7:43 PM EDT, Wed March 20, 2019
17 mins ago

Rui Hachimura's popularity continuing to rise at Gonzaga

Rui Hachimura leaned against a wall inside Las Vegas' Orleans Arena, towering above the boom microphones and cameras being held by the reporters below.
22 mins ago

Welcoming another No. 25, United teammates make like fans with Timberwolves' Derrick Rose

United players Miguel Ibarra, Collin Martin, Ika Opara and Vito Mannone see the NBA from Target Center's front row
1 hour ago

Boston's Mookie Betts says he expects to become free agent

Don't expect AL MVP Mookie Betts to agree to a long-term contract with the Boston Red Sox before he can become a free agent in late 2020.
1 hour ago

Vikings sign ex-Titans guard Josh Kline for thin O-line

The Minnesota Vikings have signed former Tennessee right guard Josh Kline for their thin offensive line.
1 hour ago

Twins start fresh with rookie manager Baldelli in dugout

The Minnesota Twins hired the youngest manager in the major leagues. They remade the right side of the infield. There will be a new closer, too, should rookie skipper Rocco Baldelli decide to designate a particular reliever for ninth-inning duty.
2 hours ago

Vikings sign right guard Josh Kline

Josh Kline, a seven-year veteran, has played for the Patriots and the Titans. He received a three-year deal from the Vikings.
2 hours ago

Star guards Howard and Morant headline Marquette-Murray St

Murray State's Ja Morant and Marquette's Markus Howard have much in common: Point guards, prolific scorers, conference players of the year, All-America contenders. And, apparently, promptness.
3 hours ago

Vikings seeking backup quarterback after Trevor Siemian agrees with Jets

Barring a change of heart, it sounds like former Vikings quarterback Trevor Siemian will be joining the Jets this offseason. Siemian, 27, agreed to a one-year deal with New York on Wednesday during a free-agent visit, according to his agency, leaving the Vikings in the market for a backup quarterback. Siemian's new contract has a base value of $2 million, according to a league source. He's the third Vikings free agent courted by the Jets, joining guard Tom Compton and linebacker Anthony Barr, who reneged on a verbal commitment with New York last week. The Vikings wanted to retain Siemian, who...
3 hours ago

Fernando Romero falters as Twins lose to Pirates

The young righthander gave up four runs in two-thirds of an inning.
4 hours ago

Verlander, Upton unite service dogs with ailing veterans

Justin Verlander and Kate Upton combined two passions, creating the perfect marriage to help veterans suffering from PTSD.
4 hours ago

Twins release veteran Lucas Duda

The power hitting first baseman was in camp on a minor league contract.
5 hours ago

Bucks' Nikola Mirotic out with left thumb injury

Milwaukee Bucks forward Nikola Mirotic is out indefinitely an examination of his left thumb revealed a sprain and a fracture.
5 hours ago

Harper gets 1st hit after 0 for 9 start in spring training

Bryce Harper finally got his first spring training hit with the Philadelphia Phillies after an 0 for 9 start.
5 hours ago

Ichiro cheered at Tokyo Dome, Mariners top A's 9-7 in opener

Ichiro drew all the cheers. Most everyone else on the Seattle Mariners did all the hitting.
6 hours ago

Angels ready to build championship team on cornerstone Trout

The Los Angeles Angels are about to make Mike Trout the highest-paid athlete in North American team sports history. Once his contract is signed, the most productive baseball player of his generation will get $432 million to stay in Orange County through 2030.