• A’s get Hendriks from Blue Jays for Chavez

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have acquired Liam Hendriks from the Toronto Blue Jays for fellow pitcher Jesse Chavez.

  • Carlos Hyde out; Shaun Draughn to start in Seattle

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco running back Carlos Hyde will miss his third game with a stress fracture in his left foot, 49ers coach Jim Tomsula said Friday, days after suggesting he might be available.

  • RETRANSMISSION TO CORRECT NAME FROM RON WOOD TO ROD WOOD - Detroit Lions President Rod Wood addresses the media, Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, in Allen Park, Mich. Wood, 55, will oversee the Lions business operations. Earlier this month, owner Martha Ford fired team president Tom Lewand and general manager Martin Mayhew after the team's 1-7 start. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

    Lions’ new president stresses ties to Ford family

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Rod Wood described himself as a lifelong Lions fan who has Matthew Stafford on his fantasy team.

  • Cubs acquire RHP Patton from Rangers for Delarosa

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs acquired right-handed pitcher Spencer Patton from the Texas Rangers on Friday for minor league infielder Frandy Delarosa.

  • Dallas Cowboys running back Darren McFadden (20) gets tripped up by Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Howard Jones (95) during the second quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

    Cowboys’ RB Darren McFadden questionable vs Miami

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Dallas running back Darren McFadden is questionable for Sunday’s game against Miami with a groin injury, and inexperienced backups could lead to some shuffling behind him.

  • In this Oct. 1, 2015, file photo, Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rich Hill delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees in New York. Left-hander Rich Hill has agreed to a $6 million, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics. Hill took his physical in the Bay Area and the team announced the deal Friday, Nov. 20, 2015.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

    Athletics add versatile lefty Rich Hill on $6 million deal

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Left-hander Rich Hill agreed to a $6 million, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics on Friday, giving the low-budget franchise a versatile, experienced pitcher who can handle a variety of roles.

  • In this Sept. 27, 2015, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterbacks Peyton Manning (18) and Brock Osweiler (17) get ready for the Broncos' NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit. Osweiler gets his first NFL start in his fourth pro season, on Sunday against the Chicago Bears. Manning promises not to "be in his ear" all the time, but rest assured he will have some input. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski, File)

    Let it snow and the wind blow for Packers-Vikings

    Packers-Vikings. Outdoors, the way it always used to be and probably still should be. For the lead in the Black and Blue Division.