Jags commit $175M, including $78M guaranteed, to free agents

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville’s top free agent target was the first to make it official Wednesday as former Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas signed a five-year contract worth $46 million with the Jaguars. Five others quickly followed. Miami defensive end Jared Odrick, Dallas right tackle Jermey Parnell, Green Bay cornerback Davon House, San[…]

Pacers rout Magic 118-86 for sixth straight win

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Reserve Rodney Stuckey had 34 points, six rebounds and seven assists, and the Indiana Pacers beat the Orlando Magic 118-86 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory. Damjan Rudez scored 17 points, and Luis Scola added 15 points and 10 rebounds for the surging Pacers (29-34), who moved into sole possession[…]

AP source: Jaguars to sign Thomas, 5 others in free agency

A person familiar with the negotiations says the Jacksonville Jaguars have agreed to terms with former Denver tight end Julius Thomas and five other free agents. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team has not announced the moves. Jacksonville also struck deals Tuesday with former Miami defensive end[…]

Sadler, Sanchez each sharp, Pirates beat Blue Jays

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Starting pitchers Casey Sadler and Aaron Sanchez each threw three hitless innings Sunday and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Toronto Blue Jays 1-0. Sadler, who is expected to begin the year at Triple-A Indianapolis, struck out three without a walk for the Pirates. Toronto had just one hit until getting two[…]