Herbert, other Senior Bowl players hope staying put pays off

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) -- A year ago, Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert decided to stick around for his senior season instead of turning pro. Wisconsin linebacker Zack Baun didn’t really have much choice.Both had impressive final college seasons, including a...

Sharks owner gives GM Doug Wilson vote of confidence

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- San Jose Sharks owner Hasso Plattner gave general manager Doug Wilson a vote of confidence Thursday with his team mired in 13th place in the Western Conference.Plattner said the entire organization is disappointed in...

Eli Manning’s legacy will be hotly debated for years. Scott Pianowski starts the discussion...

The great thing, and the annoying thing, about football debates is their pliability. It’s a context-driven sport, which means legacies can be steered in all sorts of directions. You can credit or discredit almost any player as your heart...

Zion Williamson Rookie of the Year odds tracker

Zion Williamson made his highly anticipated NBA debut Wednesday night, scoring 22 points in 18 minutes for the New Orleans Pelicans. His Rookie of the Year odds shortened at all major sportsbooks.We'll keep track of changes in his ROY...

Steeped in history but for Hungary a first

by Ian Marshall, Editor The win was as status advised; but make no mistake, Portugal provided stiff opposition. In fact, did they not start proceedings as one of...

Michael Chiesa enjoying not having to cut to 155

Fighters like Michael Chiesa need to have two sets of clothes: One they wear most of the time and then another they wear after they’ve cut weight.This was particularly true for Chiesa, who for years fought as a 155-pounder...

Middleweight world titlist Demetrius Andrade signs four-fight extension with Matchroom Boxing

Middleweight world titlist Demetrius Andrade has taken care of an important piece business outside of the ring a week before he attempts to handle important business inside the ring.Andrade has signed a four-fight contract extension with Matchroom Boxing, announcing...

Former world titlist Andrew Cancio signs multifight deal with Top Rank

Two months after being released by Golden Boy Promotions, former junior lightweight world titlist Andrew Cancio has signed a multifight deal with Top Rank, a company rich with talent in his weight class.Top Rank announced on Thursday the expected...

Mariners’ Mitch Haniger likely needs core muscle surgery, GM says

SEATTLE -- Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger is expected to miss the start of the regular season and likely needs to undergo core muscle surgery, general manager Jerry Dipoto said Thursday.Haniger suffered the injury during one of his offseason workouts...

Mariners expect Mitch Haniger to miss start of season

SEATTLE (AP) -- Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger is expected to miss the start of the regular season and likely needs to undergo core muscle surgery, general manager Jerry Dipoto said Thursday.Haniger suffered the injury during one of his offseason...