Soon after coach Andy Reid said Philadelphia is listening to trade offers for Donovan McNabb on Wednesday, a Yahoo! Sports story surfaced saying the Raiders and Buffalo contacted the Eagles about the prospect of acquiring the quarterback.
Teams aren't allowed to comment about players under contract with another team, so the Raiders aren't in a position to weigh in publicly. But two team employees said they were unaware of the Raiders contacting the Eagles about McNabb.
Yahoo! Sports cited multiple unnamed sources.
Though Reid didn't elaborate on which teams had contacted the Eagles, he said McNabb, Kevin Kolb and Michael Vick all had drawn trade interest.
Mike Knuble scored in the fourth round of the shootout, giving Washington a 4-3 win over visiting Pittsburgh. The Penguins'
Peter Mueller and Chris Stewart had shootout goals to help host Colorado beat Los Angeles 4-3 after the Avalanche squandered a late two-goal lead. ...
Daniel Sedin had a goal and two assists, twin Henrik had three assists, and host Vancouver beat Anaheim 4-1. ...
Valtteri Filppula scored with 6:49 left and added an empty-net goal, lifting host Detroit over St. Louis 4-2.
Tiger Woods will hold a news conference April 5, according to a tentative schedule that Augusta National (Ga.) released. The Masters begins April 8.
With labor peace, the MLS kicks off tonight when Seattle hosts Philadelphia. Real Salt Lake plays the Earthquakes at Buck Shaw Stadium on Saturday night. ... New York signed forward Conor Chinn, a third-round draft pick out of USF.
Justine Henin reached the second round of the Sony Ericsson Open in Key Biscayne, Fla., by beating Jill Craybas 6-2, 6-2. in men's play, James Blake ousted Filip Krajinovic 6-7 (6), 6-4, 6-4.
Pang Qing and Tong Jian had a strong free skate routine and won the pairs title at the World Championships in Turin, Italy. Americans Caydee Denney and Jeremy Barrett were seventh. Daisuke Takahashi led after the men's short program. U.S. champion Jeremy Abbott was sixth.
The NCAA delayed the start of the Division I men's championships in Columbus, Ohio, after 18 athletes and one coach became sick with a gastrointestinal illness. The three-day meet will now start Friday instead of today.
Cal (25-6) posted an 8-0 mercy win over visiting Pacific (10-14) behind a 10-strikeout performance by Valerie Arioto (Foothill High).
Cal beat the University of British Columbia 41-10 in Vancouver to sweep the two-match series. Blaine Scully and Dustin Muhn each scored two tries for Cal.
Bay Area News Group staff writer Dave Newhouse, wire services and the Associated Press contributed to the digest.