A person with knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that Pierce has agreed to a three-year, $10 million deal to join the Los Angeles Clippers. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because no contracts can be finalized until July 9.
Pierce spent this past season with the Washington Wizards, and they wanted him back for a second year. But the lure of going back to Southern...
ATLANTA (AP) — A person with knowledge of the deal says the Atlanta Hawks have reached an agreement to re-sign free agent power forward Paul Millsap.
The person says the agreement is for a two-year deal with a player option for a third year that makes the contract worth $58.9 million. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the deal can't be finalized until July 9.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mets outfielder Michael Cuddyer has been given two shots to relieve discomfort in his left knee but expects to avoid the disabled list.
Cuddyer was out of New York's starting lineup Wednesday night against the Chicago Cubs after leaving Tuesday's game in the seventh inning. He had an MRI on Wednesday that revealed a slight strain and said doctors told him that was the "best-case scenario."
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings have signed defenseman Mike Green and forward Brad Richards to free-agent contracts.
The team announced Wednesday that Green will get a three-year contract and Richards a one-year deal.
Green has spent his entire career with Washington, recording 113 goals and 247 assists in 575 games. He is the second-highest scoring defenseman in the NHL over the past eight seasons and will be counted on to quarterback Detroit's...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Billy Butler hit his first triple in nearly three years and also singled, Jesse Hahn pitched six solid innings and the Oakland Athletics beat the Colorado Rockies 4-1 on Wednesday.
Hahn (6-6) improved to 4-1 over his last six starts after giving up one run on four hits. He walked two and struck out six.
Tyler Clippard retired the final four hitters for his 14th save.
FLOURTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Matt Dobyns won the PGA Professional National Championship for the second time in four years Wednesday to top the 20 qualifiers for the PGA Championship.
Dobyns, the 37-year-old head pro at Fresh Meadow in Lake Success, New York, took advantage of playing partner Ben Polland's closing double bogey for a three-stroke swing and a one-shot victory at windy Philadelphia Cricket Club.
After Polland missed a 10-foot bogey putt on the...
BERLIN (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter has said in a magazine interview that he is not corrupt and that he has a "clear conscience" despite corruption investigations into world soccer's governing body.
"Whoever accuses me of being corrupt has to prove it to me first. But nobody can do that because I'm not corrupt," Blatter told Thursday's edition of German weekly Bunte, extracts of which were released Wednesday.