Compiled from wire reports


Baltimore releases Leach and McClain

•?The Baltimore Ravens terminated the contracts of three-time Pro Bowl fullback Vonta Leach and six-year linebacker Jameel McClain. Leach and McClain were part of the Super Bowl champions two seasons ago.

•?The San Francisco 49ers and offensive lineman Daniel Kilgore agreed to a three-year contract extension through the 2017 season. He has played in 33 regular-season games, plus all six playoff games the past two seasons, splitting time at guard and center.

•?The Philadelphia Eagles agreed to a five-year contract with wide receiver Riley Cooper and a seven-year deal with center Jason Kelce. Cooper’s deal is worth $25 million over five years, according to a source who spoke on condition of anonymity because terms weren’t announced. Kelce’s new deal extends his contract through 2020 and is worth $37.5 million.

•?The Washington Redskins re-signed defensive lineman Chris Baker to a three-year contract worth $12 million, including $4 million of guaranteed money. Baker has spent two seasons with the Redskins, playing in 29 games. He started the final three games last season.

•?The Chicago Bears agreed to a one-year contract with center Roberto Garza, 35. He has appeared in 194 games and made 164 starts over 13 seasons with the Bears and Atlanta Falcons.

•?The Buffalo Bills and New York Giants will kick off the 2014 NFL preseason in the Hall of Fame Game in Canton on Aug. 3.

•?An arrest warrant was issued for former NFL safety Darren Sharper and another man, accusing them of raping two women in New Orleans last year.

•?Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany said that the league is not looking to schedule more Friday football games, except on Thanksgiving and Labor Day weekends.


Greece to lose coach following World Cup

•?Greece national soccer team coach Fernando Santos, 59, plans to leave after the World Cup. Santos, a Portuguese native, was hired in July 2010 after the retirement of Otto Rehhagel, who coached Greece to the 2004 European Championship title.

•?Nicolas Anelka was banned for five games by the English Football Association and was immediately suspended by West Bromwich Albion for a racially aggravated goal celebration.

other SPORTS

Apple gets involved in Pistorius trial

•?South African prosecutors pressing a murder charge against Oscar Pistorius secured a meeting with Apple officials in the United States over accessing potentially crucial evidence on the double-amputee athlete’s locked iPhone, they said. Pistorius claimed he forgot the password for the cellphone.

•?Nevada state regulators banned mixed martial arts fighters from using testosterone replacement therapy.

— From wire reports