MIAMI (AP) — Four of the five candidates for FIFA president made presentations to CONCACAF officials Friday.
On the final day of a two-day meeting of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football, favorites Gianni Infantino of Switzerland and Sheikh Salman Bin Ibrahim Al-Khalifa of Bahrain, pitched their candidacies Friday along with France's Jerome Champagne and Jordan's Ali Bin Al-Hussein. South Africa's Tokyo Sexwale did not make the...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed tackle Lamar Holmes.
The team announced the deal Friday but did not provide contract terms. Holmes played for the Atlanta Falcons previously but has not appeared in a game since the 2014 season. He started 15 games in 2013.
Holmes was waived by the Falcons in December. Foot problems have hampered his progress throughout his career, and he broke his right foot last June.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Teenager Taylor Fritz beat Benjamin Becker of Germany 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (5) on Friday at the Memphis Open, becoming the youngest American to reach an ATP semifinal since 1989.
Fritz needed 2 hours, 20 minutes to continue his amazing run at The Racquet Club. Fritz, who turned 18 on Oct. 28, used his big serve and strong forehand to advance to his first career ATP semifinal as the youngest American since Michael Chang won Wembley in 1989 at the age of 17...
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Sung Kang of South Korea had to scramble for par on the last hole Friday to set the course record at Monterey Peninsula with an 11-under 60. It gave him a share of the lead with Hiroshi Iwata, with Phil Mickelson in contention again at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
On another gorgeous day, Mickelson and Kang each raised talk about a 59.
Mickelson was 7 under through 10 holes at Monterey Peninsula, with a pair of par 5s...
NEW YORK (AP) — Closer Aroldis Chapman and the New York Yankees have agreed to a one-year contract worth $11,325,000, avoiding salary arbitration.
Acquired from Cincinnati in December, Chapman had asked for $13.1 million and had been offered $9 million when the sides exchanged figures last month. The agreement Friday was $275,000 above the midpoint.
Chapman threw the 62 fastest pitches in the major leagues last season, ranging from 103.92 to 102.36...
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The contracts of defensive end Quinton Coples and cornerback Brice McCain have been terminated by the Miami Dolphins, saving the team about $10 million in salary cap space.
Coples, a former first-round draft pick, was acquired off waivers from the New York Jets in November and played in six games as a reserve. McCain, a seven-year veteran, spent one season with Miami and started 11 games in 2015.