Professional Football

April 19, 2014 - 2:33 PM

Big names among prospective Buffalo Bills buyers

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is prepared to make a bid to buy the Buffalo Bills. Donald Trump's on board, too.

Don't discount the family of Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs. And include New Jersey rocker Jon Bon Jovi's name for added spice.

April 17, 2014 - 10:33 PM

Ex-quarterback McNabb spends day in Arizona jail

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb has been released from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year.

Records released by West Mesa Justice Court show the 37-year-old McNabb served his time Wednesday and was released Thursday morning.

April 17, 2014 - 8:33 PM

Sharper loses Arizona bid to be released on bail

PHOENIX (AP) — Lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper are questioning the evidence authorities are using to justify keeping him in jail without bail on charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted two women.

April 17, 2014 - 4:03 PM

Montreal team sign Chad Johnson to 2-year contract

MONTREAL (AP) — Former NFL star Chad Johnson is heading to the Canadian Football League.

The 36-year-old receiver has signed a two-year contract with the Montreal Alouettes.

Johnson attended the Alouettes' mini-camp this week in Florida.

April 17, 2014 - 4:33 AM

Atlanta lands MLS expansion team for 2017

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta has become the newest city in Major League Soccer with an expansion franchise that will begin play in 2017.

The team announced Wednesday will be owned by Arthur Blank, who also owns the NFL's Atlanta Falcons.

April 16, 2014 - 8:33 PM

Jets sign former Titans RB Chris Johnson

April 16, 2014 - 5:33 PM

Manning holds on to heartache of Super Bowl

DENVER (AP) — Broncos fans may want to move on from Denver's Super Bowl debacle. Not Peyton Manning. He's holding on to the heartache to stoke his competitive fire.

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