Posts Tagged Sports transactions

Falcons WR White agrees to 4-year extension

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — On the eve of training camp, the Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms on a new contract with receiver Roddy White.

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Cespedes hits 2 HRs, A’s hold off Astros 9-7

Oakland Athletics' Yoenis Cespedes hits a two-run home run against the Houston Astros during the fourth inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes homered twice and tied a career high with five RBIs before leaving with an apparent right thumb injury, and the Oakland Athletics held off the Houston Astros 9-7 on Wednesday night.

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Tigers acquire closer Joakim Soria from Rangers

Texas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos (61) congratulates Rangers relief pitcher Joakim Soria (28) after Soria closed out the Rangers 4-2 defeat of the New York Yankees in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York, Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — The first-place Detroit Tigers have reinforced the back end of their shaky bullpen, acquiring closer Joakim Soria from the Texas Rangers for minor league pitchers Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel.

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Chiefs, running back Jamaal Charles reach deal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles has agreed to a contract extension with the Kansas City Chiefs.

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NFL suspends Jaguars WR Sanders 4 games

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The NFL has suspended Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Ace Sanders without pay for the first four games of the season for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy.

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