 56

Former NFL great Bill Fralic, one of the first players to speak openly about the pervasiveness of performance-enhancing drugs in sports, died Thursday from cancer, the University of Pittsburgh announced. He was 56. Fralic, an offensive lineman, played nine seasons in the NFL, from 1985 to 1993, including eight with the Atlanta Falcons. He spent one other 93

December 14, 2018 2:22 PM The cases for, against the Capitals returning to Stanley Cup Final

The Pittsburgh Penguins' Cup Final victory over the Nashville Predators in 2016-17 marked the first time since the Detroit Red Wings won championships in 1996-97 and 1997-98 that a team raised the Cup in consecutive seasons. Making two straight appearances in the Cup Final is slightly less rare. Pittsburgh and Detroit played each other to decide the 2007-08 and 2008-09 seasons 65

December 13, 2018 12:01 AM Ban the shift? Not if managers have any say

LAS VEGAS -- The shift, and the possibility of legislating against it, has been a topic at baseball's winter meetings all week. A hot topic? Perhaps, if you're comparing it to the slow trickle of the transaction wire. So let's call it lukewarm. 1. Most of the managers who hazarded an opinion are decidedly not in favor of banning the shift. 2. It's up to baseball's 40

December 12, 2018 8:04 PM Tigers, shortstop Jordy Mercer agree to 1-year deal

The Detroit Tigers have agreed to a one-year, $5.25 million contract with shortstop Jordy Mercer, according to multiple reports. Mercer will replace Jose Iglesias as the Tigers' starting shortstop. Iglesias is a free agent and is seeking more money than the Tigers were willing to pay. He made $6.275 million last season. Mercer, 32, has played his entire 63

December 12, 2018 6:42 PM Radio pioneer Al Helfer wins Hall of Fame's Frick Award

LAS VEGAS -- Al Helfer, who broadcast games on radio for the "Mutual Game of the Day" in the 1950s, has won the Ford C. Frick Award for excellence in broadcasting, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum announced. Helfer, who died in 1975, will be recognized on July 20 at Cooperstown, New York, as part of the Hall's induction weekend. He called 76

December 11, 2018 7:50 PM Phillies, OF Andrew McCutchen agree to 3-year, $50M deal

According to ESPN and multiple reports, McCutchen will receive a three-year, $50 million contract. The deal includes a team option for the 2022 season. The 32-year-old, a five-time All-Star and the 2013 National League MVP, batted .255 with 20 homers and 65 RBIs in 155 games last season with the San Francisco Giants and New York Yankees. He hit .253 with five homers 94

December 6, 2018 9:14 PM Ryan Shazier Crushes Deadlift Workout One Year After Serious Back Injury

Ryan Shazier is making some incredible progress in his gridiron comeback ... crushing a deadlift workout just one year after suffering a serious back injury. The Pittsburgh Steelers star required MAJOR spinal stabilization surgery last December after suffering a severe spinal injury while playing the Bengals during a Monday Night Football matchup 50