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  • Gates, Richardson, McClain each get 4-game NFL suspensions

    Three-time All-Pro tight end Antonio Gates of San Diego will be suspended the first four games of the 2015 season along with New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson and Dallas linebacker Rolando McClain for…

  • Thursday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE — Suspended N.Y. Mets C Adrian Abreu (Savannah-SAL) 80 games violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Sent 2B Jonathan Schoop to Frederick (Carolina) for…

  • Chargers tight end Antonio Gates suspended 4 games

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Antonio Gates’ squeaky-clean image took a big hit Thursday when the San Diego Chargers’ star tight end was suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2015 season for…

  • Texans release rookie Ivory after burglary charges

    HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have released defensive lineman Brandon Ivory a day after he was charged in a residential burglary in Tuscaloosa. The team announced his departure on Thursday. The 23-year-old Ivory, a…

  • Thursday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Sent 2B Jonathan Schoop to Frederick (Carolina) for a rehab assignment. CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with SS Santo Vasquez, 3B Fernando Tatis, INF Brayant Nova and…

  • Jets’ Richardson suspended 1st 4 games of season

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the regular season on Thursday for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. Richardson…

  • Cowboys LB Rolando McClain suspended 1st 4 games of season

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has been suspended for the first four games for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, putting two key Dallas defenders on the sideline to start the season…

  • Thursday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Sent 2B Jonathan Schoop to Frederick (Carolina) for a rehab assignment. HOUSTON ASTROS — Placed OF George Springer on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Alex Presley from Fresno (PCL).…

  • Former NFL star tackles overgrown field for football camp

    HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. (AP) — The weeds and wild grass rose well above Reggie McKenzie’s knees as the former NFL star walked the field bearing his name in the small Detroit enclave of Highland Park.…

  • Steelers interested in hosting 2023 Super Bowl

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping to turn the 2023 Super Bowl into a home game. The franchise submitted an application at the owner’s meetings in May for the right to bid on…

  • Ex-NFL player pleads guilty in hit-and-run, gets probation

    WRENTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Former Buffalo Bills and New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes has pleaded guilty in a hit-and-run crash that injured three people and will serve a year of probation. Spikes appeared Wednesday…

  • Houston Texans lineman Brandon Ivory charged in burglary

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Houston Texans defensive lineman Brandon Ivory has been charged in what police describe as a residential burglary in Tuscaloosa. Authorities say the 23-year-old Ivory, a former Alabama standout, was arrested with…

  • Pom-pom pay: California bill gives cheerleaders minimum wage

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — They boost their teams from the sidelines and promote them by appearing in calendars and at fan events, but some sports cheerleaders say they are still not considered team employees and…

  • Ex-Cowboy Spillman charged with sexual assault in Texas

    GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — Former Cowboys special teams player C.J. Spillman has been arrested on a sexual assault charge in an alleged 2014 incident at a Dallas-area hotel. Tarrant County jail records show Spillman surrendered…

  • Redskins’ name hinders DC’s efforts for stadium site lease

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service won’t grant the District of Columbia a new lease for the site of the Washington Redskins’ former stadium in part because Interior Secretary Sally Jewell opposes the team’s…