Still got game? Ice Cube, Iverson back 3-on-3 hoops league

AP Basketball WriterStill got game? Ice Cube, Iverson back 3-on-3 hoops leagueBy DOUG FEINBERGNEW YORK (AP) Ice Cube has dreamed about seeing his favorite NBA players come out of retirement.Now, he's going to make it happen. The rapper...

World Series champion Cubs to visit White House on Monday

World Series champion Cubs to visit White House on MondayCHICAGO (AP) The World Series champion Chicago Cubs have accepted President Barack Obama's invitation and will visit the White House on Monday.White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Wednesday...

Seattle acquires Drew Smyly as it makes pair of trades

AP Sports WriterSeattle acquires Drew Smyly as it makes pair of tradesBy TIM BOOTHSEATTLE (AP) The Mariners have made a pair of trades, landing left-handed starter Drew Smyly from the Tampa Bay Rays and right-hander reliever Shae Simmons...

Vogelsong, Tepesch agree to minor league deals with Twins

Vogelsong, Tepesch agree to minor league deals with TwinsMINNEAPOLIS (AP) Right-handers right-handers Ryan Vogelsong and Nick Tepesch have agreed to minor league contracts with the Minnesota Twins, adding two veterans to the competition for spots in a rotation...

Seattle acquires Drew Smyly as it makes pair of trades

AP Sports WriterSeattle acquires Drew Smyly as it makes pair of tradesBy TIM BOOTHSEATTLE (AP) The Mariners have made a pair of trades, landing left-handed starter Drew Smyly from the Tampa Bay Rays and right-hander reliever Shae Simmons...

World Series champion Cubs to visit White House on Monday

World Series champion Cubs to visit White House on MondayCHICAGO (AP) President Barack Obama will welcome the World Series champion Chicago Cubs at the White House on Monday, just five days before he leaves office.White House press secretary...

Seattle acquires Drew Smyly as it makes pair of trades

AP Sports WriterSeattle acquires Drew Smyly as it makes pair of tradesBy TIM BOOTHSEATTLE (AP) Jerry Dipoto's 11th trade this offseason rounded out the Seattle Mariners roster with his top target.''I've probably spent more time through the course...

Rays claim OF Coats, designate RHP Floro for assignment

Rays claim OF Coats, designate RHP Floro for assignmentST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Rays have claimed outfielder Jason Coats off waivers from the Chicago White Sox and designated right-handed pitcher Dylan Floro for assignment.The team announced...

Wheeler gets $800,000 deal with Mets after missing 2 years

Wheeler gets $800,000 deal with Mets after missing 2 yearsNEW YORK (AP) Right-hander Zack Wheeler agreed to an $800,000, one-year contract with the New York Mets after missing two seasons because of a torn elbow ligament.Now 26, Wheeler...

Capps agrees to $987,500, one-year deal with Padres

Capps agrees to $987,500, one-year deal with PadresSAN DIEGO (AP) Reliever Carter Capps has agreed to a $987,500, one-year contract with the San Diego Padres to avoid arbitration.It's the same as his salary in 2016, which he missed...