Archive for May, 2019

From the 4th line, suspended Sundqvist has been key to Blues’ success

Friday, May 31st, 2019
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In their surprising run to their first Stanley Cup Final in 49 years, the St. Louis Blues often have leaned on the fourth line of Oskar Sundqvist, Alexander Steen and Ivan Barbashev.

With no buyer, CFL takes ownership of Alouettes

Friday, May 31st, 2019

The Montreal Alouettes have been sold to the Canadian Football League.

From functional to fancy, NFL stadiums have made a huge leap

Friday, May 31st, 2019

In 2010, the New York Giants and New York Jets kicked off at $1.6 billion MetLife Stadium in New Jersey with an official NFL-high seating capacity of 82,500. In the previous year, the Dallas Cowboys unveiled their new $1.1 billion suburban home with a high-definition, four-sided, center-hung videoboard that's 160 feet long, equal to four city buses, and 71 feet high. These venues being added to the league over the last decade sure have taken quite the leap from Lambeau Field.

Report: DT McCoy ends Panthers visit, to pick among 3 teams

Friday, May 31st, 2019

After finishing his latest free-agent visit with Carolina on Friday, six-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Gerald McCoy will reportedly decide on his 2019 team among three suitors: the Panthers, the Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns. NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday that the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers star will mull over his final three options this weekend. Several media outlets reported Thursday that McCoy, 31, finished up a two-day visit with Baltimore after having also visited the Cleveland Browns last week, days after his release by the Tampa Buccaneers.

Jaguars QB Foles credits wife for his return to practice

Friday, May 31st, 2019

Foles spoke publicly for the first time following organized team activities Friday and said his wife urged him to return sooner than many expected. "She knows how important family is to me, but she also wanted me to be here to be with the team," Foles said. "It was really up to her, and she wanted me to come here and be with the team for a little bit.

Jets interview Seahawks exec Scott Fitterer for GM vacancy

Friday, May 31st, 2019

The Jets have interviewed Seattle Seahawks executive Scott Fitterer for their general manager job. The team's announcement Friday that it completed its meeting with Fitterer marked New York's first interview to fill its front-office vacancy. Fitterer has been the Seahawks' co-director of player personnel alongside Trent Kirchner since 2015.

Five-star freshman WR Bru McCoy tells Texas he’s transferring, expected to return to USC

Friday, May 31st, 2019

Freshman wide receiver Bru McCoy has informed Texas that he intends to transfer, and he is expected to return to USC. McCoy originally signed with Trojans McCoy, who played high school football at Mater Dei in Southern California, was the top-ranked receiver in his class. He originally signed with USC before transferring to Texas in January, where he enrolled in classes and took part in spring practices.

Female officials get historic assignment working CFL exhibition game

Friday, May 31st, 2019
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Emily Clarke and Georgina Paull will become the first female officials to work in a CFL game when the Calgary Stampeders host the Saskatchewan Roughriders at McMahon Stadium.

NFL suspends QB Kelly for two games

Friday, May 31st, 2019

The NFL suspended quarterback Chad Kelly for a violation of the league's personal conduct policy on Friday. The Indianapolis Colts signed Kelly this offseason, and if he makes the team, he won't be eligible to play in a regular season game until Sept. 16. Under the suspension, Kelly can take part in offseason practices, training camp and preseason games.

Colts QB Chad Kelly suspended two games over weird trespassing incident

Friday, May 31st, 2019

When the Indianapolis Colts signed quarterback Chad Kelly, the unanswered question was whether the NFL would suspend him for a trespassing arrest that got him cut from the Denver Broncos. The NFL, as it often does, dropped the news late on a Friday afternoon. The league suspended Kelly for two games, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.