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Panthers reach into the past, select Hurney as interim GM

Marty Hurney believes he is better prepared to make personnel decisions this time around with the Carolina Panthers.The Panthers on Wednesday brought back Hurney to be their interim general manager, two days after owner Jerry Richardson surprisingly fired Dave Gettleman. Hurney was the Panthers GM from 1998-2012. He is credited ...

Ex-NFL receiver Hardy killed himself, coroner's office says

/ Jul 20, 2017

Ex-NFL receiver Hardy killed himself, coroner's office says

The death of former NFL wide receiver James Hardy has been ruled a suicide by Indiana officials.The Allen County Coroner’s Office said Wednesday that the 31-year-old Hardy died of “asphyxia due to drowning.” Michael Burris, chief investigator for the coroner’s office, says the determination ...

/ Jul 1, 2017

NFL delays plan for game in China

The NFL is delaying plans to try staging a game in China until 2019, when a contest could kick off 100th anniversary celebrations, a league official told Sports Business Journal.NFL executive vice president of international Mark Waller said the league could look at launching ...

/ Jun 27, 2017

Panthers QB Newton starts throwing again

Cam Newton is throwing again.The Carolina Panthers said on Twitter on Monday the NFL’s MVP in 2015 threw his first passes since surgery in March for a partially torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder. Newton is on schedule to participate in the team’s ...

Legendary ASU football coach Frank Kush dies at 88

/ Jun 23, 2017

Legendary ASU football coach Frank Kush dies at 88

Frank Kush, the fearsome coach who transformed Arizona State from a backwater football program into a powerhouse, died Thursday. He was 88.“Coach Kush built ASU into a national football power,” ASU President Michael M. Crow said in a statement. “He taught us how to ...

Raiders QB Carr agrees to $125 million extension

/ Jun 23, 2017

Raiders QB Carr agrees to $125 million extension

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr finalized a five-year contract extension Thursday that will keep him with the team through the 2022 season.Carr tweeted that an agreement had been reached to add five years to his current rookie deal that expires after this season. The ...

/ Jun 23, 2017

Vick's father arrested on drug-ring charge

The father of former NFL star Michael Vick has been arrested on charges of being involved in a drug ring.The Virginian-Pilot reports that federal authorities arrested 55-year-old Michael Dwayne Boddie on Thursday. A federal indictment unsealed Wednesday in Newport News alleges that he and ...