Bagwell, Raines, Rodriguez headed to Cooperstown

By Ronald Blum Associated Press NEW YORK – Bags and Rock and Pudge are heading to Cooperstown. After a vote that could prove to be a...

Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Chris Jones (95) celibates during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Mississippi State has had 21 former players active on NFL rosters this season. Each week, the Daily Journal checks in on how those Bulldog alumni are performing at the professional level. Denico Autry Height/ Weight: 6-5, 270 Team: Oakland Raiders Position: Defensive end Lettered at MSU: 2012-13 Last Week: Season complete Season Stats: 33 tackles […]

Associated Press ARLINGTON, Texas – Aaron Rodgers didn’t need another Hail Mary this time. Maybe just a “Half Mary.” Rodgers threw a 36-yard pass to a toe-dragging Jared Cook on the sideline, and Mason Crosby kicked a 51-yard field goal on the next play as time expired, sending the Packers to the NFC championship game […]

A week after the Minnesota Twins said they were trying to quickly resolve the future of second baseman Brian Dozier, it’s still up in the air. Dozier, the All-Star from Fulton, has been the subject of trade rumors since the season ended, with a lot of buzz about a possible deal with the L.A. Dodgers. […]

By Schuyler Dixon Associated Press ARLINGTON, Texas – Aaron Rodgers has been unbeatable on a seven-game run that carried Green Bay to the divisional round. So was Dallas rookie Dak Prescott for 11 straight in the regular season, a surge that ultimately benched 10-year starter Tony Romo and led to the No. 1 seed in […]

Associated Press ATLANTA – Matt Ryan looked very much like an MVP, and the Atlanta Falcons are headed to the NFC championship game. Ryan threw for 338 yards and three touchdowns, leading the Falcons to a 36-20 victory over the Seattle Seahawks in the divisional round Saturday. Atlanta will face either the Dallas Cowboys or […]

By Bernie Wilson AP Sports Writer SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Chargers are moving to Los Angeles, where they will join the recently relocated Rams in giving the nation’s second-largest media market two NFL teams for the first time in decades. Team chairman Dean Spanos made the announcement Thursday in a letter posted on […]

Associated Press GREEN BAY, Wis. – Aaron Rodgers, master of the Hail Mary pass, struck again in another big moment. Rodgers overcame a sluggish start and finished with four touchdown passes, including a momentum-swinging 42-yard heave to Randall Cobb at the end of the second quarter, to lead the Green Bay Packers to a 38-13 […]

Associated Press SEATTLE – The formula that has led the Seattle Seahawks to unmatched success over the past five seasons returned. A healthy dose of Thomas Rawls rumbling on the ground. A few timely throws by Russell Wilson helped by some remarkable catches. And a defense that never allowed Detroit a sniff of the end […]

By Tom Canavan Associated Press EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Touchdown passes, late winning drives and 400-yard passing games aren’t always what make a quarterback a leader in the NFL. It’s the ability to take what might be a troublesome situation and calmly make it go away. New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning did that on […]