MIAMI (AP) — Outfielder Justin Maxwell has agreed to a minor league contract with the Miami Marlins.
The 32-year-old hit .209 with seven homers and 26 RBIs this year in 249 at-bats with San Francisco. He has a .220 average, 41 homers and 133 RBIs in seven major league seasons that have included stints with Washington, Houston and Kansas City.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Dabo Swinney says there pizza party he promised will be held at Clemson on Sunday — whether the Tigers win or lose the Atlantic Coast Conference game on Saturday night.
The Tigers coach said Tuesday his top-ranked team "deserves a celebration" for what they've already accomplished. Clemson is 12-0 for the first time in 34 years. Should the Tigers defeat No. 8 North Carolina (11-1) in Charlotte, North Carolina, the Tigers are headed to the College...
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James says Kobe Bryant inspired him to greatness and he was "kind of sad" when he learned the Lakers star is retiring.
James spent much of his interview session Tuesday praising Bryant, who announced on Sunday that his 20th NBA season will be his last. James, who had posters of Bryant on his wall as a kid, said he was always motivated by his former Olympic teammate.
James said he even wore an afro when he was in high school so...
CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the agreement says wide receiver Terrelle Pryor is expected to sign Tuesday with the Browns.
Pryor, a former starting quarterback with Oakland, will join the struggling Browns for the remainder of this season, said the person who spoke Tuesday to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team has not announced the signing.
Pryor was in training camp this summer with Cleveland but was one of the...
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have placed defensive tackle Kyle Williams on season-ending injured reserve and signed three players to shore up an injury-depleted defense.
Defensive tackle T.J. Barnes was signed off the New York Jets practice squad. Defensive end Lavar Edwards was signed off Dallas' practice squad. And Buffalo signed free-agent linebacker Kevin Reddick, who was on the Bills practice squad earlier this season.
LONDON (AP) — Five of FIFA's sponsors have written to the executive committee of soccer's scandal-battered governing body demanding "independent oversight" of the reform process.
Sponsors were originally promised places on the FIFA reform committee. But instead of being invited into meetings discussing the overhaul of the organization, they have only been offered seats on an advisory board which is yet to be appointed.