Stories tagged: football
Tue., June 27, 2017, 7:34 p.m.
G-Prep replacing turf, remodeling gym
Gonzaga Prep’s athletic facilities are getting a much-needed makeover. The most visible work is on the football field where the turf installed in 2005 is being replaced.
Thu., June 22, 2017, 4:41 p.m.
Patriots sign veteran LB David Harris to 2-year deal
The New England Patriots have signed former New York Jets linebacker David Harris. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but a person familiar with the deal told The Associated …
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 3:17 p.m.
Chiefs sign Andy Reid to extension, part with GM John Dorsey
The Chiefs have given coach Andy Reid a contract extension and parted ways with general manager John Dorsey, making two massive decisions on what is typically a quiet week in …
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
AP source: Raiders QB Derek Carr agrees to $125M extension
Raiders quarterback Derek Carr has finalized a five-year, $125 million contract extension that will keep him with the team through the 2022 season. Carr tweeted that an agreement had been …
Wed., June 21, 2017, 2:01 p.m.
AP source: Patriots agree to deal with LB David Harris
A person familiar with the situation says the New England Patriots have agreed to terms with former New York Jets linebacker David Harris. The new two-year pact could be worth …
Wed., June 21, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
Warren Sapp to donate brain for medical research
Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Sapp is donating his brain for medical research. Sapp has announced that his brain will go to the Concussion Legacy Foundation after his death. …
Wed., June 21, 2017, 1:35 a.m.
Pope meets with NFL delegation, urges ‘culture of encounter’
Pope Francis has met with an NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame delegation and urged them to translate values of teamwork and fair play from the football field to the …
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 8:39 p.m.
NFL sets key days for 2017-18 season
Here’s a look at some of the key dates of the 2017-18 NFL calendar as announced by the league on Tuesday.
UPDATED: Sat., June 17, 2017, 1:53 p.m.
Browns’ Miles Garrett has sprained foot, expected to be in camp
Browns rookie defensive end Myles Garrett has a sprained left foot. But the top overall draft pick is expected to be ready for training camp next month. Garrett got hurt …
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 12:27 p.m.
Decision on alcohol at Idaho Vandals games put on hold
Vandal football fans who pay for premium seating will have access to alcoholic beverages at games this season, but fans in general seating are on hold.
Thu., June 15, 2017, 3:17 p.m.
Mark Ingram motivated by push from Adrian Peterson in Saints backfield
Mark Ingram makes it clear that he has no intention of playing second fiddle to Adrian Peterson in the Saints’ backfield. That doesn’t mean there will be an internal rivalry, …
Thu., June 15, 2017, 2:44 p.m.
Seahawks think they got it right with offseason program
The Seahawks have wrapped up their offseason program with the conclusion of their mandatory minicamp. Seattle’s offseason program was shorter than most others in the NFL because of penalties incurred …
Thu., June 15, 2017, 2:02 p.m.
Ravens’ Terrell Suggs ramps up intensity and workouts in 15th season
Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs is the lone remaining star from a renowned unit that once featured All-Pros Ray Lewis, Ed Reed and Haloti Ngata. Suggs is in his 15th NFL …
Thu., June 15, 2017, 12:33 p.m.
Falcons’ Grady Jarrett wants to build off 3 sacks in Super Bowl
Grady Jarrett’s goal for 2017 is to become a “dominant force” on the Atlanta Falcons’ defense. Jarrett proved in the Super Bowl it’s a realistic goal. Jarrett tied a Super …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 2:48 p.m.
Bowles: Still no front-runner to win Jets’ QB competition
New York Jets coach Todd Bowles insists there’s still no front-runner to win the team’s three-man quarterback competition. Veteran Josh McCown is largely assumed to be the starter at Buffalo …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
Chiefs’ Alex Smith heading into season after vexing few months
It’s a safe assumption that Alex Smith has had more enjoyable offseasons. Start with the way last season ended, when the Chiefs quarterback turned in a dismal performance in a …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 12:07 p.m.
1st 2 claims in NFL concussion settlement total $9 million
The first two claims in the NFL’s billion-dollar concussion settlement were announced at a total payout of $9 million. The U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania overseeing …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 3 p.m.
Top pick Miles Garrett’s status cloudy as Browns wrap up minicamp
Browns rookie defensive end Myles Garrett did not practice as doctors continue to assess a left foot injury. Garrett, the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s NFL draft, got …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 10:13 a.m.
Lions acquire OT Greg Robinson from Rams and sign OT Cyrus Kouandjio
The Detroit Lions bolstered their offensive line to make up for the potential loss of tackle Taylor Decker. Detroit acquired offensive tackle Greg Robinson from the Los Angeles Rams for …
Tue., June 13, 2017, 5:28 p.m.
Seahawks standout Earl Thomas ahead of schedule in recovery
Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas is well ahead of where he was projected to be in his recovery from a broken leg that ended his 2016 season. The team believes …
Tue., June 13, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
Chargers say bittersweet farewells in last week in San Diego
The Chargers are down to their final days in San Diego. After their three-day mandatory minicamp concludes Thursday, the moving vans parked outside their complex will be filled for the …
Tue., June 13, 2017, 8:51 a.m.
University of Idaho wants alcohol sales at football games
Vandal football fans told the University of Idaho they want the option to purchase alcohol at games, so school officials are again asking their governing body for permission to allow …
Fri., June 9, 2017, 5:01 p.m.
Healthy Thomas Rawls ready for RB competition with Seahawks
Thomas Rawls believes he’s finally healthy enough to rediscover the form that made him a breakout star as a rookie two seasons ago. Rawls will be in a full competition …
Fri., June 9, 2017, 2:42 p.m.
Giants wrap up OTAs without Odell Beckham, Olivier Vernon
The New York Giants wrapped up organized team activities the way they started. Wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and defensive end Olivier Vernon missed the voluntary workouts. Coach Ben McAdoo …
Fri., June 9, 2017, 1:32 p.m.
Falcons to honor former stars Michael Vick, Roddy White
The Atlanta Falcons are planning a retirement ceremony for two of the team’s most prominent players – Michael Vick and Roddy White. The Falcons say Monday’s ceremony at team owner …
Fri., June 9, 2017, 10:49 a.m.
Zaire Anderson: Temporary paralysis only reinforced love of game
Like any other NFL player, Zaire Anderson knew the game’s risks but was skeptical he’d ever be the one not getting up off the field someday. That changed on New …
Thu., June 8, 2017, 2:20 p.m.
Bruce Arians praises vets as Cardinals wrap up 3-day minicamp
Coach Bruce Arians is praising the work of his veteran players as the Arizona Cardinals wrapped up their three-day minicamp. But he says the rookies need work. The Cardinals will …
Thu., June 8, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Bills’ Sammy Watkins takes next step recovering from foot surgery
Buffalo Bills receiver Sammy Watkins has begun participating in individual drills at practice as he recovers from offseason surgery to repair a broken left foot. Rookie receiver Zay Jones also …
Mon., June 5, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Are you ready? Hank Williams Jr. returning to ESPN’s Monday Night Football
Hank Williams Jr. is bringing his rowdy friends back to “Monday Night Football” six years after ESPN dropped the country singer for his comments about President Barack Obama.
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 6:45 p.m.
Seahawks add depth at quarterback by signing Austin Davis
The Seahawks on Monday added a veteran quarterback to compete with Trevone Boykin as the backup to Russell Wilson. But no, it’s not Colin Kaepernick, who visited the team two …