>>Chapman Returning To Yankees
(National Harbor, MD) — Aroldis Chapman is going back to the Bronx. Multiple reports say the closer has agreed to a five-year, 86-million-dollar deal with the Yankees. New York sent Chapman to the Cubs before last season’s trade deadline in July.
>>Cubs Acquire Closer Davis From Royals For Soler
(National Harbor, MD) — The Cubs are replacing Aroldis Chapman with an All-Star. The Cubs have acquired Wade Davis from the Royals in exchange for outfielder Jorge Soler [[ SO-lair ]]. The right-hander is 19-and-4 with 47 saves and a 1.18 ERA over the past three seasons.
>>UConn Knocks Off Notre Dame
(South Bend, IN) — UConn continues to dominate women’s college basketball. The second-ranked Huskies went on the road and downed top-ranked Notre Dame, 72-61. The four-time defending national champion Huskies have won 83 straight games. They are 8-and-0 this season.
>>Illinois At Home To Central Michigan Saturday
(Champaign, IL) — Illinois is in action Saturday afternoon hosting Central Michigan. Tip time from the State Farm Center is 2 p.m. The Fighting Illini have won three in-a-row on the heels of a three-game losing streak and are 7-and-3 overall. The Chippewas have won four straight to improve to 8-and-2.
>>Taggart Taking Over At Oregon
(Eugene, OR) — Willie Taggert is taking over at Oregon. The Ducks named Taggert their new head football coach yesterday. The 40-year-old Taggert replaces Mark Helfrich, who was fired last week.
>>Chiefs Clash With Raiders
(Kansas City, MO) — An AFC West showdown kicks off Week 14 as the Chiefs clash with the Raiders tonight in Kansas City. The 10-and-2 Raiders are a game ahead of the Chiefs for first place in the division, but suffered a 26-10 home loss to KC in Week Six.
>>Colts Meet Texans Sunday
(Indianapolis, IN) — The Colts clash with the Houston Texans on Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium. Indy looks for revenge after losing in Houston in Week Six. The Colts, Texans and Titans are all tied for first place in the AFC South at 6-and-6. The Titans will face the Broncos Sunday.