While 254 players were selected in the 2011 NFL draft, Cedric Thornton waited for a phone call that never came.
Uno Duo easily won the $95,000 Fickle Fanny Stakes as the even-money favorite Thursday at Aqueduct.
The New York Red Bulls have re-signed forward Andre Akpan.
D.C. United, Sean Franklin (LA Galaxy) option declined player.
The Portland Timbers selected midfielder Steve Zukuani in the first stage of the MLS re-entry draft after trading up for the No. 2 pick.
More than 40 years ago, a historic downtown ballpark was demolished and construction of an interstate uprooted homes and businesses in the predominantly black neighborhood, leading to an economic slump.
Coach Mike Smith says he has not ruled out Atlanta Falcons safety Thomas DeCoud, who has not practiced this week, for Sunday's game against Washington.
The Southeastern Conference is more popular than ever.
Wearing a light blue Sporting Kansas City scarf, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback said he's proud of the state's first team to win a major professional sports championship.
The Carolina Hurricanes have activated forward Alexander Semin from injured reserve.
Lydia Ko, who earned an exemption to join the LPGA Tour in October as a 16-year-old, has signed with management company IMG.
NEW ENGLAND (10-3) at MIAMI (7-6)
GREEN BAY (6-6-1) at DALLAS (7-6)
CHICAGO (7-6) at CLEVELAND (4-9)
Elon has hired Ball State assistant Rich Skrosky as its football coach.
BUFFALO (4-9) At JACKSONVILLE (4-9)
ARIZONA CARDINALS (8-5) At TENNESSEE (5-8)