Thursday, March 23, 2017

Football

In this Nov. 27, 2016, file photo, New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall walks off the field after the team's NFL football game against the New England Patriots in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

BY TOM CANAVAN EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have signed free agent receiver Brandon Marshall to a two-year contact. The former Jets receiver tweeted a picture ...
This is a 2016 file photo showing Vernon Davis of the Washington Redskins NFL football team. (AP Photo/File)

BY STEPHEN WHYNO WASHINGTON (AP) — When Vernon Davis mentioned after his 11th NFL season that he’d like to play six more, it brought some laughs. He wasn’t kidding. Davis ...
In this April 28, 2016, file photo, Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis, center, meets with Raiders fans after speaking at a meeting of the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

BY JOSH DUBOW ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders told the NFL on Monday they have found a new partner to finance their proposed stadium in Las Vegas: Bank ...
In this Dec. 20, 2016 file photo, Alabama's Reuben Foster answers a question during media day in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

BY ARNIE STAPLETON INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — If linebacker Reuben Foster is worried that he hurt his draft stock by getting kicked out of the NFL’s scouting combine he isn’t showing ...
In this Nov. 26, 2016, file photo, Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer runs the ball during the team's NCAA college football game against Southern California in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

BY MICHAEL MAROT INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer has spent months getting in shape for the NFL’s annual scouting combine. Between the workouts, he’s been fine-tuning the ...
In this Dec. 20, 2016 file photo, Alabama's Reuben Foster answers a question during media day in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

BY ARNIE STAPLETON INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that linebacker Reuben Foster, a potential top-10 pick, has been sent home from ...
In this Dec. 11, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick stands in the bench area during the second half of the team's NFL football game against the New York Jets in Santa Clara, California. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Colin Kaepernick is a free agent after opting out of his San Francisco 49ers contract Friday. The six-year veteran quarterback who drew particular attention and ...
In this Nov. 27, 2016, file photo, New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall walks off the field after the team's NFL football game against the New England Patriots in East Rutherford, New Jersery. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

BY DENNIS WASZAK Jr. NEW YORK (AP) — Brandon Marshall is on the move again — and the New York Jets’ roster purge of big-name players with big salaries continues. ...
In this July 21, 2015, file photo, Baylor coach Art Briles addresses attendees at the NCAA college Big 12 Conference football media days in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

BY JIM VERTUNO AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Breaking months of public silence, former Baylor coach Art Briles said Thursday he could no longer “remain silent” and insisted he did not ...
Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn speaks during a press conference at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis, Wednesday, March 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

BY MICHAEL MAROT INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn threw the first jab at the NFL’s annual scouting combine. When he walked to the podium Wednesday, he answered ...
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