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Giants CEO Larry Baer will not be charged for fight with wife

Giants CEO Larry Baer will not be charged for fight with wife

Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) -- San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón has declined to press charges against a San Francisco Giants executive who was caught on video in an argument with his wife earlier this month. Larry Baer, the Giants' CEO, is currently on leave from his position -- a decision he announced in the… ... Continue Reading
Scoreboard roundup -- 3/19/19

Scoreboard roundup -- 3/19/19

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEPittsburgh 3, Detroit 1Chi Cubs 6, Seattle 4Texas 3, Milwaukee 2Cincinnati 6, Chi White Sox 5Kansas City 8, Chi Cubs 6LA Angels 9, Colorado 7Cleveland 4, LA Dodgers 2Philadelphia at Houston 1:05 p.m., canceledAMERICAN LEAGUENY Yankees 6, Tampa Bay 2Toronto at Boston 1:05… ... Continue Reading
Deferred prosecution deal offered to New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft in solicitation of prostitution case

Deferred prosecution deal offered to New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft in solicitation of prostitution case

Kevin Winter/Getty Images(PALM BEACH, Fla.) -- Robert Kraft, the owner of the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, is being offered a deferred prosecution agreement in which he would not face prosecution and not be required to plead guilty to any charges surrounding his visits to a Florida spa in January that was under investigation… ... Continue Reading
Report: Angels, Mike Trout close to finalizing largest deal in sports history

Report: Angels, Mike Trout close to finalizing largest deal in sports history

Allen Kee / ESPN Images(LOS ANGELES) -- The Los Angeles Angels and Mike Trout are said to be close to finalizing an extension that would make the center fielder’s contract the largest one in professional sports history.Sources tell ESPN the deal would be for 12 years and worth more than $430 million.If the deal is… ... Continue Reading
Report: Yankees, pitcher Gio Gonzalez agree to deal

Report: Yankees, pitcher Gio Gonzalez agree to deal

Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- The New York Yankees and free-agent pitcher Gio Gonzalez have reportedly come to an agreement on a deal.A source tells ESPN the deal places the left-hander in the Yankees’ farm system but if Gonzalez makes the team’s major league roster, the contract will be worth $3 million for… ... Continue Reading
Bengals release linebacker Vontaze Burfict after seven seasons

Bengals release linebacker Vontaze Burfict after seven seasons

Allen Kee / ESPN Images(CINCINNATI) -- After seven seasons together, the Cincinnati Bengals are parting ways with linebacker Vontaze Burfict.The team announced on Monday it has terminated Burfict’s contract and released him to free agency."As we continue to build our roster for the 2019 season, we felt it best to give both the team and… ... Continue Reading
Scoreboard roundup -- 3/18/19

Scoreboard roundup -- 3/18/19

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEPittsburgh 4, Tampa Bay 2San Diego 3, Cleveland 1San Francisco 5, Chi White Sox 2NY Yankees 7, Atlanta 4Texas 3, LA Dodgers 1AMERICAN LEAGUEMinnesota 4, Boston 1Baltimore 14, Detroit 1Toronto 3, Detroit 2NATIONAL LEAGUEMiami 7, Washington 1St. Louis 4, Philadelphia 1Washington 6, NY… ... Continue Reading
Haloti Ngata retires 'on top' after 13 seasons in NFL

Haloti Ngata retires 'on top' after 13 seasons in NFL

Mitchell Leff/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- After 13 seasons in the NFL, defensive tackle Haloti Ngata announced his retirement on Monday -- and he did so on top of the world.The 35-year-old made the announcement after scaling Mount Kilimanjaro, the world's highest free standing mountain.“Thank you Lord for letting me play the game I love for… ... Continue Reading
Report: Dolphins, free agent QB Ryan Fitzpatrick agree on deal

Report: Dolphins, free agent QB Ryan Fitzpatrick agree on deal

Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(MIAMI) -- The Miami Dolphins and former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick have come to an agreement on a two-year deal, ESPN reports.A source tells ESPN the contract is for $11 million but included incentives could boost the worth up to $20 million.News of the deal comes just days after… ... Continue Reading
Scoreboard roundup -- 3/17/19

Scoreboard roundup -- 3/17/19

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEOakland 5, Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters 1Houston 7, Atlanta 3Pittsburgh 8, Boston 1NY Yankees 7 Philadelphia 3Detroit 3, Atlanta 2San Francisco 7, Kansas City 2Texas 7, Arizona 2Cleveland 9, Cincinnati 9Arizona 7, Chi White Sox 3San Diego 6, LA Angels 2AMERICAN LEAGUEBoston 3, Tampa… ... Continue Reading