NFL notebook: Raiders fire GM McKenzie

Reggie McKenzie is done as Raiders general manager, reportedly eschewing the opportunity to maintain his role through the end of the regular season in Oakland. The team said in a statement: “We are grateful for everything Reggie has done for this organization as a player, executive and member of the Raider family. … The Raiders…

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Quinn: Falcons failed to meet expectations

Atlanta Falcons: Coach Dan Quinn isn’t hiding from the fact that the Falcons (4-9) are one of the biggest disappointments in the NFL. “As we’re sitting here at Week 15, we have four wins,” Quinn told reporters. “So you’d better believe we’re evaluating everything and doing anything to get it right.” Atlanta has dropped its…

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Reports: Tigers sign RH Ross

The Detroit Tigers have signed right-hander Tyson Ross to a one-year contract worth $5.75 million, according to multiple reports. Last week, the Tigers signed left-hander Matt Moore to a one-year deal. They will join Daniel Norris, Matthew Boyd, Jordan Zimmermann and Michael Fulmer as potential starters. Ross, 32, was a second-round draft pick of Oakland…

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