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JJ Watt to Sign 2-Year Contract With Arizona…

JJ Watt to Sign 2-Year Contract With Arizona Cardinals . Watt and the Cardinals both made the announcement on March 1. . According to an anonymous source, the deal is worth $31 million, including $23 million guaranteed. Watt left the Houston Texans on Feb. 12 after spending a decade with the team. He will rejoin former Texans teammate DeAndre Hopkins and former Texans defensive backs coach Vance Joseph. According to ESPN Stats & Information, Watts ranked 15th out of 119 qualified pass-rushers in pass rush win rate in 2020

The Latest: NHL's COVID-19 list at season-low…

The list of players in the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol has dropped to a season-low three, despite the additions of Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby and Nashville’s Ryan Johansen

Sigh and Cy: Bieber tagged, Bauer sharp in…

Reigning Cy Young Award winners Shane Bieber and Trevor Bauer got off to different starts in spring training action Monday

Tiger Woods Makes First Public Statement Since…

Tiger Woods Makes First Public Statement Since Crash. On Sunday, Tiger Woods took to social media to speak out for the first time since his car accident. The golf pro sustained a number of injuries in the crash on February 23 and had to undergo extensive surgery to his right leg. . In his message to Twitter, Woods said it was “touching” to see his fellow golfers paying tribute to him. . It is hard to explain how touching today was when I turned on the tv and saw all the red shirts, Tiger Woods, via Twitter. A number of PGA Tour golfers honored Woods at the WGC-Workday Championship by wearing Woods’ signature red shirt and black pants combo. . Among those who paid tribute were Tommy Fleetwood, Cameron Champ, Tony Finau and Rory McIlroy. To every golfer and every fan, you are truly helping me get through this tough time, Tiger Woods, via Twitter

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Mets to honor Seaver with 41 patch on jerseys…

The New York Mets will honor the late Tom Seaver by wearing a “41” patch on their home and away jerseys this season

Royals make official Dozier deal for $25 million…

The Kansas City Royals made official their $25 million, four-year contract with third baseman Hunter Dozier on Monday, ensuring that another member of their young foundation is under club control for the foreseeable future

Tiger Woods Is 'Awake and Responsive' After Crash

Tiger Woods Is 'Awake and Responsive' After Crash . Woods' vehicle crashed and rolled over in Los Angeles on the morning of Feb. 23. Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby said Woods was conscious and stable when he was removed from the car. Anish Mahajan, chief medical officer and interim CEO at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. said Woods "suffered significant orthopaedic injuries to his right lower extremity" and needed emergency surgery. A rod was inserted into his leg, and his foot and ankle were stabilized with screws and pins. Woods' team said he is currently "awake, responsive and recovering in his hospital room.". The cause of the crash is under investigation, but Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Woods didn't exhibit any signs of impairment at the time

Alderson details Mets' pursuit of Bauer, pleased…

New York Mets president Sandy Alderson says the team may have been naive to think it could manage Trevor Bauer’s habit of inflammatory social media posts but says he’s happy with the team’s offseason changes despite failing to sign the NL Cy Young Award winner

Spring games begin with fans, new faces, moment…

All over spring training, baseball enjoyed a bevy of reassuring signs Sunday on the opening day of Grapefruit and Cactus league play

Tiger Woods in Surgery After Suffering Multiple…

Tiger Woods in Surgery After Suffering Multiple Leg Injuries in Car Accident. Tiger Woods was injured in a single-car crash on Tuesday morning near Los Angeles. . The L.A. County Sheriff’s Department released a statement detailing the accident on Twitter. They said emergency personnel responded to the roll-over traffic collision at approximately 7:12 AM. . Woods’s SUV suffered “major damage” and he had to be extricated from the wreckage by firefighters and paramedics with the “jaws of life.” . He was then transported to a local hospital via ambulance for his injuries. According to his agent Mark Steinberg, Woods suffered “multiple leg injuries” and is currently in surgery. . Tiger Woods was in a single-car accident this morning in California where he suffered multiple leg injuries. He is currently in surgery and we thank you for your privacy and support, Mark Steinberg, to ‘Golf Digest’. Cops are unsure what caused the accident and an investigation is underway. . Woods was reportedly in the area for the Genesis Invitational, which was held at Riviera Country Club. . He did not play in the tournament due to his recent back surgery, but he was present to congratulate the tournament’s winner, Max Homa.

