Former Clemson star Sammy Watkins leaves game with rib injury

...quarterback Derek Carr avoided a serious rib injury from a hard hit that knocked him out of an exhibition game against the Detroit Lions. JAGUARS: Signed fullback Harvey Unga and offensive tackle Cody Booth.

Manziel shows off arm, legs in preseason debut

...footwork, and the Cleveland rookie looked sharp with his arm too in his preseason debut, although the Browns lost to the Detroit Lions 13-12 on Saturday night.Manziel entered the game as a backup in the middle of the second quarter, and although...

Jadeveon Clowney vows he'll start Saturday

...Released linebacker Ernie Sims.The eight-year NFL veteran was signed as a free agent on Dec. 24.He played for the Detroit Lions for four seasons, then had stops in Philadelphia, Indianapolis and Dallas. BILLS: Former Buffalo Sabres owner Tom...

Lions table contract talks with Ndamukong Suh

The Detroit Lions are postponing contract talks with All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh until after the season.Suh is entering the final...


...after suffering three concussions over the past four years, the tight end told The Associated Press on Wednesday.The Detroit Lions released Scheffler in October. He later had workouts with Chicago and Kansas City and says there was "moderate...

Falcons' Sean Weatherspon ruptures Achilles tendon, will miss season

...Tuesday that the auction will begin today and run through June 18-19.The Silverdome is the former home of the NFL's Detroit Lions and the NBA's Detroit Pistons. The 80,000-seat venue north of Detroit has fallen into disrepair, and its current...

Daytona International Speedway president Joie Chitwood finds new way to drum up support

...with."McMurray isn't the first driver to attend a football training camp. Joey Logano made an appearance at the Detroit Lions OTAs last week to promote Sunday's race at Michigan International Speedway.Carl Edwards also has gone through football...

Driver Joey Logano: Racing is 'a lot safer' than football

After a stop to watch the Detroit Lions practice, Joey Logano felt confident he picked the right career.As a race car driver, Logano accepts the dangers that come...

2014 Summer Camps Guide - SPORTS

...eventbrite.com; 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 31; free; youth football clinic; fundamentals from Laney alum/Detroit Lions player Irvin and othersFERNANDO VELASCO'S CAMP C.H.O.I.C.E.S.: Jefferson County...

Tajh Boyd, Sammy Watkins shine at Clemson's pro day

...the ex-Tigers who auditioned for some 60 NFL personnel, including New York Jets coach Rex Ryan and recently hired Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell.Watkins was as smooth as expected catching the ball while Boyd looked like his record-setting...