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  • On The Fly: Panthers QB Cam Newton Injured In Auto Accident

    On The Fly: Panthers QB Cam Newton Injured In Auto Accident
    Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was involved in a two-car accident near the stadium in Charlotte early Tuesday afternoon and has two broken bones in his back. The driver of the other vehicle also has non-life-threatening injuries, according to various...
  • Angels president says luxury tax threshold 'not a line in the sand'

    It has been widely reported owner Arte Moreno is extremely reluctant to exceed the $189-million luxury tax threshold for 2015, and that Moreno's stance is preventing the Angels from pursuing expensive free-agent aces such as Max Scherzer, Jon Lester and ...
  • Dodgers will not sign Jon Lester

    Dodgers will not sign Jon Lester
    The Dodgers will not be adding Jon Lester to their rotation, a person familiar the situation said Tuesday night under the condition of anonymity. With Lester ruling out the San Francisco Giants as a destination, the free-agent left-hander appears to have...
  • Your move, Cubs: Sox owning this offseason

    White Sox general manager Rick Hahn isn't the most outspoken guy. But make no mistake, he and his front office are doing everything they can to get Chicago baseball fans' attention. Christmas came early on the South side, with Santa, aka Hahn,...
  • Cubs acquire catcher Miguel Montero from the Diamondbacks

    SAN DIEGO -- The Chicago Cubs have acquired two-time National League All-Star catcher Miguel Montero from the Arizona Diamondbacks. The left-handed hitting Montero was acquired for minor league pitchers Jeferson Mejia and Zack Godley, a source confirmed...
  • Cubs ready to make other moves as they await Jon Lester's decision

    Cubs ready to make other moves as they await Jon Lester's decision
    SAN DIEGO — Amid conflicting reports regarding the decision of marquee free-agent pitcher Jon Lester, perhaps the most honest assessment Monday night came from Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer. "I have no sense of timing on anything at this point,"...
  • Cubs sign free-agent ace Jon Lester

    Cubs sign free-agent ace Jon Lester
    SAN DIEGO — First it was Joe Maddon. And now it's Jon Lester. If there was any question about the Cubs' offseason commitment to becoming a playoff contender, they took a significant and historic step by signing Lester — the top left-hander...
  • Ervin Santana would be icing on Cubs' cake

    SAN DIEGO -- What’s next for the Cubs after the Jon Lester signing? More pitching, perhaps. The Cubs aren’t done looking for starting pitching, despite signing Lester and Jason Hammel at the winter meetings. After I congratulated a top...
  • Vegas loves Cubs after Jon Lester signing

    Vegas loves Cubs after Jon Lester signing
    ESPN.com reports: After entering the offseason at 40-1 odds to win the 2015 World Series, the Cubs were listed at 12-1 after the signing Wednesday of pitcher Jon Lester by the Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas. The Cubs' odds had improved to 18-1 after the...
  • Intriguing catching options for Jon Lester

    Intriguing catching options for Jon Lester
    SAN DIEGO -- Part of the learning process for Jon Lester in spring training will involve him getting acclimated to new Chicago Cubs catcher Miguel Montero. The Cubs wouldn't have agreed to pay off of the remaining $40 million on Montero's contract if...
  • Pitching deals mean White Sox mean business: The future is now

    Pitching deals mean White Sox mean business: The future is now
    No better way for the White Sox to mark the 10-year anniversary of winning the World Series than celebrating another one in 2015. Admittedly, that sounds outrageous to suggest for a team 16 games below .500 last year, but it accurately depicts the...