Source: Nats close to deal with infielder Kennedy

The Nationals, recovering quickly from their failure to sign free- agent second baseman Orlando Hudson, are close to finalizing a deal with infielder Adam Kennedy, according to a major-league source.

Volunteers fight for the coast with footballs

Crystal Kobza reports on one group's effort to help the coastal area.

Sources: Twins, Hudson in final stages

The Twins are in the final stages of negotiating a one-year, $5 million contract with free-agent second baseman Orlando Hudson, according to major-league sources.