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MIAMI | AP source: NFL fines umpire $9,300, reinstates him

MIAMI — A person familiar with the move says the NFL has fined umpire Roy Ellison $9,300 and reinstated him from administrative leave after his dispute in Miami with Buffalo Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes. The person confirmed the fine to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because the league hadn’t commented. The … Continue reading MIAMI | AP source: NFL fines umpire $9,300, reinstates him

LAS VEGAS  | The Latest: All-Star righty Charlie Morton joining Tampa Bay

LAS VEGAS  — The Latest on Major League Baseball’s winter meetings (all times local): 2:02 p.m. All-Star pitcher Charlie Morton has reached a deal with the Tampa Bay Rays. A person familiar with the agreement tells The Associated Press the contract is for two years and $30 million. The person spoke on condition of anonymity … Continue reading LAS VEGAS  | The Latest: All-Star righty Charlie Morton joining Tampa Bay

WASHINGTON | AP sources: Corbin, Nats agree on $140M, 6-year contract

WASHINGTON— Add Patrick Corbin to the All-Star starting staff the Washington Nationals have assembled. A person familiar with the deal said the left-handed Corbin has agreed to a six-year contract with the Nationals, pending a physical exam. Another person familiar with the terms said the contract is for $140 million. The people confirmed the details … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP sources: Corbin, Nats agree on $140M, 6-year contract

NEW YORK | AP source: Yankees agree to acquire Paxton from Mariners

NEW YORK — A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press the New York Yankees have agreed to acquire left-hander James Paxton from the Seattle Mariners for left-hander Justus Sheffield and two other prospects. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because the trade had not yet been announced. Paxton turned 30 … Continue reading NEW YORK | AP source: Yankees agree to acquire Paxton from Mariners

LAWRENCE, Kan. | AP Source: Les Miles hired as coach at Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. — A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press that former LSU coach Les Miles has been hired to lead Kansas’ downtrodden football program. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because an official announcement was expected later Sunday. Miles had arrived at the airport in nearby Topeka on Sunday morning. … Continue reading LAWRENCE, Kan. | AP Source: Les Miles hired as coach at Kansas

PARIS | French police close probe into Interpol disappearance

PARIS — French authorities say they have closed an investigation into the disappearance and subsequent detention in China of the former president of Interpol, and found no evidence to support his wife’s claim that she got a threatening call in Chinese after he was picked up. Grace Meng, the wife of Meng Hongwei, detailed the … Continue reading PARIS | French police close probe into Interpol disappearance

ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey: 25 soldiers hurt by exploding ordnance, 7 missing

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey’s Defense Ministry says 25 soldiers were injured while seven others are unaccounted for in an accident during the firing of heavy weapon ordnance. In a statement, the ministry said the unexplained accident occurred Friday at a base in Hakkari province, which borders both Iraq and Iran and where clashes between Kurdish … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey: 25 soldiers hurt by exploding ordnance, 7 missing

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. | The Latest: Cal Lutheran cancels classes after bar shooting

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif.— The Latest on a shooting at a bar in Southern California (all times local): 6:20 a.m. California Lutheran University has canceled classes following a shooting at nearby bar where some of the college’s students were attending a country music dance night. The Cal Lutheran website says the university community is invited to … Continue reading THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. | The Latest: Cal Lutheran cancels classes after bar shooting