The New York Yankees rejected the Cincinnati Reds' trade offer of All-Star second baseman Brandon Phillips for outfielder Brett Gardner, a source told ESPNNewYork.com's Andrew Marchand, confirming multiple reports.
Although he's been suspended for a game and fined on multiple occasions, Tampa Bay safety Dashon Goldson said he's unhappy that many have labeled him a dirty player.
The shoes Michael Jordan wore in his famous "Flu Game" sold for $104,765 on Thursday.
The San Francisco Giants have reached agreement on a one-year contract with outfielder Michael Morse, finding an option to help Gregor Blanco in left field.
The New York Mets have reached agreement on a two-year, $20 million deal with free-agent right-hander Bartolo Colon, a source told ESPNNewYork.com.
Major League Baseball plans to eliminate home plate collisions, possibly as soon as next season but no later than by 2015.
Notre Dame defensive coordinator Bob Diaco has agreed to a five-year deal to become the new head coach at Connecticut, the school announced Thursday.
Ravens safety Matt Elam has plenty of words to describe wide receiver Calvin Johnson, the main object of focus for Baltimore's defensive backfield Monday night in Detroit.
Former Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher thinks Chicago should stick with Josh McCown at quarterback, even if Jay Cutler receives the necessary medical clearance to return from the high-ankle sprain that has kept him out the past four games.
Kirk Cousins will replace Robert Griffin III at quarterback Sunday when the Washington Redskins face the Atlanta Falcons.
Jamal Crawford hit a pair of 3-pointers 23 seconds apart to help the Clippers pull away in the last three minutes, and former Celtics coach Doc Rivers won his first game back in Boston when Los Angeles beat the Celtics 96-88 on Wednesday night.
Starting quarterback Baker Mayfield will seek a transfer from Texas Tech.
Scott Boras had a message for Jay Z.
Alabama kicker Cade Foster, who missed two field goals and had a third blocked during a last-second loss to the Auburn last month, received a letter of support from President George W. Bush.
Corey Hart has agreed to a one-year deal with the Seattle Mariners, the veteran told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The Mariners also acquired Logan Morrison in a trade with the Miami Marlins.
Police in South Florida have made an arrest in the March theft of documents related to the Biogenesis of America clinic, which is alleged to have supplied performance-enhancing drugs to Alex Rodriguez and at least a dozen other professional baseball playe
Representatives for coach Nick Saban and Alabama are talking about a contract extension, but the longer there is no agreement, the more uncomfortable Alabama officials grow, a source told ESPN's Paul Finebaum.
President Mark Emmert says NCAA members are "cautiously optimistic" that the organization can create an acceptable plan to give the five power conferences more autonomy.
They're eliminated from playoff contention with three weeks to go, but Justin Tuck and the New York Giants won't want for motivation when they host the NFC-leading Seattle Seahawks on Sunday at MetLife Stadium.
Texas coach Mack Brown is expected to resign by the end of the week, according to a source.