Murray, Forsett, Mathews run to paydirt

Look who’s running to paydirt: DeMarco Murray, Justin Forsett and Ryan Mathews. Running backs took their place at the head of the free agency class Thursday, the third day of the NFL’s business year. Two of them, 2014 Offensive Player of the Year Murray, the league’s leading rusher, and Mathews wound up in Philadelphia. Forsett[…]

Ravens retain RB Forsett, who agrees to 3-year deal

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Justin Forsett agreed to terms Thursday on a three-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens, who keep their leading rusher from 2014 after losing several key free agents earlier in the week. The 29-year-old Forsett is coming off the finest season of his seven-year career. Thrust into a starting role after[…]

Sabathia throws simulated game; Capuano out until May

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — CC Sabathia thinks he is ready for his first spring training start. The New York Yankees left-hander threw 29 pitches broken down into two innings during his first simulated game of spring training Thursday. Sabathia is lined up to possibly pitch on Tuesday. The 34-year-old was hobbled by a degenerative cartilage[…]

AP sources: All-Pro DeMarco Murray to join Eagles

DeMarco Murray got the money he wanted from his former team’s biggest rival. Two people familiar with the deal said All-Pro running back DeMarco Murray agreed Thursday to a five-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles. Both sources spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because Murray hadn’t officially signed the contract. Wearing a[…]