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NFL training camp dates 2018: Reporting dates, locations for all 32 teams

Reporting dates for 2018 NFL training camps range from as early as July 16 for certain teams’ rookies to as late as July 27 for a handful of teams’ veterans. Though the training camp schedules look different for all 32 teams, the reporting to camp marks what many consider the official start to the 2018... Read More »

Wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald and the Cardinals will resume on-field work with new coach Steve Wilks for the first time April 17 during a bonus minicamp.

The reality of the offseason is that there isn’t much of an offseason, especially with a new coaching staff. From the time Steve Wilks was hired, the new boss has been busy organizing his staff, putting together a playbook and helping shape the roster. Soon, he’ll have players with which to work too, with the... Read More »

Bills great Jim Kelly undergoing more surgery for cancer

Jim Kelly is back in New York for a pre-planned follow-up surgery for oral cancer. Kelly’s surgery on Thursday is a follow-up procedure after March surgery. The Bills ‘ all-time great returned to Buffalo a little more than eight weeks ago after being discharged from the hospital on April 14. Kelly, 58, has battled cancer... Read More »

Bumgarner goes 8 innings for 1st win, Giants beat Padres 3-0

Madison Bumgarner isn’t easily impressed in pregame warmups. Thursday night was different. I don’t put a lot of stock into the bullpen before the game, but today I could tell that the stuff was picking up a little, the 2014 World Series MVP said. He’s got unbelievable poise, Nationals manager Dave Martinez said of Soto.... Read More »

‘We talk about goofy stuff’: A look at MLB’s growing list of player podcasts

Matt Davidson and a few of his White Sox teammates were riding a train to the ballpark in Oakland one day in April when he spotted a fan in an A’s Sonny Gray jersey. For most rookie deals, there’s nothing to really negotiate. For players taken at the top of the process, the main... Read More »

Gregg Williams: Players lobbied for Denzel Ward to move up depth chart

Rookie cornerback Denzel Ward made his way up the Browns depth chart to the first team before the end of the offseason program and his more experienced teammates had a hand in his rise. Williams appears to concur with the players as he also said, via, that Ward is one of the best... Read More »

Texans QB Deshaun Watson: Rehab ‘going smoothly’

Deshaun Watson ditched the knee brace this week during Houston Texans mandatory minicamp. After two days of work, the second-year quarterback said he’s right on track in his recovery from a torn ACL suffered in November. Although the 2018 World Cup officially started Thursday with host nation Russia trouncing Saudi Arabia 5-0, Friday was the... Read More »

Pederson, Eagles moving on from canceled WH visit

Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson says the team has shifted its focus back to football following the cancellation of their Super Bowl victory celebration at the White House. I was looking forward to going down [to Washington D.C.], obviously, Pederson told reporters Wednesday. We did something last season that was very special. It’s a milestone... Read More »

Will Giants use fullback under Pat Shurmur? Shane Smith sees chance to ‘run the rock downhill’

As the 10 Giants offensive players around him shuffle on and off the practice field, Shane Smith stays put and waits for repetition. The Giants are not often using a fullback during organized team Kyrie Irving Jersey activities, but when they do Smith is the first-teamer, the second-teamer, and the third-teamer for head coach/play-caller Pat... Read More »

Giants sign Jarron Jones, Kenneth Durden

The Giants announced they signed offensive tackle Jarron Jones and defensive back Kenneth Durden on Monday. They waived rookie free agent tackle Tyler Howell in a corresponding move. Neither Jones nor Durden has played in an NFL regular-season game. The Giants originally signed Jones as a rookie free agent out of Notre Dame on May... Read More »