- Mavs sign free-agent forward Jeremy Evans Updated: Jul-31-15 5:33 pm
DALLAS - The Dallas Mavericks signed free-agent forward Jeremy Evans on Friday.
- Pirates acquire starter J.A. Happ from Mariners Updated: Jul-31-15 5:30 pm
CINCINNATI - After making two moves to upgrade an already solid bullpen, the Pittsburgh Pirates added depth to their rotation on Friday by acquiring J.A. Happ from Seattle for minor-league pitcher Adrian Sampson.
- Former White Sox pitcher Billy Pierce dies at 88 Updated: Jul-31-15 5:25 pm
CHICAGO - Billy Pierce, a seven-time All-Star pitcher who played in two World Series and spent most of his 18 years in the majors with the Chicago White Sox, died Friday. He was 88.
- Warriors acquire Jason Thompson from 76ers for Wallace Updated: Jul-31-15 5:25 pm
- Defendant in FIFA case appears in US court Updated: Jul-31-15 5:24 pm
NEW YORK - An Argentinian sports marketing executive pleaded not guilty in a U.S. court Friday in the massive racketeering and bribery case that has scandalized international soccer.
- Cubs acquire reliever Hunter from Orioles for Lake Updated: Jul-31-15 5:24 pm
- Indians send reliever Rzepczynski to Padres Updated: Jul-31-15 5:20 pm
CLEVELAND - The Indians have made their third trade this week, sending left-handed reliever Marc Rzepczynski to the San Diego Padres for outfielder Abraham Almonte.
- Coyotes add Loiselle as hockey operations consultant Updated: Jul-31-15 5:07 pm
GLENDALE, Arizona - The Arizona Coyotes added Claude Loiselle on Friday as a hockey operations consultant.
- The Latest: Cespedes, Haren, Revere traded at MLB's deadline Updated: Jul-31-15 5:04 pm
NEW YORK - Here are the latest developments as Major League Baseball hits a deadline Friday for trades where players do not first have to pass through waivers (all times Eastern):
- Mets add hitting help, trade for Detroit's Cespedes Updated: Jul-31-15 4:48 pm
NEW YORK - The Mets have acquired slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes from Detroit Friday in their strongest attempt yet to boost a punchless lineup that threatened to derail their postseason hopes.
- Reliever Sam Dyson sent to Rangers by Marlins Updated: Jul-31-15 4:48 pm
- McCoy creates buzz as Buffalo Bills open training camp Updated: Jul-31-15 4:35 pm
PITTSFORD, New York - After LeSean McCoy's arrival in March excited much of the Buffalo Bills' fan base, the running back decided to give back on the first day of training camp.
- Phillies trade Revere to Blue Jays Updated: Jul-31-15 4:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Ben Revere was there to see Troy Tulowitzki make his debut with the Toronto Blue Jays and bat leadoff for the first time in his career.
- Haren dealt by Marlins to Cubs for 2 minor leaguers Updated: Jul-31-15 4:28 pm
- With baseball's 2nd-worst record, a lost season for Marlins Updated: Jul-31-15 4:27 pm
MIAMI - Ace right-hander Jose Fernandez is unbeaten and perhaps stronger than ever after recovering from elbow surgery. Giancarlo Stanton remains one of baseball's top power hitters. Dee Gordon is among the game's leaders in batting average and stolen bases. Adeiny Hechavarria has become an All-Star shortstop.
- Missing father of golfer Billy Hurley found safe in Texas Updated: Jul-31-15 4:26 pm
GAINESVILLE, Virginia - The father of PGA Tour player Billy Hurley III was found safe in Texas after he went missing for nearly two weeks, police said Friday.
- Rangers get Hamels from Phillies for 2015 - and beyond Updated: Jul-31-15 4:26 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas - With Cole Hamels, the Texas Rangers have gotten another ace in hopes of getting back to the playoffs - in 2015 and beyond.
- Lieberman hired by Kings as NBA's second female assistant Updated: Jul-31-15 4:18 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - New Sacramento Kings assistant Nancy Lieberman recalls a conversation with Pat Riley a couple of years back when she explained to the Miami Heat executive how much she wanted to keep coaching at basketball's highest level.
- New Jersey Devils name Castron director of amateur scouting Updated: Jul-31-15 3:56 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - The New Jersey Devils have hired Paul Castron as their director of amateur scouting.
- Orlando City: Stadium to be completed in 12 to 14 months Updated: Jul-31-15 3:55 pm
ORLANDO, Florida - Orlando City Soccer officials said Friday that their new downtown stadium is expected to be completed by the end of the 2016 season.
- MLS teams to add fan faces to player jerseys Updated: Jul-31-15 3:52 pm
Talk about Face Time.
- Walker, Widegren joint 2nd-round leaders at Madeira Open Updated: Jul-31-15 3:52 pm
SANTO DA SERRA, Madeira Islands - Sam Walker of England and Pontus Widegren of Sweden both shot a 6-under 66 Friday to sit tied for the lead after the second round of the Madeira Islands Open.
- A's acquire lefty Felix Doubront from Toronto for cash Updated: Jul-31-15 3:52 pm
OAKLAND, California - The Oakland Athletics have acquired left-hander Felix Doubront from Toronto for cash after he was designated for assignment by the Blue Jays on Wednesday.
- Newseum features Nationals' first 10 years in Washington Updated: Jul-31-15 3:35 pm
- Dominant Dallas Keuchel helps Astros climb atop the AL West Updated: Jul-31-15 3:00 pm
HOUSTON - Dallas Keuchel had scarcely more than a five o'clock shadow when he made his major league debut in 2012.