Sports transactions

January 15, 2019 - 12:06 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have hired Perry Fewell as their new secondary coach. Fewell returns home bringing 34 years of coaching experience, including 21 in the NFL. He most recently served as secondary coach with the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jaguars allowed just 182.2 passing yards per...
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Charlotte Hornets' Tony Parker, left, drives against San Antonio Spurs' Davis Bertans during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
January 15, 2019 - 12:46 am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The fans in San Antonio didn't care too much about a rare home loss. They only wanted to shower Tony Parker with love and appreciation. Parker gave them plenty to cheer about, just as he did for 17 seasons with the Spurs. Kemba Walker scored 33 points and Parker enjoyed a...
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Cleveland Browns new NFL football head coach Freddie Kitchens, right, answers questions after a news conference, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
January 14, 2019 - 6:59 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Freddie Kitchens ran some Wishbone formation, pulled off a few trick plays and had wide receiver Jarvis Landry throw passes. Cleveland's offense was unpredictable, imaginative and wide-open under Kitchens last season. It will be again. Kitchens said Monday he will continue to call...
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January 14, 2019 - 5:14 pm
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — New West Virginia coach Neal Brown has added several assistant coaches to his staff. Brown announced the hiring Monday of defensive assistant Jordan Lesley and offensive assistant Sean Reagan. Lesley was the defensive line coach with Brown at Troy last season and was the...
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New York Jets head coach Adam Gase speaks during a news conference in Florham Park, N.J., Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. The Jets coach was formally introduced at the team's facility, and social media was quickly abuzz. No, not with his vision for the team or where he sees quarterback Sam Darnold’s progress going. It was all about Gase's eyes, which were intensely focused at times throughout the nearly 20-minute news conference. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
January 14, 2019 - 5:09 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Adam Gase's wide-eyed gazes were the star of his Big Apple welcome. The New York Jets coach was formally introduced Monday at the team's facility, and social media was quickly abuzz. No, not with his vision for the team or where he sees quarterback Sam Darnold's progress...
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January 14, 2019 - 3:26 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Left-hander Derek Holland is staying with the San Francisco Giants, agreeing to a one-year contract that guarantees $7 million. With all the injuries to the rotation last season, keeping the versatile Holland provides a big boost to the pitching staff. "For me, it was just an...
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Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Anthony Hitchens, top, and safety Jordan Lucas (24) tackle Indianapolis Colts running back Marlon Mack (25) during the second half of an NFL divisional football playoff game in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
January 13, 2019 - 4:38 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The two transactions that the Kansas City Chiefs made before the start of the season came with little fanfare, mostly because casual football fans probably had never heard of either of them. Jordan Lucas was drafted in the sixth round out of Penn State by the Dolphins, and...
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January 13, 2019 - 11:03 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State has added former West Virginia defensive coordinator Tony Gibson to its coaching staff. Coach Dave Doeren said Sunday that Gibson will be the co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach. Gibson helped develop linebacker David Long into the Big 12 defensive...
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Los Angeles Rams running back C.J. Anderson scores against the Dallas Cowboys during the first half in an NFL divisional football playoff game Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
January 13, 2019 - 1:00 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With 1 yard between the Los Angeles Rams and the Dallas end zone on fourth down midway through in the fourth quarter, Sean McVay decided to go straight ahead. No clever plays for this high-flying offense. No elaborate schemes from their inventive coach. C.J. Anderson ran directly...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, file photo, Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts hits a two-run home run against the Chicago White Sox during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Chicago. Betts and the World Series champion Red Sox agreed to a $20 million, one-year contract on Friday, a $9.5 million raise for an arbitration-eligible player that topped pitcher Max Scherzer’s $8.8 million raise from Detroit in 2014. (AP Photo/Jim Young, File)
January 12, 2019 - 12:07 am
NEW YORK (AP) — AL MVP Mookie Betts, NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom and major league home run champion Khris Davis reached high-priced one-year deals to avoid salary arbitration, while slugger Nolan Arenado and pitchers Gerrit Cole, Luis Severino and Aaron Nola were among 15 players still on...
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