| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Retired Ravens center Matt Birk is joining the NFL as an appeals officer on player discipline, replacing former NFL coach Art Shell.
Birk confirmed the appointment in a text message to The Baltimore Sun.
A six-time Pro Bowl selection, Birk retired...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 10:29 PM
The Pro Bowl is getting a much-needed face-lift.
The often dull all-star game between players from the AFC and NFC is being overhauled, beginning with the game that will be played at the end of this upcoming season. The biggest change will be to the...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:31 PM
The story of the 1963 Bears, Chicago's overlooked champions, begins at the end of the 1962 season.
That year, the Bears won four of their last five games, including a 3-0 season finale against the Lions that many of the players recall as one of the...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Nowhere in the NFL's tentative settlement of a concussion lawsuit with 4,500 former players Thursday was an admission from the league that football caused their injuries.
That was by design, the carefully crafted work of the NFL's highly paid legal team...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Chip Kelly's introductory press conference was as encouraging as could be, with the new coach and owner Jeffrey Lurie using broad strokes of the paint brush to outline their plan to turn the ailing Philadelphia Eagles' football product back into......
| Mar 20, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Leigh Steinberg, a Daily Pilot columnist, was profiled by the Associated Press and revealed he is working to relaunch his sports agency, based in Newport Beach, as well as other projects, "including an autobiography and his continuing crusade to raise...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 3:34 PM
The Ravens have officially placed inside linebacker Ray Lewis and center Matt Birk on the reserve-retired list.
With Lewis, a two-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year, and Birk, a six-time Pro Bowl selection, retiring, the Ravens have realized a...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 8:51 AM
For Ravens veteran free safety Ed Reed, the waiting game continues.
Reed is set to become an unrestricted free agent for the first time after completing his six-year, $44.5 million contract with the Ravens.
The former NFL Defensive Player of the Year'...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 10:15 PM
Gio Gonzalez responds to ESPN PED report
Washington Nationals starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez responded with a statement to Tuesday's revelation from ESPN that he did not purchase banned substances from the Biogenesis clinic, but he did not...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 1:32 PM
A trip to the Pro Bowl was not the only reward Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings received at the end of the 2012 season.
He is also in line for a bump in pay.
Jennings, who signed a two-year contract to return to the club last March, triggered a...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs is among a group of football players who have put their names and jersey numbers on a T-shirt line that celebrates LGBT Pride Month.
The NFL Players' Association has launched a One Team Pride Shirts T-shirt line meant...