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Jets trade Christian Hackenberg to Oakland Raiders

Oakland’s eyebrow-raising offseason just got more interesting. The Raiders have acquired third-year quarterback Christian Hackenberg from the Jets in exchange for a conditional seventh-round draft pick in 2019, New York coach Todd Bowles announced Tuesday. Hackenberg has spent the offseason “starting from scratch” on his throwing motion after spending the past two years failing to…

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Ancelotti signs for Napoli tonight?

There are reports Carlo Ancelotti and Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis called their lawyers in to draw up a contract tonight. Ancelotti was filmed arriving at the Rome residence of De Laurentiis, a movie producer and patron of the Serie A club, this evening. This represented a rapid surge forward in negotiations that until now…

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Ancelotti arrives for Napoli meeting

Carlo Ancelotti is meeting with Napoli director Cristiano Giuntoli and President Aurelio De Laurentiis this evening, it’s reported. According to Sportitalia and the Corriere dello Sport, De Laurentiis has decided he will no longer wait for Maurizio Sarri to make a decision and is going full steam ahead for Ancelotti. The former Milan, Chelsea, Paris…

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Norv: Cam Newton capable of high 60s completion rate

The Panthers spent last offseason hyping Cam Newton’s potential evolution away from designed zone-read runs and toward the swashbuckling passing style of Ben Roethlisberger. A year later, new offensive coordinator Norv Turner is invoking the names of two prototypical pocket passers who excelled under his tutelage: Hall of Famer Troy Aikman and current Chargers quarterback…

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Ancelotti arrives for Napoli meeting

Carlo Ancelotti is meeting with Napoli director Cristiano Giuntoli and President Aurelio De Laurentiis this evening, it’s reported. According to Sportitalia and the Corriere dello Sport, De Laurentiis has decided he will no longer wait for Maurizio Sarri to make a decision and is going full steam ahead for Ancelotti. The former Milan, Chelsea, Paris…

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Fassone: 'UEFA surprised Milan'

Milan CEO Marco Fassone feels “surprise and bitterness” that UEFA refused to offer a settlement agreement, as the club could be excluded from Europe. The decision was announced via a statement this evening, which specifically cited question marks over owner Yonghong Li and his €380m debt to US hedge fund Elliott Management, which is due…

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Perin: 'Not afraid of competition'

Mattia Perin confirmed he will likely leave Genoa and is “not afraid of competition” at Juventus or any other big club, but ruled out a move abroad. The goalkeeper spoke to both Mediaset Premium and Sky Sport Italia at an awards event this evening. “It’s not about Juventus. There’s a good chance I will leave…