| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Johnny Manziel is about as big a star as you can find in college football — in status, that is, not in actual height.
After becoming the first freshman ever to win the Heisman Trophy, the Texas A&M quarterback hasn't let up this season, completing...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 8:34 PM
As usual, the first weekend of the NFL season was an exercise in what we didn't know.
We thought: San Francisco's Colin Kaepernick would be hurting for receivers. We learned: Kaepernick, who had never thrown for 300 yards, finished with 412 yards and...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:44 PM
New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez expressed hope recently that he'd soon be ready to play again, but those plans may have to be put on hold because his injured throwing shoulder eventually may require surgery.
ESPN reported late Wednesday night...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:20 PM
Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson was suspended for one game for flagrant and repeat violations of NFL safety rules prohibiting hits to the head and neck area of defenseless players.
Goldson was penalized for unnecessary roughness in the second...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 7:30 PM
What's the worst that could happen?
The Green Bay Packers found out Sunday in one of the wildest sequences of Week 3.
Protecting a three-point lead and hoping to get another score — and run out the clock with four minutes left — the...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Arizona safety Rashad Johnson removed his glove after making a routine tackle and found something unexpected -- and horrifying -- inside.
Part of his finger.
The fifth-year safety lost the top part of his left middle finger while tackling New...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:55 PM
Quarterbacks are putting up gargantuan numbers. Yardage totals are rolling up like pennies on a gas pump. Defenses are scrambling to patch holes.
And power running backs are all but forgotten.
What used to be a cornerstone to building a strong...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Ben Roethlisberger could have been speaking out of frustration.
The Pittsburgh Steelers' rally from a 17-point deficit in the fourth quarter Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings had fallen just short, leaving the quarterback's team at 0-4 for the...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
The Baltimore Ravens bolstered their receiving corps, agreeing in principle to a contract with tight end Dallas Clark,/b> and signing wideout Brandon Stokley to a one-year contract.
The team announced the deals Sunday.
The Ravens lost top tight end...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:38 PM
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress will have surgery Monday to repair an injury in his right shoulder and is out indefinitely.
Coach Mike Tomlin called the damage to Burress' shoulder "significant" but declined to specify the exact nature...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has signed a six-year contract extension, reportedly worth more than $55 million.
Cushing was in the last year of the deal he signed as a rookie in 2009. The 26-year-old from USC returned to the field this...