Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw became the 1st pitcher since 1968 to be named the National League Most Valuable Player.  Kershaw received 18 out of a possible 30 first place votes.  Giancarlo Stanton came in 2nd in voting, with Andrew McCutchen third.  Kershaw is the 11th Dodger to be named Most Valuable Player.

Angels OF Mike Trout was a unanimous selection as the American League Most Valuable Player.  The 23 year old, who had finished 2nd in voting the previous 2 seasons, is the 5th youngest player in MLB history to win an MVP award, and the youngest to ever be a unanimous pick.

Ken Rosenthal: The Miami Marlins and OF Giancarlo Stanton have had talks about a contract extension that could top $300 million in value.

Lakers PG Ronnie Price has been suspended 1 game for his flagrant foul on Pelicans guard Austin Rivers last night in New Orleans.

Texans head coach Bill O’Brien said RB Arian Foster will be a game-time decision for Sunday’s game against Cleveland because of a groin injury.

A groin injury will keep Buffalo RB Fred Jackson out of tonight’s game against the Miami Dolphins.

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