7:39 PM EDT, Fri May 22, 2015
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 10 hours ago

Access Vikings mailbag: Which rookie will have the best season?

@MasterStrib Who will have a better first year in the NFL for the Vikings: Waynes, Kendricks or Clemmings? #VikingsST — Judd Zulgad’s Hoodie (@JZHoodie) May 19, 2015 Good question, and I’d go with linebacker Eric Kendricks. He’s undersized at six feet and 232 pounds, but Kendricks might be the best bet among the three players listed. The UCLA product has great instincts and has the capability to become a three-down middle linebacker. He can also play weakside linebacker as well, which will only help Kendricks’ case to receive playing time early in the season. As much as head coach...
Ask Kyle: On which Detroit Lions veterans have the most to lose in OTAs, and the crowded RB field

Ask Kyle: On which Detroit Lions veterans have the most to lose in OTAs, and the crowded RB field

OTAs begin next week, which marks the first time the rookies will be on the field with veterans. It'll mark the debut for a guy like Lance Moore, who was signed last week and could push Ryan Broyles for a job.

Running back Melvin Gordon reaches agreement with San Diego teammate to again wear No. 25

By Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com Melvin Gordon has reached an agreement to again wear No. 25. The running back wore the number starring for Wisconsin and before that in high school in Kenosha, Wis. However, after Gordon was drafted by San Diego last month, the Chargers announced he had been issued No. 28. But Gordon’s mother, Carmen Gordon, said Thursday her son has swung a deal to get No. 25 on the Chargers from special teams stalwart Darrell Stuckey. Gordon’s mother said she didn’t have details on how much the running back must pay or what he has to do for […] The post...

Undrafted Tavarus Dantzler ready to earn job at linebacker

Soon after signing with the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent, Tavarus Dantzler received a phone call from another Bethune-Cookman graduate: Nick Collins.
Baltimore Sun 21 hours ago

'Pitch Perfect 2' is rather flat, despite singing football players

This new movie featuring the Green Bay Packers is a heaping mess, one of the worst a cappella movies I've ever seen. It's also the only a cappella movie I've ever seen.

Seven families protest handling of Illinois women's basketball probe: report

The families of seven former Illinois women's basketball players sent a letter to the university Thursday expressing their disappointment with the handling of an investigation into the program, according to a report by the Daily Illini, the school newspaper. 

Seven families protest handling of Illinois women's basketball probe: report

The families of seven former Illinois women's basketball players sent a letter to the university Thursday expressing their disappointment with the handling of an investigation into the program, according to a report by the Daily Illini, the school newspaper. 
Chicago Tribune May 21, 2015

Ricketts family buys three more Wrigley Field rooftops

The Cubs-owning Ricketts family has purchased three more buildings with Wrigley rooftop businesses, increasing its grip on where Cubs fans spend their dollars around the team’s historic stadium. 

Ricketts family buys three more Wrigley Field rooftops

The Cubs-owning Ricketts family has purchased three more buildings with Wrigley rooftop businesses, increasing its grip on where Cubs fans spend their dollars around the team’s historic stadium. 
Detroit Lions announce TV partnership with FOX2, FSD

Detroit Lions announce TV partnership with FOX2, FSD

A new broadcast partnership between the Detroit Lions with FOX2 Detroit and FOX Sports Detroit was announced today (Thursday). Preseason games — including pre- and post-game shows — will air on FOX2 and throughout Michigan via the Lions’ network affiliates. Also, the team’s one-hour pregame show “Lions GameDay LIVE” will air on FOX2 Sundays at 11 a.m.; the “Lions Live” postgame show will be simulcast on FSD and Detroitlions.com immediately following each game; and FOX2 will air “Sportsworks: Lions Game Night “on Sundays at 11 p.m. “Partnering with FOX2 and Fox...
Five Detroit Lions veterans who need to impress

Five Detroit Lions veterans who need to impress

The third phase of the Detroit Lions offseason starts next week with the first three sessions of organized team activities. While the players have been working out at the Lions facility for five weeks, they can step up the process during OTAs when they’re allowed to have seven-on-seven or nine-on-nine drills for the first time, although still no live contact is allowed. They’ll have 10 days of OTAs over the next three weeks leading up to the mandatory three-day minicamp in mid-June. Here are five veterans who need to impress in OTAs, minicamp and training camp: Wide receiver...

Bulls' Pau Gasol lands on All-NBA 2nd team

Pau Gasol's rejuvenating season has produced some honors.

Bulls' Pau Gasol lands on All-NBA 2nd team

Pau Gasol's rejuvenating season has produced some honors.

NFC North Player News

  • 1 Jay Cutler

    Jay Cutler

    Hub Arkush: Who will be most improved Bears player?

  • 1 Eric Kendricks

    Eric Kendricks

    Access Vikings mailbag: Which rookie will have the best season?

  • 1 Danielle Hunter

    Danielle Hunter

    Vikings rookie Danielle Hunter learns to use his size, speed

  • 1 Aaron Rodgers

    Aaron Rodgers

    NFL.com names Drew Brees No. 4 quarterback entering 2015

  • Ty Montgomery

    Ty Montgomery

    Packers reach rookie deal with WR Ty Montgomery

NFC North Photos