OXON HILL, Md. — Free agent outfielder Matt Holliday and the Yankees have finalized a $13 million, one-year contract. Holliday, who turns 37 next month, fits into the Yankees strategy of signing veterans to short-term deals while pivoting toward a youth movement. A seven-time All-Star with a .303
Chris Sale is moving from a White Sox team that has compiled four straight losing seasons to a Red Sox team that instantly becomes a serious 2017 contender with his presence in the rotation. He is moving from a ballpark in Chicago that ranked 26th in attendance in 2016 to historic Fenway Park,
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former FIFA official from Nicaragua who was responsible for overseeing the soccer governing body's development efforts in Central America pleaded guilty on Wednesday to U. S. charges stemming from a wide-ranging bribery investigation.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Twice Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva was named on Wednesday as head of a new Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) Supevisory Council which will control the actions undertaken by the organization.
KINGSTON (Reuters) - Usain Bolt has said he was shocked by the decision of Jamaica's athletics federation to abstain from an IAAF vote on a sweeping reform package at the governing body of world athletics.