JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Marlins' offseason investment in talent paid dividends at their spring training ticket office.
Even with Wednesday's announced crowd of 3,304 — the smallest of the exhibition season — the Marlins drew an average of 5,071 fans to Roger Dean Stadium for their 14 home games. That's an 18 percent increase from 2014, when Miami averaged 4,306 fans.
"Every game has been packed — that's the first time I've seen that," said...
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have re-signed versatile fullback Will Tukuafu and defensive tackle Jesse Williams, who has spent the last two seasons on injured reserve.
Tukuafu signed with the Seahawks on Oct. 29 and played in nine games (two starts) in the regular season and in all three playoff games. He played mostly at fullback but also filled in along the defensive line.
Tukuafu, who spent his first four seasons in San Francisco, has...
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HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — The New York Red Bulls have named Jason Baum as their senior director of communications.
The MLS team announced the hiring on Wednesday.
Baum will oversee the daily public relations and media operations. For the past nine years, he oversaw Rutgers' athletic communications, the department's official athletics website (ScarletKnights.com), the online digital network of Rutgers Athletics (RVision) and all broadcast opportunities...
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Jesse Chavez allowed three hits in six innings, Mark Canha homered and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 Wednesday to finish their first spring training at HoHoKam Park with a 14-1 record.
Billy Burns drove in a run on his major league-leading 29th hit, the most by an A's player in spring training since Tony Phillips had 30 in 1999. J.P. Sportsman also homered.
C.J. Cron had two doubles and drove in a run for...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed defensive end Clifton Geathers.
Geathers agreed to a one-year deal. Terms were not disclosed. The 27-year-old Geathers originally signed with the Steelers last December after Brett Keisel was lost for the season with a triceps injury. Geathers did not appear in any of the final four games or Pittsburgh's loss to Baltimore in the wild-card round.
Geathers has played in 37 games with one start in...