Sports

  • FOX News 1 day 7 hours ago
    • JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed quarterback Ryan Nassib to the active roster, a move coach Doug Marrone said was insurance because Blake Bortles is dealing with a wrist injury.
    • A fourthround draft pick by the New York Giants in 2013, Nassib was waived by New Orleans in final cuts.
    • Nassib played three seasons (201315) for Jaguars decisionmaker Tom Coughlin in New York and played collegiately for Marrone and offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett at Syracuse.
    • "We're trying to figure out what the best way was to get a quarterback on the roster, whether it be practice squad.
    • The Jaguars placed safety Calvin Pryor on injured reserve to create room on the roster for Nassib.
  • FOX News 1 day 7 hours ago
    • INDIANAPOLIS Andrew Luck will miss his third consecutive game Sunday after being ruled out by Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano on Monday.
    • While Pagano didn't rule out the possibility of Luck coming back Wednesday, Pagano acknowledged that doctors still have not cleared the franchise quarterback to participate.
    • Luck missed all of the Colts' offseason workouts, all of training camp and the entire preseason after having surgery in January to repair a partially torn labrum in his throwing shoulder.
    • Indy has used two starting quarterbacks, Scott Tolzien and Jacoby Brissett , in two weeks.
    • Both are 01, putting the Colts in a 02 hole for the fourth consecutive year.
  • FOX News 1 day 7 hours ago
    • Franks heaved a 63yard touchdown pass to Tyrie Cleveland as time expired Saturday, giving Florida a 2620 victory over the Volunteers.
    • "He just gave me the trophy out of nowhere to start the class and told me good throw," Franks said.
    • Frank's throw helped mask another poor offensive showing by the Gators (11, 10 Southeastern Conference), who play at Kentucky (30, 10) on Saturday.
    • Franks completed 18 of 28 passes for 212 yards in his second career start , with two touchdowns and an interception.
    • "When you start to do that, you're going to have a pretty good deal going," McElwain said.
  • FOX News 1 day 7 hours ago
    • INDIANAPOLIS Indianapolis Colts safety Darius Butler understands why shortterm memories are so crucial in the NFL.The ability to move beyond past mistakes is essential to future success.
    • "It felt like last year was a mustwin game in September, and it feels almost the same way this week," Butler said Monday after going 02 for the fifth time since 2011.
    • Since the postseason field expanded to 12 teams in 1990, roughly 12 percent of those making the playoffs were 02, including Butler's 2014 Colts.
    • Now the Colts find themselves trying to dig out of a 02 hole for the fourth straight season.
    • Luck was ruled out of the Cleveland game and Pagano said Luck still needs to be cleared by team doctors before he can practice.
  • FOX News 1 day 7 hours ago
    • Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says Sam Bradford's left knee is "feeling better" a day after the quarterback missed Minnesota's game against Pittsburgh.
    • But Zimmer is unsure when Bradford will play again.
    • Zimmer gave short and ornery answers Sunday when asked about Bradford following the loss to the Steelers.
    • But Zimmer does not believe the Vikings need to find another quarterback while Bradford recovers.
    • For now, Zimmer terms the injury day to day.
  • FOX News 1 day 9 hours ago
    • DAVIE, Fla. (AP) Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase declined Monday to discuss linebacker Lawrence Timmons' future with the team, which may be brief.
    • Timmons went AWOL Saturday, the day before the Dolphins' season opener at the Los Angeles Chargers.
    • Miami players seemed to be in a more forgiving mood, with several saying they would be happy to welcome Timmons back.
    • Without Timmons, the Dolphins had only four linebackers active against the Chargers.
    • Several Dolphins players said Timmons showed no signs he was dealing with any issues, and said he had been a model teammate during the preseason.
  • FOX News 1 day 9 hours ago
    • I was out of here, man," Jones said, trying to explain his return.
    • In truth, it was a good game all around.
    • Jones had three of the Chiefs' six sacks and two of them resulted in fumbles, though the Eagles managed to hop on both.
    • All the Chiefs fans?
    • Few people besides draft geeks and fans of the Southeastern Conference knew a lot about Jones when the Chiefs made him their secondround pick last year.
  • FOX News 1 day 9 hours ago
    • GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida coach Jim McElwain says cornerback Duke Dawson is "highly questionable" to play at Kentucky on Saturday because of a head injury.
    • Dawson left Saturday's 2620 victory against Tennessee in the second half, briefly returned and then headed to the sideline for good.
    • He has nine tackles and two interceptions in two games for the 20thranked Gators (11, 10 Southeastern Conference).
    • Without him, freshman C.J. Henderson likely would start against the Wildcats (30, 10).
    • The senior took to Twitter and guarantied he would play, posting "Everything is fine, I will be playing this upcoming Saturday against UK."
  • FOX News 1 day 9 hours ago
    • CINCINNATI The Cincinnati Reds will play a significant role in the pennant races beginning Tuesday night when they host the St.
    • Louis Cardinals to open a threegame series at Great American Ball Park.
    • The Reds' Stephens, 23, earned his first major league victory in his debut in a 53 win over the Chicago Cubs on July 1 at Great American Ball Park.
    • Cincinnati (6684) swept the Pittsburgh Pirates over the weekend at Great American Ball Park and is starting to get solid performances from its young starting pitchers.
    • At 97 this season against them, including 52 at Great American Ball Park, the Reds are seekingtheir first season series win over St.
  • FOX News 1 day 10 hours ago
    • ST. LOUIS On the eve of their first preseason game and only four days into training camp, the St.
    • Louis Blues have reduced their camp roster to 49 by sending four players to their respective junior teams.
    • The club assigned forward Tanner Kaspick to Brandon of the WHL, defenseman Trenton Bourque to Owen Sound of the OHL, defenseman David Noel to ValdOr of the QMJHL and goaltender Evan Fitzpatrick to Sherbrooke of the QMJHL. The Blues play the Stars in Dallas in their first 2017 preseason game Tuesday night.