Jags’ Ramsey responds to Coughlin’s criticism

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey responded on Friday to Tom Coughlin’s criticism of his absence from voluntary workouts, saying that the team knows why he’s not there and that he’ll show up in shape when attendance is mandatory. Ramsey did not elaborate on what those reasons are. Neither did his agent, David […]

Aggies turn to legend Slocum for interim AD role

Hall of Fame coach R.C. Slocum, the winningest head coach in Texas A&M history, will serve as the school’s interim athletic director following the departure of Scott Woodward on Thursday. Slocum, who was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2012, led Texas A&M to a record of 123-47-2 from 1989 to 2002 […]

Durant, Green double-technical rescinded

The NBA has rescinded technical fouls called against the Warriors‘ Kevin Durant and the Clippers‘ JaMychal Green during Thursday’s Game 3, the league announced Friday. Both players appeared surprised by the third-quarter call, since they were just exchanging a few words when the double-technical was given. Durant said after the game that he hoped the […]

Hageman, banned for 2 games, rejoins Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed former 2014 second-round draft pick Ra’Shede Hageman, who they released in 2017 following domestic violence charges, to a one-year contract. Hageman, who served a six-game suspension as a result of that March 2016 incident, now faces a two-game ban at the start of the 2019 season for a violation if […]

Anderson named St. John’s head coach

Former Arkansas coach Mike Anderson has been hired as the next head coach of St. John’s, the school announced Friday. “My family and I are extremely excited to join the St. John’s University community,” Anderson said in a statement. “This basketball program is rooted with such great tradition and it has a history built by […]

French teen Doumbouya declares for NBA draft

French forward Sekou Doumbouya has submitted paperwork to the league office to make himself eligible for the 2019 NBA draft, his agent, Bouna Ndiaye of Comsport, told ESPN. Doumbouya, the No. 8 prospect in the ESPN Top 100, is the youngest player eligible for the 2019 draft. He won’t turn 19 until Dec. 23. He’ll […]

QB Rosen — Uncertainty with Cardinals ‘annoying’

TEMPE, Ariz. — Arizona Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen has finally broken his offseason silence on the brewing situation with him, the organization and the likely first overall pick, Kyler Murray. But as Rosen has done throughout his career, he did it his way. Rosen opened up to SITV in an interview, which was released Thursday, […]

St. John’s, Anderson working on deal

Former Arkansas coach Mike Anderson is in negotiations to become the next head coach for St. John’s, sources confirmed to ESPN. Anderson, 59, emerged as the favorite on Thursday night, according to sources. Yale’s James Jones and former George Mason and Georgia Tech head coach Paul Hewitt were among the other coaches in consideration. Newsday […]

He’s Kevin Durant, and you’re not

LOS ANGELES — When Kevin Durant first joined the Golden State Warriors nearly three years ago, he went through a bit of an adjustment period with his new teammates and coaches. They’d go out of their way to make him feel comfortable in his new surroundings, often at their own expense on the offensive end. […]

Underclassmen getting ‘bad’ draft info

ALLEN PARK, Mich. — There were 111 underclassmen that declared for the NFL draft this year — a record high — and after looking at all the numbers, Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn is convinced some of them received “bad information” with how high they’ll go. Just looking at the numbers, Quinn said, 70 […]