Super Bowl contenders upgraded their rosters either by trade or free agency. Losing teams added talent in the hopes of making a run at the playoffs. Here are 10 of the most noteworthy moves.
Pro athletes, many representing out-of-state teams, have been awarded millions of dollars from the California Workers’ Compensation program over the last three decades, according to a Los Angeles Times report.
The Golden State Warriors traded forward Jeremy Tyler to Atlanta and guard Charles Jenkins to Philadelphia in separate salary-slashing deals Thursday to get under the NBA’s luxury tax.
A full postseason share for the World Series champion San Francisco Giants was worth a record $377,003, breaking the mark that had stood since the 2006 St. Louis Cardinals.
San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey has been named Comeback Player of the Year by his fellow Major League Baseball players, but was beaten out for National League Outstanding Player honors by Pittsburgh outfielder Andrew McCutchen.
Washington State University football coach Mike Leach has banned players from using Twitter.
Police were trying to find the suspects who broke into vehicles owned by some New York Giants while the team was beating San Francisco 23-3.
The A’s are the hottest team in baseball since the All-Star break and are currently holding an AL wild card slot. And yes, this is the same team I wrote about three months ago when they were threatening an all-time record for offensive futility.
Two-time Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum is 3-10 with a league-worst 6.42 ERA (out of qualifying starters). Barry Zito is 7-6 with a 4.01 ERA, but the Giants could certainly get a better pitcher.
When the late Al Davis ran the show for the Oakland Raiders, there were a lot of questionable contracts given out to players that essentially held the team back. Some fans are still haunted by the contracts of JaMarcus Russell, Javon Walker, and DeAngelo Hall.