KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Safety Jarrad Page has signed his restricted free agent tender with the Kansas City Chiefs.
DETROIT — Don’t be fooled by the scraggly semblance of a beard that strains to cover chunks of Sidney Crosby’s 21-year-old face.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Free agent linebacker Pisa Tinoisamoa agreed Friday to a one-year contract with the Chicago Bears after leading the St. Louis Rams in tackles four of the past six seasons.
DENVER — The Colorado Rockies have fired manager Clint Hurdle less than two years after their incredible “Roctober” run to the World Series. He was replaced by bench coach Jim Tracy. Without reliable hitting, pitching or defense, the Rockies stumbled to an 18-28 start and were 14½ games behind Los Angeles in the NL West heading into Friday night’s action.
DENVER — The Colorado Rockies fired manager Clint Hurdle on Friday, less than two years after their incredible “Roctober” run to the World Series, and replaced him with bench coach Jim Tracy for the rest of the season.
NEW YORK — Outfielder Emil Brown has been acquired by the New York Mets from the San Diego Padres for a player to be named.
WASHINGTON — Jon Jansen, a fixture on the Washington Redskins offensive line for much of the last decade before injuries took their toll, was cut by the team Friday.
CHICAGO — Suspended slugger Manny Ramirez should skip the All-Star game even if he’s voted in by fans, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Joe Torre says. “No,” Torre said before Friday’s game against the Chicago Cubs. “I think if you asked Manny, he’d give you the same answer.”
CHICAGO — Suspended slugger Manny Ramirez should skip the All-Star game even if he’s voted in by fans, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Joe Torre says.
ASHBURN, Va. — The Washington Redskins have released veteran right tackle Jon Jansen, a fixture on the team’s offensive line for much of the last decade.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Defensive tackle Israel Idonije has agreed to a two-year contract extension that keeps him with the Chicago Bears through 2011.
DETROIT — Marian Hossa’s combination of size, speed and skill helped the banged-up Detroit Red Wings finish off Chicago to set up a Stanley Cup finals rematch with the team he spurned.