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February 21, 2018 - 3:28 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police department says it's making no significant changes in its plans before a basketball tournament during which shootings have occurred the past two years. The Charlotte Observer reports the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said it will be using "...
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February 21, 2018 - 3:12 pm
BASEBALL MLB — Suspended Houston RHP Forrest Whitley (Double-A Corpus Christi) 50 games without pay for a violation of baseball's minor league drug prevention and treatment program. American League TEXAS RANGERS — Acquired international slot compensation from Cincinnati for RHP Miguel Medrano...
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February 21, 2018 - 2:49 pm
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed free agent outfielder Michael Saunders to a minor league contract and invited him to major league spring training. The Pirates announced the move Wednesday. The 31-year-old Saunders hit a combined .202 with six home runs and 21 RBIs in 73...
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February 21, 2018 - 2:42 pm
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — The Texas Rangers have traded minor league right-hander Miguel Medrano to the Cincinnati Reds for money to sign international free agents. The deal was made Wednesday. The 20-year-old Medrano was 5-1 with a 2.59 ERA in 12 games, 10 of them starts, in the Dominican Summer...
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FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2017, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Joaquin Benoit throws in the ninth inning against the San Diego Padres during a baseball game in Pittsburgh. Benoit and the Washington Nationals have agreed in principle to a major league contract that will pay the 40-year-old reliever $1 million for the 2018 season, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. (AP Photo/Jared Wickerham, File)
February 21, 2018 - 2:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals say they have agreed to a one-year deal with 40-year-old reliever Joaquin Benoit. The team announced the move Wednesday, along with placing pitcher Joe Ross on the 60-day disabled list as he recovers from Tommy John surgery in July. The Nationals didn't...
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Austin Dillon (3) takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Daytona 500 Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/David Graham)
February 21, 2018 - 1:43 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Austin Dillon is still celebrating his Daytona 500 victory and Bubba Wallace is relishing his sudden breakout as NASCAR's newest star. Denny Hamlin? Well, he's in the middle of another feud, and it's only the second week of the season. NASCAR moves from the Daytona 500 this...
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February 21, 2018 - 1:18 pm
All Times EST Eastern Conference Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Westchester 25 14 .641 — Raptors 23 15 .605 1½ Long Island 20 16 .556 3½ Maine 16 21 .432 8 Central Division W L PCT GB Fort Wayne 21 15 .583 — Grand Rapids 20 18 .526 2 Wisconsin 17 20 .459 4½ Windy City 17 20 .459 4½ Canton 14 23 .378...
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February 21, 2018 - 1:16 pm
All Times EST Eastern Conference Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Westchester 25 14 .641 — Raptors 23 15 .605 1½ Long Island 20 16 .556 3½ Maine 16 21 .432 8 Central Division W L PCT GB Fort Wayne 21 15 .583 — Grand Rapids 20 18 .526 2 Wisconsin 17 20 .459 4½ Windy City 16 20 .444 5 Canton 14 23 .378...
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February 21, 2018 - 1:15 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants say Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda remains hospitalized in critical condition after a cardiac incident. The Giants gave an update Wednesday on the condition of the 80-year-old Cepeda. He was taken to a Bay Area hospital late Monday. Cepeda has been a...
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