9:48 PM ET Associated Press JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan has no plan to trade disgruntled cornerback Jalen Ramsey. Khan told The Associated Press on Wednesday that “the best thing is to have him be part of the team.” Khan spoke exclusively to the AP as part of his announcement that he’s
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9:37 PM ET KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee athletic director Phillip Fulmer, who led the Vols to a national championship in 1998 as head coach, said Wednesday he has no desire to return to the sideline and that the “coaching chapter of my life is closed.” Fulmer, 69, made an appearance on the syndicated Vol Calls
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8:33 PM ET ST. LOUIS — After a 51-season wait, the Blues raised the banner for their first Stanley Cup in franchise history Wednesday. And then they played “Gloria” one more time. The ceremony preceded St. Louis’ season opener against the Washington Capitals, who won their first Stanley Cup one year earlier. Captain Alex Pietrangelo,
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8:11 PM ET The Air Force Academy‘s falcon mascot, Aurora, died Wednesday, the school announced. The bird, which made national news last year when she was abducted in a prank, was 23 years old. Aurora was a white phase gyrfalcon, a “falcon species that is extremely rare in the wild,” according to the school’s falconry
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9:07 AM ET Auburn coach Gus Malzahn was asked recently about his team blocking out postseason predictions. It’s a constant conversation surrounding the five remaining undefeated teams in the SEC: Auburn, Alabama, Georgia, LSU and Florida. “I’ve told them we’re not worried about any of that talk until you get to the end of November
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5:09 PM ET Israel Adesanya is in Melbourne, Australia, this week preparing for the biggest fight of his life. More than 8,000 miles away in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Jon Jones fired off some warning-shot tweets to the budding UFC star. Jones went on a rant against Adesanya on social media Wednesday, writing that if the
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4:25 PM ET FRISCO, Texas — Coming off a game in which he was held to 35 yards rushing on 18 carries by the New Orleans Saints, Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott can’t wait for Sunday’s matchup against the Green Bay Packers. “You definitely take it personally, because we didn’t expect to go out
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3:52 PM ET Associated Press WACO, Texas — Baylor athletic director Mack Rhoades has been given a new 10-year contract only days after football coach Matt Rhule received an extension. University president Linda Livingstone announced the new contract for Rhoades on Wednesday. The contract goes through July 2029 and includes two automatic one-year extensions after
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3:53 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Tyler Reddick has been promoted to the NASCAR Cup Series with Richard Childress Racing next season to replace Daniel Hemric, who last month was told he would not be retained for a second season. Reddick is the reigning Xfinity Series champion and is third in the standings
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3:55 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Brooks Koepka spent the majority of his short offseason recovering from stem cell treatment on his left knee, he revealed Wednesday. Koepka returns to competition at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, with the No. 1 player in the world giving Las Vegas its strongest field in
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2:01 PM ET Associated Press GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Arizona Coyotes have signed goalie Darcy Kuemper to a two-year contract extension with an average annual salary of $4.5 million. The deal announced Wednesday would keep Kuemper in the desert through the 2021-22 season. The 29-year-old Kuemper had been a career backup until Arizona’s No. 1
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12:52 PM ET The Cleveland Indians will exercise their $17.5 million team option on ace Corey Kluber but will not pick up second baseman Jason Kipnis‘ $16.5 million option, according to team president Chris Antonetti. The decision does not mean that the Indians are opposed to Kipnis returning to Cleveland, where he has spent his
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12:29 PM ET As disappointed as junior welterweight Batyr Akhmedov was when he heard the scores for his vacant secondary world title bout against Mario Barrios on Saturday night’s Errol Spence Jr.-Shawn Porter undercard, it is worse now that he has viewed a video of the bout. Even after scoring knockdowns in the fourth and
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12:05 PM ET Associated Press LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. — Writer-director Spike Lee added to his New York Knicks collection by purchasing 13 items associated with his favorite team in a recent auction. The family of late Knicks coach Red Holzman sold off 35 items that netted $319,341, according to SCP Auctions, which handled last week’s
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