#TheDress phenomena inked on Texas man

(FOX 35)–#TheDress captivated the Internet last week with the big debate: Blue and Black or White and Gold? Now, a Texas man has commemorated “DressGate” for life with a new tattoo. Read More: Dress Seems To Change Color Person-to-Person Daniel Howland, 24, got a blue and black dress tattooed with the writing “White and Gold?” Howland, […]

Vikings have had ‘open dialogue’ with Peterson

By DAVE CAMPBELLAP Pro Football Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have been trying to take advantage of their opportunity to communicate with Adrian Peterson. General manager Rick Spielman said Monday the organization has had “open dialogue” with the star running back since the NFL tabled his suspension and returned him to the special […]

Lawmaker reimburses private plane expenses for football game

By JACK GILLUMAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock reimbursed the U.S. government for more than $1,200 in travel expenses for attending a Chicago Bears football game last November, his office said Monday. He previously had charged taxpayers for the trip. The reimbursement comes amid new congressional reports detailing $14,000 in private air […]

No franchise tag for Detroit’s Suh as deadline passes

By NOAH TRISTERAP Sports Writer DETROIT (AP) – Ndamukong Suh can test the open market when free agency begins March 10 after the Detroit Lions did not use the franchise tag on the star defensive tackle. The deadline for teams to designate franchise or transition players came and went Monday, and the Lions did not […]

SEC’s Slive leery of making freshman athletes ineligible

By RALPH D. RUSSOAP College Sports Writer Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive says it would be best to wait until after the NCAA’s new initial eligibility standards take effect in 2016 before considering whether to keep freshmen off the field. Slive said in a statement to The Associated Press on Monday that if the goal […]

Flyers trade D Braydon Coburn to Tampa Bay for Gudas, picks

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The Philadelphia Flyers traded defenseman Braydon Coburn to the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for defenseman Radko Gudas and draft picks. The Flyers also will acquire first- and third-round picks in the 2015 draft. Coburn had one goal and nine points in 39 games this season for the Flyers. Coburn has 37 […]

Eagles Sign Linebacker Brad Jones

The Philadelphia Eagles have signed linebacker Brad Jones to a two-year deal, the team announced. The 6-foot-3, 242-pound Jones played his first six NFL campaigns with the Green Bay Packers and totaled 293 tackles, 10 sacks and two forced fumbles in 76 games (36 starts). He has also played in seven career playoff games (five […]