Aaron Rodgers Wants the Packers to Welcome Back Brett Favre
Joe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Brett Favre last played quarterback for the Green Bay Packers in 2007, and current Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers thinks it time for both sides to heal their fractured relationship."It's been too long," Rodgers said. "You know, our country and the state of Wisconsin, these people are a people of second and third and fourth chances. I think it's time to let the healing process begin for those who are still upset for what went down."
Back in 2008, the te
Phillies Place Second Baseman Chase Utley on the DL
Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- In a sight that has become all too familiar for Philadelphia Phillies fans, the team has placed second baseman Chase Utley on the disabled list with a mild oblique strain."We do believe and hope that Chase will be ready to play in Philadelphia within 15 days," Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said. "We are being cautious with this injury as it is a tricky one and want to make sure it isn't an issue for him throughout the season."
Earlier in the w
Jerry Jones Defends Jason Garrett
Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Even though the Dallas Cowboys have underperformed under head coach Jason Garrett, team owner and general manager Jerry Jones is standing behind him.In his first two full seasons with the Cowboys, the team has gone just 8-8 back-to-back years. He is also entering the third year of his four-year contract. While some are putting Garrett on the hot seat, Jones doesn't see it that way."Well, no, he's not ... to the last question: Is Jason coaching for his jo
Patrick Roy Agrees to Coach Avalanche
Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images(DENVER) -- NHL Hall-of-Fame goalie Patrick Roy has agreed in principle to join the Colorado Avalanche as its Head Coach/Vice President of Hockey Operations.
“This is an unbelievable day for me,” said Roy. “It’s a new and exciting challenge that I am really looking forward to. I would like to thank (Owner) Stan and (President) Josh Kroenke for this opportunity as well as (Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations) Joe Sakic for t
Tyrann Mathieu Signs Four-Year Deal with Cardinals
Chris Graythen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The Arizona Cardinals signed their third round draft pick Tyrann Mathieu to a four-year contract Thursday.
“I never doubted it,” Mathieu said on the team's website when talking about signing an NFL contract. “I knew it was a long shot and it would be a process, but to finally sit down and sign my name on the dotted line means a lot to me.”
League sources told ESPN's Ed Werder that Mathieu will receive a $662,500 guarenteed sig
Red Wings Blank Blackhawks, Take 3-1 Series Lead
Gregory Shamus/Getty Images(DETROIT) -- Jimmy Howard saved all 28 shots he faced leading the Detroit Red Wings to a 2-0 Game 4 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks in their Western Conference semifinal playoff series Thursday night.
The Red Wings lead the series 3-1, and are one win from eliminating the top-seeded Blackhawks from the postseason.
Howard has now held the Hawks to one goal or less in three straight games.
"He has kind of been in a groove for a while now," Detroit coach Mike Babcock
Rangers Stave Off Elimination, Beat Bruins in OT
Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Chris Kreider scored 7:03 into overtime Thursday night, to give the New York Rangers a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference semifinal playoff series.
The Bruins now lead the series 3-1.
The B's took a 2-0 lead in the second period on rookie Torey Krug's third goal of the series, but just 58 seconds later, Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask fell and Carl Hagelin slowly pushed a puck past the fallen goaltender to
Scoreboard Roundup - 5/23/13
Getty Images/Hemera(NEW YORK) -- NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs – Eastern Conference Semi-Finals - Game 5: New York Rangers 4 – Boston Bruins 3 OT (Bruins lead series, 3-1)Western Conference Semi-Finals – Game 4: Detroit Red Wings 2 – Chicago Blackhawks 0 (Red Wings lead series, 3-1)MLB: Cleveland Indians 12 (27-19) – Boston Red Sox 3 (28-20)Pittsburgh Pirates 4 (29-18) – Chicago Cubs 2 (18-28)Toronto Blue Jays 12 (20-27) – Baltimore Orioles 6 (25-22)Copyright
LeBron James Leads The First Team All-NBA
Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Miami Heat forward LeBron James was a unanimous pick for this season’s All-NBA first team, the league announced Thursday. The four-time reigning MVP received all 199 votes from a group of sportswriters and broadcasters throughout North America.Joining James on the first team is Los Angeles guard Kobe Bryant, who earned his 11th first team selection, tying him with former Utah Jazz forward Karl Malone for most picks.Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Pau
Robert Griffin III: My 'Knee Feels Great'
Patrick McDermott/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Washington Redskins franchise quarterback Robert Griffin III returned to the field to work out with some of his teammates on Thursday.
Griffin returned just four and a half months after surgery that reconstructed torn ligaments in his right knee. He appeared in a heavy black-brace.
"The knee feels great," Griffin said. "I'm able to do all the stuff out there without any hesitation, that's the best part about it. I'm excited about that."