National Sports

  • NFLRA says reports of officiating bias 'irresponsible and baseless'

    The NFL Referees Association released a statement Thursday denouncing "recent media reports alleging bias in NFL officiating." The NFLRA's statement didn't identify the reports that prompted the statement, but acknowledged to ESPN that the statement was in part a response to commentary in Philadelphia after the […]

  • Aaron Rodgers posts picture from hospital room after shoulder surgery: 'Comeback starts now'

    Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers?posted a picture on Instagram on Thursday night from his hospital room after he underwent shoulder surgery, thanking fans for their support. The Packers now must decide whether to keep Rodgers on the roster or put him on injured reserve. […]

  • Tigers won't pick up team option on RHP Anibal Sanchez

    DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers are declining their $16 million option on right-hander Anibal Sanchez. General manager Al Avila confirmed that Friday following the team's news conference to introduce new manager Ron Gardenhire. The move comes as no surprise after Sanchez slipped […]

  • Jameis Winston to start for Bucs after suffering AC joint sprain

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston, who has been day-to-day with a sprained AC joint in his throwing shoulder, will start against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, coach Dirk Koetter said. Winston threw passes for the first time in four days, and Koetter said Winston would get all the reps […]