Donaldson, Bryant set records ahead of arbitration swap

NEW YORK/January 12, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  Third basemen Josh Donaldson and Kris Bryant set records Friday when they were among 145 players who agreed to one-year contracts rather than swap proposed salaries in arbitration with their teams. Donaldson and Toronto agreed at $23 million, the largest one-year deal for an arbitration-eligible player. The 32-year-old, a … Continue reading Donaldson, Bryant set records ahead of arbitration swap

Bryant gets $10.85M, record for 1st arbitration eligible

CHICAGO/January 12, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Kris Bryant has agreed to a $10.85 million, one-year deal with the Chicago Cubs, a record for a player eligible for arbitration for the first time. The previous mark was held by Ryan Howard, who was awarded $10 million by a three-person panel in 2008, his first year of eligibility for arbitration. … Continue reading Bryant gets $10.85M, record for 1st arbitration eligible

Donaldson, Machado, Bryant, Rendon in arbitration hot corner

NEW YORK/January 11, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The hot corner figures to be sizzling Friday when players and team swap proposed salaries in arbitration. Toronto’s Josh Donaldson, Baltimore’s Manny Machado, Washington‘s Anthony Rendon and the Chicago Cubs’ Kris Bryant were among the more than 170 players headed to the exchange. But most are likely to reach agreement … Continue reading Donaldson, Machado, Bryant, Rendon in arbitration hot corner

Super Bowl will pit Brady’s Patriots against Ryan’s Falcons

(STL.News) A season that began with Tom Brady serving a four-game suspension will end with him in the Super Bowl, where his New England Patriots will take on Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons. While much of the attention between now and the NFL championship game on Feb. 5 in Houston will be focused on … Continue reading Super Bowl will pit Brady’s Patriots against Ryan’s Falcons

PHILADELPHIA | Franco, Altherr hit slams and Phillies rout Marlins 20-1

PHILADELPHIA| April 7, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Maikel Franco and Aaron Altherr each hit a grand slam, Carlos Santana and Jorge Alfaro also went deep and the Philadelphia Phillies routed the Miami Marlins 20-1 Saturday night. Vince Velasquez (1-1) allowed one run and four hits, striking out six in six innings. Franco finished with six RBIs after … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Franco, Altherr hit slams and Phillies rout Marlins 20-1

The Latest: Foles stretches Eagles lead to 31-7

/January 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —   The Latest on the NFL conference championships. (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Billboards went up around Philly for the holidays that read, “Philly believes in you, St. Nick .” Who doesn’t trust in Nick Foles now? Foles and the Eagles stayed aggressive to open the third quarter and take … Continue reading The Latest: Foles stretches Eagles lead to 31-7

Cowboy up: Oklahoma State gets past Virginia Tech, 30-21

ORLANDO, Fla/December 28, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) –They started playing football at Oklahoma State 116 years ago, and never in that span had there been a run of three consecutive 10-win seasons. Until now. Mason Rudolph threw for 351 yards and a pair of touchdowns on his way to winning game MVP honors, James Washington had a … Continue reading Cowboy up: Oklahoma State gets past Virginia Tech, 30-21