The Cleveland Cavaliers are nearing agreement on a contract extension with long-serving big man Anderson Varejao, according to league sources.
Cards exercise Lackey's MLB-minimum option
The St. Louis Cardinals have exercised their 2015 contract option on pitcher John Lackey, which is at the major league minimum.
Former Red Sox infielder Youkilis retiring
Former Boston Red Sox infielder Kevin Youkilis is retiring, his agent says.
Red Sox sign closer Uehara to two-year deal
The Boston Red Sox have signed Koji Uehara to a two-year contract through the 2016 season, the team announced Thursday.
LeBron on return: One of biggest games ever
Baseball enjoyed the two greatest words in all of sports with a Game 7 in the World Series on Wednesday, but LeBron James says his regular-season opener with the Cavaliers has the potential to draw even more attention.
Good dawgs: Browns vie for collar charms
Browns defensive coaches have provided their players with spiked black dog collars, and each exceptional effort play garners a dog bone charm to attach to the collar.
GM rallies around its #ChevyGuy 'and stuff'
Shortly before 9 a.m. on the day after the worst night of his life, Rikk Wilde got the phone call from his big boss at General Motors.
Judge rejects Hernandez trial venue change
A Massachusetts judge has rejected a request from former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez to move his trial in the fatal shooting of a semi-professional football player to a different county.
A-Rod eligible for Yanks as suspension ends
Alex Rodriguez's one-year suspension officially ended Wednesday.
Knicks' Calderon out 2-3 weeks due to calf
Knicks point guard Jose Calderon will miss two to three weeks because of a right calf strain, the team announced Thursday.
Familiar ring: UConn unanimous No. 1 pick
Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies will begin the season the same way they ended the last one -- atop The Associated Press women's basketball poll.
Plea for Sooner accused of striking woman
Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon reaches a plea deal to avoid going to trial on the misdemeanor charge of acts resulting in gross injury.
Bumgarner earns MVP after five-inning save
Madison Bumgarner capped off a splendid October by earning World Series MVP honors Wednesday night.
Jail video shows Randle joking after arrest
Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle cracked jokes and acted flippantly while being booked in the Frisco, Texas, city jail following his Oct. 13 arrest for shoplifting, footage obtained by CBS affiliate KTVT shows.
Sources: Maddon, Cubs on verge of contract
The Chicago Cubs are on the verge of hiring Joe Maddon as manager, as first reported by CBSSports.com.
Cowboys still waiting for Romo test results
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo underwent tests Tuesday morning for a more complete look at the bruised back he suffered in the third quarter of Monday's 20-17 overtime loss to the Washington Redskins.