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  • Cooper looks to show Cardinals he was worth high pick

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Jonathan Cooper knows this is his chance to show the Arizona Cardinals that he was worth being chosen as the No. 7 overall draft pick in 2013. So far, it’s been…

  • Benson in good spirits as trial vs. estranged heirs starts

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson walked slowly toward a court room where a struggle for control of his pro sports teams is playing out. Using a cane with his left…

  • Broncos 1st-round pick Shane Ray signs contract

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Shane Ray, Denver’s first-round draft pick, has signed his rookie contract, worth approximately $9 million over four years. It includes a signing bonus of nearly $5 million. Ray practiced with the…

  • Titans agree to terms with receiver Dorial Green-Beckham

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms on a contract with their second round draft selection, wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham. The Titans announced the deal Monday but did not release terms…

  • Right side, left side doesn’t matter to Chargers lineman

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Chargers lineman D.J. Fluker took the podium, but not before taking some advice. “Hey Fluke,” Chargers guard Orlando Franklin yelled. “Give me a shout out.” The Chargers started their second week…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Sent LHP Drew Pomeranz to Stockton (Cal) for a rehab assignment. TAMPA BAY RAYS — Placed 2B Tim Beckham on the 15-day DL. TEXAS RANGERS — Purchased the contract…

  • Brock Osweiler makes most of Peyton Manning’s day off

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — These are the days Brock Osweiler lives for. When you’re a fourth-year quarterback who has yet to start an NFL game; when you’re entering the final year of your rookie contract…

  • Jaguars awarded QB Jeff Tuel off waivers from Bills

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have a new quarterback, one familiar with offensive assistants Doug Marrone and Nathaniel Hackett. The Jaguars were awarded Jeff Tuel off waivers from Buffalo on Monday, reuniting him…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Sent LHP Drew Pomeranz to Stockton (Cal) for a rehab assignment. TAMPA BAY RAYS — Placed 2B Tim Beckham on the 15-day DL. National League SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS —…

  • Cardinals sign 1st-round pick Humphries to 4-year deal

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have signed first-round draft pick D.J. Humphries to a four-year contract. The deal completes the signings of all the Cardinals’ seven picks this season. Humphries, a 6-foot-5, 305-pound…

  • AP Source: Cardinals give DT Rucker a 1-year extension

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation says the Arizona Cardinals have given defensive tackle Frostee Rucker a one-year extension, keeping him under contract through the 2016 season. The person spoke…

  • Dolphins kicker Caleb Sturgis sidelined with leg injury

    DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins kicker Caleb Sturgis is expected to miss the rest of the team’s spring practices with a leg injury. Sturgis was absent from Monday’s workout and will likely sit out…

  • Colts’ Mathis says he’ll be ready for Sept. 13 season opener

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts defensive end Robert Mathis says his rehabilitation from a torn Achilles tendon is ahead of schedule and that he plans to be ready for the season opener in September. Mathis…

  • AP Source: Panthers, Cam Newton contract talks continue

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Contract talks between the Carolina Panthers and quarterback Cam Newton on a multi-year contract extension are continuing and the sides are close to getting a deal done, said a person close…

  • NFL Calendar

    June 21-27 — Rookie symposium, Aurora, Ohio. 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…