Premiership: Northampton Saints brush aside Harlequins 40-15 for third straight win

Taqele Naiyaravoro signed a new two-year deal with NorthamptonGallagher PremiershipNorthampton (27) 40Tries: Naiyaravoro 2, Taylor, Haywood, Harrison Cons: Grayson 3 Pens:...

Pro14: Leinster notch eight tries in 50-15 hammering of Dragons at the RDS

Harry Byrne ran in Leinster's third first-half try at the RDSPro 14: Leinster v DragonsLeinster (19) 50Tries: Bent, D Kearney 2,...

Marlins decline $16 million option on Starlin Castro

MIAMI (AP) -- The Marlins have declined their $16 million option on infielder Starlin Castro for 2020 and will pay him a $1 million buyout, allowing him to become a free agent.The move confirmed Friday had been expected as...

Nationals decline Matt Adams’ $4 million option

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two days after winning their first World Series title, the Washington Nationals declined a $4 million mutual option for 2020 on backup first baseman Matt Adams.Adams gets a $1 million buyout and becomes a free agent...

Matt Adams now a free agent after Nationals decline mutual option

The Nationals declined their side of a $4 million mutual option attached to Matt Adams' contract for 2020, the team announced Friday. Adams, who will receive a $1 million buyout, is now a free agent. He could return to...

Athletic Commission pursuing action against Kelvin Gastelum for UFC 244 weigh-in violation

What started as social media speculation has turned into an official pursuit of punishment of Kelvin Gastelum because of a weigh-in violation.Gastelum stepped to the scale with just minutes to spare for his UFC 244 co-main event bout with...

Glasgow Warriors 50-0 Southern Kings: Eight-try hosts kick-start season

Prop Oli Kebble raced through to secure the bonus-point with barely 25 minutes playedPro14: Glasgow v Southern KingsGlasgow Warriors (29) 50Tries:...

Geno Auriemma slams NCAA after Evina Westbrook’s transfer waiver denied

UConn head coach Geno Auriemma was not pleased in announcing that the NCAA had denied junior Evina Westbrook’s transfer waiver request on Friday.Westbrook transferred from Tennessee when the Lady Vols fired head coach Holly Warlick after narrowly making the tournament. UConn filed...

Rockies name Darryl Scott bullpen coach

DENVER (AP) -- The Colorado Rockies have promoted Darryl Scott to bullpen coach.Scott replaces Darren Holmes, who's been in the role since 2015. Colorado is coming off a 71-91 season in which the pitching staff turned in a 5.56...

Oregon-Southern Cal Preview

With a swell of momentum from seven straight victories, the route to the College Football Playoff is increasingly clear for No. 7 Oregon. In fact, the Ducks might be facing the biggest remaining obstacle in their path Saturday...