WR Decker agrees to deal with Patriots

Veteran receiver Eric Decker and the New England Patriots are closing in on a one-year deal, according to multiple reports.The expected addition comes one day after the Patriots released wideout Jordan Matthews with an injury settlement. Decker reportedly worked out for New England on Wednesday.The 31-year-old Decker caught 54 passes for 563 yards and one touchdown last season for the Tennessee Titans. He has topped 1,000 receiving yards three times during a career that began in 2010.Decker has 439 career receptions for 5,816 yards and 53 touchdowns in eight NFL seasons with the Denver Broncos (2010-13), New York Jets (2014-16) and Tennessee.

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2 ways Chance Adams impressed Yankees in debut

2 ways Chance Adams impressed Yankees in debut

BOSTON — Chance Adams’ nerves were rattling until the last minute.The Yankees’ rookie starting pitcher, making his big-league debut, felt a little uneasy before his solid start in a 4-1 loss to the