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AP source: Cubs having active talks with RHP Yu Darvish

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AP source: Chicago Cubs having active talks with free-agent RHP Yu Darvish. More>>

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CF Austin Jackson agrees to $6M, 2-year deal with Giants

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Center fielder Austin Jackson has agreed to a $6 million, two-year contract with the San Francisco Giants. More>>

Chipper Jones set to join familiar names in Hall of Fame

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A Braves reunion: All signs point to Chipper Jones becoming the latest member of those great Atlanta teams of the 1990s and early 2000s to enter the Baseball Hall of Fame. More>>

The Latest: Foles, Eagles will be underdogs 1 more time

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New England Patriots owner Bob Kraft says the team needs to guard against "jealousy and envy". More>>

Autopsy: Roy Halladay had amphetamine, morphine in system

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An autopsy report says retired star pitcher Roy Halladay had evidence of amphetamine, morphine and an insomnia drug in his system when he died in a small plane crash in Florida last year. More>>

Tim Tebow invited to spring training by Mets

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Tim Tebow will be at spring training with Mets as he enters 2nd season of pro baseball. More>>

Evan Longoria considers speeding up games a tricky issue

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Evan Longoria just can't envision it: A reliever riding in from the bullpen on a cart to speed up games. More>>

AP source: Baseball players reject pitch clock, mound limits

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A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press the players' association rejected Major League Baseball's proposal to institute 20-second pitch clocks and limits on mound visits. More>>

Kendrick, Nationals finalize $7 million, 2-year contract

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Outfielder Howie Kendrick and the Washington Nationals have finalized their $7 million, two-year contract. More>>

Mets finalize 1-year deal with 1B Adrian Gonzalez

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Free agent first baseman Adrian Gonzalez and the New York Mets have finalized a one-year contract for the $545,000 major league minimum. More>>

Felipe Rivero finalizes $22M, 4-year deal with Pirates

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Hard-throwing reliever Felipe Rivero finalized a $22 million, four-year contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates, a deal that includes two club options and could be worth $41 million over six seasons. More>>

Despite doping scandals, Olympic fever grips Russian cinemas

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Amid doping scandals, Russians are flocking to see a movie about Soviet glory on the Olympic basketball court 46 years ago. More>>

Slow market changed Bruce's outlook before return to Mets

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Jay Bruce says he has "unfinished business" with the Mets, a factor in his decision to accept a $39 million, three-year contract to return to New York. More>>

AP source: Cubs, Duensing agree to $7 million, 2-year deal

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AP Source: Chicago Cubs, LH reliever Brian Duensing agree to $7 million, 2-year contract. More>>

Andrew McCutchen eager for challenge of a tough right field

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Andrew McCutchen figures San Francisco's AT&T Park outfield is so big, playing right field will still make him feel like a center fielder all over again. More>>

Reliever Addison Reed, Twins finalize $16.75M, 2-year deal

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Right-handed reliever Addison Reed and Minnesota have finalized a $16.75 million, two-year contract, putting another pitcher with closing experience in the back of the Twins' bullpen. More>>

Bucs make "emotionally challenging" call to trade McCutchen

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The Pirates have closed the book on the Andrew McCutchen era. More>>

West Coast Cutch; Giants acquire OF McCutchen from Pirates

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The San Francisco Giants acquired Andrew McCutchen from the Pittsburgh Pirates for right-hander Kyle Crick, minor league outfielder Bryan Reynolds and $500,000 in international signing bonus allocation. More>>

Howie Kendrick and Nationals agree to $7M, 2-year contract

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The Nationals have agreed to a $7 million, two-year contract with outfielder Howie Kendrick, a deal subject to a successful physical. More>>

Hall of Fame ump Harvey, called 'God' by players, dies at 87

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Hall of Fame baseball umpire Doug Harvey has died. More>>

Ozuna excited to join playoff contender in St. Louis

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Marcell Ozuna wasn't surprised by trade from Marlins, was happy with his destination in St. Louis. More>>

Keith Jackson, 89, announcer with 'Whoa, Nelly!' call, dies

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Keith Jackson, the down-home voice of college football for more than 5 decades, dies at 89. More>>

Cole fire: Astros heat up hot stove by acquiring Pirates ace

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World Series champion Houston Astros acquire Gerrit Cole in 5-player trade with Pittsburgh Pirates. More>>

LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball scoreless in pro debut in Lithuania

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LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball are scoreless in their regular-season pro debut in Lithuania. More>>

Donaldson, Bryant set records ahead of arbitration swap

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Third basemen Josh Donaldson and Kris Bryant set records when they were among 145 players who agreed to one-year deals rather than swap proposed salaries in arbitration with their teams. More>>

Josh Donaldson agrees to $23M, 1-year deal with Blue Jays

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Third baseman Josh Donaldson and the Toronto Blue Jays agreed to a $23 million, one-year contact, a $6 million raise for the 2015 AL MVP. More>>

Bryant gets $10.85M, record for 1st arbitration eligible

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Kris Bryant has agreed to a $10.85 million, one-year deal with the Chicago Cubs, a record for a player eligible for arbitration for the first time. More>>

Orioles avoid arbitration with Machado, Britton, 3 others

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The Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a $16 million contract with third baseman Manny Machado and a $12 million deal with injured closer Zach Britton, avoiding arbitration with both stars. More>>

Column: What's the worst sports city in America?

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Column: Atlanta gets a lot of credit for being the worst sports city in America, but Cleveland, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Phoenix and San Diego are also very much in the mix. More>>

Donaldson, Machado, Bryant, Rendon in arbitration hot corner

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Toronto's Josh Donaldson, Baltimore's Manny Machado, Washington's Anthony Rendon and the Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant, a quartet of top third basemen, were among the more than 170 players set to exchange proposed salaries in arbitration. More>>

The future of esports arrives with Overwatch League launch

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The Overwatch League has been launched in an audacious attempt to showcase esports within a traditional sports structure. More>>

AP sources: Mets, Bruce agree to $39M, 3-year deal

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Two people familiar with the negotiations say free-agent outfielder Jay Bruce is set to return to the New York Mets after agreeing to a $39 million, three-year contract. More>>

Baseball agent fired after report he placed camera in shower

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A baseball agent has been fired after an accusation he used a camera to surreptitiously record clients. More>>