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  • Latest on US Open: Gael Monfils stops with back injury

    NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 10:10 p.m. A back injury forced 16th-seeded Gael Monfils to stop playing his first-round match against Illya Marchenko while trailing 2-6, 6-4,…

  • Chiefs expect waived players to be snapped up for first time

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The first year that general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid were in charge of the Chiefs, they were so short of quality depth that they snapped up seven…

  • All-senior secondary a strength for Minnesota this season

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota football program has hardly been prone to some catchy nickname like Cornerback College or Safety School. Now, in another sign of progress under coach Jerry Kill and his staff, the…

  • LB Alexander, P Zastudil among 11 players cut by Cardinals

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Outside linebacker and longtime special teams standout Lorenzo Alexander and veteran punter Dave Zastudil were among 11 players released by the Arizona Cardinals on Monday. The team cut three inside linebackers…

  • Kilgore goes on reserve/physically unable to perform list

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have placed center Daniel Kilgore on the reserve/physically unable to perform list as he works back from a second procedure on his left fibula that he…

  • Latest from Redskins Park: ‘It’s Kirk’s team’

    ASHBURN, Va. — The bizarre preseason for the Washington Redskins continued on Monday when Jay Gruden announced that he has named Kirk Cousins the Redskins quarterback for the 2015 season. Gruden cites that Cousins has taken…

  • No settlement: Goodell, Brady await ‘Deflategate’ ruling

    NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attended last-minute settlement talks between the NFL and its players union Monday before a judge announced he would decide the…

  • Taylor named Bills starting quarterback over Manuel, Cassel

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Quarterback Tyrod Taylor, who goes by the nickname “T-Mobile,” got the call to be the Buffalo Bills’ season-opening starter. Though he’s never started an NFL game in four seasons, Taylor’s…

  • Mingo returns to practice for banged-up Browns

    BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Piece by piece, limb by limb, the Browns are healing and getting back to full strength. After being hit by injuries over the past few weeks, the Browns welcomed several players,…

  • Jaguars trade PK Josh Scobee to Steelers for 6th-round pick

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — After losing Shaun Suisham and Graham Hartley in the preseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers needed another kicker. The Jacksonville Jaguars had one to spare. So the Jaguars traded longtime placekicker Josh Scobee…

  • Chargers QB Philip Rivers limited in practice on Monday

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers was a limited participant in practice Monday, two days after heading into the locker room early after hitting his throwing hand on a defender late in the…

  • Bucs trade TE Tim Wright to Lions for kicker Kyle Brindza

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have acquired rookie kicker Kyle Brindza from the Detroit Lions for tight end Tim Wright. Brindza converted all three of his field-goal attempts this preseason for the…

  • Colts’ Art Jones seeking 2nd opinion on injured ankle

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Art Jones’ second season in Indianapolis is starting the same, frustrating way as his first — with an ankle injury. After hobbling off the field on Saturday night’s the first defensive series,…

  • Broncos trade tackle Chris Clark to Houston

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Chris Clark is joining the superstar he couldn’t beat. The Denver Broncos traded the sixth-year tackle to the Houston Texans for a 2016 seventh-round draft pick Monday as they trimmed a…

  • Jets’ Leonard Williams ‘definitely’ expects to play Week 1

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Injured rookie Leonard Williams says he “definitely” plans to play in the New York Jets’ regular-season opener in two weeks. The defensive lineman strained a muscle in his right knee…