Carr back for 6th year as Raiders QB after offseason rumors

Football 05/21/19, 17:12

Derek Carr acknowledged that all the speculation about whether the Oakland Raiders would draft a quarterback this offseason to replace him as starter got annoying, even if he was confident it wouldn't happen.The rumors were only fueled when coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock met with Kyler Murray ...

Cardinals’ Murray makes impression in first NFL practice

Sports 05/10/19, 16:46

The Arizona Cardinals' rookies took the practice field for the first time on Friday, and all eyes were on quarterback Kyler Murray.Murray, the top overall pick in last month's NFL draft, sported a white tie-on headband as he threw over the outstretched arms of coach Kliff Kingsbury and looped on-target ...

Cardinals sign top pick Murray to four-year deal

Sports 05/09/19, 20:21

The Arizona Cardinals have signed Kyler Murray in time for their rookie minicamp.Arizona signed the No. 1 overall draft pick to a four-year contract Thursday worth about $35 million with a team option for a fifth. It includes a signing bonus of more than $23 million.The Cardinals also signed five ...

Loading up in the trenches a now thing for NFL teams

Sports 04/26/19, 02:02

NFL teams showed some preference for quarterbacks, as always, and an infatuation with players who protect them and disrupt them during the first round of the draft.Maybe for the next two rounds they will go after the speed demons and running backs who, in many cases, fell through the cracks ...

Cardinals create glut at quarterback by selecting Murray

Football 04/25/19, 20:09

The Arizona Cardinals ended months of speculation by taking Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray with the No. 1 overall pick of the NFL draft.Now they have to decide what to do with Josh Rosen.The Cardinals moved up five spots to take Rosen with the 10th overall pick of the 2018 ...

Cardinals being coy about who will go at No. 1 overall

Sports 04/18/19, 13:10

The Arizona Cardinals used the 10th overall pick of the 2018 draft on Josh Rosen, hoping the former UCLA star would be their quarterback of the future.Rosen had some ups and downs during his first season, as many rookies do, but did nothing to dissuade the Cardinals from believing he ...

Dodging draft talk, Cardinals players show support for Rosen

Football 04/09/19, 14:26

Arizona Cardinals players are trying to ignore all the talk surrounding who the team will choose with the No. 1 overall pick in the upcoming NFL draft.They're also praising the leadership of current quarterback Josh Rosen.The Cardinals could select 2018 Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray, who according to several reports ...

Oklahoma coach defends QB Kyler Murray against TV critique

Football 03/06/19, 16:59

Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley on Wednesday ripped the criticism of former Sooners quarterback Kyler Murray by a NFL Network analyst.There has been talk that Murray, the Heisman Trophy winner this past season, could go to the Arizona Cardinals with the No. 1 overall pick. The NFL Network's Charley Casserly, a ...

Top 25 Podcast: NFL combine winners, losers, takeaways

Sports 03/06/19, 13:01

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray is not so short and Mississippi State defensive end Montez Sweat is very fast.While those were the big takeaways from the NFL combine, plenty more was learned in Indianapolis last week. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, Dane Brugler, NFL draft analyst for ...

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney takes BP cuts at Cardinals camp

Baseball 03/04/19, 02:32

For a few hours at spring training, Dabo Swinney became the Kyler Murray of coaching.Swinney slipped away from Clemson's spring football practice to speak to the St. Louis Cardinals and take a little batting practice Sunday."Kyler Murray's not the only guy with conflicts," Swinney said, referring to the former Oklahoma ...

Shurmurs make NFL combine a father-son affair

Football 03/01/19, 12:49

There's one quarterback at the NFL scouting combine that New York Giants coach Pat Shurmur has absolutely fallen in love with, and it's not Kyler Murray, Dwyane Haskins, Drew Lock, Daniel Jones or Ryan Finley.It's Kyle Shurmur, his 22-year-old son who threw 50 touchdowns over the last two seasons for ...

Murray waits to measure up after picking NFL over baseball

Sports 02/18/19, 19:19

Now that Kyler Murray has decided to play in the NFL instead of reporting to spring training as a first-round draft pick by baseball's Oakland Athletics, the questions can shift to the Heisman Trophy winner's height.The former Oklahoma star says everyone will get their answer at the NFL combine next ...

How many Kyler Murrays are out there in specialization era?

Sports 02/12/19, 15:57

Kyler Murray has chosen football over baseball, at least for now. It is anyone's guess when the world will see another athlete with the skills and opportunity to have such a choice.The Oakland Athletics selected Murray ninth overall in the Major League Baseball draft last June. He then went out ...

A’s still hopeful Heisman winner Murray at spring training

Football 01/25/19, 19:56

The Oakland Athletics remain hopeful of seeing Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray in their uniform when spring training begins next month.While the Oklahoma quarterback declared for the NFL draft last week, the prized outfielder and 2018 first-round draft pick could report to A's spring training in Mesa, Arizona. He has ...

Record 135 forgo college eligibility to enter NFL draft

Baseball 01/18/19, 13:55

A record number of college football players will bypass their remaining years of eligibility to enter the NFL draft. The 135 players forgoing eligibility surpasses the 119 from last year. The NFL released the official list on Friday. There are 103 underclassmen eligible for the April 25-27 draft. Another 32 players ...

Sooners QB, A’s pick Kyler Murray declares for NFL draft

Sports 01/14/19, 16:24

Kyler Murray, the first-round Major League Baseball draft pick and Heisman Trophy-winning Oklahoma quarterback, declared himself eligible for the NFL draft on Monday.Murray announced his decision in a tweet , ending his brief and storied college career. What's next for the Murray is not yet known.The Oakland Athletics made the ...

Source: A’s, MLB meet with Heisman Trophy winner Murray

Sports 01/13/19, 19:56

Representatives of the Oakland Athletics and Major League Baseball met Sunday with Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray, a day before the Oklahoma quarterback's deadline to enter the NFL draft, a person with direct knowledge of the session said.The person spoke on condition of anonymity Sunday because the meeting was not ...

Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa headlines all-bowl team

Football 01/03/19, 16:11

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa had to settle for second place in the Heisman Trophy balloting, but he delivered arguably the best bowl performance of any player in the country.Tagovailoa outdueled Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray of Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl to earn his spot as the quarterback of The ...

Oklahoma, coach Lincoln Riley agree to contract extension

Football 01/01/19, 19:49

Oklahoma and Lincoln Riley have agreed to a contract extension, which should quell speculation about the second-year coach being lured away by an NFL team.Oklahoma announced Tuesday that contract terms were being finalized and would be subject to approval by the board of regents late this month."We felt it important ...

Decision time for Murray: Football, baseball or both?

Football 12/30/18, 00:09

Kyler Murray had it all working: Pinpoint throws, speedy feet and unflappable resolve all the way to the finish.If this was his football finale, it was a gem.Murray threw for 308 yards and two touchdowns, rushed for another 109 and another touchdown, led Oklahoma to scores on its final six ...

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