NEW YORK (AP) — Curtis Granderson is heading across town, where the New York Mets hope his home run swing won't suffer at Citi Field.
The free-agent outfielder agreed to a $60 million, four-year contract with the Mets, according to a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because the deal was pending a physical and no announcement had been made.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are steamed over suggestions by Peyton Manning's critics that the four-time MVP crumbles in the cold.
Manning, who spent his first 14 seasons playing his home games inside a dome in Indianapolis, has a 3-7 career record, including playoffs, in games in which the temperature at kickoff was 32 degrees or below.
LILLEHAMMER, Norway (AP) — Japan won the mixed team title in World Cup ski jumping Friday, beating Austria and Norway.
Yuki Ito, Daiki Ito, Sara Takanashi, and Takumade Takeuchi made up the Japanese team that earned 942.1 points. They were well ahead of the Austrians, who scored 901.9, and the Norwegian hosts with 887.5.
Austria lined up Jacqueline Seifriedsberger, Thomas Morgenstern, Daniela Iraschko-Stolz and Gregor Schlierenzauer. Norway sent out...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gordon Gee is returning to West Virginia University as interim president, five months after retiring from Ohio State University after remarks he made jabbing Roman Catholics and Southeastern Conference schools were made public.
The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission approved Gee's hiring Friday. The 69-year-old's stay is expected to be temporary and his annual salary was set at $450,000.