DETROIT (AP) — There's been a blockbuster trade between the Texas Rangers and Detroit Tigers. The Tigers are trading slugger Prince Fielder to the Rangers for second baseman Ian Kinsler, with Detroit sending an undisclosed amount of cash to the Rangers as well.
NEW YORK (AP) — Saying he is "disgusted with this abusive process," Alex Rodriguez is admitting his chances of winning an appeal of his 211-game suspension for using performance-enhancing drugs are quite slim. A-Rod stormed out of his grievance hearing after the arbitrator, Fredric Horowitz, refused to order baseball commission Bud Selig (SEE'-lihg) to testify.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — — LaMarcus Aldridge scored 21 points, Damian Lillard added 17 and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Milwaukee Bucks 91-82 for their eighth straight win. The Trail Blazers have won 10 of 12 to start the season.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tony Parker scored 19 points and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Boston Celtics 104-93. That's the Spurs' eighth straight win as they improved to 10-1 overall.
VAIL, Colo. (AP)— Lindsey Vonn partially tore one of the reconstructed ligaments in her surgically repaired right knee in a training crash that puts her training for the Sochi (SOH'-chee) Olympics on hold. It is unclear when the four-time overall World Cup champion and 2010 Vancouver downhill gold medalist will be able to compete again and how her injuries might affect her Olympic hopes.