CC Sabathia, New York Yankees agree on one-year contract

The New York Yankees have reached an agreement to bring back veteran pitcher CC Sabathia on a one-year, $8 million deal, according to ESPN and multiple reports. The 38-year-old lefty has played the past 10 seasons of his 18-season career with the Yankees. Sabathia went 9-7 with a 3.65 ERA in 29 starts last year for a 100-win New York club that lost in the American League Division Series to the Boston Red Sox. He took a cut in salary from $25 million in 2017 to $10 million in ’18.…

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Landis: Lance, redemption and the future – Podcast

In the latest episode of the Cyclingnews Podcast, editor-in-chief Daniel Benson travels to Leadville, Colorado, to interview Floyd Landis. Leadville sits about two hours’ drive from Denver, at more than 10,000ft of elevation, and it’s where Landis now splits his time with New York. We spent close to three days with Landis to talk about his past, his present and his future. Related Articles Landis’ place within cycling’s history has been well covered, from his rise through the ranks to his positive test in 2006 and the loss of his…

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Lance McCullers, Houston Astros pitcher, Tommy John surgery miss 2019 season

Houston Astros right-hander Lance McCullers Jr. had Tommy John surgery on Tuesday and will miss the 2019 season, the team announced. McCullers, who went 10-6 with a 3.18 ERA in 2018, is expected to make a full recovery, the Astros said. He was placed on the disabled list with elbow discomfort from Aug. 5 to Sept. 24 but returned during the final week of the season, making three scoreless appearances. He also made five playoff appearances, posting a 1.80 ERA. McCullers, 25, is 29-22 in his career with a 3.67…

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Tyson Chandler Signs With the Los Angeles Lakers

Want Marc Stein’s N.B.A. insights sent directly to your inbox? Sign up for our weekly N.B.A. newsletter here. ——- The veteran center Tyson Chandler cleared waivers Tuesday and signed with the Los Angeles Lakers, who are counting on the 36-year-old to bring a much-needed boost to the Lakers’ ailing defense. Two clear needs have emerged as the Lakers have stumbled to a 4-6 start to the LeBron James era — more interior depth to address their defensive and rebounding woes and more dependable perimeter shooting. Chandler can’t help with the…

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Glaetzer adds his voice to calls to reform WADA

Australian track sprinter Matthew Glaetzer is the latest Olympian to join an athlete-led movement to push for a reform of the governance of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). The two-time world champion says it’s time for WADA to “listen and learn” to calls for a more independent structure. Related Articles “The current WADA crisis, and the widespread distrust that has spread globally in recent months, means WADA now needs to commit to a proper rethink on the insufficient, minor governance changes it recently proposed,” Glaetzer said. “With athletes, leaders, politicians…

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Hearn Promises a ‘Wild’ Night in Kansas

Matchroom Boxing and DAZN are heading to Kansas – and promoter Eddie Hearn has promised that the stacked card will deliver a ‘wild’ night – with tickets for the action on November 17 at the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane, Kansas, live on DAZN. Tickets are on sale now from ticketmaster.com starting at just $25! Click here to book! Heavyweight star Jarrell Miller tops the bill as he continues his march to World honors against fellow unbeaten banger Bogdan Dinu, with chief-support provided by two-weight World ruler Claressa Shields who…

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Quarterback Kirk Cousins says Minnesota Vikings exceeded my expectations

EAGAN, Minn. — During the Minnesota Vikings‘ Week 10 bye, quarterback Kirk Cousins says he’ll engage in various forms of self-scouting, focusing on situational football ranging from third down in the red zone and clock management to penalties and fumbles. The goal this week is not only to zero in on the areas he and Minnesota’s offense can improve upon heading into the last two months of the regular season, but also to rest and recharge before preparing to play in Chicago on Nov. 18. Sharrif Floyd, a former defensive…

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Los Angeles Lakers sign Tyson Chandler

Center Tyson Chandler has signed with the Los Angeles Lakers after clearing waivers on a contract buyout with the Phoenix Suns, general manager Rob Pelinka announced Monday. The new contract for Chandler will pay him $2,109,867, according to ESPN’s Bobby Marks, with the Lakers incurring a cap hit of $1,333,140. Chandler agreed to shave $2.1 million off his $13.6 million salary with Phoenix. He is eligible to be traded Feb. 6, one day before the trade deadline. Chandler, 36, will be a backup to starting center JaVale McGee for the…

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Green Bay Packers put Geronimo Allison on IR; Jermaine Whitehead cut

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Geronimo Allison‘s season with the Green Bay Packers appears over. Jermaine Whitehead‘s career with the Packers, meanwhile, is done. Allison, who needs surgery to repair a groin injury he sustained in practice last Thursday, was placed on injured reserve by the Packers on Tuesday. The third-year receiver was in Philadelphia on Monday to see core muscle specialist Dr. William Meyers, according to coach Mike McCarthy, who called it a “big injury.” Marquez Valdes-Scantling, the rookie fifth-round pick, has become known for just three letters around the…

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De Minaur Downs Home Favourite Caruana | ATP World Tour

Alex de Minaur made a strong opening statement in the last match of Tuesday’s opening day of play at the Next Gen ATP Finals. The Aussie moved past Italian wild card Liam Caruana 4-1, 4-1, 4-2 in 55 minutes. De Minaur has now won 25 tour-level matches in 2018, which is impressive considering he began the year with just two. The second seed in Milan saved both break points he faced against Caruana, and won 51 per cent of return points to move to 1-0 in Group B play. “It…

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