Posts Tagged Sports transactions

Friedman: Dodgers to hire GM, keep Mattingly

Andrew Friedman, a 37-year-old former Wall Street analyst, speaks after being introduced as the new Los Angeles Dodger president of baseball operations at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the middle of Andrew Friedman’s introduction as the Los Angeles Dodgers’ president of baseball operations, a question was asked from a corner of the room.

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Celtics acquire Bynum from Pistons

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics have traded center Joel Anthony to the Detroit Pistons for guard Will Bynum.

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Patriots beat Jets 27-25 as Jones blocks FG try

New York Jets' Nick Folk (2) follows through on a field-goal attempt as New England Patriots cornerback Kyle Arrington, right, flies past on the final play of an NFL football game Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Foxborough, Mass. The kick was blocked by Patriots defender Chris Jones, and the Patriots won 27-25. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — After New England held off the struggling New York Jets, usually reserved Patriots coach Bill Belichick praised two of his players who have dealt with some tough times.

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Tavares scores in shootout, lifts Islanders

New York Islanders left wing Cory Conacher (89) moves the puck away from San Jose Sharks defensemen Justin Braun (61) and Marc-Edouard Vlasic (44) in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Uniondale, N.Y., Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — For just the third time in franchise history, the New York Islanders are perfect through their first four games.

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Saints see defense turning corner as Lions loom

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Coming off the high of a fourth quarter comeback against Tampa Bay and a helpful bye week, linebacker Junior Galette sees a real turnaround coming for New Orleans’ struggling defense.

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