Arizona Cardinals make cuts after third preseason game
The Arizona Cardinals cut 10 players Monday after their third preseason game Sunday night.
Nishikori, last year’s runner-up, upset by Paire at US Open
NEW YORK (AP) — A year after his run all the way to his first Grand Slam final, Kei Nishikori’s stay at the U.S. Open lasted only a few hours. The fourth-seeded Nishikori had two match points in the fourth-set tiebreaker against 41st-ranked Benoit Paire, but the Frenchman saved both of them then took control […]
Taylor named Bills starting quarterback over Manuel, Cassel
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills are turning their offense over to Tyrod Taylor, who has won the starting job after a three-way quarterback competition during the offseason. Coach Rex Ryan announced his decision following practice on Monday. “It came down to the explosiveness Tyrod gives us,” Ryan said. Taylor won the job […]
Mocked artist gets nod of approval from Pats QB Tom Brady
NEW YORK (AP) — A courtroom artist who some Internet critics say made New England quarterback Tom Brady look like an aging cartoon villain has gotten a wave and a “thank you” from the superstar. Jane Rosenberg returned to Manhattan federal court Monday several weeks after her drawing at Brady’s first “Deflategate” hearing became a […]
Arizona Wildcats coach Rodriguez: ‘We have a little bit of a chip on our shoulder’
A lack of stars does not prevent a player from becoming one, just like a lack of preseason expectations does not guarantee a down season is in store.
Fan’s death at Braves game raises stadium safety questions
ATLANTA (AP) — The death of a longtime Braves season-ticket holder raises questions about the planned height of guard rails at their new stadium scheduled to open in 2017. The Braves say they had safety in mind when making plans for SunTrust Park even before Gregory K. Murrey’s death on Saturday night, though team officials […]
Latest on US Open: Nishikori stunned by Paire in first round
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 2:30 p.m. A year after reaching his first Grand Slam final at the U.S. Open, Japan’s Kei Nishikori was eliminated a few hours into the tournament. The fourth-seeded Nishikori lost in five sets to 41st-ranked Benoit Paire on Monday. The Frenchman saved […]
Kirk Cousins to start season as Redskins QB
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have made a quarterback change: Kirk Cousins will be the starter this season, not Robert Griffin III. “We feel like at this time, Kirk Cousins gives us the best chance to win,” coach Jay Gruden said, unseating Griffin, the 2012 Offensive Rookie of the Year. “It’s Kirk’s team.” […]
Moon Valley grad off to Yale after starting own non-profit
Moon Valley High School graduate Madison O’Neal started BASE, a non-profit giving sports equipment to athletes in need.
Seattle still the clear favorite in NFC West
If the Seattle Seahawks become the first team to win three straight NFC titles, they’ll likely do so as champions of their division yet again. But the reigning conference champs see a challenge waiting in the NFC West. “When I first got here Arizona wasn’t so good, but now they’re starting to become good. I […]