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  • AP Pro32: Packers preseason No. 1 in AP’s power rankings

    NEW YORK (AP) — With a healthy Aaron Rodgers ready to resume his pinpoint passing, the Green Bay Packers will start the season as the No. 1 team in the AP Pro32 power rankings. In…

  • Former Lions running back Mel Farr dies at age 70

    DETROIT (AP) — Mel Farr, a former NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year who rushed for more than 3,000 yards in seven pro seasons with the Detroit Lions, has died. He was 70. Farr, a…

  • Browns’ Pryor more confident he can switch to wide receiver

    BEREA, Ohio (AP) — After a few practices with the Browns, Terrelle Pryor believes it’s “very realistic” he can make a successful switch from NFL quarterback to wide receiver. Pryor says his confidence has grown…

  • Vikings running backs, even Peterson, must work on blocking

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — After an absence from NFL activity that spanned seven months, Adrian Peterson has returned as Minnesota’s featured runner. But before he resumes his familiar role of carrying the ball, there’s one…

  • Coach Mike Zimmer expected to rejoin Vikings soon

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer is expected to rejoin the team soon. Zimmer missed practice Tuesday to be with his father, Bill, who has been in declining health. Zimmer was expected…

  • Polian follows unconventional route on road to Hall of Fame

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bill Polian relied on simple, solid principles to build winners. He went from successful general manager to Hall of Fame executive by developing one more trait: becoming an astute salesman. After persuading…

  • Jaguars have little hope of Justin Blackmon’s return

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Nearly two years after Justin Blackmon’s last NFL practice, the Jacksonville Jaguars have all but given up on the suspended receiver. General manager Dave Caldwell said Tuesday he’s pretty much lost…

  • Chiefs prove willingness to give players second chances

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have demonstrated a willingness under general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid to give players who have run into trouble a second chance. They’ve also…

  • Ravens LB Mosley looks to build on Pro Bowl rookie season

    OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Ravens inside linebacker C.J. Mosley says his surgically repaired wrist feels 100 percent. “I have all the confidence I can have,” he said. “It’s healed now, so I don’t have…

  • Pregame.com Line

    Tuesday Major League Baseball National League FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE Chicago -130 at PITTSBURGH +120 Los Angeles -200 at PHILADELPHIA +180 at WASHINGTON -187 Arizona +177 San Francisco -113 at ATLANTA +103 New York -121…

  • National Football League

    All Times EDT AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA Buffalo 0 0 0 .000 0 0 Miami 0 0 0 .000 0 0 New England 0 0 0 .000 0 0 N.Y.…

  • NFL Calendar

    Aug. 8 — Hall of Fame inductions, Canton, Ohio. Aug. 9 — Hall of Fame game, Canton, Ohio: Minnesota vs. Pittsburgh. Sept. 5 — Clubs must reduce rosters to a maximum of 53 players by…

  • Ron Wolf, architect of Packers revival, headed to Hall

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — When the Green Bay Packers were searching for someone to help rekindle the glory of the Lombardi years, they turned to Ron Wolf. Wolf turned the Packers back into a…

  • Redskins put on the pads, feel the heat on Day 5

    RICHMOND, Va. — Day five is in the books at Redskins Training Camp, and it was a hot one. The on-field temperature was close to 105 degrees as the team was in full pads for…

  • Ravens safety Matt Elam out for season with biceps tear

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Ravens safety Matt Elam will miss the season with a biceps tear. Coach John Harbaugh confirmed after Monday’s practice that the third-year safety would undergo season-ending surgery. Elam injured his biceps while…