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Pass rusher Jordan Smith signs rookie contract with Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars signed fourth-round draft pick Jordan Smith on Tuesday, getting the second of their nine selections under contract. Sixth-round receiver Jalen Camp signed Monday. Under the NFL's rookie slotting system, Smith was expected to sign a ...

Jaguars trade Scott to Eagles for Houston, 6th-round pick

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars traded cornerback Josiah Scott, a fourth-round draft pick in 2020, to the Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday for cornerback Jameson Houston and a sixth-round selection in 2023. Scott became expendable after Jacksonville signed Shaquill Griffin ...

Trapped cat rescued from undercarriage of Isaac Yiadom’s car

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Firefighters in Florida were called to rescue a cat — not out of a tree, but from the undercarriage of a car owned by New York Giants cornerback Isaac Yiadom, officials said. Rescue workers responded to Yiadom's home Sunday morning, according to a Facebook post ...

Derek Jeter sells Tampa mansion Tom Brady has been renting

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Former New York Yankee superstar Derek Jeter has sold his waterfront mansion in Tampa for $22.5 million — meaning Tom Brady might be headed to new rental digs. The seven-bedroom, eight-bath estate was sold on Friday, said Smith & Associates, the real estate firm that ...

The captain: Miami’s Udonis Haslem now an 18-year player

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer MIAMI (AP) — Udonis Haslem finally played, and made an immediate impact for the Miami Heat. He scored twice, making both his shots. He took a charge. And then he got ejected. Haslem can finally say that he has played in 18 NBA seasons — and it was ...

Julien delivers game-winner in Mighty Mussels’ 6-5 win over Threshers

  FORT MYERS – Minnesota Twins' first round picks Aaron Sabato and Keoni Cavaco each reached base four times Wednesday, and Edouard Julien delivered the game-winning hit in a 6-5 Mighty Mussels’ victory over the Clearwater Threshers at Hammond Stadium. After both teams traded runs ...

Reunion tour: College teammates getting back together in NFL

By MARK LONG AP Pro Football Writer JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Trevor Lawrence was fielding calls, posing for pictures and still hugging everyone in sight when he realized the Jacksonville Jaguars were about to be back on the clock during the first round of the NFL draft. The No. 1 overall ...

Leigh Perkins, who took Orvis beyond fly fishing, dies at 93

By WILSON RING Associated Press The man who transformed the Vermont-based Orvis company from a niche fly-fishing supply company into a global retailer of outdoor supplies, apparel and protector of the environment has died. Leigh H. Perkins was 93. The Sunderland-based Orvis company says ...

Report: Tebow-Meyer reunion on verge of becoming official

By MARK LONG AP Pro Football Writer Tim Tebow and Urban Meyer are apparently getting back together, this time in the NFL. The former Florida star and 2007 Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback is expected to team up with his college coach by signing a one-year contract to play for the ...

U.S. wins Walker Cup, beating GB&I 14-12 at Seminole

JUNO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Austin Eckroat and Pierceson Coody got the United States off to a fast start, and Cole Hammer and Stewart Hagestad finished off Great Britain & Ireland in the Walker Cup. Ricky Castillo won again, too, and the Americans took five of the 10 afternoon singles ...