RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Bills WR Watkins practices after hurting ribs

    September 1, 2014

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - Buffalo Bills rookie receiver Sammy Watkins is still experiencing soreness after returning to practice for the first time since aggravating a rib injury last week.

  • Panthers QB Newton returns to practice field

    September 1, 2014

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Cam Newton is back in pads - dramatically oversized pads.

  • Redskins new punter Tress Way used to name debate

    September 1, 2014

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) - The uproar over the Washington Redskins name is nothing new to the team's new punter.

  • Jags select McClendon as starter at center

    September 1, 2014

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla (AP) - Jacques McClendon will start at center for the Jacksonville Jaguars in Sunday's regular-season opener in Philadelphia.

  • Chargers cut Grice, add Mathews

    September 1, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - Running back Marion Grice, a sixth-round pick from Arizona State, was released by the San Diego Chargers on Monday in favor of defensive lineman Ricardo Mathews.

  • Renovated Vikings defense ready to play for real

    September 1, 2014

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings will have seven new starters in their base defense this season. The scheme itself is a lot different, too, using more man-to-man coverage, blitzing and disguises than in the past.

  • Jason Giambi returns to Indians

    September 1, 2014

    CLEVELAND (AP) - Jason Giambi's long career, the highs and lows and everything in-between, has brought the slugger back to his beginnings.

  • Reds plan to move RHP Bailey to 60-day DL

    September 1, 2014

    CINCINNATI (AP) - The Reds plan to transfer right-hander Homer Bailey to the 60-day disabled list on Tuesday, ending his chances of pitching again this season.

  • Rams announce practice squad minus Sam

    September 1, 2014

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have signed 10 players to their practice squad. As expected, Michael Sam was not among them.

  • Jerry Jones: Cowboys looking at 'uphill climb'

    September 1, 2014

    IRVING, Texas (AP) - Jerry Jones opened training camp with stories about how young his Dallas Cowboys were. He told a few thousand fans at the kickoff luncheon that many of those players faced an ''uphill climb.''