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New England Patriots News: Tom Brady Moving On After Logan Mankins Trade

The New England Patriots could have a bit of turmoil in the normally airtight franchise after trading the well-liked Logan Mankins. The six-time Pro Bowl guard was shipped to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a somewhat surprising move but fitting...Show More Summary

Michael Sam cut: Eric Wood blames ESPN

6 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Michael Sam, trying to make the St. Louis Rams and possibly become the first openly gay player to play in an NFL regular-season game, was cut by the team on Saturday despite having a solid preseason.

Oakland Raiders name QB Derek Carr as the starter

In a move I suggested over the weekend, the Oakland Raiders have named rookie quarterback Derek Carr the starter for week one of the NFL regular season. Carr now becomes the Raiders 18th starter under center in the last 10 seasons. Head coach Dennis Allen had no choice other than to tag the Fresno State […]

J.J. Watt Contract Extension an Enormous Coup for Houston Texans

I decreed last month that I thought it was highly unlikely that J.J. Watt and the Houston Texans would see eye-to-eye on a new contract extension before the season. The Texans had all the leverage prior to the contract being hammered out. Show More Summary

St. Louis Rams claim QB Case Keenum off waivers

Shortly after trading for New England Patriots QB Ryan Mallett, the Houston Texans decided to waive second-year quarterback Case Keenum. The quarterback needy St. Louis Rams quickly swooped in and claimed the University of Houston product off waivers. Keenum struggled this preseason for the Texans under first-year head coach Bill O’Brien, as reports last week […]

Derek Carr Has Chance to Alter Raiders Trajectory, Overcome Family's NFL History

Derek Carr, named the Oakland Raiders' starting quarterback six days before the team's Week 1 clash with the New York Jets, enters the first game of his NFL career carrying the weight of two families on his shoulders. The first family is obvious. Show More Summary

Jim Harbaugh Speaks on Domestic Violence Following Ray McDonald's Arrest

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh didn't back down from his strong stance against domestic violence following the arrest of defensive lineman Ray McDonald over the weekend. Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area provided remarks Harbaugh...Show More Summary

Watch Rory McIlroy scare the heck out of his caddie

3 hours agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

After the third round of the Deutsche Bank Championship, it looked like Rory McIlroy might snag a fourth PGA Tour title in five starts thanks to a Sunday 64 that got him within two shots of the lead. But Monday's final round didn't turn out the way the No. Show More Summary

Weary Rory McIlroy heads to Denver for BMW Championship, sideline pass to Broncos-Colts

Rory McIlroy slumps to a T5 finish at the Deutsche Bank Championship after another frustrating day on the TPC Boston track. NORTON, Mass. -- Rory McIlroy’s Labor Day weekend ended at the Deutsche Bank Championship the way it began — with a lackluster 1-under 70 that had the world No. Show More Summary

Houston's J.J. Watt Hits the Weight Room at 4 a.m. After Signing Record Contract

The Houston Texans locked up defensive end J.J. Watt with a six-year, $100 million contract Monday, making him the highest-paid defensive player in the NFL. And Watt took no time at all to celebrate. According to the Houston Chronicle's Brian T. Show More Summary

Broncos WR Wes Welker suspended four games for PED use

Wes Welker will miss the first four games of the season after violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances.

5 free agents to add if you blew your fantasy draft

Sometimes you have to overhaul your fantasy roster before the season begins. This waiver edition of Keepers has five free agents available in most leagues that could provide a boost. (NOTE: stay tuned for Thursday's full episode featuring Eddie Lacy. Let us know if fantasy owners should should sit or start Lacy against the Seahawks by using the Twitter hashtag #NFLonXBOX.)

Insider Buzz: Bills Ready to Pull the Plug If Manuel's Struggles Continue

The Buffalo Bills have signed quarterback Kyle Orton to a one-year contract. How did the Bills persuade Orton to come out of his brief retirement? What does the signing mean for current Bills starter EJ Manuel? Watch as Stephen Nelson and Bleacher Report NFL Insider Jason Cole discuss the future of the Bills QB position in the video above. Show More Summary

Dennis Allen: Derek Carr can lead us to victory

Raiders coach Dennis Allen says his decision to name Derek Carr the team’s starting quarterback was a simple matter of believing that Carr is the quarterback who gives his team the best chance to win. Allen has said all offseason that Matt Schaub would be the team’s starter, but Allen now believes that Carr is…

Buffalo Bills News: Kyle Orton Will Be Ready Week 1, Doug Marrone Says

Kyle Orton has only been a member of the Buffalo Bills a few days, but after a crash course in the team’s offense the veteran journeyman will be ready to serve as backup in Week 1, the team’s coach said. Orton spent Labor Day at theShow More Summary

Despite Challenges Ahead, Raiders Naming Derek Carr Starter Was Right Move

On Monday, the Oakland Raiders announced that rookie second-round draft pick Derek Carr would be their starting quarterback this season, per the team's official website. For anyone who watched the Raiders play this preseason, it wasShow More Summary

Different formations & XI’s of how Man United will set up with Radamel Falcao

Manchester United yesterday added Radamel Falcao to an already star studded attack. Signed on loan, Falcao will link up with Angel Di Maria, Juan Mata, Wayne Rooney and Robin Van Persie. The Red Devils seem a little top-heavy and people on social media were speculating exactly how Louis Van Gaal would set up his team. […]

What makes Derek Carr so special?

The Raiders named Derek Carr their starting quarterback on Monday evening. Danny Kelly has a closer look at the quarterback the Raiders have been looking for. Derek Carr started Friday night's preseason Week 4 matchup against the defending...Show More Summary

Manchester United Transfer News: Radamel Falcao Contract Terms, Key Stats, More

When Manchester United agreed a loan deal for Radamel Falcao on transfer deadline day, confirmed by their official website, the club signed one of the deadliest finishers in the game. However, the Red Devils certainly paid a hefty price...Show More Summary

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