Pujols says he'll decide future after season with…

Albert Pujols hasn't decided whether his 21st major league season will be his last

5-inning games, 2-out innings? Odd MLB spring…

Some MLB spring training games might not even get to a seventh-inning stretch

Aaron Rodgers to Guest Host 10 'Jeopardy…

Aaron Rodgers to Guest Host 10 'Jeopardy!' Episodes. Since Alex Trebek's passing last November, . a slew of guest 'Jeopardy!' hosts are slated to fill in until a permanent replacement is named. Rodgers will take a turn as guest host starting April 5. His 10-episode stint will follow Dr. Oz's time at the helm. Rodgers appeared on 'Celebrity Jeopardy!' in 2015 and won $50,000 for the MACC Fund. One of my idols growing up was Alex Trebek, Aarond Rodgers, via 'USA Today'. In other Rodgers-related news, actress Shailene Woodley recently confirmed her engagement to the Green Bay Packers quarterback. Yes, we are engaged. But for us, it's not new news, you know? ... We've been engaged for a while, Shailene Woodley, on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'. I don't know him as a football guy. I know him as, like, the nerd who wants to host 'Jeopardy!' That's the dude I know, Shailene Woodley, on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'

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Cavs, Indians, Browns unite police, area youth…

Trying to strengthen the strained relationship between the community and city police, the Cleveland Cavaliers hosted dozens of area youth for what the NBA team _ in its partnership with the Browns and Indians _ hopes leads to permanent change

Fungo golf for Giants pitchers; fans for MLB…

San Francisco Giants pitchers turned batting practice into Fungo golf

Naomi Osaka Defeats Jennifer Brady to Win 2021…

Naomi Osaka Defeats Jennifer Brady to Win 2021 Australian Open. On Saturday, Naomi Osaka beat Jennifer Brady in straight sets to win the 2021 Australian Open Women’s Final. . The match took less than two hours and the final score was 6-4, 6-3. . Brady praised the 23-year-old in a statement to ESPN, saying she “played really well” and “hit good shots.” . Osaka also spoke well of Brady during an on-court interview, saying that her “growth” has been “really cool” to see. . This is Osaka’s second Australian Open win and her fourth overall title win in her past eight Slam appearances. She is the first woman to win her first four major finals in the past 30 years since Monica Seles. Osaka is currently on a 21-match win streak and only trails Serena Willams and Venus Williams for active players with the most Slam titles. . Serena has 23 titles and Venus has seven.

Another wave of fans returning to sports despite…

Another wave of fans is set to return to arenas and ballparks across the United States as more sports begin to host small crowds amid the coronavirus pandemic

The Latest: Sharks back at practice, play Sat…

The San Jose Sharks have returned to practice and are set to play the St. Louis Blues as scheduled on Saturday night after having one game postponed because a player tested positive for the coronavirus

2021 NBA All-Star Game Captains and Starters…

2021 NBA All-Star Game Captains and Starters Revealed . The captains and starters were announced on Feb. 18 based on votes by fans, media and players. LeBron James and Kevin Durant will serve as captains this year. The starters are Kyrie Irving, Bradley Beal, Giannis Antetokounmpo. Joel Embiid, Stephen Curry, Luka Doncic. Kawhi Leonard and Nikola Jokic. Reserve players will be announced on Feb. 23 on TNT and the draft will be broadcast on Mar. 4. . The 2021 NBA All-Star Game will take place in Atlanta on Mar. 7. James previously said he had "zero excitement" about the game and considered it to be a "slap in the face" since players were led to believe an All-Star Game wouldn't be taking place this season

Jose Abreu tests positive for virus; Miller says…

American League MVP José Abreu has tested positive for COVID-19 and will spend a few days away from the Chicago White Sox, while Cardinals reliever Andrew Miller told a St. Louis newspaper he tested positive 10 days before reporting to camp

Germán apologizes after serving domestic violenc…

Yankees pitcher Domingo Germán gave a public apology Wednesday for actions that led to a lengthy suspension under Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy, a day after he spoke with New York teammates and admitted he had engaged in dangerous conduct

Eagles Reportedly Trade QB Carson Wentz to Colts

Eagles Reportedly Trade QB Carson Wentz to Colts . According to ESPN, Wentz has been traded for a 2021 third-round pick and a conditional 2022 second-round pick. Wentz, 28, will replace retired Philip Rivers as starting quarterback for the Colts. He will also be reunited with Frank Reich, who was the Eagles' offensive coordinator prior to taking a job with the Colts. Last season was Wentz's worst statistically in all of his NFL career. He completed 251 of 437 passes for 2,620 yards with 16 touchdowns and 15 interceptions in 12 starts. In addition to this trade, the Eagles appear to be making some big changes, as head coach Doug Pederson was recently fired

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Hectic finish awaits all NBA teams in 2nd half of…

The second half of the NBA schedule will be hectic, all the way to the end

The Latest: COVID forces postponement of San Jose…

San Jose’s game against Vegas scheduled for Thursday night has been postponed after a Sharks player entered the NHL’s COVID protocol

Seiko Hashimoto Replaces Yoshiro Mori as Olympic…

Seiko Hashimoto Replaces Yoshiro Mori as Olympic Committee President. Hashimoto was named the new president on Thursday following the forced resignation of Yoshiro Mori after he made sexist comments about women. Hashimoto makes history as the first woman to hold the position in Japan. Now I'm here to return what I owe as an athlete and to return back what I received, Seiko Hashimoto, via board meeting. The former athlete competed in three Summer Olympics in cycling and four Winter Olympics in speedskating. . The Tokyo Olympics are set to commence on July 23 and run through Aug. 8