Rams practice squad might not have room for Sam

Defensive end Michael Sam went unclaimed by Sunday's waiver deadline and begins the week unemployed. Once he cleared waivers, Sam became eligible to sign with the practice squad of any NFL team. But there were only a few nibbles around the league ...

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 ...