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  • Angels pick up closer Street's option for 2015

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have exercised their $7 million contract option on closer Huston Street. The Angels announced perhaps their easiest offseason decision Thursday. Street was an immediate hit after the Angels acquired the veteran right-hander from San Diego...

  • Seattle picks up 2015 option on Hisashi Iwakuma

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners will have right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma under contract for the 2015 season. The Mariners announced Thursday that Iwakuma's $7 million option was vested based on his on-field performance. Iwakuma missed the first month of the 2014 season but went 15-9...

  • Steelers working to help embattled Cortez Allen

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are rallying around embattled cornerback Cortez Allen. Allen is in the midst of an extended funk. He was targeted repeatedly by Indianapolis quarterback Andrew Luck in last week's win over the Colts. Allen was beaten for a pair of touchdown...

  • Redskins: 'every intent' of starting RG3 on Sunday

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — It's time for RG3's latest comeback. One of the NFL's most dynamic play-makers — and personalities — is set to return Sunday, and the rest of the season could go far in determining his future in the league. Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden made it all but...

  • Dolphins coach Joe Philbin misses practice

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin missed practice Thursday because of a family matter while the team prepared for Sunday's game against San Diego. Philbin's absence was expected to be brief. "I think he will be back shortly," defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle said....

  • Rodriguez suspension ends, back on Yanks' roster

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez's season-long suspension formally ended Thursday, a day after the World Series ended. The New York Yankees reinstated the third baseman from the restricted list. Rodriguez was suspended by Major League Baseball for violations of the sport's drug...

  • Bratton: No credible threats against NYC Marathon

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — There are no credible threats against this weekend's New York City Marathon, Police Commissioner William Bratton said Thursday. This is the second time the race has been run since the bombings at the 2013 Boston Marathon. Security was stepped up last year, with...

  • Eagles center Kelce practices, return more likely

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce made it through his third straight day of practice Thursday, making it more likely he will return from a sports hernia injury in this weekend's game against the Houston Texans. The center has been out since having surgery at...

  • Vikings practice squad QB Harnish has foot injury

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings practice squad quarterback Chandler Harnish has a foot injury that will keep him out for at least several weeks. Coach Mike Zimmer said Harnish was inadvertently stepped on by a teammate in practice Wednesday. Harnish saw a foot specialist...

  • Phillies decline $6M 2015 option for pitcher Adams

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies have declined a $6 million club option on pitcher Mike Adams. Philadelphia made the move Thursday, allowing the relief pitcher to become a free agent. Adams had a 2.89 ERA in 22 games with the Phillies last season, with 21 strikeouts over 18 2-3...

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