Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
March 01, 2018 - 8:58 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rick Spielman came to this year's annual NFL scouting combine with a quarterback quandary. He has two first-round draft picks trying to recover from injuries and a third-stringer, who led the Minnesota Vikings to the NFC championship game. Now, instead of reaping the benefits of...
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Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden speaks during a press conference at the NFL Combine, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
February 28, 2018 - 10:49 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Lured out of the broadcast booth with a $100 million contract that makes him the highest-paid football coach ever, Jon Gruden sauntered up to the podium and flashed that mischievous smile. "I'm very excited to be back here in Indianapolis," Gruden declared. "I sure have missed...
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This undated photo provided by the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office shows Jesse Randal Davidson. Social studies teacher Davidson barricaded himself inside a classroom at Dalton High School in Dalton, Ga., Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, and fired a handgun, sending students running outside or hunkering down in darkened gym locker rooms, authorities said. (Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
February 28, 2018 - 6:58 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A social studies teacher barricaded himself inside a classroom at a Georgia high school on Wednesday and fired a handgun, sending students running outside or hunkering down in darkened gym locker rooms, authorities said. No Dalton High School students were in the classroom when the...
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an 21, 2018; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler (21) celebrates against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the AFC Championship at Gillette Stadium.
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Kristian Garic
February 28, 2018 - 6:13 pm
The Saints should enter free agency with about $31 million dollars in cap space. More than enough money to add talented players on the open market in March. When the league officially begins, I wouldn't expect the Saints join the frenzy that ensue's but wouldn't rule out a splash or two in the...
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February 28, 2018 - 3:59 pm
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on shots fired at high school in Georgia. (all times local): 5 p.m. A Georgia teacher accused of firing a gun inside his high school classroom is facing six charges, including aggravated assault involving a gun and terroristic threats and acts. The only injury from the...
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February 28, 2018 - 10:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — So long Papa John's, hello Pizza Hut. The NFL announced a multiyear marketing deal with Pizza Hut on Wednesday, one day after the league and Papa John's said that they mutually agreed to cut ties. The league's relationship with Papa John's frayed last year when the pizza maker's...
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Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick, right, stops a shot by Vegas Golden Knights left wing Tomas Tatar, of Slovakia, during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
February 28, 2018 - 1:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Of all the clubs that made deals before the NHL's trade deadline, a surprise team took perhaps the biggest gamble. The expansion Vegas Golden Knights. They rolled the dice by trading three high draft picks for Red Wings left wing Tomas Tatar. Vegas has set records for wins and...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, file photo, Agua Caliente Clippers' J.J. O'Brien (22) looks for an outlet as Erie BayHawks' Andrew White (4) defends during the first quarter of an NBA G-League basketball game at the Erie Insurance Arena in Erie, Pa. The NBA and NFL essentially set up college sports to be a de facto farm system for professional teams and the people who defend college sports want no part of that. LeBron James said the NBA should explore expanding its developmental G League to make it more like major league baseball’s farm systems.(Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP, File)
February 28, 2018 - 1:47 am
The cracked facade of NCAA hoops appears to be crumbling and while LeBron James, John Calipari and many agree that college basketball should be overhauled, there's no consensus on how to repair the system. A federal investigation has alleged hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes and kickbacks...
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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2011, file photo, the new Big Ten Conference logo "B1G" is stained into the wood of the newly-renovated Crisler Arena court during NCAA college basketball media day in Ann Arbor, Mich. The Big Ten Tournament begins Wednesday, one week earlier than usual at a rather unusual venue: Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Tony Ding, File)
February 27, 2018 - 11:57 am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — What an odd year in the Big Ten. Michigan State looks Final Four-worthy but faces off-court questions. Wisconsin looks better of late but still faces a losing record. And Nebraska — Nebraska! — is up. It's time to take this Midwest hoops show back on the road again. The Big Ten...
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Jim Hanzo
February 27, 2018 - 8:41 am
The NFL Combine begins today and so does contract talks between the Saints and Drew Brees. WWL's NFL draft analyst Mike Detillier says this won't get done in just one session but he had this to say. "Just by the body language and the talk from both sides, you would think already they have had some...
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