Latest NFC East News

Giants sign 6 draft picks, including two 1st-rounders

May. 14, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have signed six of their 11 draft picks, including first-round selections, edge rusher Kayvon Thibodeaux of Oregon and tackle Evan Neal of Alabama. The Giants announced the signings Saturday after holding a rookie minicamp at their...

Column: US lands 2031 Rugby World Cup, if anyone cares

May. 13, 2022 16:18 PM EDT

The United States has landed another World Cup. Before you start celebrating or making travel plans, a couple of caveats: It's still more than nine years away. And, uh, it's the Rugby World Cup. The sport that most Americans have only the...

Rams to host Bills to open NFL season; Broncos at Seattle

May. 12, 2022 20:34 PM EDT

To the Super Bowl winner goes the spoils of opening the entire schedule at home. So the Los Angeles Rams will host the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night, Sept. 8, to begin the 2022 season. It's a juicy matchup of the team generally considered the title favorite by...

US to host men's and women's Rugby World Cups for first time

May. 12, 2022 13:58 PM EDT

Rugby’s biggest tournament is finally heading to the United States. Now comes the hard part for the sport’s leadership: Generating enough interest and sustainability to secure rugby’s place in a crowded U.S. market. The Rugby World Cup will be staged in the U.S....

Bears add depth at wide receiver by signing Dante Pettis

May. 11, 2022 22:43 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears added depth at wide receiver, agreeing to a deal with free agent Dante Pettis on Wednesday. The 26-year-old Pettis announced the move on Twitter, posting a photo of himself signing a contract. Drafted by San Francisco in the second round...

NFL teams use engaging videos to elevate schedule release

May. 11, 2022 19:49 PM EDT

The biggest day on the NFL calendar for social media departments at the 32 teams isn't a game, the draft or the start of free agency. It is schedule release day. Much like coaches spend hours game planning, digital departments have spent months planning and shooting videos that will...

Other Chris Paul making his own name on, off football field

May. 11, 2022 18:41 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Chris Paul the football player knows he shares a name with a much more famous athlete. “There might be another named Chris Paul,” he said with a grin. “I think he plays basketball — I’m not sure.” While the veteran NBA guard guides the...