Stories tagged: football
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 …
Sat., June 3, 2017, 4:52 p.m.
Some NFL observers predict big things for former Eastern Washington receiver Cooper Kupp
The spotlight has shone brighter after the Rams picked Cooper Kupp in the third round of the NFL Draft. The reviews were positive, but now they border on gushing after …
Fri., June 2, 2017, 5:11 p.m.
Pete Carroll says Colin Kaepernick a starter, just not with Seahawks
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says he believes Colin Kaepernick can still be a starting quarterback in the NFL. It just won’t be in Seattle. Seattle had Kaepernick in for a …
Fri., June 2, 2017, 4:55 p.m.
Heads Up! New helmet getting tryout at NFL minicamps
Except when a big star doesn’t show up or gets injured, it’s rare that NFL minicamps make many headlines.
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 5:57 p.m.
Chiefs release WR Jeremy Maclin in midst of voluntary workouts
The Kansas City Chiefs released wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, cutting ties with one of the most high-profile free-agent signings made by general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid. By …
Fri., June 2, 2017, 12:56 p.m.
Ravens TE Dennis Pitta injures hip again; status for 2017 uncertain
Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta has reinjured the same troublesome right hip that already has been surgically repaired twice. The injury occurred during an offseason practice session Friday. At …
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 10:59 a.m.
Bengals sign 2nd-round pick RB Joe Mixon
Second-round draft pick Joe Mixon has signed with the Cincinnati Bengals. The Oklahoma running back was suspended for his freshman season after he punched a woman, breaking bones in her …
UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017, 9:46 p.m.
Warren Moon: Some Seahawks ‘haven’t gotten over’ Super Bowl loss to Patriots
Warren Moon said this week he agrees with the idea that some Seahawks have had a hard time getting past the loss to the Patriots in the Super Bowl.
Tue., May 30, 2017, 11:52 p.m.
Big-money CB Trumaine Johnson skips Rams’ voluntary workouts
Cornerback Trumaine Johnson surprised the Los Angeles Rams on Tuesday by not showing up for voluntary organized team activities. Johnson was absent when the Rams began their second week of …
Tue., May 30, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
ESPN re-signs Heisman winner Desmond Howard to be part of “GameDay”
ESPN has re-signed Heisman Trophy winner Desmond Howard to continue his role on “College GameDay.”
Fri., May 26, 2017, 8:25 a.m.
Despite ‘good visit’ with Colin Kaepernick, Seahawks may not be done in search for backup QB
So what next for the Seahawks and their pursuit of a backup quarterback, and especially the man in that group who has drawn the most attention, Colin Kaepernick?
UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 6:08 p.m.
ESPN report details Richard Sherman still haunted by Super Bowl loss; Sherman calls story ‘just a bunch of nonsense’
An ESPN story released Thursday morning reveals Richard Sherman’s discontent with the Seahawks dates back to the Super Bowl loss to New England.
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
Seahawks bring Colin Kaepernick, Austin Davis for visits Wednesday
The Seahawks brought in backup quarterbacks Colin Kaepernick and Austin Davis for visits Wednesday. But a signing of a quarterback doesn’t appear to be imminent.
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 6:09 p.m.
Tom Yearout named Ferris head football coach
Tom Yearout is moving 33 blocks up South Hill. The former Lewis and Clark head football coach has accepted the Ferris head coaching job. He replaces Jim Sharkey.
Tue., May 23, 2017, 4:52 p.m.
NFL cuts OT to 10 minutes and opens up end zone celebrations
CHICAGO – NFL owners cut the overtime period from 15 minutes to 10 minutes during the regular season, but also gave players plenty of leeway to celebrate after a touchdown. …
Sun., May 21, 2017, 9:53 p.m.
Matt Calkins: Seahawks’ Michael Bennett does great things, but why the immaturity?
Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett is as passionate and colorful and dynamic as they come.
Fri., May 19, 2017, 6:54 p.m.
Buccaneers sign Ryan Fitzpatrick as Jameis Winston’s backup
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, who will serve as a veteran backup to Jameis Winston. Fitzpatrick spent the last …
Fri., May 19, 2017, 1:53 p.m.
Agent: Tom Brady didn’t have concussion last season
The agent for Tom Brady says the New England Patriots quarterback wasn’t diagnosed with a concussion last year. Don Yee made that comment to ESPN. Brady’s wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen, …
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 12:52 p.m.
Top dollar: Browns sign Myles Garrett, 1st overall pick
Top overall draft pick Myles Garrett has signed his rookie contract with the Cleveland Browns. The former Texas A&M All-American signed the four-year $30.4 million deal, which includes a $20.3 …