Sports transactions

FILE - In this July 20, 2016, file photo, Toronto Blue Jays' Troy Tulowitzki throws out Arizona Diamondbacks' Brandon Drury during the fourth inning of an interleague baseball game, in Phoenix. The Yankees have obtained a low-cost infield replacement, agreeing to a one-year contract with shortstop Troy Tulowitzki for the major league minimum $555,000, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, because the agreement, first reported by ESPN, is subject to a successful physical. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
January 04, 2019 - 9:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees view Troy Tulowitzki as their starting shortstop until Didi Gregorius returns from Tommy John surgery this summer. Still, general manager Brian Cashman won't rule out trying to sign Manny Machado, one of the top free agents on the market. And, in his first question-and-...
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FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2018, file photo, Georgia quarterback Justin Fields (1) throws a pass in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Middle Tennessee, in Athens, Ga. Fields may be getting closer to transferring to Ohio State. Fields, the overall No. 2 national prospect in the 2018 recruiting class, was expected to visit the Ohio State campus on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, according to a source close to the situation who spoke on the condition of anonymity because no transfer has been finalized. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
January 04, 2019 - 6:02 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Quarterback Justin Fields confirmed Friday night he is transferring to Ohio State following one season as Georgia's backup. Fields' much-anticipated announcement gives new Ohio State coach Ryan Day a sublimely talented dual-threat passer to run his offense if Dwayne Haskins Jr...
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Orlando Magic forward Wesley Iwundu (25) goes to the basket as Chicago Bulls forward Justin Holiday (7) defends him during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019 in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)
January 03, 2019 - 8:50 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The struggling Memphis Grizzlies have acquired guard Justin Holiday from the Chicago Bulls for guards MarShon Brooks and Wayne Selden Jr. Memphis also sent second-round picks in 2019 and 2020 to Chicago in the deal Thursday. The Bulls waived guard Cameron Payne in another move. The...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 file photo, New York Yankees relief pitcher David Robertson throws during the seventh inning of Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros in Houston. Reliever David Robertson and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a $23 million, two-year contact. The 33-year-old right-hander went 8-3 with a 3.23 ERA and five saves in 69 games last season for the New York Yankees. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
January 03, 2019 - 1:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Reliever David Robertson and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a $23 million, two-year contact. Robertson gets $10 million this year and $11 million in 2020, and the Phillies have a $12 million option for 2021 with a $2 million buyout. The 33-year-old right-hander went 8-...
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Oklahoma City Thunder's Paul George reacts after making a basket during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, in Los Angeles. The Thunder won 107-100. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
January 02, 2019 - 11:53 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul George got booed last season in Indianapolis because he left. He got booed by Lakers fans on Wednesday night because he never arrived. The Oklahoma City star learned from the first experience and translated it into a performance that quieted Staples Center. George scored 37...
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In this Sept. 28, 2018, photo, Japan's Seibu Lions Yusei Kikuchi pitches during a match in Tokorozawa, northwest of Tokyo. The Seattle Mariners have signed Kikuchi to a four-year deal on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019 after word first surfaced of an agreement late on New Year’s Eve. Kikuchi was one of the few starter options remaining on the market and will be joining a team with a long history of success with Japanese players. (Takahiko Kanbara/Kyodo News via AP)
January 02, 2019 - 7:31 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Japanese left-hander Yusei Kikuchi has finalized four-year contract with the Seattle Mariners that guarantees $56 million and incudes club options that could make it worth $109 million over seven seasons. Seattle announced the agreement Wednesday, just ahead of the deadline for the...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 14, 2017, file photo, Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin, of Russia, looks on from the bench during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild in Washington. Ovechkin has decided to skip the All-Star Weekend in San Jose to get some extra rest and will serve an automatic one-game suspension. The Capitals announced Ovechkin's decision Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
January 02, 2019 - 3:50 pm
Alex Ovechkin will skip the NHL's All-Star Weekend in San Jose to get some extra rest and serve an automatic one-game suspension. The Washington Capitals announced Ovechkin's decision Wednesday, hours before the league unveiled the full All-Star rosters. The team said the NHL's leading goal-scorer...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2016, file photo, Toronto Blue Jays' Troy Tulowitzki throws out Arizona Diamondbacks' Brandon Drury during the fourth inning of an interleague baseball game, in Phoenix. The Yankees have obtained a low-cost infield replacement, agreeing to a one-year contract with shortstop Troy Tulowitzki for the major league minimum $555,000, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, because the agreement, first reported by ESPN, is subject to a successful physical. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
January 02, 2019 - 8:20 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press the New York Yankees have agreed to a one-year contract with shortstop Troy Tulowitzki for the major league minimum $555,000. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the agreement,...
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Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron (37), center, celebrates with teammates after scoring his goal in the second period of the NHL Winter Classic hockey game against the Chicago Blackhawks at Notre Dame Stadium, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
January 01, 2019 - 1:28 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — David Pastrnak had a goal and an assist, Tuukka Rask made 36 saves and the Boston Bruins beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-2 on Tuesday in the Winter Classic at Notre Dame. Patrice Bergeron, Sean Kuraly and Brad Marchand also scored as Boston won for the second time in three...
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Buffalo Sabres defenseman Marco Scandella (6) and New York Islanders forward Mathew Barzal (13) battle for position during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, in Buffalo N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
December 31, 2018 - 7:08 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Robin Lehner made an emotional return to Buffalo and led the Islanders to a milestone victory for New York coach Barry Trotz. Lehner made 39 saves against his former team as the Islanders beat the Sabres 3-1 on Monday night. New York's fourth straight victory moved Trotz into...
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