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Nelson, Adams likely to be game-time call for Packers

Jan 21, 2017

Nelson, Adams likely to be game-time call for Packers

The Green Bay Packers may not know the status of injured receivers Jordy Nelson, Davante Adams and Geronimo Allison until just before the NFC Championship Game on Sunday. Coach Mike McCarthy said on Friday that all three receivers would be “given every chance to ...

Jan 21, 2017

Bills' Watkins has foot surgery again

Buffalo Bills star receiver Sammy Watkins has had a second operation in less than a year for a broken left foot and is expected to be sidelined until the start of training camp. The Bills also announced on Friday that Shaq Lawson had surgery ...

Penguins blast Hurricanes

Jan 21, 2017

Penguins blast Hurricanes

The Pittsburgh Penguins have been beatable away from home this season. Good thing for them this felt nothing like a road game. Phil Kessel had a goal and an assist during Pittsburgh’s four-goal second period, and the Penguins routed the Carolina Hurricanes 7-1 on ...

Mayer victorious in super-G

Jan 21, 2017

Mayer victorious in super-G

Matthias Mayer finally managed to get over last season’s horrifying downhill crash, giving the host country a winning start to the traditional Hahnenkamm races on Friday. The Olympic downhill champion wore a protective air bag system but still broke two vertebrae as his body ...

Ito triumphs in ski jump event

Jan 20, 2017

Ito triumphs in ski jump event

Yuki Ito came from behind to capture her second title of the season on home soil on the first day of a women’s World Cup meet on Friday, while Sara Takanashi finished in fifth place. Ito, the winner in Sapporo last Saturday, managed 89.5 ...

Tomoki Kameda lines up March bout with Thailand's Tawatchai

Jan 20, 2017

Tomoki Kameda lines up March bout with Thailand's Tawatchai

Former WBO bantamweight champion Tomoki Kameda will return to the Japanese ring on March 10 in an IBF super bantamweight non-title bout against Mike Tawatchai of Thailand, Kyoei Gym announced Friday. “I’m glad I can fight in Japan. I’d like to put in a ...

Sprinter Fukushima decides to turn pro

Jan 20, 2017

Sprinter Fukushima decides to turn pro

Sprinter Chisato Fukushima, the women’s 100- and 200-meter national record holder, is to turn professional, her Hokkaido Hi-Tech AC club said Friday. Fukushima left Hokkaido College of High Technology, which runs the athletics club, the same day. Sources close to the matter said the ...

Jan 20, 2017

Colts quarterback Luck has shoulder surgery

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has undergone surgery on the right shoulder that’s bothered him the past two seasons. Colts owner Jim Irsay announced Thursday on Twitter that Luck was recovering from successful outpatient surgery. Irsay said Luck will be ready for the 2017 ...

Phillips hired as Rams' new defensive coordinator

Jan 20, 2017

Phillips hired as Rams' new defensive coordinator

The Los Angeles Rams have confirmed Wade Phillips is their new defensive coordinator. The Rams made the announcement Thursday. New head coach Sean McVay said last week that Phillips would be joining him. Phillips begins his 40th NFL season as a coach with the ...

Grabner nets pair as Rangers whip Leafs

Jan 20, 2017

Grabner nets pair as Rangers whip Leafs

Michael Grabner punished his former team while adding to a terrific start to the season. Grabner scored two goals to help the New York Rangers snap a three-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday. Grabner, who had ...

Raiders file papers for move to Las Vegas

Jan 20, 2017

Raiders file papers for move to Las Vegas

The Oakland Raiders have filed paperwork to move to Las Vegas. The NFL and officials in Nevada confirmed Thursday that the team is asking league owners to approve the move, although the team made no immediate comment and a group that wants to keep ...

Murray eases injury worries with solid win over Querrey

Jan 20, 2017

Murray eases injury worries with solid win over Querrey

Top seed Andy Murray eased into the fourth round of the Australian Open with a straight-sets victory over power-hitting American Sam Querrey on Friday. Murray, bidding to win his first Australian title after losing five finals, downed Querrey 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 and will next ...