NFL suspends Browns WR Gordon

FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2014, file photo, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon (12) warms up before an NFL preseason football game against the Washington Redskins in Landover, Md. Gordon has been suspended by the NFL one year for violating the league's substance abuse policy. Gordon's suspension is effective immediately and he will miss the entire 2014 season. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

CLEVELAND — Josh Gordon’s wait is over, and so is his 2014 season. Now the star wide receiver’s career is in peril.

College football begins

Virginia quarterback Greyson Lambert (11) throws a pass during the first fall football practice on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 in Charlottesville, Va. The redshirt sophomore quarterback is preparing for the first start of his college career on Saturday against No. 7 UCLA. (AP Photo/The Daily Progress, Ryan M. Kelly)

ATLANTA (AP) — Welcome back, college football!

Kevin Love pledges commitment to Cavs

Kevin Love holds his new Cleveland Cavaliers jersey at the NBA basketball team's practice facility in Independence, Ohio Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Love was acquired from the Minnesota Timberwolves in a three-team trade that was finalized over the weekend. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Kevin Love’s phone rang in July and LeBron James asked the All-Star forward if he wanted to play with him in Cleveland.

“I’m in,” Love told James.

Mankins traded; Bradford, Raji on IR

FILE - From left are 2014, file photos showing Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Tim Wright, and New England Patriots' Logan Mankins. The Buccaneers addressed a need to upgrade their struggling offensive line by obtaining six-time Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins from the Patriots for tight end Tim Wright and a draft pick. The deal Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, comes less than 24 hours after the Bucs met with Richie Incognito to try to determine if one of the central figures in the Miami Dolphins bullying scandal might be an answer to their problems at guard. (AP Photo/File)

On the NFL’s first preseason cutdown day, a trade and several key players going on injured reserve overshadowed other moves.

Davis moves up to No. 2 quarterback for Rams

St. Louis Rams quarterback Austin Davis celebrates after throwing a touchdown pass to wide receiver Brian Quick in the second quarter of a preseason NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher says he’ll be patient addressing the quarterback spot without Sam Bradford.

Ready to soar

John Froschauer / Associated Press Seahawks wide receivers Percy Harvin, right, and Ricardo Lockette, left, stretch before the start of a preseason game against the Chargers earlier this month.

RENTON, Wash. — There is no hiding the grin on Percy Harvin’s face these days.


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