By RONALD BLUM, AP Baseball Writer
NEW YORK (AP) — Teams in Texas, Florida, Nevada and Washington state may have become more attractive destinations for free agents following the enactment of tax law changes.
Deductions for state and local taxes are capped at $10,000 in the year starting ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pitcher Tom Koehler and the Los Angeles Dodgers finalized a $2 million, one-year contract, a deal that raises next year’s projected luxury tax payroll of the NL champions to $183 million.
Koehler split last season between Miami and Toronto. The 31-year-old right-hander ...
ATLANTA (AP) — Victor Oladipo scored 23 points, Myles Turner had 20 and the Indiana Pacers beat the Atlanta Hawks 105-95 on Wednesday night.
Bojan Bogdanovic had 19 points as Indiana won for the second time in five games. The Pacers rallied from a sluggish start to shoot 48.8 ...
By Steven Wine
AP Sports Writer
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Five-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has never won a playoff game.
Ditto five-time Pro Bowl defensive end Cameron Wake. And 39-year-old long snapper John Denney, who has been with the Miami Dolphins since 2005.
By Janie McCauley
AP Baseball Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Evan Longoria expects to win immediately with the San Francisco Giants, whose run of success in even years is well documented — and the club’s new third baseman knows all about that.
The Giants’ brass realizes adding ...
By WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Steelers coach Mike Tomlin says star receiver Antonio Brown will miss Pittsburgh's Christmas Day visit to Houston with a contusion on his left calf.
The NFL's leading receiver left in the second quarter against the Patriots after getting ...
By ROB MAADDI, AP Pro Football Writer
Bust out the protractors and rulers, refs. All your old-school stationery supplies are fair game for measurements in the NFL.
Referee Gene Steratore's decision to use a folded index card for a first-down measurement that went in favor of Dallas against ...
By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer
Jordan Spieth won the British Open with a flourish at the end. Justin Thomas hit 7-iron that had to be perfect for him to seal his first major at the PGA Championship.
Both wonder if they would have been in position to win on Sunday if not for key shots ...
By ERIC OLSON, AP College Football Writer
Targeting penalties in the top tier of college football reached an all-time high this season and the Pac-12 and Southeastern conferences had the most players flagged, according to an analysis of NCAA data and research by The Associated Press.
It has ...
By The Associated Press
FOOTBALL BOWL SUBDIVISION TARGETING CALLS - 2017
By Conference (total number of players)
Big Ten: 20
Sun Belt: 20
Mountain West: 13
Big 12: 12
Conference USA: 12
Atlantic Coast: 6