Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Thursday that quarterback Cam Newton is on target to start Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns.
Bears seek 'spark', bench Cutler for Clausen
The Chicago Bears will start Jimmy Clausen at quarterback this week over Jay Cutler, coach Marc Trestman confirmed at a news conference Thursday.
Kemp trade in limbo after arthritis diagnosis
The San Diego Padres were reviewing medical information before signing off on a trade for Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp with a Thursday deadline fast approaching.
Sources: Celtics, Mavs talking Rondo trade
The Boston Celtics, after years of flirting with potential Rajon Rondo deals, are in substantive discussions on a trade that would send Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks, according to league sources.
Cowboys remain hopeful as Murray practices
The Dallas Cowboys aren't ready to say whether DeMarco Murray will play Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, but there is a growing expectation that the NFL's leading rusher will play despite undergoing surgery to repair a broken left hand Monday.
Oliva sees great potential in U.S.-Cuba relations
Tony Oliva was thrilled to hear about President Obama's plan toward normalizing relations between the U.S. and Cuba, Oliva's home country.
Game-worn MJ shoes from UNC sell for $33K
A pair of Converse shoes that an auction house says Michael Jordan wore when he played at the University of North Carolina sold for $33,387 on Thursday morning.
Sources: Bears 'confused' by coach's discipline
A pair of Bears players say a portion of the locker room feels "confused and uncomfortable" over how coach Marc Trestman handled Jay Cutler's benching compared to the minor discipline offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer received last week.
Gruden: My RG III quotes always get twisted
Redskins coach Jay Gruden said regardless of what he says about Robert Griffin III, it gets taken to an extreme.
Pelini's rant on AD fuels Nebraska response
Bo Pelini was introduced as Youngstown State's new coach Wednesday, but his departure from Nebraska continues to overshadow his Ohio homecoming.
Chryst returns to Wisconsin as head coach
Paul Chryst is coming home to coach Wisconsin.
49ers release McDonald amid investigation
The San Francisco 49ers announced Wednesday that they have released defensive lineman Ray McDonald.
49ers' Harbaugh 'considering' Michigan job
Multiple NFL and Michigan sources had said for weeks that Jim Harbaugh was not expected to wind up at Michigan, but in recent days at least one person familiar with his thinking said he was at least "considering it," a source told ESPN's
Sources: Wolves put Brewer back on block
The Minnesota Timberwolves have put veteran swingman Corey Brewer back on the trading block, according to league sources.
Muschamp lands rich deal as new Auburn DC
Former Florida coach Will Muschamp has agreed to become Auburn's defensive coordinator, the school announced Friday night.