Football

February 07, 2018 - 4:18 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has been traded — from the Texas Rangers to the New York Yankees. The Rangers selected Wilson in the Triple-A portion of the Rule 5 draft during the winter meetings in December 2013, about two months before he led the Seahawks to a...
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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2018, file photo, Georgia head coach Kirby Smart waits with his team to run onto the field before the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game against Oklahoma in Pasadena, Calif. There's a strange sense of calm that has replaced the tumult typically associated with this time of year on the college football recruiting calendar. The December signing period has removed much of the suspense from the traditional national signing day that takes place the first Wednesday of February. Most of the top high school prospects already signed in December. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
February 07, 2018 - 4:17 pm
The Latest on college football national signing day (all times Eastern): 4:15 p.m. The grandson of Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is carrying on the family tradition at Arkansas. John Stephen Jones signed with the Razorbacks on Wednesday, and his granddad attended the signing ceremony at Highland...
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FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2018, file photo, New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia leaves the field after an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Tennessee Titans in Foxborough, Mass. The Detroit Lions have hired Patricia as their coach. The expected hiring came a day after the Patriots lost to the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
February 07, 2018 - 3:59 pm
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions desperately hope Matt Patricia ends their decades-long search for a coach who can help them have success in the playoffs. Patricia, with his previously bushy beard trimmed, had his first news conference Wednesday on the team's indoor practice field. "This...
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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2018, file photo, Georgia head coach Kirby Smart waits with his team to run onto the field before the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game against Oklahoma in Pasadena, Calif. There's a strange sense of calm that has replaced the tumult typically associated with this time of year on the college football recruiting calendar. The December signing period has removed much of the suspense from the traditional national signing day that takes place the first Wednesday of February. Most of the top high school prospects already signed in December. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
February 07, 2018 - 3:09 pm
The Latest on college football national signing day (all times Eastern): 3:10 p.m. Pensacola (Florida) Escambia wide receiver Jacob Copeland's mother didn't seem all that thrilled with his college decision. Copeland was surrounded on national signing day Wednesday by several people, most of whom...
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Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard answers questions during a press conference at the NFL football team's practice facility in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
February 07, 2018 - 3:09 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colts general manager Chis Ballard showed up for a news conference Wednesday — just not the one he expected. Instead of introducing Josh McDaniels as the team's new head coach, Ballard stood in front of reporters trying to explain why New England's longtime offensive coordinator...
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FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2018, file photo, New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia leaves the field after an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Tennessee Titans in Foxborough, Mass. The Detroit Lions have hired Patricia as their coach. The expected hiring came a day after the Patriots lost to the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
February 07, 2018 - 3:04 pm
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have introduced Matt Patricia as their coach. Patricia, with his previously bushy beard trimmed considerably, had his first news conference Wednesday on the team's indoor practice field. The 43-year-old Patricia helped New England win three Super Bowls...
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In this frame grab from video provided by WRTV in Indianapolis, Manuel Orrego-Savala, a citizen of Guatemala, leaves a court hearing Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, in Indianapolis. Orrego-Savala is suspected of causing a collision Sunday, Feb. 4, that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson. Orrego-Savala, 37, remained jailed Tuesday but had not been formally charged in Sunday's crash along Interstate 70 in Indianapolis. Prosecutors said they were working with police on the investigation. (WRTV6 via AP)
February 07, 2018 - 3:04 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana prosecutor blasted President Donald Trump on Wednesday for politicizing the case of an immigrant illegally living in the U.S. and charged in a drunken crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man, saying his and others' comments were "...
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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2018, file photo, Georgia head coach Kirby Smart waits with his team to run onto the field before the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game against Oklahoma in Pasadena, Calif. There's a strange sense of calm that has replaced the tumult typically associated with this time of year on the college football recruiting calendar. The December signing period has removed much of the suspense from the traditional national signing day that takes place the first Wednesday of February. Most of the top high school prospects already signed in December. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
February 07, 2018 - 12:30 pm
The Latest on college football national signing day (all times Eastern): ___ 12:25 p.m. Georgia and Ohio State both got some good news on signing day. The Bulldogs look as if they will hold off Alabama in the race for the top recruiting class on Wednesday's national signing day. Georgia flipped...
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Patrick Surtain Jr., a defensive back from the football team at American Heritage High School, announces he is signing with Alabama during national signing day, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, in Plantation, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
February 07, 2018 - 11:48 am
The Latest on college football national signing day (all times Eastern): ___ 11:45 a.m. Tanner McKee from California, the highest rated quarterback still uncommitted entering signing day, picked Stanford over Alabama, Texas A&M, BYU and Texas. It was a boost for Stanford's recruiting class on...
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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2018, file photo, Georgia head coach Kirby Smart waits with his team to run onto the field before the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game against Oklahoma in Pasadena, Calif. There's a strange sense of calm that has replaced the tumult typically associated with this time of year on the college football recruiting calendar. The December signing period has removed much of the suspense from the traditional national signing day that takes place the first Wednesday of February. Most of the top high school prospects already signed in December. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
February 07, 2018 - 10:59 am
The Latest on college football national signing day (all times Eastern): 10:55 a.m. Signing day started on a bright note for new Nebraska coach Scott Frost, with four-star defensive end Caleb Tannor of Lithonia, Georgia, picking the Cornhuskers over Florida, Auburn, Mississippi and Mississippi...
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