Mets newcomer Lowrie ready to play all over the diamond

AP Baseball WriterMets newcomer Lowrie ready to play all over the diamondBy RONALD BLUMNEW YORK (AP) Jed Lowrie would rather talk about wine than whine.The infielder visited Citi Field on Wednesday after finalizing a $20 million, two-year contract...

Gase hires Gregg Williams as Jets” defensive coordinator

Gase hires Gregg Williams as Jets' defensive coordinatorFLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) Gregg Williams was hired Wednesday as the New York Jets' defensive coordinator, the first major staff addition by Adam Gase since he became coach.The team also announced...

Yanks newcomer LeMahieu on his role: “Bring a lot of gloves”

AP Baseball WriterYanks newcomer LeMahieu on his role: 'Bring a lot of gloves'By BEN WALKERNEW YORK (AP) DJ LeMahieu is putting away his mittens and packing more mitts.A star second baseman for Colorado, LeMahieu is set to join...

Chiefs” Berry, Ware practice ahead of AFC title game

AP Sports WriterChiefs' Berry, Ware practice ahead of AFC title gameBy DAVE SKRETTAKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Chiefs safety Eric Berry and running back Spencer Ware returned to practice Wednesday, raising the possibility that both will be available for...

Royals pitcher Skoglund given 80-game drug suspension

Royals pitcher Skoglund given 80-game drug suspensionNEW YORK (AP) Kansas City Royals pitcher Eric Skoglund was suspended Monday for the season's first 80 games after testing positive for two performance-enhancing substances.The commissioner's office said the positive tests were...

Steelers still waiting to hear from Antonio Brown

AP Sports WriterSteelers still waiting to hear from Antonio BrownBy WILL GRAVESPITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Steelers aren't ruling out the possible return of wayward wide receiver Antonio Brown.Time, however, appears to be running out.Steelers president Art Rooney II...

Pats” Brady, Chiefs” Mahomes achieve success different ways

AP Sports WriterPats' Brady, Chiefs' Mahomes achieve success different waysBy DAVE SKRETTAKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) ?? One of them is a sixth-round pick who married a supermodel, became one of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history and is still...

Jaguars hire DeFilippo as OC, fill remaining staff positions

AP Sports WriterJaguars hire DeFilippo as OC, fill remaining staff positionsBy MARK LONGJACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) John DeFilippo got his first NFL job working for Tom Coughlin, serving as a quality control coach for the New York Giants in...

Patriots preparing for anything in rematch with KC”s Mahomes

AP Sports WriterPatriots preparing for anything in rematch with KC's MahomesBy KYLE HIGHTOWERFOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) In their first meeting with Kansas City, the Patriots had quarterback Patrick Mahomes figured out - at least for a half.Creative and efficient...

Broncos long snapper Casey Kreiter named to Pro Bowl

Broncos long snapper Casey Kreiter named to Pro BowlENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Denver Broncos third-year long snapper Casey Kreiter has been named to the Pro Bowl.Kreiter was chosen by Los Angeles Charges head coach Anthony Lynn as a ''need''...