September 2, 2014
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Scott Halleran/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The Houston Texans have rewarded one of the top defensive players in the league with the top contract ever for a defensive player. J.J. Watt and the Texans have agreed to a new six-year deal worth a reported $100 m
Welington Castillo homered and drove in three runs, Luis Valbuena also hit a home run and the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 Monday.
Matt Holliday had the go-ahead RBI single in the seventh inning after Kolten Wong's pinch-hit homer tied the score, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday.
Sylvia Fowles scored 27 points and the Chicago Sky beat the Indiana Fever 86-84 in two overtimes to even the best-of-three Eastern Conference finals on Monday.
Finally, the Chicago Bears' rebuilt defense gets a chance to show what it can do.
The Chicago Bears have signed long snapper Jeremy Cain to replace the retired Patrick Mannelly.
Kadon Harth doubled and drove in three runs on the day to lead Shepherd to a 5-1 victory Friday over Putnam County.
iStockphoto(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) -- The Louisville Cardinals (1-0) defense held Miami to 1-for-13 on three downs, helping lead the team to a 31-13 win over the Hurricanes on Monday in their season opener.It was also the first victory for head coach Bobby Petr
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Striker Radamel Falcao has joined Manchester United on a season long loan from Monaco. United will reportedly pay Monaco between five and six million pounds for the striker and have an option to buy Falcao at the end of
Joe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The Oakland Raiders announced on Monday that rookie quarterback Derek Carr will start Week One for the team.Carr becomes the 18th different starting quarterback since 2003, beating out veteran Matt Schaub."Not an indi
Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- MLB: Philadelphia Phillies 7 (63-74) - Atlanta Braves 0 (72-66)Miami Marlins 9 (67-69) - New York Mets 6 (64-74)Minnesota Twins 6 (60-77) - Baltimore Orioles 4 (79-57)Tampa Bay Rays 4 (67-71) - Boston Red Sox 3 (60-77) - 1
Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images(ATLANTA) -- Phillies starter Cole Hamels left after the sixth inning on Labor Day with a no-hitter in place and watched three other teammates complete the no-hit bid in their 7-0 win over the Braves.Hamels threw 108 pitches a
Elsa/Getty Images(FOXBOROUGH, Mass.) -- Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski said he's ready to go for their season opener against the Miami Dolphins.Gronkowski had reconstructive surgery on his left knee during the offseason and doctors gave him the green l
Mike McGinnis/Getty Images(HOUSTON) -- The Houston Astros fired manager Bo Porter on Monday.Porter was in the midst of his second year and bench coach Dave Trembley was also let go."Bo's passion and energy are unparalleled, and his desire to win unquestio
National Football League(NEW YORK) -- Even though he left the team via free agency this offseason, veteran safety Danieal Manning is back with Houston Texans.The Texans had originally offered Manning a pay cut following last season, but he declined and in
Sarah Glenn/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- As Major League Baseball enters the final month of the regular season, the Milwaukee Brewers have helped solidify their bullpen as they've acquired reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Cincinnati Reds.No longer the doin
Photos.com/Thinkstock(TORONTO) -- Fighting for a playoff spot in the American League, the Toronto Blue Jays have acquired veteran outfielder John Mayberry Jr. from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for minor leaguer Gustavo Pierre.If the Blue Jays do
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Scott Boehm/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The San Francisco 49ers find themselves with another player in trouble with the law. Defensive lineman Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday morning on charges of domestic violence.San Jose police Sgt. Heather Randol
Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The Houston Texans have acquired quarterback Ryan Mallett from the New England Patriots for a conditional sixth or seventh-round pick in 2016, a source said on Sunday.Mallett had served as the primary backup for
 
 
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