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  • AP source: Giants aware of Pierre-Paul’s fireworks injury

    NEW YORK (AP) — A person with knowledge of the incident tells The Associated Press that the Giants are aware of an incident involving Jason Pierre-Paul and fireworks, but the team is unsure about the…

  • Giants’ Pierre-Paul injures hand in fireworks accident

    WASHINGTON – Star New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul injured his hand in a fireworks accident on Saturday night. The NFL’s website says that Pierre-Paul was trying to light fireworks around his house in…

  • Longtime Chiefs executive Steadman dies at 86

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Longtime Chiefs executive Jack Steadman, the architect of the only Super Bowl-winning team in franchise history, has died. He was 86. The team says Steadman died early Sunday of natural…

  • NFL Calendar

    Aug. 8 — Hall of Fame inductions, Canton, Ohio. Aug. 9 — Hall of Fame game, Canton, Ohio: Minnesota vs. Pittsburgh. Sept. 10 — Regular season begins, Pittsburgh at New England. Sept. 13 — First…

  • GB Packers tight end Quarless charged with firing a gun

    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Green Bay Packers tight end Andrew Quarless was arrested Saturday after police said he allegedly fired two shots into the air during an argument outside a Miami Beach parking garage,…

  • Thursday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Sent 2B Jonathan Schoop to Frederick (Carolina) for a rehab assignment. BOSTON RED SOX — Activated C Ryan Hanigan from the 60-day DL. Optioned RHP Jonathan Aro to Pawtucket…

  • Longtime Lions stalwart Charlie Sanders dies at age 68

    DETROIT (AP) — Hall of Fame tight end Charlie Sanders epitomized Detroit’s blue-collar roots. Fans adored his gritty work ethic. Teammates embraced his leadership. Coaches found him to be a prized pupil and a talented…

  • 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).…