OAKLAND, Calif. -- Derek Carr is paid like an elite franchise quarterback. He had a chance to finally validate his salary in 2017, if only for one game, with one final drive.
Less than three minutes on the clock, ball on ...Read more
DENVER -- The Blues survived a wild -- no make that bizarre -- third period, holding off the Colorado Avalanche, 4-3, to boost their Central Division-leading record to 6-2 Thursday at the Pepsi Center.
The Avalanche ...Read more
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- He is no fan of international NFL games that take him out of his routine, mess with his schedule and keep him on the road for more than a few days.
"Terrible," Los Angeles Rams running back Todd ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Normally the Blackhawks don't hold a skate the morning in which they play the second of back-to-back games, especially if they travel the night before.
But after the Hawks put on what coach Joel Quenneville ...Read more
TORONTO -- From the first day of training camp, executive vice president John Paxson said this season's Bulls won't be judged by wins and losses but by effort and competitiveness.
Two days after that competitiveness ...Read more
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Running back Marshawn Lynch was ejected with 6:12 remaining in the first half Thursday night for contact with an official with the Raiders trailing the Kansas City Chiefs, 17-14.
On third-and-10 from ...Read more
DAVIE, Fla. -- The Miami Dolphins don't have any control over whether Mike Pouncey plays in Sunday's game against the New York Jets.
That decision is in the hands of an independent neurologist, who is walking Miami's ...Read more
The Empty PulpitSandra Arrants
Fourteen year old Sherman Thompson has stumbled upon the body of his pastor. Laid out, dead, on the front lawn of the parsonage, Reverend Archibald Temple had a voice of thunder that has been rendered silent forever. Sherman and his sister Grace are determined to find out who killed him and ...
PHILADELPHIA -- After erupting for a total of 13 goals in their previous two games, the Flyers' offense stalled Thursday night as Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne registered the 44th shutout of his career.
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BEREA, Ohio -- Rookie defensive end Myles Garrett aspires to become a perennial Pro Bowl player, so he's looking forward to gauging himself against an opponent of that caliber for the first time in regular-season action.
No one needed the NFL RedZone channel to stay tuned to what's occurred throughout the NFL over the first six weeks of the season.
All you needed to do was watch the Steelers play.
Their six games that produced a 4-2 ...Read more
The Detroit Tigers are expected to make the safe play.
Faced with a number of painful rebuilding years on the horizon, the Tigers are expected to hire veteran Ron Gardenhire as the manager to guide the young team into the...Read more
FRISCO, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys know star running back Ezekiel Elliott is eligible to play against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. Beyond that is anybody's guess in his ongoing legal fight with the NFL.
But his ...Read more
So you lost Aaron Rodgers for the rest of the season? Relax.
(The man himself would advise this.)
I know you're feeling like the fantasy gods have spited you, but relax, because this is the season to stream ...Read more
Manager Joe Maddon said he hasn't thought about life without free agent Wade Davis in 2018, but he knows the challenge of winning without a bona fide closer.
"When you have a legitimate closer, what that really means to ...Read more
From the day he took that ambulance ride out of 9520 Viking Drive to Wednesday's practice, Teddy Bridgewater spent 59 weeks thinking, wondering and working toward this moment.
So it wasn't all about how much he did with ...Read more
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton declined to talk to the media Thursday for the second day in a row, leaving the face of the Panthers' franchise subject to a possible fine.
Players who fail to fulfill their media ...Read more
Steelers safety Mike Mitchell was fined $48,620 for his low hit Sunday on Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith. The hit occurred in the fourth quarter of the Steelers' 19-13 victory at Arrowhead Stadium.
Mitchell did not speak ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- Michael Brantley, the Indians' All-Star outfielder who has struggled with injuries the past two years, underwent surgery to stabilize his right ankle on Wednesday in North Carolina.
The surgery was performed ...Read more
CHICAGO -- As he walked off the mound at Wrigley Field for possibly the last time in a Cubs uniform, Jake Arrieta tipped his cap to the roaring fans.
"Hopefully, it's not a goodbye; it's a thank you, obviously," Arrieta ...Read more