Sports transactions

This Jan. 15, 2018 photo shows Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd looking on during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards in Washington. The Bucks have relieved Kidd from his head coaching duties, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
January 22, 2018 - 8:26 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Seeking change amid midseason struggles, the Milwaukee Bucks fired coach Jason Kidd on Monday after a slide that left a team with designs on challenging the NBA's best in eighth place in the Eastern Conference. It was a surprising end to Kidd's three-plus-season tenure in Milwaukee...
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January 22, 2018 - 8:20 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two people with knowledge of the contract say center fielder Austin Jackson has agreed to terms on a $6 million, two-year contract with the San Francisco Giants The move fills San Francisco's top remaining void just a few weeks before pitchers and catchers report to spring...
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January 22, 2018 - 8:06 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says the Browns are hiring former Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley. Cleveland coach Hue Jackson is turning his offense over to Haley, who spent six seasons in Pittsburgh before he was fired last week, said the person who spoke Monday...
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Minnesota Vikings' Case Keenum reacts on the bench during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
January 22, 2018 - 7:49 pm
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The lilt in Case Keenum's voice was missing as he spoke about the end of the Minnesota Vikings' season in a softer-than-usual tone. His eyes misted over, Keenum carefully maintained enough composure to keep his voice from cracking. There was no hiding the hurt from the...
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January 22, 2018 - 7:18 pm
BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with RHPs Rob Scahill, Chris Volstad and Michael Ynoa, LHP T.J. House and INFs Patrick Leonard and Matt Skole on minor league contracts. CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with C Jack Murphy and LHP Adam Wilk on minor league contracts...
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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum, left, reacts on the bench beside offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game against the Philadelphia Eagles, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
January 22, 2018 - 7:16 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur has been hired as the New York Giants head coach. The Giants announced the hiring late Monday afternoon, less than 24 hours after Shurmur and the Vikings were beaten by the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC title game...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2015, file photo, Carolina Panthers assistant head coach Steve Wilks watches players warm up during NFL football team's training camp in Spartanburg, S.C. Wilks is the new head football coach of the Arizona Cardinals. The Cardinals announced Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, that the 48-year-old Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator had agreed to a four-year contract with a team option for a fifth. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
January 22, 2018 - 7:09 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Steve Wilks is the new head coach of the Arizona Cardinals, and chances are he won't tread meekly into his new job. "Steve's personality is as an aggressive guy," his ex-boss, Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera, said. Wilks, 48, spent last season as defensive coordinator of the...
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January 22, 2018 - 6:50 pm
TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Sounders ended last season with a thud in the MLS Cup final. It was a disappointing performance but not one that made team officials feel a roster overhaul was necessary. The changes Seattle made before the start of last season, plus some summer additions, put the...
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January 22, 2018 - 6:29 pm
NBA-BUCKS-KIDD FIRED Milwaukee Bucks fire coach Jason Kidd MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have fired coach Jason Kidd following a midseason slide that left the playoff hopeful in eighth place in the Eastern Conference. Assistant coach Joe Prunty was serving as head coach for Monday night's...
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