SOCHI, Russia (AP) — A pair of medals today for the U.S. at the Winter Olympics. The first came in women's slopestyle skiing as Devin Logan took the silver. The second was a bronze by Erin Hamlin in women's singles luge. Hamlin's medal is the first-ever for an American male or female in singles luge. The U.S. ended the day with seven medals, two gold, a silver and four bronze.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — There's won't be a gold or any medal for that matter for Shaun White in halfpipe. The two-time defending champ fell during his first run of the final and wound up in fourth place. His second round was excellent but it wasn't enough to overcome the bad start.
UNDATED (AP) — The Cleveland Indians returned to the playoffs last season and a big reason why was outfielder Michael Brantley. A person familiar with the deal says the Indians have agreed to a long-term contract with Brantley worth $25 million over the next four seasons. Brantley hit .284 with 10 homers and 73 RBIs in 151 games last season. He excelled in the field, not making an error and recording 11 assists.
NEW YORK (AP) — The newest member of the Yankees has hit town and met reporters. Pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, who has agreed to a $155 million contract, dished out $200,000 for a charter flight from Tokyo to New York. His traveling party consisted of five people in a Boeing 787 Dreamliner that seats around 200.
UNDATED (AP) — The Cleveland Browns have had a hard time of things since coming back into the NFL in 1999. Today the team owner announced that both the clubs CEO and general manager were being let go. The move comes a month after the Browns were finally able to hire a head coach after the firing of Rob Chudzinski after one season.