SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres and Xander Bogaerts agreed to a blockbuster $280 million, 11-year contract Wednesday night, adding the All-Star slugger to an already deep lineup.
A person familiar with the negotiations confirmed the contract to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because it was pending a physical.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Aaron Judge has issued his ruling: Court remains in session in the Bronx.
Judge is staying with the New York Yankees on a $360 million, nine-year contract, according to a person familiar with baseball's biggest free agent deal ever.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former Buffalo Bills punter Matt Araiza will not be charged in connection with an alleged gang rape of a 17-year-old girl at an off-campus party last year when he played football for San Diego State University, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Kyrie Irving is a sneaker free agent and he used the Brooklyn Nets' game Wednesday night to advertise it.
Irving played with tape covering the logo on his black sneakers, two days after Nike ended its relationship with him.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Willson Contreras is going to St. Louis to replace Yadier Molina at catcher, agreeing to an $87.5 million, five-year contract with the Cardinals on Wednesday.
A person familiar with the negotiations confirmed the move to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal was pending a physical.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills’ hopes of having Von Miller back in time for the playoffs were dashed after exploratory surgery revealed the injury to the top pass rusher’s right knee was worse than the team and player previously anticipated.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coach Sean McVay says Baker Mayfield probably will be active for the Los Angeles Rams' game against the Raiders on Thursday night, just two days after the Rams claimed the former No.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Some of Geoff Bond’s rowers loved and appreciated his demanding style. They thrived on how the coach at the University of California-San Diego pushed them to the limit while preparing them to take on the real world.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — On New Year’s Day nearly two years ago, Parker Kinney spent the day with Brian Lilly Jr. at picturesque Scripps Beach in the San Diego area and realized his friend had become a shadow of his former self.
PHOENIX (AP) — The hardest task these days for the Boston Celtics might be staying humble.
Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown each scored 25 points, Malcolm Brogdon added 16 off the bench and the rolling Celtics embarrassed the sloppy Phoenix Suns 125-98 on Wednesday night.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Rasmus Andersson scored a tiebreaker at 15:57 of the third period and had two assists as the Calgary Flames rallied to beat the Minnesota Wild 5-3 on Wednesday night.
“Obviously not the start we wanted,” Andersson said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tre White scored 16 points on 6-of-9 shooting, Kobe Johnson added 14 points, five assists and three steals and Southern California beat Cal State Fullerton 64-50 Wednesday night.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Simone Fontecchio dunked with 1.4 seconds remaining off Nickeil Alexander-Walker’s steal and the Utah Jazz beat the Golden State Warriors 124-123 on Wednesday night in a matchup of short-handed teams.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mika Zibanejad had two goals and an assist, and the New York Rangers scored three times in 1:54 in the third period to beat the Vegas Golden Knights 5-1 on Wednesday night.
New York's Artemi Panarin reached 600 career points, picking up his milestone point when he found Zibanejad, whose one-timer from the left circle put the Rangers front 2-1 just 5:59 into the third.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Farhan Zaidi got a text message from Aaron Judge's representatives early Wednesday morning. And just like that, it was over.
It was time to move on.
With Judge returning to the New York Yankees on a $360 million, nine-year contract, the San Francisco Giants are mulling over their next move after they missed the playoffs this year.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Scotty Washington had 18 points in California Baptist's 64-52 victory over Weber State on Wednesday.
Washington was 7 of 10 shooting (3 for 4 from distance) for the Lancers (6-4).
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Zach Chappell had 24 points, including a game-winning basket with 1.9 seconds left in overtime, in Sacramento State's 87-85 victory over Denver on Wednesday night.
Chappell was 8 of 13 shooting, including 3 for 4 from distance, and went 5 for 5 from the line for the Hornets (4-5).
DENVER (AP) — Taylor Hall scored twice and had an assist, Linus Ullmark stopped 23 shots for his second shutout of the season and the Boston Bruins cruised to a 4-0 win over the banged-up Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday night.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tage Thompson matched an NHL record by scoring four times in the first period and finished with five goals and an assist as the Buffalo Sabres won their third straight road game, 9-4 over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday night.
PHOENIX (AP) — Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown each scored 25 points, Malcolm Brodgon added 16 off the bench and the Boston Celtics embarrassed the Phoenix Suns 125-98 on Wednesday night.
The Celtics won for the eighth time in nine games, improving their NBA-best record to 21-5.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid had two goals and two assists and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored twice and had an assist as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Arizona Coyotes 8-2 on Wednesday night.
Tyreese Davis scored 14 points and Casey Jones scored 10 points and grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds and Eastern Washington continued Cal's woes beating the Golden Bears 50-48 on Wednesday night.
Davis scored the go-ahead basket with 24 seconds left.
PHOENIX (AP) — Cameron Shelton scored 26 points as Loyola Marymount defeated Grand Canyon 69-65 on Wednesday.
Shelton also had three steals for the Lions (8-3). Keli Leaupepe added 17 points and five rebounds.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Donavan Yap led Fresno State over CSU Northridge on Wednesday with 17 points off of the bench in a 65-56 victory.
Yap shot 6 for 8, including 5 for 7 from beyond the arc for the Bulldogs (3-5).
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Luis Rodriguez's 18 points helped UNLV defeat Hawaii 77-62 on Wednesday.
Rodriguez added seven rebounds for the Rebels (9-0). Justin Webster scored 13 points, finishing 3 of 4 from 3-point range and 4 for 4 from the line.
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Mitchell Saxen's 19 points helped Saint Mary's defeat Missouri State 66-46 on Wednesday.
Saxen had six rebounds for the Gaels (7-3). Aidan Mahaney scored 13 points and Alex Ducas finished with nine points.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 35 points, Jrue Holiday added 31 and Milwaukee beat Sacramento 126-113 on Wednesday night for the Bucks’ 13th consecutive victory over the Kings.
The streak is Milwaukee’s longest active streak against an opponent.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — D’Angelo Russell had 15 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter, Anthony Edwards scored 26 points and the Minnesota Timberwolves held on to beat the Indiana Pacers 121-115 on Wednesday night.