June 18, 2014 in Sports

In brief: Titans agree to terms with RB Bishop Sankey

 

NFL: The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with their second-round draft pick, running back Bishop Sankey.

The Titans announced the agreement Tuesday but did not disclose terms.

Sankey, a former Gonzaga Prep star, started his last two seasons at Washington where he rushed for 3,496 yards in his career with 37 touchdowns. He set a school record running for 1,870 yards last year as a junior, which ranked fourth nationally. He topped 100 yards in eight games and finished with 2,174 all-purpose yards.

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Yarno leaves to begin treatment

NFL: Jacksonville Jaguars offensive line coach George Yarno, who was diagnosed with cancer last month, has left the team to begin treatment.

Yarno, a former Ferris and Washington State player, returned home to Spokane be with his family while he undergoes treatment.

Coach Gus Bradley says Yarno “has a good attitude on the whole treatment process.”

Yarno will miss this week’s three-day minicamp. It’s unclear whether Yarno, who also coached at WSU and Idaho, will be back for training camp next month.

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Wilson wins Good Guy Award

NFL: Super Bowl-winning quarterback Russell Wilson has won the Good Guy Award from the Professional Football Writers of America for his professional approach to helping the journalists do their job.

In leading the Seattle Seahawks to their first NFL championship, Wilson was cited for being not only the face of the franchise, “but also the voice and conscience of it.”

Wilson is the sixth quarterback to win the award in the last seven years, and the first Seahawk.

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