Professional football

May 31, 2017 - 8:37 pm
HKN-STANLEY CUP Penguins shuffle lines for Game 2 of Cup Final PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh coach Mike Sullivan is shuffling his lines for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Predators. Sullivan promoted Bryan Rust to play on the first line with Conor Sheary and Sidney Crosby. He put Chris...
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May 31, 2017 - 6:26 pm
MLB-SCHEDULE Astros pound Twins 17-6 to complete sweep MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — George Springer reached base in all six plate appearances and hit two of Houston's season-high six home runs to lead the Astros to their seventh straight victory, 17-6 over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday. Carlos Correa,...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 5, 2017 file photo, Minnesota Vikings rookie running back Dalvin Cook speaks to the media during the NFL football team rookies minicamp in Eden Prairie, Minn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
May 31, 2017 - 5:21 pm
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have signed their second-round pick, running back Dalvin Cook, to put their entire rookie class under contract one month after the draft. Cook's deal was done Wednesday. He was the last of the team's 11 draft picks to sign. Cook was the 41st overall...
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May 31, 2017 - 4:55 pm
MLB-SCHEDULE Blue Jays sweep Reds UNDATED (AP) — Devon Travis hit a tiebreaking two-run home run in the seventh inning, Luke Maile also hit a two-run home run, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 on Wednesday, completing a three-game sweep. Jason Grilli (2-4) pitched one inning...
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May 31, 2017 - 4:51 pm
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks added depth at defensive back Wednesday by signing safeties Marcus Cromartie and Jordan Simone. Seattle also waived wide receiver Speedy Noil and running back Troymaine Pope to clear room on the 90-man roster. Cromartie has appeared in 21 career games with...
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FILE - This is a Dec. 24, 2016, file photo showing Houston Texans' Keith Mumphery after an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, in Houston. Police documents obtained by a newspaper say Houston Texans wide receiver Keith Mumphery was expelled from a Michigan State graduate studies program last year for a sexual misconduct violation. The Detroit Free Press reported Wednesday, May 31, 2017, that Mumphery was accused of sexually assaulting a student in a dormitory in March 2015. (AP Photo/Sam Craft, File)
May 31, 2017 - 4:01 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Police documents say Houston Texans wide receiver Keith Mumphery was expelled from a Michigan State graduate studies program last year for a sexual misconduct violation. The Detroit Free Press reported Wednesday that Mumphery was accused of sexually assaulting a student...
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FILE - This is a Dec. 24, 2016, file photo showing Houston Texans' Keith Mumphery after an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, in Houston. Police documents obtained by a newspaper say Houston Texans wide receiver Keith Mumphery was expelled from a Michigan State graduate studies program last year for a sexual misconduct violation. The Detroit Free Press reported Wednesday, May 31, 2017, that Mumphery was accused of sexually assaulting a student in a dormitory in March 2015. (AP Photo/Sam Craft, File)
May 31, 2017 - 3:04 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Police documents say Houston Texans wide receiver Keith Mumphery was expelled from a Michigan State graduate studies program last year for a sexual misconduct violation. The Detroit Free Press reported Wednesday that Mumphery was accused of sexually assaulting a student...
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May 31, 2017 - 2:28 pm
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd remains sidelined indefinitely because of complications from surgery on his right knee last September. Floyd said the slow recovery process has been "hell" for him to endure. The 2013 first-round draft pick spoke to...
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May 31, 2017 - 1:38 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman David Parry has been sentenced to two years of probation after pleading guilty to reduced charges stemming from a Feb. 25 incident in Scottsdale, Arizona. Maricopa County Superior Court officials say the 25-year-old Parry was sentenced Wednesday...
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May 30, 2017 - 7:31 pm
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have signed five more draft picks, leaving second-round running back Dalvin Cook as their lone rookie without a contract. The Vikings also signed former Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong, who will play safety after taking part in rookie minicamp...
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