Rajai Davis returning to A's with $6 million, 1-year deal

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After a World Series trip with Cleveland, runnin' Rajai Davis is returning to the Bay Area with the Oakland Athletics on a $6 million, one-year contract to fill a void in center field.

  • Written by JANIE McCAULEY , AP Baseball Writer

2-time Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton retiring

Two Olympic decathlon gold medals. Rewriting the world record not once but twice. Ashton Eaton really can't envision accomplishing much more in an event that comes with the label of world's greatest athlete.

  • Written by PAT GRAHAM , AP Sports Writer

Minnesota fires coach Claeys after team boycott threat

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota fired coach Tracy Claeys on Tuesday, just over two weeks after the football program became embroiled in a standoff with the administration over the suspension of 10 players in connection with allegations of sexual assault.

  • Written by By JON KRAWCZYNSKI , AP Sports Writer