Lakers warn entire staff not to tamper with free agency
Victor Moses says Super Eagles plan to score early against Iceland
Fox News commentator Charles Krauthammer dies at 68
Firmino helps Brazil to late win over Costa Rica
Phil Mickelson 'embarrassed' and 'sorry' for US Open putting controversy
Cubs' Bryant gets $10.85M, record for 1st arbitration eligible
13 January 2018, 05:34 | Charlene Valdez
Bryce Harper to the Cubs? Count Kris Bryant
According to, Wilson agreed to a $4.25 million deal with the Cubs to avoid salary arbitration. The Cubs' superstar third baseman is set to receive a record deal for a first-year arbitration eligible contract with $10.85 million in 2018.
The previous mark was held by Ryan Howard, who was awarded $10 million by a three-person panel in 2008, the Philadelphia first baseman's first year of eligibility for arbitration.
Bryant hit.295 with 29 home runs and 73 RBIs in 2017. As a whole last season, which was split between the Cubs and Tigers, the seasoned southpaw tallied a 3.41 ERA, 80 strikeouts and 35 walks. He's likely to be one of baseball's hottest commodities within coming years, the Cubs are doing everything they can to keep him in Chicago.
Left-handed reliever Justin Wilson, who struggled with command after being acquired in a trade from Detroit in July, settled for $4.25 million.
Girl Scout cookies go on sale February 2
In addition, the group will host various events during National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend from February 23 to 25. There will be Thin Mints , which I think will never be unseated as the most popular cookie.
Health officials warn of widespread flu cases
Part of the reason people are concerned about this year's season is because of the type of virus that is circulating. Parkland Hospital in Dallas has seen nearly 1,000 people coming to their emergency department seeking treatment.
Parents of 3-Year-Old Are Indicted in Her Death
Mathews' wife, Sini, was indicted for abandoning the child, which could get up to 20 years of jail time. After two weeks of looking, searchers found Sherin's body less than a mile from the house.
Nadal and Wawrinka boost for Australian Open
Their replacement - a "lucky loser" from the qualifying tournament - will get the other 50 percent of the first-round prize money. Australia's charge will be led by Nick Kyrgios and Ashleigh Barty in the men's and women's tournaments respectively.