| Dec 31, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Rare championships, rising stardom and strong team and individual efforts highligted a banner 2014 sports season locally.
Although many of the stories deserve recognition, a select few stood out among the others.
Chosen by the News-Press, here is a list...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 8:31 PM
Senior forward Karrington Ward scored 23 points and blocked six shots, leading Eastern Michigan to an 87-64 victory over Coppin State on Tuesday night in Ypsilanti. Sophomore guard Raven Lee came off the bench to add 21 points, six rebounds, six steals...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 1:17 PM
The Dodgers are close to signing right-hander Chin-hui Tsao, who has not played professional baseball since the Taiwanese league expelled him five years ago amid allegations of game-fixing.
The Dodgers are expected to sign Tsao to a minor league...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 4:44 PM
The Angels acquired Matt Joyce from the Tampa Bay Rays for veteran reliever Kevin Jepsen on Tuesday, a trade that gives them a primary designated hitter, a left-handed bat to balance a predominantly right-handed lineup, some corner outfield depth and a...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 11:08 AM
The Dodgers won’t have any salary arbitration hearings again this year after agreeing to one-year contracts with closer Kenley Jansen, infielder Justin Turner and right-hander Juan Nicasio.
Jansen, Turner and Nicasio were the team’s last...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 4:48 PM
The seven eligible Miami Marlins all filed for salary arbitration Wednesday.
As a file-and-go team, the Marlins will negotiate until arbitration figures are exchanged on Friday. Once the team and player submit figures, the Marlins cease talks and...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 5:01 PM
With the additions of marquee left-hander Jon Lester and colorful manager Joe Maddon, this weekend's Cubs Convention will provide a more festive atmosphere for Cubs fans than last January, when restless supporters asked when the rebuilding program would...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 11:00 PM
A quiet winter meetings for the Angels got loud in a hurry late Wednesday night when the club traded veteran second baseman Howie Kendrick to the Dodgers for promising left-hander Andrew Heaney, who had been acquired from the Miami Marlins earlier in...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 9:35 AM
SAN DIEGO -- The Chicago Cubs lost Double-A left-hander Andrew McKirahan to the Miami Marlins on Thursday in the Rule 5 draft.
The Marlins must keep McKirahan on the major-league roster for 2015 or offer him back to the Cubs for half of the $50,000...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 10:42 AM
The Angels bolstered their infield depth in the Rule 5 draft on Thursday, acquiring utility man Taylor Featherston for cash from the Chicago Cubs, who had selected Featherston from Colorado’s double-A team in the major league phase of the draft....
| Dec 11, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Demonstrating their resolve to win now, the Miami Marlins for the second time in two days dealt prospects to acquire a veteran starting pitcher.
In a deal the brought Broward County native Mat Latos from Cincinnati for minor-leaguers Anthony...