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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.

Ohio State, Michigan dominate AP All-Big Ten team

Ohio State and Michigan dominated the selections for The Associated Press All-Big Ten football team

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.

AP sources: Locke, Marlins agree to $3,025,000, 1…

Two people familiar with the negotiations say left-hander Jeff Locke has agreed to a one-year contract with the Miami Marlins worth $3,025,000

AP source: Desmond, Rockies agree to $70M, 5-year contract

A person familiar with the deal tells AP that All-Star free agent outfielder Ian Desmond and the Colorado Rockies have agreed to a $70 million, five-year contract

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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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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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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.

No longer the underdog, Oklahoma QB Mayfield…

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

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

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.

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

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.

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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

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.