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2014-08-20

Stewart to sit out Sprint Cup race at Bristol

Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee, the third Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race.

posted 2014-08-20 16:56:39 by ESPN.com

Doctors: Jim Kelly has no evidence of cancer

Doctors treating Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly for sinus cancer found "no evidence" of remaining cancer in a follow-up screening Tuesday.

posted 2014-08-20 16:53:12 by ESPN.com

Backup Manziel says he needs to earn way

Johnny Manziel acknowledged he's not ready to be the Browns' starting quarterback.

posted 2014-08-20 16:37:46 by ESPN.com

PAT misses increased during NFL preseason

Reviews have been mixed around the league for the NFL's experiment with longer kicks on extra points. Regardless, it appears there's a future for them.

posted 2014-08-20 16:15:53 by ESPN.com

Texans' Clowney exits practice after collision

Houston Texans rookie Jadeveon Clowney left practice against Denver Broncos following a collision in a 9-on-7 drill.

posted 2014-08-20 16:09:48 by ESPN.com

RG III vows he'll improve sliding technique

Robert Griffin III understands the fear, owing to a fan base's desire to keep him healthy -- and a coaching staff that wants the same.

posted 2014-08-20 15:56:29 by ESPN.com

Browns decide to start Hoyer over Manziel

The Cleveland Browns have committed to start Brian Hoyer over rookie Johnny Manziel at quarterback to begin the 2014 season, the team announced Wednesday morning.

posted 2014-08-20 14:32:02 by ESPN.com

Lions' Fairley admits weight led to demotion

Nick Fairley's weight is creeping up again for the Detroit Lions.

posted 2014-08-20 14:29:40 by ESPN.com

Ohio St. turns to 'meticulous' Barrett at QB

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer is focusing on redshirt freshman J.T. Barrett to step into the void left by injured starer Braxton Miller.

posted 2014-08-20 13:48:58 by ESPN.com

Ex-ref asked off Redskins games due to name

Former NFL referee Mike Carey told The Washington Post that he requested not to work home or away games for the Washington Redskins since 2006 due to the team's controversial nickname.

posted 2014-08-20 13:05:42 by ESPN.com

Cowboys rise 36 percent to $3.2B, top Forbes list

The Dallas Cowboys haven't made the playoffs since 2009, yet somehow Jerry Jones' team has once again risen in value -- by 36 percent over last year -- to lead the Forbes NFL Team Values list, which was released Wednesday,…

posted 2014-08-20 12:57:16 by ESPN.com

Schilling: Tobacco led to my mouth cancer

Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling revealed Wednesday for the first time the type of cancer he was battling -- squamous cell carcinoma, or mouth cancer -- and detailed the painful treatment and recovery process that caused him to…

posted 2014-08-20 11:28:48 by ESPN.com

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