Jets sign DE Babin; Colon, Barnes on active/PUP

Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
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CORTLAND, N.Y. (AP) - The New York Jets have agreed to terms on a two-year deal with free-agent defensive end Jason Babin, giving Rex Ryan's defense a veteran pass rusher.

Babin had 7 1/2 sacks last season for Jacksonville, and was released in the offseason.

The Jets, who reported for training camp Wednesday, released cornerback Lowell Rose to make room for Babin.

Guard Willie Colon and linebacker Antwan Barnes were each placed on the active/physically unable to perform list as they recover from knee surgeries.

Tight end Jeff Cumberland was excused for personal reasons, and will report to camp on Thursday - the first day of on-field practice. Cumberland wrote on Twitter that he was attending the funeral of a family member.

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February 27, 2015 08:08 GMT

NBA

Thursday's Games

Cleveland 110, Golden State 99

Phoenix 117, Oklahoma City 113, OT

Friday's Games

Washington at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Cleveland at Indiana, 7 p.m.

Orlando at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.

Golden State at Toronto, 7:30 p.m.

New York at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Charlotte at Boston, 7:30 p.m.

Miami at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Minnesota at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Brooklyn at Houston, 8 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Memphis, 8 p.m.

Utah at Denver, 9 p.m.

San Antonio at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

Milwaukee at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Portland, 10:30 p.m.

NHL

Thursday's Games

St. Louis 2, Winnipeg 1, SO

Buffalo 6, Vancouver 3

N.Y. Rangers 4, Arizona 3

Montreal 5, Columbus 2

Toronto 3, Philadelphia 2

Chicago 3, Florida 0

Minnesota 4, Nashville 2

Ottawa 1, Los Angeles 0

Detroit 3, San Jose 2

Friday's Games

Boston at New Jersey, 7 p.m.

Calgary at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.

Washington at Carolina, 7 p.m.

Chicago at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.

Colorado at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Los Angeles at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

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