| Dec 13, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Should Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel be taunted by the Cincinnati Bengals defense during his first NFL start Sunday, the former Heisman Trophy winner says he's now better equipped to maintain his composure.
Manziel lost control of...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 5:49 PM
By David Purdum, The Sports Xchange
ATLANTA — Steeler Nation took over the Georgia Dome on Sunday and liked what it saw.
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell scored two touchdowns, and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and receiver Antonio...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 2:08 PM
PITTSBURGH — Two home wins.
That's what it will take for the Pittsburgh Steelers to make the playoffs for the first time since 2011 and win the AFC North division championship.
A victory this Sunday over the visiting Kansas City Chiefs would put...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Some fantasy football leagues enter the playoffs in Week 14, while many play their final week of regular season ball. So it's a critical week if you're playing your first postseason game or a potential playoff berth hangs on this weekend's results....
| Dec 3, 2014
| 2:53 PM
This is for my players who are out of the game. I mean my fantasy football players who are suddenly finished with their favorite pastime after not qualifying for their league's playoffs.
You don't know what's worse: being out of contention by Week 8...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Not long after reporting to the Pittsburgh Steelers, Martavis Bryant reached out to Antonio Brown.
When the rookie receiver was disappointed in being deactivated for the first six games of his pro career, he went to Brown for advice.
When he made a...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 1:01 PM
There have been few times during his 12-year NFL career when Terrell Suggs has been at a loss for words, but the thought of him wearing a yellow jacket and standing next to a bronzed bust of himself only forces a smile.
"Wow," said Suggs, glancing up at...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 1:59 PM
By Jeff Wallner, The Sports Xchange
CINCINNATI — Ben Roethlisberger passed for 350 yards and three touchdowns and the Pittsburgh Steelers revived their playoff hopes with a 42-21 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals in a key AFC North clash at Paul...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Nearly a month ago, the Ravens held a series of meetings to simplify and re-direct their offense.
Those must have been some great meetings.
In the last three games, the Ravens have averaged 174 rushing, 242.6 passing yards and nearly 32 points a game....
| Dec 9, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Chris Rock sure knows how to get onto a Charm City crowd's good side.
In town briefly to publicize Friday's opening of his latest comedy, "Top Five," Rock alighted at the Rotunda Cinemas Tuesday afternoon to say something nasty (and unprintable here)...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 9:00 AM
When NFL scouts descended on the Clemson campus last spring, they were primarily there to check out All-American wide receiver Sammy Watkins.
The Pittsburgh Steelers had a dual purpose for visiting Clemson: evaluating Tigers wide receiver Martavis...