| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Quarterbacks are the most protected players in the NFL. The league revolves around them.
Running backs are the least protected players. Even helmet-to-helmet hits are legal against them.
In a read-option offense, a scheme rapidly gaining popularity in...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 9:07 AM
Former USC cornerback Terrell Thomas, who has undergone major knee surgery three times, continues his comeback with the NFL's New York Giants.
Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News wrote about Thomas as he prepares to play in Saturday's...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:29 PM
Although talk show host and football analyst Michael Strahan was initially a reluctant seller, a $3-million gain in less than a year helped him overcome his hesitancy.
Strahan and his fiancee, television personality Nicole Murphy, have sold their Bel-...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Fox had little competition in prime-time Sunday night in the key 18-49 demographic as the Indianapolis Colts beat the New York Giants 20-12.
According to early numbers from Nielsen, the preseason NFL game drew an average of 5.8 million viewers and a...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Mark Sanchez had the stage to himself for three quarters Saturday night in his bid to secure the starting job as the New York Jets quarterback, but the reviews are mixed following a 37-13 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars at MetLife Stadium.
| Jul 28, 2013
| 7:01 PM
Denver Broncos center Dan Koppen is out for the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee Sunday during nine-on-seven drills, less than six weeks after rejoining Denver following J.D. Walton's setback in his comeback from...
| 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...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 9:46 PM
Four months later, the Philadelphia 76ers have a new coach.
A person familiar with the decision told the Associated Press on Monday that the 76ers have hired San Antonio assistant Brett Brown to replace Doug Collins, who resigned in April.
| Aug 10, 2013
| 9:35 PM
Brad Keselowski passed Joey Logano for the lead with 16 laps to go, then held off Sam Hornish Jr. to win the Nationwide Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International on Saturday in a dominant performance for Penske Racing.
Keselowski, who finished...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:17 AM
Pittsburgh receiver Plaxico Burress might have to call it a career after suffering a severe shoulder injury while diving for a ball in Thursday’s practice.
According to multiple reports, all citing unnamed team and player sources, Burress suffered...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Former NFL great Harry Carson has a message for parents: Don't let your kid play football until you see what we've learned about head injuries.
Carson, a Hall of Fame linebacker for the New York Giants, is the star witness for "League of Denial: The...