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49ers | Alex Boone may hold out

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:57:23 -0700

San Francisco 49ers OG Alex Boone is not expected to report to training camp on time unless he receives a new contract.

Packers | Jarrett Boykin has hold of No. 3 WR job

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:56:53 -0700

Green Bay Packers WR Jarrett Boykin will be entering training camp as the No. 3 wide receiver, and it will be hard for one of the other wide receivers to outperform him for the job.

Packers | Competition for starting TE job wide open

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:47:36 -0700

Green Bay Packers tight ends coach Jerry Fontenot said the competition for the starting tight end job will be wide open when training camp starts. "I think we are pretty wide open at this point," Fontenot said. "I think guys have shown some progress, and those guys warrant a much bigger look. And I think once we get to training camp, we'll have an idea of a rotation, at least, and giving guys reps just to make sure they're ready to start the season." TE Andrew Quarless may be the safest option to start at this point, but TE Richard Rodgers could start in the near future because of his performance during offseason workouts.

Vikings | Linval Joseph expected to be ready for camp

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:47:12 -0700

Minnesota Vikings DT Linval Joseph (shoulder) should be ready for the start of training camp after undergoing offseason surgery.

Astros | Collin McHugh placed on DL

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:32:58 -0700

The Houston Astros have placed SP Collin McHugh (fingernail) on the 15-day disabled list because of a fingernail issue. The team will also recall SP Brett Oberholtzer from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Falcons | Two likely to compete for No. 3 TE job

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:27:47 -0700

Atlanta Falcons TEs Mickey Shuler and Jacob Pedersen likely will compete for the No. 3 tight end job during training camp.

Falcons | Two may compete for FB job

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:24:54 -0700

Atlanta Falcons FB Roosevelt Nix may compete with FB Patrick DiMarco for the fullback job during training camp.

Falcons | Antone Smith may need special teams to make roster

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:17:54 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Antone Smith may need to perform well on special teams if he wants a chance to make the final roster.

Broncos | Chris Harris says team has high expectations

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:16:51 -0700

Denver Broncos CB Chris Harris Jr. said it is Super Bowl or bust for the team this upcoming season and everyone should be ready to go when training camp starts.

Mariners | Several OFs could be trade options

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:04:45 -0700

The Seattle Mariners are looking to add a right-handed hitter before the trade deadline and could show interest in Philadelphia Phillies OF Marlon Byrd, Minnesota Twins OF Josh Willingham, Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios, Chicago Cubs OF Junior Lake and Chicago White Sox OF Dayan Viciedo.

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49ers | Alex Boone will not report unless a new deal is reached

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:02:16 -0700

San Francisco 49ers OG Alex Boone will not report to the team on time without a new contract being reached, according to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com.

Nationals | Jordan Zimmermann to miss All-Star Game

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:59:55 -0700

Washington Nationals SP Jordan Zimmermann (biceps) will not pitch in the 2014 All-Star Game because of a biceps injury.

Indians | Zach McAllister recalled

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:42:36 -0700

The Cleveland Indians have recalled SP Zach McAllister from Triple-A Columbus. The team also optioned RP Vinnie Pestano to Triple-A Columbus.

Red Sox | Shane Victorino to be reevaluated

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:42:04 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Shane Victorino (back, hamstring) will be reevaluated after he plays rehab games Saturday, July 12, and Sunday, July 13, according to manager John Farrell.

Blue Jays | Comfortable with Jose Bautista at first base

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:41:29 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays OF Jose Bautista is fine to play the outfield health wise, but the team is also comfortable playing him at first base, according to manager John Gibbons. "We may keep Bautista at first these three games, keep him off the turf. But he's good, though -- he's fine to play the outfield," Gibbons said. "Because he's running. He's running on the bases, so he's fine."

NFL | Jim Leonhard has talked with teams

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:28:49 -0700

Free-agent SS Jim Leonhard (Bills) has talked with team's, including the Green Bay Packers. "It would mean a lot, but we've had a lot of conversations with teams, Green Bay being one of them," said Leonhard. "They're a great organization, I'd love to play for them but it hasn't worked out up to now. You never know what can happen in the future, but we'll see. They're a great organization and it's always fun to see the fans and have a lot of family that follows them closely."

Red Sox | Could move Stephen Drew

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:27:03 -0700

The Boston Red Sox could consider trading SS Stephen Drew if he starts producing at the plate in the next few weeks.

Red Sox | Would like to keep Xander Bogaerts at 3B

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:26:13 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Boston Red Sox would prefer to keep 3B Xander Bogaerts at third base at this point and not move him to shortstop.

Orioles | Steve Clevenger recalled

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:18:30 -0700

The Baltimore Orioles have recalled C Steve Clevenger from Triple-A Norfolk.

Pirates | Huston Street could be trade option

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:14:52 -0700

The Pittsburgh Pirates could show interest in San Diego Padres RP Huston Street if they want to try to upgrade their bullpen, but it will likely be a high price to acquire him.