posted: 12/05/2013 4:02 a.m.
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III would seem to be the kind of quarterback Kansas City Chiefs inside linebacker Derrick Johnson would love to face.
posted: 12/05/2013 4 a.m.
As the NFL’s rules protecting quarterbacks become more strict, the frustrations among defenders start to boil.
posted: 12/05/2013 3:58 a.m.
7:25 p.m. Central today, NFL Network LINE — Texans by 3 SERIES RECORD Houston leads 13-10.
posted: 12/05/2013 3:56 a.m.
STEELERS NFL fines coach $100,000 PITTSBURGH — Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin’s ill-timed two-step has cost him $100,000 and could cost his team a pick in next year’s draft.
posted: 12/05/2013 3:55 a.m.
TODAY’S GAME All times Central Houston at Jacksonville, 7:25 p.m.
posted: 12/05/2013 3:32 a.m.
Skies aren’t very friendly over Florida Delta Air Lines canceled a commercial flight on Sunday to allow the University of Florida’s men’s basketball team to use the airplane, according to the Gainesville Sun.
posted: 12/05/2013 3:31 a.m.
FOOTBALL Martin gets 5-year deal Chuck Martin has a big rebuilding job to do. Martin got a five-year contract to try to restore Miami of Ohio’s football program, which is coming off a winless season.
posted: 12/04/2013 3:38 a.m.
Weekends with Bernie a little pricey If you have a Formula One racing fan on your Christmas list who seems to have it all, allow us to present The Official Formula One Opus Bernie Edition from Opus Media.
posted: 12/04/2013 3:36 a.m.
BASEBALL A’s pick up Gentry The Oakland Athletics have added outfield depth, acquiring Craig Gentry, a Fort Smith native and former Arkansas Razorback, and right-hander Josh Lindblom from the division rival Texas Rangers for outfielder Michael Choice and minor league infielder Chris Bostick.
posted: 12/03/2013 4:03 a.m.
SEATTLE — The rest of the top NFC teams better get ready to visit the Pacific Northwest in January after Seattle took a big step toward clinching home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.
posted: 12/03/2013 3:58 a.m.
BASEBALL Tigers trade Fister The Detroit Tigers have traded starting pitcher Doug Fister to the Washington Nationals for three players. The deal was announced Monday night. The Nationals sent infielder Steve Lombardozzi, lefthander Ian Krol and minor league left-hander Robbie Ray to Detroit. Fister, 29, was 14-9 with a 3.67 ERA last season. The right-hander was 32-20 in two-plus seasons with the Tigers and has pitched especially well in the postseason. The Tigers also signed utility player Don Kelly to a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration. Kelly played six positions for the Tigers last season at all three spots in the outfield along with third, second and first base while hitting.222 with 6 home runs and 23 RBI.
posted: 12/03/2013 3:51 a.m.
BASEBALL American League DETROIT TIGERS — Agreed to terms with INF/OF Don Kelly on a one-year contract. KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Declined to offer a 2014 contract to INF Chris Getz. NEW YORK YANKEES — Traded C Chris Stewart to Pittsburgh for a player to be named. Agreed to terms with INF Brendan Ryan on a two-year contract. Declined to offer 2014 contracts to INFs David Adams and Jayson Nix and RHP Matt Daley.
posted: 12/03/2013 3:42 a.m.
BRONCOS Fox back in saddle ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Denver Broncos Coach John Fox returned to work Monday, four weeks after open-heart surgery, his newfound energy matching his renowned enthusiasm. “I feel tremendous. As my surgeon said, I had a valve that was the size of a pinhead and now it’s the size of a 50-cent piece,” Fox said. “Obviously, the doctors feel good about me getting back to work.
posted: 12/03/2013 3:39 a.m.
CHICAGO — Jrue Holiday made a three-point play with 2.6 seconds remaining in the third overtime Monday night, giving the New Orleans Pelicans a 131-128 victory over the Chicago Bulls.
posted: 12/02/2013 3:47 a.m.
Foles leads Eagles Nick Foles (above) threw three touchdown passes and the Philadelphia Eagles held on to beat the Arizona Cardinals 24-21 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. Zach Ertz had two touchdown catches, LeSean McCoy ran for 79 yards and the Eagles (7-5 ) won their fourth consecutive game to remain tied with Dallas for first place in the NFC East.