Catcher Ramon Hernandez Agrees to Deal with Royals

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_0e7dcf95f5.jpgTom Szczerbowski/Getty Images (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) -- Catcher Ramon Hernandez agreed to a minor-league contract with the Kansas City Royals Tuesday. The 37-year-old former All-Star played in 17 games for the Los Angeles Dodgers last season before being released in June, after hitting .208 with three home runs and six RBIs.


Dolphins Part Ways with GM Jeff Ireland

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_bfb0da5605.jpgScott Boehm/Getty Images (NEW YORK) --  The Miami Dolphins and general manager Jeff Ireland have mutually agreed to part ways, Dolphins owner Stephen Ross announced Tuesday. Ireland served as the Dolphins' GM the past six seasons. During that time, the team went 46-50. The Dolphins spent more than $200 million in free agency last offseason.


Scoreboard Roundup - 1/7/14

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_8536e2ee1f.jpgGetty Images/Hemera (NEW YORK) -- NBA:  Washington Wizards 97 (15-17) - Charlotte Bobcats 83 (15-21)

Cleveland Cavaliers 111 (12-23) - Philadelphia 76ers 93 (12-23)

Indiana Pacers 86 (28-6) - Toronto Raptors 79 (16-17)


ESPN: Lions to Interview Mike Munchak

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_f23bd6a68c.jpgScott Boehm/Getty Images (NEW YORK) --  Former Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Munchak will interview with the Detroit Lions on Friday for their head coaching vacancy, according to ESPN and media reports. Munchak was fired by the Titans following a 7-9 record in 2013.  He spent 31 years with the franchise as both a player and a coach. 


Lindsey Vonn to Miss the Sochi Olympics

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_aff58a7ad6.jpgAlexander Hassenstein/Getty Images (NEW YORK) --  The 2014 Winter Games will be without a big star.   Gold medalist skier Lindsey Vonn announced on her Facebook page Tuesday that she will miss the Sochi Olympics because of a right knee injury. Vonn said she is "devastated" to miss the Olympics "but the reality has sunk in that my knee is just too unstable to compete at this level."