Powerful presence: Encarnacion gives Indians booming bat

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — As fans lining the chain-linked fence next to Cleveland's main practice field jockeyed for better position to snatch an autograph or selfie with the team's newest star, Edwin Encarnacion showed no emotion.

  • Written by TOM WITHERS , AP Sports Writer

Welcome to NBA trade season, already underway in earnest

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jahlil Okafor viewed New Orleans during All-Star weekend with a different lens than usual, since he thought there was a chance it may have been his next home.

That's life in the rumor mill.

  • Written by TIM REYNOLDS , AP Basketball Writer