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Jets sign Vick after cutting Sanchez

Mar 22, 2014

Jets sign Vick after cutting Sanchez

Michael Vick is switching green jerseys — and maybe trading his clipboard for a starting job. The New York Jets signed the former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback to a one-year deal Friday, and released Mark Sanchez, the one-time face of the franchise. “I love competition ...

Newton requires surgery on ankle, will be out four months

Mar 19, 2014

Newton requires surgery on ankle, will be out four months

Cam Newton will undergo surgery Wednesday on his left ankle and will be sidelined for four months, the Carolina Panthers announced. The team said Tuesday the Pro Bowl quarterback has experienced soreness in the ankle since the end of last season and the problem ...

Colts owner Irsay arrested on DUI, drug charges

Mar 18, 2014

Colts owner Irsay arrested on DUI, drug charges

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay was released from jail Monday after being held overnight following a traffic stop in which police said he failed sobriety tests and had multiple prescription drugs inside his vehicle. Irsay was pulled over late Sunday after he was spotted ...

Mar 17, 2014

Broncos keep up spree with free agent Sanders

Before John Elway headed out to the golf course to take advantage of a sunny Sunday in the Rocky Mountains, the Denver Broncos general manager made yet another splash in free agency by signing wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders to a three-year, $15 million contract. ...

Smith signs with Ravens

Mar 15, 2014

Smith signs with Ravens

Steve Smith is eager to continue his NFL career in Baltimore, where he’s just a short flight from his permanent home in Charlotte. The longtime Panthers standout wide receiver didn’t waste any time finding a new home, signing a three-year contract with the Ravens ...

Revis, Sproles change teams

Mar 14, 2014

Revis, Sproles change teams

Darrelle Revis and Darren Sproles found landing spots in the Northeast. Now Steve Smith and James Harrison look for new NFL homes. Revis’ stay in Tampa Bay was short, and he might not be in New England much longer. After less than a year ...

Big stars Ware, Peppers released as NFL free agency opens

Mar 12, 2014

Big stars Ware, Peppers released as NFL free agency opens

A couple of accomplished NFL pass rushers suddenly became available when DeMarcus Ware and Julius Peppers were released to create room under the salary cap in two of the biggest moves at Tuesday’s start of the free-agency signing period. The Bears cut ties with ...

Mar 11, 2014

JAFA names candidates for worlds

by Hiroshi Ikezawa

The Japan American Football Association began the first step for the 2015 world championship in Stockholm, announcing the 85 candidates to make the national team on Monday night. The Fujitsu Frontiers, who made the X Bowl last season, led the all X League teams ...

Longtime Lions owner Ford passes away at 88

Mar 10, 2014

Longtime Lions owner Ford passes away at 88

William Clay Ford, the last surviving grandchild of automotive pioneer Henry Ford and owner of the Detroit Lions, has died. He was 88. Ford Motor Co. said in a statement Sunday that Ford died of pneumonia at his home in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Ford ...

49ers coach Harbaugh content with where he is

Mar 9, 2014

49ers coach Harbaugh content with where he is

San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is ready for a busy week ahead with the start of free agency and is moving forward from the recent news that the Cleveland Browns inquired about trading for him. Harbaugh, attending the Utah-Stanford men’s basketball game Saturday ...