Seahawks RB Penny has surgery on finger

Seahawks RB Penny has surgery on finger

Seattle Seahawks rookie running back Rashaad Penny had surgery on his finger Wednesday and is expected to be ready for the start of the regular season, coach Pete Carroll said. A source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter that the procedure was for a broken pointer finger and necessitated a screw. A source told Schefter that Penny […]

Gio Gonzalez struggles again, and the Nationals are a .500 team after 120 games

Gio Gonzalez struggles again, and the Nationals are a .500 team after 120 games

by Chelsea Janes August 14 at 11:50 PM Email the author ST. LOUIS — What lingered of the Washington Nationals’ devastation after two gut-wrenching late losses did not manifest itself in any obvious way before a 6-4 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night. A stand-up comedy set blared over the clubhouse speakers […]

Redskins release CB Orlando Scandrick, per report

Redskins release CB Orlando Scandrick, per report

RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on Tuesday, August 14, two days before the Washington Redskins host the Jets in their second preseason game.  Talking points The NFL officiating crew of Carl Cheffers visited the Redskins facility over the past couple of days to give their annual rules update seminar to the players, coaches, […]

Alshon Jeffery still not practicing; what about Week 1?

Alshon Jeffery still not practicing; what about Week 1?

Where does he fit in? Does he have a chance to make the roster? How can he show the coaches what kind of player he is with final cuts just 2½ weeks away? All valid questions. And Christian Hackenberg has no answers.  And he doesn’t care. Right now his focus is on getting better every […]

Here's why the Dolphins elevated this rookie into their starting group on Sunday

Here's why the Dolphins elevated this rookie into their starting group on Sunday

The Dolphins injected rookie third-round pick Jerome Baker into their starting lineup on Sunday, sacrificing girth but adding speed and what they hope will be additional playmaking to their first-team linebacker group. Baker replaced Stephone Anthony, who wasn’t a factor in limited snaps against Tampa Bay on Sunday. “It was very exciting,” Baker said after […]

Redskins training camp practice report, Day 12

Redskins training camp practice report, Day 12

RICHMOND—The Redskins get back to work today with their first practice after their preseason game against New England. Open up a browser tab and refresh often to follow along. —It’s very warm but we don’t yet have the blazing heat that we suffered through last week. There’s no rain in the forecast for today and […]

Now something's wrong with Yankees' Neil Walker

Now something's wrong with Yankees' Neil Walker

NEW YORK — The Yankees‘ list of walking wounded has grown again. Add Neil Walker, who is dealing with neck issues and sickness, according to manager Aaron Boone. Boone revealed the news following a 12-5 loss to the Rangers at Yankee Stadium on Friday. Walker had hit two home runs — one from each side of the […]

Donnel Pumphrey misses Eagles preseason opener

Donnel Pumphrey misses Eagles preseason opener

As the Star-Spangled Banner began to play at Lincoln Financial Field on Thursday night before the first preseason game of the Eagles’ 2018 season, safety Malcolm Jenkins resumed the silent demonstration he paused toward the end of last season.  Jenkins rose his right fist in the air, a protest against racial and social inequality in […]

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