Madison Bumgarner is the 2014 Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year. Bumgarner finished first in a vote by U.S. editors and news directors. He beat out Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw — who won the National League Cy Young and MVP but lost to Bumgarner’s Giants in the playoffs.
No one in the sports world had heard of the 2014 Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year until August. That’s when 13-year-old Mo’ne Davis became an instant celebrity as she took the mound in the Little League World Series and mowed down batter after batter, giving “throw like a girl” a whole new meaning.
Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro was questioned by Dominican Republic authorities in connection with a Saturday morning nightclub shooting.
The San Diego Padres acquired outfielder Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves, multiple media outlets reported Friday.
A person familiar with the negotiations says pitcher Jake Peavy has agreed to a $24 million, two-year contract to stay with the World Series champion San Francisco Giants.
There were a bevy of free-agent deals Monday. Here are some things to know about the biggest moves.
A guilty plea is scheduled for a South Florida businessman accused of helping to finance the smuggling of Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig out of Cuba.
The Washington Nationals and outfielder Bryce Harper avoided a grievance hearing by agreeing to a two-year, $7.5 million contract, according to reports Monday.
The Washington Nationals are disappointed that outfielder Bryce Harper was a no-show for the team’s NatsFest fan event on Saturday.
Maybe the price tag attached to Jon Lester was too high, but that’s irrelevant. It’s only money, and the Chicago Cubs have plenty more of it. Timing is what matters, and in this case it’s perfect.