Stories tagged: football
Tue., July 25, 2017, 5:25 p.m.
Youth notebook: Daniel Roy continues to make big splash
Success this summer continues to follow local swimming sensation Daniel Roy. Ranked No. 1 in the nation in the 18-and-under age bracket, the Gonzaga Prep senior-to-be won the men’s 100-meter …
UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017, 4:12 p.m.
Dax Prescott controls Cowboys at camp, quite a switch in a year
Dak Prescott climbed the stairs to the VIP tent that once served as Tony Romo’s perch for interviews at training camp, facing a phalanx of cameras similar to the one …
Tue., July 25, 2017, 1:55 p.m.
Mike Brown defends Bengals’ decision to keep Pacman Jones
Bengals owner Mike Brown defended his decision to keep suspended cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones despite another arrest. Brown says Jones has been “punished enough” for his latest troubles. The NFL …
UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017, 2:10 p.m.
Panthers’ Ron Rivera: Cam Newton lighter, more confident and ready to throw
Panthers coach Ron Rivera says he’s looking forward to a lighter, more confident Cam Newton testing out his surgically repaired throwing arm. Newton reported to training camp at 246 pounds. …
Tue., July 25, 2017, 12:53 p.m.
Cardinals’ Tyrann Mathieu working to get confidence back
Entering his fifth NFL season, Tyrann Mathieu is trying to get his confidence back. Fighting through injuries in all four of his NFL seasons, he has had a hard time …
UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017, 10:39 a.m.
Broncos bring back Gary Kubiak in scouting role
Gary Kubiak, who stepped down as Denver’s head coach because of health concerns seven months ago, is returning to the Broncos in a scouting capacity. Kubiak will be based out …
UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
Police: Ex-Cowboys WR Lucky Whitehead misidentified in heist
Police in Lucky Whitehead’s home state of Virginia say the former Dallas Cowboys receiver’s identity was falsely used in a shoplifting arrest. Prince William County police say they are confident …
UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017, 12:47 p.m.
Panthers’ Greg Olsen: Holding out ‘wasn’t the right thing to do’
Panthers’ star tight end Greg Olsen reported to training camp on time. Olsen says he didn’t want to hold out and be a distraction to the organization. Olsen has two …
Sun., July 23, 2017, 6:45 p.m.
Jerry Jones backs Ezekiel Elliott, puts on pre-camp show for Cowboys
Jerry Jones interjected some bad-boy anecdotes from his youth, smiled at the thought of life before social media and even asked a couple of questions himself Sunday at his annual …
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 5:53 p.m.
‘The Juice’ will be loose: O.J. Simpson is granted parole
O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, successfully making his case for freedom in a nationally televised hearing …
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 10:52 a.m.
Uproar over WSU athletes’ arrests prompts outreach to American Samoa
Key players in Pullman and at
Wed., July 19, 2017, 3:31 p.m.
Seahawks Countdown to Training Camp: Will the offensive line be better in 2017?
We’re looking at 10 key questions facing the Seahawks in 2017 as the team nears the beginning of training camp July 30. First, will the offensive line be better this …
Sat., July 15, 2017, 5:22 p.m.
Former NFL standout Chad Johnson’s 12-year-old daughter is a budding track star
Now 39, Chad Johnson’s glory days are past him. But he’s found a new appreciation for track and field and a budding young star to root for: his 12-year-old daughter …
Thu., July 13, 2017, 10:46 p.m.
Seahawks’ Richard Sherman suggests strike would help NFL player salaries
Count Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman as the latest NFL player to raise an eyebrow at some of the contracts being handed out to NBA players and say that football players …
Sat., July 8, 2017, 11:41 p.m.
Record-setting senior season has Mead’s Payton Loucks poised for next chapter
Prior to his senior season at Mead, quarterback Payton Loucks had never been an outright starter. That includes his years in Pop Warner and middle school. He was the proverbial …
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 7:14 p.m.
Court decision advances case against Valley Christian School, football coach in death of player Drew Swank
The Washington State Supreme Court has ruled that the lawsuit against Valley Christian School filed by the family of Drew Swank after his death can continue. They also reversed a …
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 5:56 p.m.
Greg Lee: An early peek at Greater Spokane League football
The first Thursday in July got me to thinking. It’s not too early to talk high school football, right?
UPDATED: Tue., July 4, 2017, 5:56 p.m.
Youth notebook: West tops East in All-State football
The West rallied from a 10-0 halftime deficit to down the East 19-16 in the 53rd annual All-State football game Friday at Moses Lake. The East had a final possession …
UPDATED: Sat., July 1, 2017, 10:49 p.m.
David Ramsey: Colin Kaepernick, defiant American rebel, deserves place on NFL roster
I want to see Colin Kaepernick employed as a player in the National Football League next season.
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 10:10 p.m.
EWU football player arrested on domestic violence charge has been removed from the team
An Eastern Washington University football player arrested on a domestic violence charge last week has been dismissed from the team.
Thu., June 29, 2017, 6:58 p.m.
Why Russell Wilson’s improved health and lower weight may be the biggest Seahawks’ story no one is talking about
Russell Wilson is dropping some weight, according to ESPN. That and a return health could go a long way toward also improving the Seattle offense in 2017.
Wed., June 28, 2017, 8:47 p.m.
Central Valley’s Ryan Rehkow excited for final all-star game before heading to London
Ryan Rehkow is a servant first, athlete second. He could be the poster child of what is best about Latter-day Saints student-athletes and more.
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.