Marcus Mariota

Attention falls on Marcus Mariota at Oregon’s pro day

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota highlighted Oregon’s pro day Thursday, looking to show he has the skillset to succeed in the NFL. Five NFL general managers, as well as Tennessee coach Ken Whisenhunt, watched the workout at the Ducks’ indoor practice facility. It was not open to the public. Mariota, along[…]

Melanie Oudin

’09 US Open star Oudin ‘probably’ needs 2nd heart procedure

In the latest health issue for surprise 2009 U.S. Open quarterfinalist Melanie Oudin, the tennis pro says her heart problems have returned, pushing back the start to her season. Oudin, who upset Maria Sharapova during her upset-filled run at Flushing Meadows at age 17, wrote Thursday on Twitter that she “will probably have to undergo[…]

DeMarco Murray,  Heidi Mueller

Murray, Forsett, Mathews run to paydirt

Look who’s running to paydirt: DeMarco Murray, Justin Forsett and Ryan Mathews. Running backs took their place at the head of the free agency class Thursday, the third day of the NFL’s business year. Two of them, 2014 Offensive Player of the Year Murray, the league’s leading rusher, and Mathews wound up in Philadelphia. Forsett[…]