RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • With heavy heart, Kuchar hovers around the lead

    August 30, 2014

    NORTON, Mass. (AP) - With an orange ribbon on his hat and nine birdies on his card, Matt Kuchar pulled within a shot of the lead Saturday in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Not that he needed a reminder, but a message posted on the scoring table spoke to the emotions involved in this tournament.

  • Giants put Manningham, Holliday on IR

    August 30, 2014

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Super Bowl hero Mario Manningham isn't going to get a second chance with the New York Giants, and neither is backup quarterback Curtis Painter.

  • Is a quarterback controversy brewing for Virginia?

    August 30, 2014

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Even Matt Johns was surprised to hear his number called before halftime.

  • Patriots cut WR-KR Boyce, LS Aiken

    August 30, 2014

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Second-year wide receiver Josh Boyce, who entered training camp favored to be New England's No. 1 kick returner, and long snapper Danny Aiken were among those cut as the Patriots got to the 53-player limit.

  • Steelers cut draft picks Blanchflower, Richardson

    August 30, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Landry Jones is keeping his job.

  • Royals send Colon to Double-A to make room for Nix

    August 30, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Royals have optioned rookie infielder Christian Colon to Double-A Northwest Arkansas, opening a roster spot for infielder Jayson Nix.

  • Panthers trim roster to 53 players

    August 30, 2014

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will enter the season with a new group of wide receivers.

  • Steelers cut draft picks Blanchflower, Richardson

    August 30, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Landry Jones is keeping his job.

  • QB Murphy carries BC past UMass, 30-7

    August 30, 2014

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tyler Murphy ran for 118 yards and a touchdown, carrying Boston College to a 30-7 victory over in-state rival Massachusetts on Saturday in the season opener for both schools.

  • Bills sign QB Orton; cut 10 including WR Graham

    August 30, 2014

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - Veteran quarterback Kyle Orton is in and Jeff Tuel out after the Buffalo Bills shuffled their backup quarterbacks on Saturday for the second time this week.