Sports transactions

FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 24, 2018 file photo, New York Jets quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) passes against the New York Giants during the third quarter of a preseason NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J. A person familiar with the situation says the New Orleans Saints have agreed to acquire veteran quarterback Teddy Bridgewater from the New York Jets for a draft pick, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
August 29, 2018 - 5:23 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have agreed to acquire veteran quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and a sixth-round pick from the New York Jets for a third-round draft pick on Wednesday. While record-setting quarterback Drew Brees is entrenched as New Orleans' starter, the move signifies that...
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Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer makes a statement during a news conference in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. Ohio State suspended Meyer on Wednesday for three games for mishandling domestic violence accusations, punishing one of the sport's most prominent leaders for keeping an assistant on staff for several years after the coach's wife accused him of abuse. Athletic director Gene Smith was suspended from Aug. 31 through Sept. 16. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
August 22, 2018 - 11:29 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Ohio State's investigation into coach Urban Meyer and his handling of domestic violence allegations against a former Buckeyes assistant coach (all times local): 12:30 a.m. Ohio State released the 23-page Independent Investigation Summary of Findings from an...
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Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Fernando Rodney celebrates after the Twins defeated the Cleveland Indians 3-2 in a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
August 09, 2018 - 9:37 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have acquired closer Fernando Rodney from the Minnesota Twins. The A's sent minor league right-hander Dakota Chalmers to Minnesota on Thursday to complete the deal that adds more depth to Oakland's stellar bullpen. The 41-year-old Rodney is 3-2 with 25...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2018, file photo, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer watches the NCAA college football team's spring game in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State has placed Meyer on paid administrative leave while it investigates claims that his wife knew about allegations of abuse against an assistant coach years before he was fired last week. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
August 01, 2018 - 10:12 pm
Urban Meyer's job appears to be in jeopardy. Ohio State placed Meyer, one of the most successful coaches in college football history, on paid administrative leave Wednesday while it investigates claims that his wife knew about allegations of domestic violence against an assistant coach years before...
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Tampa Bay Rays' Chris Archer, right talks with Mallex Smith, left, and Blake Snell, center, in the bullpen after he was traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates Tuesday, July 31, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Pirates bolstered the front end of their rotation at the non-waiver deadline, adding Archer while sending the Rays a couple of coveted prospects in outfielder Austin Meadows and pitcher Tyler Glasnow and a player to be named. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)
July 31, 2018 - 7:31 pm
Brian Dozier, Chris Archer and Jonathan Schoop were among the many players traded before the deadline for making deals without waivers. Wilson Ramos and Brandon Kintzler also were on the go in the flurry of 15 deals. Every team except San Francisco made at least one trade since the All-Star Game,...
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July 31, 2018 - 5:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals have traded reliever Brandon Kintzler to the Chicago Cubs, exactly a year after the right-hander moved in another deadline deal. The NL Central-leading Cubs sent minor league pitcher Jhon Romero in the trade announced less than an hour before Tuesday's non...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon warms up during the team's organized team activity at its NFL football training facility, in Berea, Ohio. Grordon, who has been suspended numerous times by the NFL for drug violations, announced on Twitter that he will not be with the team when camp opens later this week. Gordon says his absence “is a part of my overall health and treatment plan.”(AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)
July 23, 2018 - 2:26 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Days before opening training camp, the Cleveland Browns learned Josh Gordon will be missing again. For how long remains unclear. The troubled wide receiver, who has been suspended numerous times over the past six years by the NFL for drug violations, said on Twitter that he won't...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 19, 2018, file photo, Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Johnny Manziel looks on from the sideline during second-half CFL football game action against the Saskatchewan Roughriders in Hamilton, Ontario. Manziel is headed to the Montreal Alouettes. Montreal acquired the former Heisman Trophy winner and offensive linemen Tony Washington and Landon Rice from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats for defensive end Jamaal Westerman, wide receiver Chris Williams and first-round draft picks in 2020 and 2021. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
July 22, 2018 - 9:31 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Manziel is headed to the Montreal Alouettes in a reunion with the coach who recruited him to Texas A&M. The Canadian Football League team acquired the former Heisman Trophy from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in a blockbuster trade Sunday. "I look forward to reuniting with...
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Oakland Athletics' Jonathan Lucroy, second from right, celebrates with Chad Pinder (18) and Stephen Piscotty, second from left, after driving in the winning run against the San Francisco Giants in the 11th inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
July 22, 2018 - 1:22 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — On a day when they made a trade to strengthen the back of their bullpen, the Oakland Athletics overcame their All-Star closer's fourth blown save and kept their late-inning magic going. In front of the largest crowd to watch a baseball game at the Coliseum, no less. Jonathan...
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St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter watches his home run off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
July 21, 2018 - 10:12 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Matt Carpenter homered for the sixth consecutive game and Paul DeJong hit a tiebreaking double in St. Louis' three-run ninth inning, helping the Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on Saturday to split their day-night doubleheader. Carpenter entered as a defensive replacement in the...
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