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Fantasy semifinals in Week 15 give greater consequence to unexpected breakouts and duds from stars — win and you're playing for a title, lose and it's on to 2019.

Playing games in mid-December also assures that weather will be a factor for some players...Read more

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The revamped New York Mets bullpen is set to include a very familiar face — longtime reliever Jeurys Familia.

Familia reached agreement on a $30 million, three-year deal late Wednesday night with the team that traded him away last...Read more

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on Major League Baseball's winter meetings (all times local):

10: 45 a.m.

Durable left-hander Alex Claudio was acquired by the Milwaukee Brewers from the Texas Rangers for a draft pick....Read more

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Hornets owner Michael Jordan said it was "tap of endearment."

After watching a bizarre ending to the Hornets' win against Detroit on Wednesday, a bewildered Jordan lightly smacked the back of second-year guard Malik Monk's head in...Read more

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An All-Star starter to the relief-reliant Rays, a Tanner-for-Tanner trade and a Scott Boras sighting. Intrigue at the winter meetings, but not much impact.

Not yet, anyway.

Charlie Morton was the top name to switch...Read more

Nobody is questioning Jerry Jones anymore about trading a first-round pick for Amari Cooper.

The Cowboys are 5-1 since the 24-year-old wide receiver was acquired from Oakland for a 2019 selection that will likely be in the 20s. They're one win from...Read more

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on Major League Baseball's winter meetings (all times local):

6:10p.m.

A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that free agent first baseman Justin Bour has reached...Read more

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican fans have waited a lifetime for the opportunity to watch their favorite team, the Chicago Bulls, in their homeland. But hardly anyone envisioned that they'd get to see the current version of the team that will face the Orlando Magic on Thursday...Read more

The last few weeks of the NFL season can be a wild ride, particularly as playoff races heat up and bad weather becomes a potential factor in the Northeast and Midwest.

The main slate contests on FanDuel and DraftKings feature just one game with a total...Read more

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr has seen two coaches get fired, fellow stars get traded and the roster get overhauled numerous times in five seasons as Oakland Raiders quarterback.

The latest change for Carr came this week when the Raiders fired...Read more

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