SEATTLE — The Seattle Kraken hired former Sioux City Musketeers coach Dave Hakstol on Thursday as head coach of the expansion franchise that will begin play this fall.
SIOUX CITY — On what was a total off night for the Sioux City Explorers, the Chicago Dogs handed them their second straight loss, 8-0.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Pacers fired Storm Lake native Nate Bjorkgren on Wednesday after missing the playoffs in his only season as coach.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes will have surgery this week on the turf toe injury he suffered in the playoffs, likely sidelining him for the start of the offseason program but ensuring he'll be ready well before training camp.
Someone will make history Sunday in a Super Bowl so filled with storylines it would fill a season of TV programming.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs had to wait until the very last of the six wild-card games played over the weekend to find out who the reigning Super Bowl champions would play in the divisional round of the playoffs.
The Green Bay Packers did everything they could in the regular season to boost their chances of reaching the Super Bowl for the first time in a decade.
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Arizona quarterback Kyler Murray sat out most of the first three quarters with an ankle injury and when he finally returned, wasn't able to rally the Cardinals into the playoffs.
MIAMI — It all started in San Francisco. Andrew Van Ginkel mugged Jimmy Garoppolo from behind and the ball popped loose.
NEW ORLEANS — Alvin Kamara tied an NFL record by running for six touchdowns in a game and finished with a career-high 155 yards rushing to help New Orleans beat the Minnesota Vikings 52-33 on Friday and clinch a fourth straight NFC South title.
CHICAGO — All Mitchell Trubisky cared about was helping the Chicago Bears get back to winning. He insisted the other story that got most of the attention during the week wasn't on his mind.
TAMPA, Fla. — Dan Bailey’s job with the Minnesota Vikings may be in jeopardy after the kicker’s poor performance in a loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
DETROIT -- Aaron Rodgers has played for the NFC championship four times without having his cleats in the turf at Lambeau Field once.
SIOUX CITY — The Bishop Heelan High School girls golf team clinched the city championship on Monday at Sun Valley Golf Course in Sioux City with a team score of 322.
The Wayne High School girls track team will send five girls — all underclassmen — to the Nebraska state track and field meet that starts Wednesday at Omaha Burke.
Central Lyon High School junior Zach Lutmer is approaching his senior year with the Lions, and on Friday, he committed to the University of Iowa to play safety for the Hawkeyes.
Coach Bruce Pearl and Auburn lost two stars to the NBA from what he considered college basketball's best frontcourt.
Joe Buck and Troy Aikman have met their ESPN co-workers for the first time as they prepare to take over in the “Monday Night Football” booth. Both said Monday they are excited about the challenge of doing something new after 20 seasons together at Fox. Aikman had considered a deal with Amazon to call Thursday night games while reducing his schedule at Fox. But the logistics of that arrangement became difficult, and ESPN began talking to him about moving to Monday nights. Once Aikman was on board, ESPN snagged Buck from Fox, where he had a year left on his contract. Buck says the parting was amicable.
The Baltimore Ravens have signed linebacker Vince Biegel. Biegel played five games last season for the Miami Dolphins. He also started 10 games for Miami in 2019. Prior to that, he played for the New Orleans Saints and Green Bay Packers. Biegel had 2 1/2 sacks during that 2019 season, along with the only interception of his career so far.
Bills Hall of Fame running back Thurman Thomas tells The Associated Press he and several former teammates are coming together in Buffalo this week to help support families of the shooting victims. Among those players expected to make the trip are Hall of Famers defensive end Bruce Smith and receiver Andre Reed, along with Thomas and Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly, who like Thomas lives in the area. Thomas and his wife, Patti, said their family foundation has raised more than $100,000 to help the city and its residents in the aftermath of the shooting that killed 10 people.
The Tennessee Titans have signed veteran defensive lineman DeMarcus Walker and cornerback Kenneth George. The Titans also placed safety Jamal Carter on injured reserve Monday. Walker has played 49 games in five seasons with Denver and Houston. He has 12 1/2 sacks after being a second-round pick at No. 51 overall out of Florida State by Denver in 2017. Walker spent last season with Houston. George went undrafted after playing 33 games in four seasons at the University of Tennessee.