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[…]

NFL trades, retirements, and Revis Island back to NJ

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL’s business season began with a bang. Several actually: trades, retirements and, yes, even some big free agent moves. It wasn’t until mid-evening Tuesday that the first huge star took advantage of free agency: Darrelle Revis returning to the Jets for five years and $70 million. There were plenty of[…]

Big trades steal spotlight from free agents

NEW YORK (AP) — As free agency began Tuesday, the NFL looked more like fantasy football. Trades, anyone? Monster deals sending Jimmy Graham to Seattle and Sam Bradford to Philadelphia stole the spotlight from free agent signings. New Orleans agreed to send its star tight end to the Seahawks for center Max Unger, with draft[…]

E’Twaun Moore lifts Bulls past Westbrook, Thunder

CHICAGO (AP) — E’Twaun Moore hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2.1 seconds remaining and the Chicago Bulls rallied to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 108-105 on Thursday night, ending Russell Westbrook’s triple-double streak at four. Westbrook had 43 points on 14-of-32 shooting and added seven assists and eight rebounds. On Wednesday night in Oklahoma City,[…]