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Bills' Tyrod Taylor says he'll play against Chiefs

ORCHARD PARK - On this Thanksgiving holiday, Bills fans can be thankful that Tyrod Taylor's shoulder wasn't injured as badly as it looked on Monday …

Kansas City

The 3-man rotation? It's coming ... sometime

The next rotation revolution will not be six starters -- it will be three.

MLB hot stove: Cardinals reach out to free agent utility man Ben Zobrist

The Cardinals have reached out to Ben Zobrist, sources say.

While there are said to be as many as 20 teams in the mix, they are believed to be among the more interested teams, as they love his versatility, especially on the infield.

The Mets are also said to be looking hard at Zobrist, who hit .276 …

Dodgers Name Dave Roberts Manager

NOV. 23: The Dodgers have formally announced the hiring. In the press release announcing the move, Friedman issued the following statement:“We could

Los Angeles Dodgers

Happy Anniversary: Yankees purchase 19-year-old Joe DiMaggio

Despite being nestled in the early part (at least these days it's the early part) of the offseason, Nov. 21 is a pretty cool date in baseball history.

First of all, both Ken Griffey Jr. and Stan Musial were born on Nov. 21 in the same town. We covered that last year, so let's move on to something …


Buffalo Bills on verge of tying franchise turnover mark

[Buffalo Rumblings] In nine games so far, the 2015 Bills have completed four games without committing a turnover. The franchise record for most games …


Blue Jays acquire Jesse Chavez from the Athletics

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that the Blue Jays have acquired pitcher Jesse Chavez from the Athletics in exchange for pitcher Liam …

Sports (Canada)

Chase Utley Rule in works, not that it will fix Ruben Tejada’s leg

DALLAS — Momentum continues to build toward a fundamental change in baseball safety that could be remembered as “The Chase Utley Rule.” Commissioner …

New York City

Nightengale: MLB acting quickly on screens, streams and slides

DALLAS - Major League Baseball, which once prided itself on its traditional, and yes, even archaic ways, now is acting like a downright responsive entity.

You want change?

MLB Commissioner Rod Manfred and his front-office are listening to you, and acting as swiftly as possible.

Just a day after …

Miami Marlins

Value beyond the numbers earned Josh Donaldson AL MVP

TORONTO – All the statistics, all the obvious things about Josh Donaldson’s 2015 season scream out MVP. Sure, there’s a legitimate debate over …

American League

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Andy Van Slyke Hints That Clayton Kershaw Wants Yasiel Puig Off The Dodgers

Andy Van Slyke, a former MLB player turned coach who is also the father of Dodgers outfielder Scott Van Slyke, had some juicy gossip from Chavez …

Clayton Kershaw

Derek Jeter denies 'gift basket' rumors on Joe Buck's new show

Fox's top play-by-play MLB broadcaster Joe Buck has a new show called "Undeniable" that debuted on its home, the Audience Network, on Wednesday night with Yankees icon Derek Jeter as the guest. In October, he spoke at length about it to our own Dave Brown.

Buck didn't shy away from broaching the …

Derek Jeter

Bryce Harper Is Already the Best in the Game, but We've Seen Nothing Yet

That headline sounds absurd, doesn't it? The guy already has three All-Star appearances, two postseason appearances, 97 major league home runs and a DVR full of knock-your-breath-away highlight clips.

Seriously, you need more Bryce Harper hype right now probably only slightly more than you need an …


Yanks willing to develop talent, curtail spending

Steinbrenner won't rely solely on high-priced free agents in offseason

DALLAS -- This was progress, real measurable progress. In the end, that's what the 2015 season represented to the Yankees on so many levels. It wasn't just that they returned to the postseason, although that's the ultimate …

New York Yankees

Trust the process: Rebuilding plan is what's best for Atlanta Braves

Rebuilding is not for the faint of heart, and it’s certainly not for those who engage in half-measures.

Atlanta Braves

Todd Bowles Explains Dubious Fourth Quarter Decisions in Loss to Buffalo

[Sports Media 101] New York Jet fans got their first look at how head coach Todd Bowles performs in close games at crunch time Thursday against the …


Red Sox’ David Ortiz Is Suited for a Send-Off

As the final month of his final season played out, Paul Konerko relished the peaceful ending to his proud career. There was enough hoopla out of the public view, anyway, and he did not want the parting gifts and ceremonies bestowed on other stars.

“No, no — God, no,” Paul Konerko, the longtime …

David Ortiz

Yanks would need 'big return' to trade Andrew Miller: source

Corey Sipkin/New York Daily News

The Yankees would 'need to be overwhelmed' to deal Andrew Miller, according to an MLB executive.

Days after the Red …


Cy Young Awards: Astros' Keuchel wins AL, Cubs' Arrieta takes NL

Keuchel and Arrieta are both first-time winners.


Bills statement on death of Doug Flutie's parents today:

Jake Arrieta beats Clayton Kershaw, Zack Greinke for 2015 National League Cy Young Award

Arrieta topped Dodgers co-aces Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke.

Zack Greinke

Braves remain steadfast as critics grow: 'We are not tanking'

DALLAS - Atlanta Braves general manager John Coppolella is on the other end of the telephone, seething, offended by all of the accusations.

“I know it’s hard for our fans, but I’m not running for office. We are doing what I believe is what’s best in for the long-term interest of the Braves. I’ll …

Craig Kimbrel

Maddon, Banister Named Managers Of The Year By BBWAA






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Joe Maddon

Joe Maddon proves (again) why he's one of the best

There are many reasons why Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon won the National League Manager of the Year Award on Tuesday, but one nugget from ESPN Stats & Information sums it up best: The Cubs were the first team to start four position players in their age-23 seasons or younger in a playoff game …

Joe Maddon

The pitchout is dead and other cool facts from The Bill James Handbook

Before, the annual publication of The Bill James Handbook was the best way to get a complete register of statistics for every player, a must for every rotisserie or Strat-O-Matic player who had to look up all the rookies. The player register remains the heart of the book and …

Bill James

Giants Sign Brandon Crawford To Six-Year Extension

6:11pm: Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News reports the breakdown of Crawford’s contract (via Twitter). He’ll receive a $1.2MM signing bonus …


NFL power rankings: Bills make a big move up

The Buffalo Bills are riding a two-game winning streak and it's had a big impact on their power rankings almost everywhere. The biggest jump for …

Kansas City Chiefs

Joe B: 5 Bills practice notes from Nov. 17

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WKBW) - After one high profile week against a division rival, the notoriety certainly will not decline with the next game on the …

Rex Ryan

Report: Red Sox DH David Ortiz to retire following 2016 season

Red Sox DH David Ortiz will retire following the 2016 season, reports Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Neither Ortiz nor the Red Sox have confirmed the news.

Ortiz, who turns 40 on Wednesday, said last year he does not want a farewell tour a la Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera and Chipper Jones. Here's what …

David Ortiz