Cris Carter: The 49ers can turn around the franchise by getting Kirk Cousins

NFL Network reports that Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins, who was recently franchise-tagged by the team for the second consecutive year, is expected to reunite with former Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan in San Francisco via a trade. On Wednesday’s episode of “Undisputed,” Cris Carter, Shannon Sharpe and Skip Bayless reacted …

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2017 NFL free agency: Latest signings, reaction

We’re keeping track of every notable signing throughout March right here, with the most recent deals at the top. Teams can’t officially sign unrestricted free agents until the new league year begins at 4 p.m. ET on Thursday. Wednesday, March 8 OT Wagner expects to sign with Lions, sources say …

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Dirk Nowitzki’s path to 30,000 and the coaches who paved the way

DALLAS — It’s safe to assume the statue that will one day stand outside the American Airlines Center will feature Dirk Nowitzki shooting a one-legged fadeaway. It’s Dirk’s iconic pose, the one displayed on the freebie T-shirts and the commemorative cups being sold during this Dallas Mavericks homestand to celebrate …

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Wednesday’s Pistons News: Baynes highly valued by Van Gundy

Aron Baynes was too valuable for Detroit Pistons to trade for a pick: With Aron Baynes likely to decline his $6.5-million player option for next season, Detroit Pistons president/coach Stan Van Gundy admitted Tuesday the organization discussed dealing the backup center at last month’s NBA trade deadline. But let’s break …

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Should the Raiders re-sign Daren Bates?

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Oakland Raiders are scheduled to have 13 unrestricted free agents this offseason after the team broke through with a 12-4 season and its first playoff appearance since 2002. On offense: offensive lineman Menelik Watson, tight end Mychal Rivera, receiver Andre Holmes, quarterback Matt McGloin and running …

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Wednesday’s Heat News: Injury report lists seven players

One that got away? Briante Weber returns as Heat opponent: For most of training camp the notion of the Miami Heat keeping Rodney McGruder over Briante Weber appeared unlikely. Now no one is doubting the logic. And yet there remains an affinity for the ball-hawking defensive-minded guard who is now …

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To chase or not to chase: Broncos’ Tony Romo dilemma

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — A week at the league’s scouting combine in Indianapolis yielded plenty of opinions about the draft. But beneath all the talk about the pros-to-be was a swirl of thoughts, opinions and predictions about what will happen with Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo. Injury history and all, Romo …

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Penguins recall Gaunce, Sestito from Wilkes-Barre

The Penguins have recalled defenseman Cameron Gaunce and forward Tom Sestito from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, the team announced Wednesday. Defenseman Derrick Pouliot, who missed practice Tuesday due to illness, was reassigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Gaunce has played six games for the Penguins this season, recording two assists. His most recent appearance was …

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