ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have acquired Robert Griffin III's college center, claiming J.D. Walton off waivers from the Denver Broncos.
Griffin and Walton were teammates for two seasons at Baylor before starting their NFL careers. Walton was a third-round pick by the Broncos in 2010 and started 36 games, but he's been sidelined since Week 4 of last season because of a severe ankle injury that has required multiple surgeries.
SEATTLE (AP) — The Mariners have re-signed oft-injured outfielder Franklin Gutierrez to a $1 million, one-year contract, adding needed depth to their outfield.
Seattle announced the deal Wednesday following a physical. Gutierrez became a free agent after the Mariners declined his $7.5 million option, but he chose to return to Seattle for a sixth season hoping he can finally stay healthy.
Gutierrez won a Gold Glove in 2010 but has spent most of the...
SAO PAULO (AP) — A labor court has allowed construction to resume at the World Cup stadium where a man fell 115 feet to his death while working on a roofing structure in the jungle city of Manaus.
Construction in all areas where workers had to be high above the ground was halted Sunday, a day after the second worker's death at the Arena Amazonia. This is the stadium that will host four World Cup matches next June, including England vs. Italy and United States vs....