UNDATED (AP) -- MLB-ANGELS-DIAMONDBACKS-WHITE SOX TRADE
Source: three-team deal set
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) -- The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to acquire outfielder Mark Trumbo from the Anaheim Angels as part of a three-team trade that also includes the Chicago White Sox, a person familiar with the talks told The Associated Press.
Pitcher Hector Santiago is moving from the White Sox to the Angels, outfielder Adam Eaton from Diamondbacks to Chicago and lefthander Tyler Skaggs from Arizona to Los Angeles.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the trade had not yet been announced.
The person said Arizona also is receiving a player to be named from each of the other clubs in the deal.
MLB-FREE AGENT SIGNINGS
Jones, Arencibia reach agreement
UNDATED (AP) -- First baseman-outfielder Garrett Jones and the Miami Marlins finalized a two-year, $7.75 million contract. The left-handed hitter batted .233 with 15 homers and 51 RBIs with Pittsburgh this year. He lost his starting job late in the season and batted only twice in the playoffs.
Catcher J.P. Arencibia has come to terms on a $1.8 million, one-year contract with Texas to likely be a back-up to starter Geovany Soto. Arencibia hit .194 with 21 homers, 18 doubles and 55 RBIs in a career-high 138 games this year for Toronto.
Eastern heavyweights meet
UNDATED (AP) -- The class of the NBA Eastern Conference renew their budding rivalry to highlight eight-game NBA schedule tonight.
Miami heads into Indiana in their first meeting since the Heat eliminated the Pacers in seven games on the way to the NBA title last season. The Pacers have jumped out to a league-beat 18-3 mark that includes a 9-0 home record on the strength of tenacious defense. The Heat have vaulted to the top of the Southeast Division with a 16-5 mark after a sluggish start to the season.
Heat coach Erik Spoelstra says guard Dwyane Wade will play iin tonight's game after sitting out Sunday's win over Detroit. Wade has missed six of Miami's 21 games to either rest his oft-ailing knees, or deal with illness. He didn't play in Miami's win at Detroit on Sunday night.
The two teams have played is close with the Heat holding a slight 9-8 edge in their last 17 meetings against the Pacers, with an average victory margin in those games of only 2.5 points.
Kobe Bryant sees his second action of the season for the Lakers who host Phoenix tonight. The Lakers star guard marked his return from a torn Achilles tendon with 9 points, 8 rebounds and 8 turnovers in loss to Toronto Sunday night.
San Antonio will be trying to right a recent rough patch when they travel to take on Toronto tonight. The Southwest Division leading Spurs have lost three of their last five.
Fan gets to keep cash
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- A college basketball player who won $20,000 by hitting a half-court shot during an Oklahoma City Thunder game can keep the money for use as a scholarship. The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics made the ruling after initially saying if Cameron Rodriguez kept the money, he would lose his amateur status at Southwestern College in Winfield, Kan.
The college appealed, and the NAIA said Tuesday that Rodriguez could use the half-court winnings as scholarship money.
A waiting game in Austin
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Texas Athletic Director Steve Patterson says no decision has been made about the future of Longhorns football coach Mack Brown.
The statement by Patterson came several hours after Orangebloods.com cited two unidentified sources in reporting that Brown will announce he is stepping down by week's end.
Joe Jamail, Brown's longtime friend and attorney, told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Brown has not resigned and that his future with Texas is still up to the coach.
TOP 25 BASKETBALL-SCHEDULE
Top 25 showdown
UNDATED (AP) -- No. 13 Kansas hits the road to take on 18th-ranked Florida in the showcase game on the top-25 schedule.
The 6-2 Jayhawks are coming off a stunning last second loss at Colorado Saturday that was their second defeat in eight days. After that game, Kansas coach Bill Self admitted he's concerned because the team isn't playing very well.
The Gators are also 6-2 and also coming off a buzzer beating loss the Connecticut eight days ago. Florida's two losses this season have come against ranked teams.
No. 11 Kentucky is at home against unbeaten Boise State, trying to gain some traction after a loss to Baylor Friday night. The youthful Wildcats were outrebounded for the first time this season in the loss. The Broncos take an 8-0 mark into tonight's game.