Tampa Bay Buccaneers sign DT Drew Iddings, waive another

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed defensive tackle Drew Iddings, the team announced Thursday. In a corresponding roster move, the Buccaneers waived defensive tackle Stevie Tu’ikolovatu with an injury designation. Iddings has never appeared in an NFL game since he signed with the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent in May 2016. The 6-foot-6, 290-pound Iddings also has been on ...

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CFB notebook: Penn State DE Buchholz retires due to injury

Penn State junior defensive end Ryan Buchholz, expected to be a key part of the Nittany Lions’ front, announced on Wednesday that he is giving up football due to back injuries. Buchholz started six of the 10 games in which he played last season, missing three due to injury. He made 18 tackles, including two sacks. He also forced a ...

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Oakland Raiders S Obi Melifonwu to see specialist

Oakland Raiders safety Obi Melifonwu remained absent from practice on Tuesday amid a report that he will see a specialist. Melifonwu, a second-round pick of Oakland in the 2017 NFL Draft, has not practiced since Aug. 6 after he had what Raiders head coach Jon Gruden termed “a flare-up” of a lower-body injury. The Athletic reported on Tuesday that Melifonwu ...

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Strugglers square off when Baltimore Orioles host New York Mets

BALTIMORE — The New York Mets and Baltimore Orioles have some storied history with each other, having played in the 1969 World Series. However, both teams have set their sights firmly on the future after struggling throughout much of this season. Baltimore and New York open a two-game series Tuesday at Camden Yards. The Orioles won both games against the ...

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Rockies hope Bettis joins party vs. Dodgers

DENVER — Even with a starting staff that has been first rate since the start of July, the Colorado Rockies have more room on the rotation bandwagon to get even better. Right-hander Chad Bettis appeared to be turning a corner exactly at the same time the rest of the rotation did, but a blister that he developed in a start ...

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Indianapolis Colts rookie WR Deon Cain tears ACL, out for year

Rookie wide receiver Deon Cain of the Indianapolis Colts will miss the 2018 season because of a torn ACL sustained during Thursday night’s preseason opener against the Seattle Seahawks. Colts head coach Frank Reich made the announcement on Friday afternoon. The 6-foot-2, 202-pound Cain was a sixth-round pick (185th overall) by the Colts out of Clemson and was expected to ...

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