Bills QB Allen continues to receive prai...

Bills QB Allen continues to receive praise


Buffalo Bills: Former Notre Dame and NFL quarterback Brady Quinn had lots of praise for rookie quarterback Josh Allen, from one first-round draft pick to another. Quinn, now an analyst for Fox Sports, will work the Buffalo-New York game on Sunday, and he told the Buffalo News: "Right now, Baker's (Mayfield) playing the best, but I just feel like Josh Allen, he oozes so much potential. Have you seen what he's doing? First off, he's 3-5 as a starter with the Bills. ... They are so far removed from

Alpine skiing: Sex-abuse victims of former coach suing Alpine Canada

Three sexual assault victims of a former ski coach are suing Alpine Canada for turning a blind eye to the abuse, according to a lawsuit filed in a Montreal court on Wednesday.

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Colts LB Leonard enjoying historic rookie campaign

Houston Texans: The end of a nine-game winning streak doesn't feel good to the Texans, and outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney wants to make sure one setback doesn't turn into a two-game skid when Houston visits the New York Jets on Saturday. "For sure. Trying to get back on that winning streak," Clowney told reporters. "This is a big week for us. Coming off a loss, we have to bounce back. We need this game for the division, for everything. All these games are important, so we have to go up ther

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Reports: Saints release WR Marshall

The New Orleans Saints released wide receiver Brandon Marshall, according to multiple reports Wednesday, exactly a month after signing him and without the veteran suiting up for a game.

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Cowboys RB Elliott wants rushing title and more

Dallas Cowboys: Running back Ezekiel Elliott wants to win his second rushing title in three seasons. "I would say that's important to me. Yeah, it would be cool," he told the Dallas Morning News. There's just something he wants more. "But I want to go out here and win ballgames. I want to make a run deep into the playoffs," he said. "I want to have an opportunity to compete for a Super Bowl, so I mean, I'm just going to keep working and whatever happens, happens. You've got to let things like th

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Reports: Morton agrees to two-year deal with Rays

The Tampa Bay Rays agreed to a two-year, $30 million deal with free agent right-hander Charlie Morton, according to multiple reports.

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Suns F Warren fined $15K for inappropriate language

Phoenix Suns forward T.J. Warren was fined $15,000 for directing inappropriate language at an official, NBA executive vice president of basketball operations Kiki VanDeWeghe announced Wednesday.

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Reports: Tigers, SS Mercer agree to one-year deal

The Detroit Tigers agreed to a one-year, $5.25 million deal with shortstop Jordy Mercer on Wednesday, according to multiple reports.

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How one humble English club is greening up soccer

Tucked away in the leafy Cotswold hills, English fourth-tier club Forest Green Rovers rarely make sporting headlines, but have become unlikely trailblazers for something more pressing than three points on a Saturday afternoon.

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Kisner: College teammates hated Patrick Reed

The line of fire toward unpopular Masters champion Patrick Reed continues to percolate.

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Longer breastfeeding tied to lower risk of liver disease

(Reuters Health) - - Mothers who breastfeed for six months or more may have less fat in their livers and a lower risk of liver disease, a U.S. study suggests.

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NFL to strengthen Rooney Rule requirements

A revision to the Rooney Rule, which promotes inclusive hiring in the NFL, will be in place before the start of the offseason to eliminate the potential for teams hiring coaches and personnel executives to exploit loopholes.

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Las Vegas to host 2020 NFL draft

Commissioner Roger Goodell announced the decision on Wednesday.

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Bears determined to send Green Bay packing

Chicago Bears: Even with the Packers on the losing end of five of their last seven games, the Bears can't temper their excitement over the potential to clinch the NFC North at Soldier Field. Chicago must win, or the Vikings lose, for the Bears to clinch the division title for the first time since 2010. A win would bounce the Packers from the playoff picture. "It would mean a lot," rookie wide receiver Anthony Miller said. "It's something that this city hasn't seen for a while and we're just brin

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Ravens' Jackson on QB call: 'It's our team'

Baltimore Ravens: Rookie Lamar Jackson was named the starter over Joe Flacco on Wednesday with endorsements from Flacco and coach John Harbaugh. Flacco said he felt like Jackson played well enough to remain the starter while the veteran nursed a hip injury. Harbaugh said his head and heart told him Jackson was the right man for the job, at least for Week 15. As for Jackson, he wouldn't take the bait when asked if the Ravens were his team now. "It's our team. All of us together. I don't go out th

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Doping: WADA completes RUSADA audit but still no access to lab

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Wednesday it had completed an audit of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) as required following the tainted body's conditional reinstatement.

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Favre: 'Never say never' to coaching Packers

Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre offered suggestions as to who he thinks should fill the head coach position for his former team, including current Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson, but he's keeping himself out of the mix. For now.

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Suns owner Sarver threatens to move team to Seattle or Las Vegas

The contentious battle to get Talking Stick Resort Arena renovated has led to Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver dipping into the leverage file and issuing a few threats.

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Sailing: Stars & Stripes Team USA joins challengers for America’s Cup

Stars & Stripes Team USA has been accepted by holders Emirates Team New Zealand and the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron as the fifth challenger for the 36th America's Cup, which will take place in Auckland in 2021.

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NFL selects host teams for 2019 international games

The NFL has announced the host teams for its five international games in 2019.

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