Carolina Panthers face calmer, new-look Bucs

Former Tampa Bay defensive back Ronde Barber isn't ready to say new coach Lovie Smith will return the Buccaneers to the playoffs, but he said returning the Bucs to some sense of normalcy is a good start.

Barber played his final season in 2012 ...

Boone ends holdout, on his way to rejoin 49ers

Starting right guard Alex Boone ended his holdout and is expected to report to the 49ers on Monday after he received a reworked contract, according to an ESPN report.

Boone has been absent for all of training camp.

An NFL.com report said the ...