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NEW YORK | Davis, Gates, Brees, Staley among sportsmanship finalists

NEW YORK — Washington tight end Vernon Davis, already nominated for the NFL’s Man of the Year Award, is one of eight finalists for the league’s Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award. The other finalists, announced Friday, are Jacksonville defensive end Calais Campbell, Chargers tight end Anthony Gates, Indianapolis quarterback Andrew Luck, Baltimore safety Eric Weddle, New … Continue reading NEW YORK | Davis, Gates, Brees, Staley among sportsmanship finalists

AP Source: Suns buying out Tyson Chandler

The Phoenix Suns are buying out Chandler’s contract, a move that will allow the 18-year veteran — once he clears waivers — to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers. A person with direct knowledge of the situation confirmed the buyout plan to The Associated Presson Saturday, speaking on condition of anonymity because the Suns had … Continue reading AP Source: Suns buying out Tyson Chandler

DAVIE, Fla | Dolphins’ Wake calls NFL enforcement of QB hits ‘sad’

DAVIE, Fla— Miami Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake has joined other players in complaining about the NFL’s officiating emphasis to discourage quarterback hits. “It’s sad,” Wake said Friday. “I don’t think it’s a secret that the league is concerned about player safety. It just depends on what players.” Wake’s teammate, end William Hayes, suffered a … Continue reading DAVIE, Fla | Dolphins’ Wake calls NFL enforcement of QB hits ‘sad’

ANAHEIM, Calif. | Ohtani still slugging in the final days of a remarkable year

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Shohei Ohtani could have shut it down already. He could have wrapped up his singular rookie season with the Los Angeles Angels and proceeded straight to the Tommy John surgery looming for him next week. Instead, Ohtani is still slugging away in the eighth inning of a sparsely attended night game in … Continue reading ANAHEIM, Calif. | Ohtani still slugging in the final days of a remarkable year

LONG POND, Pa. | IndyCar’s Wickens in hospital following violent Pocono crash

LONG POND, Pa.— IndyCar driver Robert Wickens is being treated for injuries to his lower extremities, right arm and spine following an accident early in a race at Pocono IndyCar said the Canadian sustained a pulmonary contusion Sunday and will undergo an MRI and probable surgery at Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest in Allentown. The … Continue reading LONG POND, Pa. | IndyCar’s Wickens in hospital following violent Pocono crash

CARSON, Calif. | Rivers, Chargers look sharp early in 24-14 win over Seahawks

CARSON, Calif.  — Philip Rivers and the Los Angeles Chargers looked almost ready for the regular season from their first series. Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks probably feel like they’ve got more work to do. Melvin Gordon rushed for a short touchdown to cap a strong 70-yard opening drive by the Chargers’ first-team offense, … Continue reading CARSON, Calif. | Rivers, Chargers look sharp early in 24-14 win over Seahawks