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Japan rolls to 2015 IFAF berth with rout

Apr 26, 2014

Japan rolls to 2015 IFAF berth with rout

by Hiroshi Ikezawa

Eisuke Tomatsu reached the end zone three times and Japan scored on every offensive possession en route to an 86-0 blowout of the Philippines in an Asian qualifier for the 2015 IFAF World Championship on Saturday at Amino Vital Field in Tokyo With the ...

Apr 26, 2014

Northwestern players cast votes

Northwestern University’s football players will cast ballots Friday on whether to form the nation’s first union for college athletes — a potentially landmark vote that will be kept sealed for months. The National Labor Relations Board said Thursday it will hear an appeal by ...

Apr 19, 2014

Wayne ready to silence critics

Reggie Wayne spent the offseason working out. The perennial Pro Bowler rehabbed his injured right knee two or three times a day and made semi-regular calls to check in on teammates all for one singular goal: To prove wrong anyone who doubts he can ...

Jets bid to bolster backfield with ex-Titan Johnson

Apr 17, 2014

Jets bid to bolster backfield with ex-Titan Johnson

Always fast on the field, Chris Johnson is looking to quickly prove his critics wrong. The New York Jets signed the former Titans running back Wednesday, a little over a week after he was officially released by Tennessee. Johnson met with the Jets all ...

Japan routs Germany

Apr 12, 2014

Japan routs Germany

by Hiroshi Ikezawa

Receivers Naoki Maeda and Ryoma Hagiyama each reeled in a pair of touchdown receptions as Japan’s national football team shut out Germany 38-0 in an exhibition game Saturday at Kawasaki Fujimi Stadium. Japan utilized a pass-happy offense in order make the best use of ...

Apr 12, 2014

49ers' Kaepernick dismisses report

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is defending his reputation. Kaepernick put out a statement on his Twitter account Friday, a day after his name was linked to a Miami police report involving a woman who passed out in a hotel and later woke ...

Titans cut Johnson

Apr 5, 2014

Titans cut Johnson

The CJ2K era is over in Tennessee, just the latest step by the Titans in their franchise makeover. The Titans told Chris Johnson they are releasing him Friday after six seasons to avoid paying $8 million the running back is due in 2014, along ...

Jackson completes turnaround with three-year Redskins deal

Apr 3, 2014

Jackson completes turnaround with three-year Redskins deal

The contrast couldn’t have been greater for DeSean Jackson. In a matter of days, he went from unwanted to wanted, from fired to hired, from discarded by the Philadelphia Eagles with reputation tarnished to rock star treatment and a new fat contract from the ...

Raiders add Rogers to defensive backfield

Apr 1, 2014

Raiders add Rogers to defensive backfield

The Oakland Raiders have added another proven veteran to their rebuilding defense, signing free-agent cornerback Carlos Rogers to a one-year contract on Monday. Rogers, 32, joins former San Francisco 49ers secondary mate Tarell Brown on Oakland’s overhauled defense. The Raiders have also brought in ...

Philly cuts Jackson

Mar 29, 2014

Philly cuts Jackson

DeSean Jackson went from the trading block to the chopping block. Jackson is out in Philly — just as Mark Sanchez was on his way into town. Unable to find a taker on the trade market, the Eagles released him, ending the Pro Bowl ...