Archive for May, 2018

Buffalo Bills release center Eric Wood

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Eric Wood can finally announce he's retiring after the Buffalo Bills released the veteran center in a move considered a formality after he was diagnosed with a career-ending neck injury in January. By waiting until Thursday, the Bills limited the effect the player's remaining bonus money will have on their salary cap. The more than $10 million in bonus money owed to Wood will now only count against the team's salary cap this year rather than be spread over the two years left on the contract.

Young Canadian side beats Turkey at prestigious Toulon soccer tournament

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Noah Verhoeven's 80th-minute goal gave Canada a 1-0 victory over Turkey on Thursday at the Festival International Espoirs in France.

Denver Bronco owner Pat Bowlen’s daughter wants ownership of team

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

The second-oldest child of Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen, Beth Bowlen Wallace, informed the NFL and team officials she wants to be named controlling owner of the team. "I love the Denver Broncos. This team has been so special to my family, to the City of Denver and to the state of Colorado," Bowlen Wallace said in a news release.

Tight end Marcedes Lewis catches on with Green Bay Packers

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Marcedes Lewis wasn't sure if the Green Bay Packers were the right fit for him. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers and tight end Jimmy Graham made him feel at home at Lambeau Field. Lewis visited Green Bay last week thinking he wanted to explore his options during his first stint as a free agent following 12 years with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Lars Eller showed why Capitals call him their ‘secret weapon’

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Lars Eller says the more he plays, the better he plays, and the versatile Capitals centre showed that in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final.

Ravens passing game ‘deep’ in transition from last year

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco was flinging the ball far downfield Thursday during a voluntary offseason training practice, targeting an array of receivers that includes newcomers Michael Crabtree, John Brown and Willie Snead. ''Someone kind of joked that we completed more deep balls in practice today when we did the whole offseason last year,'' coach John Harbaugh said. The Ravens' top priority this season was to vastly improve a passing attack that last season ranked 29th in total yardage and was dead last with 5.7 yards per attempt.

Bowlen’s daughter told she’s not qualified to run Broncos

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

The daughter of Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen announced her desire to take over the leadership role of the team and was informed she hasn't met the criteria. The team was placed in a trust when Pat Bowlen stepped down in 2014 because of Alzheimer's. The trust is overseen by three people, including team president and CEO Joe Ellis, who has final say on day-to-day operations until one of Bowlen's seven children can succeed him as controlling owner.

(Live at 6:00 pm ET) 2018 British Columbia High School Track & Field Championships – DAY 1

Thursday, May 31st, 2018
(Live at 6:00 pm ET) 2018 British Columbia High School Track & Field Championships - DAY 1

From McLeod Stadium in Langley, BC

Chicago Bears projected to win only seven games in 2018

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

The Chicago Bears are one of the most improved teams in the NFL this offseason, adding firepower on offense in free agency and a surefire starter on defense in the first round of the NFL draft. Despite the headline-grabbing signings and smart draft-day decisions, ESPN's National Football Power Index still projects the Bears will finish below .500 at 7-9. According to Jeff Dickerson, the seven-win projection is a good one.

Eagles fan accused of punching police horse sues team, cops

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

A Philadelphia Eagles fan accused of punching a police horse and a mounted officer before the Eagles' NFC championship victory is suing the team and police, claiming he didn't strike the horse and he was beaten for no reason