TCU fires assistant after allegations in FBI case

TCU has fired assistant coach Corey Barker amid an FBI corruption investigation. Earlier this month, the federal government filed a superseding indictment against former Adidas consultant Merl Code and aspiring business manager Christian Dawkins that alleged Barker in 2017 accepted $6,000 in bribes to steer players toward Dawkins’ new agency. Barker was placed on administrative […]

Redskins sign OT Flowers to 1-year deal

Offensive tackle Ereck Flowers has signed with the Washington Redskins, the team announced Monday. The Redskins did not disclose terms of the deal, but a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter the contract is for one year and worth $4 million. The Redskins plan to use Flowers, a former first-round pick and starting tackle, as Shawn […]

Dirk passes Wilt as NBA’s 6th all-time scorer

DALLAS — Dirk Nowitzki has reclaimed the No. 6 spot on the NBA’s all-time scoring list, passing Wilt Chamberlain on Monday night. Nowitzki, the longtime face of the Dallas Mavericks franchise who is playing his 21st and likely final season, spent a few years as the sixth-leading scorer in NBA history before LeBron James passed […]

Bortles reaches deal with Rams to back up Goff

Former Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Rams to be Jared Goff‘s backup, the team announced Monday. Welcome to Los Angeles, Blake! ⛵️#LARams + Blake Bortles have agreed to terms on a one-year deal 📰 » https://t.co/LtgHTYB3RQ — Los Angeles Rams (@RamsNFL) March 18, […]

Norfeldt suspended for betting on matches

LONDON — A Swedish tennis player who is a sophomore at the University of San Diego has been suspended and fined after admitting to having bet on tennis matches. The Tennis Integrity Unit said Monday that David Norfeldt has been suspended for eight months and fined $6,000 after he acknowledged placing 195 bets between April […]

Pistons resting Griffin vs. Cavs for playoff push

CLEVELAND — The Detroit Pistons will rest star forward Blake Griffin for at least one game this week to keep him as fresh as possible for their final postseason push. Griffin will sit out Monday’s game against the Cavaliers after scoring 25 points in 33 minutes in Sunday’s win over Toronto. Coach Dwane Casey doesn’t […]

Gettleman — Giants can still win while building

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New York Giants aren’t in tear-it-all-down mode. They’re building, according to general manager Dave Gettleman. In his mind, that doesn’t preclude the Giants from making noise this year. “Really and truly, you can win while you’re building,” Gettleman said Monday on a conference call with reporters to discuss the trade […]