The Cardinals traded an arm for a bat, picking up a once-promising player who hasn't reached his enormous potential.
It's the most lucrative deal for an American athlete and averages $25 million per season or $154,321 per game.
FIFA critics say Michael Garcia needs to take a stand, either by resigning as independent chief investigator or by leaking his full report into corruption in the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, won by Russia and Qatar, respectively.
The Chiefs stopped Marshawn Lynch and the Seahawks on fourth down three times in the final quarter Sunday.
Shaun Hill was effective in his first start since regaining the quarterback job and the St. Louis Rams defense made life miserable for Peyton Manning in a 22-7 victory over the AFC West-leading Denver Broncos on Sunday.
St. Louis got goals from Backes, Jori Lehtera, Jaden Schwartz, and Patrik Berglund and got another strong performance from goalie Brian Elliott, who stopped 24 of 25 shots.
Taveras, who had a bright future when he signed with the Cardinals as a teenager in 2008, joins a growing list of baseball players who have died or run afoul of the law in the Dominican Republic upon returning home during major league vacation.
U.S. men's soccer national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann shed no light on Don Garber's public dispute with him, saying he had not met with the Major League Soccer Commissioner in recent weeks.
Taveras had a blood-alcohol level five times the Dominican Republic's legal limit when he lost control of his car Oct. 26, according to a spokeswoman for the Dominican attorney general's office.
Players with at least 2 years experience but less than 3, who had at least 86 days of service time in 2014, were eligible.
The journeyman safety played a huge role in Sunday's win over Buffalo.
Kershaw led the majors in victories and ERA and threw a no-hitter, going 21-3 with a 1.77 ERA for the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers.
Aside from the fact Fisher had given Davis another vote of confidence on Monday, it wasn't a shocking move given how much the offense has been scuffling.
Joakim Lindstrom had two goals and David Backes also scored for the Blues.
Showalter received 25 of 30 first-place votes and 132 points in balloting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Williams got 18 first-place votes and 109 points.
Kansas City's season has been all uphill since losing its season opener. At 6-3, the Chiefs are the hottest team in the NFL.
The Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu was voted the American League honor unanimously by the Baseball Writers' Association of America, and the New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom won the National League award in a landslide.
St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher indicated Monday he has no plans to replace quarterback Austin Davis despite a fourth-quarter meltdown by the offense in Sunday's 31-14 loss at Arizona.
NASCAR's new championship format, lauded for creating nail-biting intensity, wild emotional swings and tension on and off of the track, has also been full of heartbreak. None, though, are as heartbreaking as Jeff Gordon's defeat.
Arizona (8-1) scored three touchdowns in a span of 3 minutes, 48 seconds after Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer went down with a knee injury.