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Raiders moving from Oakland to Las Vegas

Invoking his father Al’s name, and copying what the Hall of Fame owner did with the Raiders, Mark Davis is moving the franchise out of Oakland. NFL owners approved the Raiders’ move to Las Vegas 31-1 at the league meetings Monday. Miami was the lone dissenter. “My father used to ...

Panthers' Newton to have shoulder surgery

/ Mar 22, 2017

Panthers' Newton to have shoulder surgery

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton’s offseason “sabbatical” is going to be a little longer than expected. Newton will undergo surgery on March 30 to repair a partially torn rotator cuff in his right throwing shoulder, according to team spokesman Steve Drummond. Drummond said Tuesday that ...

Hall of Famer Sayers has dementia

/ Mar 21, 2017

Hall of Famer Sayers has dementia

Relatives of Pro Football Hall of Famer Gale Sayers say the Chicago Bears legend has been diagnosed with dementia. His wife, Ardythe Sayers, tells The Kansas City Star that her 73-year-old husband was diagnosed four years ago and she blames Sayers’ football career. He ...

/ Mar 21, 2017

Former 49ers great Dwight Clark diagnosed with ALS

Dwight Clark revealed Sunday that he has Lou Gehrig’s disease and suspects playing football might have caused the illness. Clark, 60, announced on Twitter that he has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a disease that attacks cells that control muscles. The former San Francisco 49ers wide ...

Brady's Super Bowl jersey found in Mexico

/ Mar 21, 2017

Brady's Super Bowl jersey found in Mexico

Tom Brady’s missing Super Bowl jersey has been found in Mexico six weeks after it vanished from the Patriots’ locker room — but the mystery isn’t over. The NFL said the jersey was found in “possession of a credentialed member of the international media,” ...

Jets sign injury-plagued cornerback Claiborne

/ Mar 19, 2017

Jets sign injury-plagued cornerback Claiborne

Morris Claiborne is getting a chance to revive his career and give the New York Jets’ secondary a boost. The former Dallas Cowboys cornerback signed a one-year deal with the Jets on Saturday. Claiborne, the No. 6 overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, ...

Giants re-sign Pierre-Paul

/ Mar 18, 2017

Giants re-sign Pierre-Paul

The New York Giants are convinced star defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is fully healed from a fireworks accident that severely damaged his right hand. They believe that so much that they have given JPP a four-year contract worth about $68 million. “This is where ...

Seahawks land Lacy on one-year contract

/ Mar 15, 2017

Seahawks land Lacy on one-year contract

The Seattle Seahawks are hoping Eddie Lacy can be motivated by a one-year contract to rediscover the form that made him the 2013 Offensive Rookie of the Year. The Seahawks and Lacy agreed to terms on a one-year deal Tuesday, providing Seattle a big ...

Free agent Peterson visits Seahawks

/ Mar 13, 2017

Free agent Peterson visits Seahawks

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that free-agent running back Adrian Peterson has visited with the Seattle Seahawks. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the details weren’t being made public on Sunday, when Peterson ...

Browns release QB Griffin

/ Mar 11, 2017

Browns release QB Griffin

It looks like Mike Glennon has a starting job in the NFL. Robert Griffin III no longer has any job. The Bears finalized their deal with Glennon, the former Tampa Bay quarterback, on Friday, one day after cutting Jay Cutler. Glennon wasn’t about to ...

/ Mar 10, 2017

CFL's Roughriders sign veteran QB Vince Young

Vince Young has signed with the Canadian Football League’s Saskatchewan Roughriders. The 33-year-old former Texas and NFL quarterback agreed Thursday to a two-year deal — one year, plus an option. He last played in an NFL regular-season game in 2011 with Philadelphia and retired ...