Matt Kemp is high on the new-look Padres

...came in trades. All three within 48 hours: Kemp in a deal with the reigning NL West champion Dodgers, 2013 AL Rookie of the Year Myers from the Rays and Upton swapped by Atlanta."Everybody gets their work in. Everybody gets here early...

Bulls saddened by Derrick Rose's latest knee injury

...recovers.It wasn't what the Bulls envisioned after taking him with the first pick in the 2008 draft. He went from Rookie of the Year to All-Star to MVP in his first three seasons, becoming the youngest player to win that award in 2011 while leading...

Augusta native named Rookie of the Year

...native Charles Howell was selected by his peers as the Rookie of the Year on the PGA Tour. "It's kind of comical, really," Howell said. "To be the rookie of the year starting where I did ... it means a whole lot to...

Jose Abreu, Jacob deGrom earn Rookie of the Year honors

NEW YORK - Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu was a unanimous winner of the American League Rookie of the Year award, and New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom won the National League honor."I don't have any words to describe this moment...

Kyle Larson primed to be the next NASCAR star

...there are high expectations for Larson to have a breakout year.He was decent last season during his run toward rookie of the year honors, but Larson is ready for more. On his list of goals for the year is winning his first Sprint Cup race and...

76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams named NBA Rookie of the Year

...to show for being a bright spot in a dismal season for the Philadelphia 76ers.Carter-Williams won the NBA's Rookie of the Year Award on Monday after becoming only the third player since 1950-51 to lead all rookies in scoring (16.7...


...contract.Gomes has a .244 career batting average with 155 homers and 500 RBI in parts of 12 seasons? Former NL Rookie of the Year Geovany Soto and two-time All-Star pitcher Brad Penny agreed to minor league contracts with the Chicago White...

Atlanta Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant is defensive rookie of the year

Atlanta Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant has been named Defensive Rookie of the Year by Pro Football Focus.The Web site had Trufant, who was Atlanta's No. 1 draft pick in 2013, listed as the seventh-ranked...

Pair of star rookies take AL by storm

The American League Rookie of the Year race is already showing signs...Abreu would be among the oldest rookie of the year winners if he ends up with the...year he swept the AL MVP and rookie of the year awards after coming over from...

NASCAR's Rookie of the Year

...Miss Congeniality award, the rookie of the year honor now brings instant credibility...Kasey Kahne ready to run for rookie of the year in 2004, it's only getting...hours." The four previous rookie of the year winners were Stewart, Kenseth...