Cousins scores in Golden Knights debut as Oilers shut out in Sin City

February 27th, 2020
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Nick Cousins scored in his Vegas debut and the Golden Knights beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-0 on Wednesday night in a matchup between two of the top teams in the Pacific Division.

Ex-QB Boykin gets 3-year sentence for assault

February 26th, 2020

Ex-Seattle Seahawks and TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday as a result of a plea deal related to an assault of his then-girlfriend, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported. Boykin was sentenced in Fort Worth, Texas, for aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury and tampering with a witness. Boykin also was given 180 days in Tarrant County Jail following guilty pleas on two unrelated misdemeanor theft charges.

NFL, players move closer to new CBA, but deal not done yet

February 26th, 2020

With a late-night vote, on the slim majority approval of the 32 team representatives, the NFL Players Association was preparing Wednesday to send the current CBA proposal to the full union membership for potential ratification. There was no immediate word on how quickly that decisive vote would be conducted. Last week, the owners flashed their thumbs up with a majority-vote approval of the agreement that's a product of 10 months of negotiations with a 17-game regular season the most significant change.

John Schneider still excited about future of L.J. Collier

February 26th, 2020

The Seahawks weren't able to get much production out first-round pick L.J. Collier in his rookie season with the team last fall. After injuring his ankle during a training camp practice in late-July, Collier missed all of the preseason and was active for just two of the team's first five games of the season. Collier would eventually appear in 11 games for the Seahawks last year but was unable to carve out a consistent role in Seattle's defensive line rotation.

Bills have inquired on former All-Pro Josh Norman

February 26th, 2020

Looking to bolster the team's secondary, Buffalo Bills general manager Brandon Beane has been in contact with former All-Pro cornerback Josh Norman, according to Nate Mendelson of BuffaloBills.com. Beane said the two parties haven't done much more than talk, but it certainly appears the Bills are interested in adding him. With current secondary members CB Kevin Johnson and CB Levi Wallace set to enter free agency, Buffalo could certainly use some help at the position.

Impact park the bus to reach CONCACAF Champions League quarter-finals

February 26th, 2020
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The Montreal Impact advanced to the quarter-finals of the CONCACAF Champions League with a 0-0 draw against Costa Rica's Deportivo Saprissa in the second leg of the round of 16 on Wednesday.

Jordan Love embraces Patrick Mahomes comparisons, success of black NFL QBs

February 26th, 2020

Utah State quarterback Jordan Love has long had his eyes on the NFL, so the fact he tuned in to watch the Kansas City Chiefs beat the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV in early February is hardly a shock. Over the last several weeks, he's come to realize that the continued success of one of the starting quarterbacks in that game — Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes — is not only making his tricky draft evaluation a tick easier, he's also giving his draft stock a boost, almost by proxy. “Seeing that, I was obviously rooting for him to do his best,” Love told Yahoo Sports this week in a sit-down interview at the NFL combine.

Fernandez advances to quarters in Acapulco, Auger-Aliassime runs out of gas

February 26th, 2020
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17-year-old Leylah Annie Fernandez toppled eighth-seeded Nao Hibino of Japan 6-3, 6-0 on Wednesday in the Round of 16 to advance.

Plenty of NFL stars speak out against CBA proposal

February 26th, 2020

The NFLPA Board of Player representatives voted in favour of the newly proposed NFL collective bargaining agreement, pushing the proposal to the full player membership for a vote. But the proposal, which includes a 17-game regular-season schedule, hasn't been well received by some of the league's biggest stars. Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, who was vocal with his opposition of the proposed CBA during the player rep.

Ex-Colts, Seahawks safety Nesby Glasgow dies after battle with stomach cancer at 62

February 26th, 2020

Former Colts and Seahawks safety Nesby Glasgow died on Tuesday after a long battle with stomach cancer, according to the Indianapolis Star. The Seahawks family is deeply saddened by the passing of legend Nesby Glasgow. Glasgow played in the league for 14 seasons, most notably with the Colts — who selected him in the eighth round of the draft in 1979 when the franchise was still in Baltimore.