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Royals trade Wade Davis to Cubs for Jorge Soler

The Kansas City Royals and Chicago Cubs have agreed to a trade that will send reliever Wade Davis to Chicago in exchange for outfielder Jorge Soler, according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today.

AP Source: USF's Taggart to be next Oregon football coach

A person with direct knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that South Florida football coach Willie Taggart has informed the school that he is leaving to become the coach at Oregon

NBA's Westbrook Is Still Averaging A…

Russell Westbrook has 11 triple-doubles. Meanwhile, the rest of the NBA, approximately 380-plus players or so, have just 12 total.

Infantino proposes 16 groups of 3 teams in…

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has suggested having 16 three-team groups if the World Cup expands to 48 countries

LeBron: No statement by not staying at…

LeBron James says he was not trying to make a statement by not staying at a Donald Trump-branded hotel with the Cleveland Cavaliers, calling it a personal preference

Cris ‘Cyborg’ says UFC recommended birth control…

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino says a UFC nutritionist recommended birth control pills that wrecked her health.

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IOC extends provisional measures against Russia

The International Olympic Committee has decided to extend the provisional sanctions imposed on Russia over allegations of widespread doping

Longtime Cowboys linebacker Dave Edwards dies at…

Former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Dave Edwards has died at 76.

Green Bay Packers rookie's first winter coat

Green Bay Packers rookie wideout and California native Trevor Davis goes on an adventure to find his first winter coat.

AP source: Rodney, D-backs agree to $2.75M, 1-year contract

A person familiar with the negotiations says 39-year-old closer Fernando Rodney and the Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a $2.75 million, one-year contract

Germany divided again as Leipzig gets emotions…

Germany divided again as promoted Leipzig gets emotions running high in the Bundesliga

No longer the underdog, Oklahoma QB Mayfield…

Baker Mayfield arrived on Oklahoma's campus as an unpredictable gunslinger with a chip on his shoulder

Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul out at least six weeks

New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is out at least six weeks following surgery for a core muscle injury, according to multiple media reports.

Caddie dies, 1st round stopped at Dubai Ladies…

A caddie collapsed and died Wednesday at the Dubai Ladies Masters, forcing the suspension of the first round and the shortening of the tournament to 54 holes

Sale on yielding ace role: 'We play for a trophy…

New Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale says he isn't worried that he might not be the ace of the pitching staff after being traded from the White Sox to Boston

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Report: Oregon to hire Willie Taggart as head…

South Florida's Willie Taggart will be named the new head football coach at Oregon. Taggart will replace Mark Helfrich, who was fired last month after four seasons.

AP source: Gomez agrees to $11.5M deal to stay…

Two people familiar with the negotiations say outfielder Carlos Gomez has agreed to an $11.5 million, one-year contract to remain with the Texas Rangers

No. 2 Notre Dame women eager to face top-ranked…

Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw figures top-ranked Connecticut should provide a good measuring stick to see just how good her second-ranked Fighting Irish are

Chargers in talks to play at L.A. Coliseum in 2017

If the Chargers choose to relocate, they could wind up sharing the L.A. Coliseum with the Rams next season, USA Today reports.

LEADING OFF: What to watch at the baseball winter…

LEADING OFF: Nationals try to close trade for White Sox ace Chris Sale at baseball's winter meetings; Melancon sets high-bucks bar for free-agent relievers

Report: Stanford RB Christian McCaffrey to…

Stanford junior running back Christian McCaffrey will declare for the 2017 NFL draft, according to Matt Miller of Bleacher Report.

Friends remember Rashaan Salaam as more than a…

Friends, former teammates and ex-coaches of Rashaan Salaam remember the one-time Colorado star as much more than a football player

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NHL's new concussion spotters have had spotty…

NHL's new concussion spotters have had spotty results so far with some players pulled without concussions, and some with them slipping through cracks.

No. 5 Duke beats No. 21 Florida 84-74 in Jimmy V…

Amile Jefferson had career highs of 24 points and 15 rebounds to lead No. 5 Duke to an 84-74 victory over No. 21 Florida in the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden

NFL Power Rankings: Week 14

After Week 13 in the NFL, find out which team had the biggest rise and which team had the greatest fall in this week's NFL Power Rankings.