EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Even though they are hurting, there is no quit on the New York Giants.
If there was a predominant theme Monday after their playoffs hopes were jolted by Dallas 24 hours earlier, it was the belief there is still much to achieve despite a 4-7 record with five games left in the regular season.
The way the NFC has gone this season, the players feel anything can happen. If they win out, teams have made the playoffs with a 9-7...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have little left to play for, with a fan base largely focused on positioning for next year's draft pick.
Their competitiveness hasn't waned despite a 2-8-1 record, but their late-game command has sure been missing. They wasted a 23-7 lead at Green Bay that lasted until less than 12 minutes remained in regulation on Sunday and missed several opportunities to win the game after the Packers caught up.
Jonathan Trott must be one of the strongest, most courageous people in sports. He proved that by trying to play his best cricket for England while battling stress-related illness and proved it again by then acknowledging that he couldn't, at least for now.
Trott's decision to come home early from England's tour of Australia so he can focus on recovering is a credit both to him and to cricket. It illustrates how sports are dealing better with mental health problems and,...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired outfielder Jaff Decker and right-handed pitcher Miles Mikolas from the San Diego Padres for outfielder Alex Dickerson.
Decker hit .286 with 10 home runs and 40 RBI in 105 games with Triple-A Tucson in 2013. He also went 4 for 26 with a homer and two RBI in 13 games with the Padres. Mikolas went 4-2 with 26 saves for Tucson this year and made two scoreless appearances for San Diego.