Zack Martin could be final piece of puzzle for Cowboys

...yards, needing 29 yards to beat Smith's total of 1,773. "Obviously, he's very gifted, very composed for a young player being thrown in the trenches day one. He's got a bright future," Witten said.


...United States defender DeAndre Yedlin will join Tottenham in January, six months earlier than expected."DeAndre is a young player with great potential who has already achieved a lot in Major League Soccer," Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino...

Derrick Rose leads Bulls past Raptors

...free-agent contract.The Pistons are 5-23 and coach and team president Stan Van Gundy says the club wants to develop younger players. He says he felt it best to give the 29-year-old Smith his freedom to go elsewhere.Smith signed a $54 million...

Rivera, Panthers can repeat as NFC South champs after another strong December push

...attributes Carolina's strong finish to incorporating younger players into the lineup late in the season, and his players...the little things," Rivera said. "A lot of our young players do the little things. Probably the one thing I wish...

Former GreenJacket Jon Lester is introduced by Chicago Cubs

...set baseball records for largest signing bonus and biggest upfront payment.Lester hopes he and a promising core of young players can end the slide along with new manager Joe Maddon."When you make a statement like bringing in Joe Maddon, that...

Cubs sign former GreenJacket Lester

...joins a long-suffering team with a promising core of young players and a top-tier manager, Maddon, who left Tampa Bay...particular group. But understand, we have a lot of young players that have to grow up as quickly as possible. But having...


...this year's U.S. Open, stunning Australian Open finalist Dominika Cibulkova in the first round to become the youngest player to win a match at that Grand Slam tournament since Anna Kournikova in 1996.Bellis earned her spot in the main draw...

Golf needs for Rory McIlroy to have a rival

...majors, except that he didn't win one."Jordan Spieth is another," McIlroy said. "There's a lot of great, young players that will be playing in majors for the next sort of 20, 25 years that can really make their mark on the game...

Quarterbacks are focus of Packers-Patriots matchup on Sunday

...clubs on similar paths.They say they know each other well, and Rodgers said he learned a lot watching Brady."As a young player I liked to watch his film and study him," said Rodgers, who turns 31 next Tuesday.On Sunday, he'll try to outdo...

Butler rides Don Coleman to rout of South Aiken

...Ty'Keith McClattie added 15 points. The Bulldogs received contributions from 11 players, allowing Boddy to play younger players early in the year."You want to use these games as a gauge and see what you have and don't have, your strengths...