Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman says NFL players would have to be willing to strike in order to get huge guaranteed contracts like the ones being signed this offseason by NBA players. On Saturday, NBA free agents agreed to deals totaling nearly $1 billion in the first 24 hours of free agency. In an appearance
Football season is coming. The Carolina Panthers made that known to all when their newest training camp attire dropped this week. Kicker Graham Gano tweeted a photo of a “Game of Thrones”-themed T-shirt with two panthers going head-to-head imprinted on the front, and reading “Wofford Is Coming” on the back. The Panthers hold their annual
Free-agent running back DeAngelo Williams is still “waiting on the phone call” to join a team for the 2017 season, but there are four teams that he’d rather not hear from. Williams, who scored 17 touchdowns as Le’Veon Bell‘s backup for two seasons in Pittsburgh, told ESPN’s Adam Schefter in his Know Them From Adam
A year after retiring, Calvin Johnson has admitted playing for the Detroit Lions was a factor in his decision to walk away from the NFL. When he retired last year, Johnson cited the beating his body was taking after nine years in the NFL as the reason he left the league. Last week in Italy,
Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians had surgery to remove a section of his kidney in February after a test two months earlier revealed a small cancerous spot. Arians, 64, revealed the health scare in his new book, “The Quarterback Whisperer,” published Tuesday. In the book, Arians said he went to the doctor in December to
Here’s one for the long-range planners. For the husband for whom the 10-day weather forecast just isn’t long enough. For the wife who asks what you want to do for dinner while you’re still eating breakfast. For the kids who ask when you can go back to Disney World while you’re still in line at
Buffalo Bills defensive lineman Adolphus Washington was arrested Sunday at an Ohio water park for improperly carrying a concealed firearm, the Cincinnati Enquirer reported Monday. Washington, 24, “reached for and displayed a gun while sitting inside his vehicle” without first informing police who were clearing out the park in the Cincinnati suburb of Sharonville, according
The Kansas City Chiefs named Brett Veach as their new general manager on Monday, the team announced. Veach, the Chiefs’ co-director of player personnel, replaces John Dorsey, who was fired last month by the Chiefs after four seasons. “Brett has a sharp football mind, a tremendous work ethic and a keen eye for finding talent.
Our NFC North reporters take a look at which of the new faces could make the biggest impact in the division. Rob Demovsky, Green Bay Packers reporter: The Minnesota Vikings‘ running back. Or I should say running backs. Latavius Murray proved in Oakland that he can be a workhorse with 461 carries over the past
What better place is there for one of American football’s biggest stars to get together with one of international football’s rising prospects than an amusement park? New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba appear to agree with that sentiment, as the two spent time together at Six Flags
Tennessee Titans wide receiver Tajae Sharpe and offensive lineman Sebastian Tretola described a lawsuit accusing them of assault as “a blatant money grab” in a counterclaim filed Friday, the Tennessean reported. Sharpe is accused of beating up Dante R. Satterfield outside a bar on April 27 while Tretola served as a lookout, according to a
MIAMI — The awestruck look on the face of the young boy told the story. As Atlanta Falcons Pro Bowl running back Devonta Freeman offered instruction to a group at his free football/cheerleading camp, a boy decked in a sleeveless Freeman Foundation T-shirt gazed at Freeman with eyes bulging and mouth wide open, as if
Former NFL quarterback Todd Marinovich, less than two years after being arrested with drugs while naked, wants to play again and is attempting a comeback at age 48. Sixteen years since he last played for the Los Angeles Avengers of the Arena League and 27 years since he was released by the Los Angeles Raiders,
The company that distributed Dak Prescott-autographed sports cards that were allegedly signed by a machine said Friday it conducted an investigation and found that some of the signatures “may not be authentic.” Panini America said in a statement that Prescott’s representatives “have no knowledge” of how the cards in question were sent back to Panini.
The Indianapolis Colts appeared to be set for the future when they had an impressive 2012 draft class that was highlighted by quarterback Andrew Luck. They enjoyed three straight playoff appearances and back-to-back undefeated seasons in the AFC South. But Indianapolis has missed the playoffs in each of the past two seasons, and the rest
With his contract up at the end of the year, Marvin Lewis is entering the season as the lame-duck coach of the Bengals, an organization that’s considered one of the most loyal in the NFL. Will that loyalty come to an end for Lewis after the 2017 season? Our AFC North reporters weigh in. While