Twins acquire Kevin Jepsen from Rays for prospects
The Minnesota Twins got much-needed help for their beleaguered bullpen Friday, acquiring right-handed reliever Kevin Jepsen from the Tampa Bay Rays for a pair of minor league pitching prospects.
Blue Jays add speedy OF Ben Revere
The Toronto Blue Jays added another piece to their revamped roster, acquiring speedy OF Ben Revere from the Philadelphia Phillies for a pair of minor league pitchers.
Dodgers move Clayton Kershaw's start back a day
The Los Angeles Dodgers scratched Clayton Kershaw from his scheduled start with right hip soreness prior to Friday's game with the Los Angeles Angels.
White House on lockdown after woman jumps barricade
The White House is on lockdown because a woman jumped a barricade in front of the White House fence on Pennsylvania Avenue.
Russell Wilson inks 4-year extension, happy everything worked out
Quarterback Russell Wilson has signed a new four-year contract extension with the Seattle Seahawks that sources tell ESPN is worth $87.6 million.
Judge tells NFL, union that Aug. 12, 19 scheduled for conferences
The federal judge handling Patriots QB Tom Brady's attempt to overturn his four-game suspension strongly suggested Brady and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell appear in court on Aug. 12 and 19.
Mike Leake to start Giants series finale at Rangers
Mike Leake will make his San Francisco Giants' debut when the right-hander starts their series finale Sunday at Texas.
Yankees hope to find impact from RHP Luis Severino after eschewing trade
The Yankees made no significant additions at the trade deadline but are about to make an eagerly awaited addition to their pitching staff in the coming days with 21-year-old righty Luis Severino.
Charges against Bills assistant coach Aaron Kromer, son dropped
The Florida state attorney's office on Friday dropped its misdemeanor battery charge against Buffalo Bills offensive line coach Aaron Kromer.
Yoenis Cespedes going to Mets, fourth team in two years
Well-traveled left fielder Yoenis Cespedes was traded to the New York Mets by the Detroit Tigers on Friday for minor leaguers Michael Fulmer and Luis Cessa.
'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dies at age 61
Wrestling legend "Rowdy" Roddy Piper has died at the age of 61, WWE announced Friday.
Cubs pick up Dan Haren from Marlins
The Cubs have made a move to bolster their starting rotation, trading two prospects to the Marlins for right-hander Dan Haren.