Major League Baseball, its players’ association and the Cuban Baseball Federation reached an agreement that will allow players from the island nation to sign big league contracts without defecting.Read more
The Carolina Panthers are not expected to play Cam Newton for the final two games because of a shoulder injury and the fact that the team is all but eliminated from playoff contention.Read more
Georgia landed a commitment Wednesday from linebacker Nakobe Dean, the No. 23 ranked prospect overall who chose the Bulldogs over Alabama, Ole Miss, Auburn and LSU.Read more
Oklahoma City guards Raymond Felton and Dennis Schroder were suspended for one game without pay Wednesday for leaving the bench area during an altercation and participating in the melee that spilled over into the stands.Read more
Colts rookie linebacker Darius Leonard, who leads the league with 146 tackles, said he was “heartbroken” at being passed over for the Pro Bowl. He said he wants to get 40 tackles against the Giants on Sunday.Read more
Missy Franklin, a five-time Olympic gold medalist, announced her retirement at age 23, citing chronic shoulder pain as the impetus for her decision.Read more
The best high school prospects in America have started sending their signed letters of intent to the college program of their choice.Read more
Brian Windhorst shares some truths about LeBron, Anthony Davis and the Lakers.
The Raiders’ time in Oakland is as good as over. They won’t move to Sin City for another year, but the local fans are ready to embrace their new team.Read more
Todd Gurley, Michael Thomas and Patrick Mahomes are in. Check out the Pro Bowl picks for every team.