Posts Tagged Professional football

Chargers cornerback Verrett out indefinitely

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Chargers will lose rookie cornerback Jason Verrett for at least one game and probably longer with a torn labrum in his left shoulder.

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Steelers working to help embattled Cortez Allen

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are rallying around embattled cornerback Cortez Allen.

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Clever to captain US against the All Blacks

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Todd Clever will captain the United States from flanker in his 60th test in Saturday’s sellout test against the All Blacks at Chicago’s Soldier Field.

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Hernandez lawyers to argue for murder trial move

Charles Rankin, lawyer for former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, stands before Judge Jeffrey Locke during a hearing at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, in this Oct. 21, 2014 file photo.  The lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez are set to go before a judge Thursday Oct. 30, 2014 to argue that his trial in the 2013 killing of a semiprofessional football player should be moved because of intense pretrial media coverage. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, Pool, File)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts judge on Thursday denied a request from former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez to move his trial in the fatal shooting of a semi-professional football player to a different county.

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Dolphins coach Joe Philbin misses practice

Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin watches from the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins say coach Joe Philbin is absent from practice because of a family matter.

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