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Rams keep Austin on restructured contract

10:54 PM ET LOS ANGELES — Tavon Austin, long expected to be traded or released before the end of the week, is returning to the Los Angeles Rams with a restructured contract. Austin’s deal will now pay him the $ 5 million he was already guaranteed in 2018 and gives him the additional $ 3 million — money the Rams ...

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Man gets 30 years for road rage killing of Roughrider

The man convicted of manslaughter in the 2016 road rage shooting death of CFL and NFL running back Joe McKnight was sentenced to 30 years in prison Thursday. Ronald Gasser, 56, had faced up to 40 years in prison. Defence lawyers argued that Gasser fired in self-defence when McKnight walked up to his car following an eight-kilometre confrontation that began ...

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Williams on QB Smith: Redskins 'going forward'

9:23 PM ET ASHBURN, Va. — Before Doug Williams discussed the Washington Redskins‘ new quarterback, Alex Smith, he delivered a message to the assembled media. It was the start of a new era for the Redskins, occurring on the same day a part of their past, Kirk Cousins, had signed with the

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Saints, Pelicans owner Tom Benson dead at 90

Tom Benson, a successful auto dealer who brought the New Orleans Saints their only winning seasons and the “Benson Boogie,” has died. Benson, who has also owned the NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans since 2012, was 90. The NFL and NBA teams announced Benson’s death on Thursday. He had been hospitalized since Feb. 16 with flu symptoms. Benson made his mark ...

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Cousins: Signing with Vikings 'a lifetime deal'

8:55 PM ET EAGAN, Minn. — Kirk Cousins not only reset the bar as the highest-paid player in NFL history when he inked a three-year, $ 84 million contract with the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday, he also set a new precedent for veteran players by signing a fully guaranteed deal. A contract of this magnitude — one that also contains ...

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U of A Golden Bear draws interest from 18 NFL teams

The next couple of weeks will be the most important weeks of Mark Korte’s professional football career. Korte, an¬†offensive lineman for the University of Alberta Golden Bears, will first try to impress CFL scouts at their combine in Winnipeg from March 21 to 25. But two days after that, Korte will work out for NFL scouts. Korte, listed at six ...

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