| Dec 15, 2012
| 4:05 AM
Jerod Mayo continues to excel in his fifth season with the New England Patriots. The Pro Bowl linebacker from Kecoughtan High ranks third in the NFL with 125 tackles, five behind leader Luke Kuechly, the Carolina Panthers rookie from Boston College.
| Dec 4, 2012
| 6:40 PM
Los Angeles Times
Colin Kaepernick and Greg McElroy should be the starters.
It's not as if 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh can keep flipping back and forth between Kaepernick and Alex Smith and expect those psyches to stay...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 7:45 PM
New city, new team, same Peyton Manning.
That's how the Denver Broncos quarterback looked in Week 4, at least, carving up the Oakland Raiders by completing 30 of 38 passes for 338 yards with three touchdowns.
"He's getting more comfortable," Coach...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 6:09 PM
Jason Garrett was the hot coaching candidate who had everything the Ravens were seeking. He was a former NFL quarterback, Ivy League-educated and groomed in a football family. He was young and bright, and in just a couple of seasons as an NFL assistant,...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 4:21 PM
You can argue there are athletes as good in Bay Rivers District football as Warhill High junior Devonte Dedmon, but you can't argue there's anyone more versatile. And you'll have to look hard to find one tougher.
Dedmon's versatility was most evident...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 12:03 PM
— We figured that Devin McCourty owed some of his teammates dinner. A nice cut of prime rib for Mr. Prime Time Tom Brady maybe, for impeccable efficiency in answering his critics on that last-minute drive in regulation. A big Maine lobster, surely,...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 7:34 AM
You know what I’m talking about when I refer to “Jay face,’’ right? That pouty look that Jay Cutler flashes when things go badly? The one that every director of every televised Bears game has dedicated a camera to?
| Apr 11, 2013
| 2:24 PM
The Ravens' job offer to former Oakland Raiders starting middle linebacker Rolando McClain doesn't entail a major financial commitment.
The second chance the Ravens are offering the former Butkus Award winner and consensus All-American from Alabama ...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 3:00 AM
This NFL offseason represents the 10-year anniversary of the inception of the "Rooney Rule." The rule, named after Pittsburgh Steelers' Chairman Dan Rooney, requires teams to interview minority candidates for all head coaching and senior football...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 7:48 AM
Sportswriters inevitably get the question: How do you cover teams you once loved as a fan?
The standard answer is that you stop rooting for the jersey and start rooting for the best story. That’s true to a point but incomplete. It’s near...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 7:36 AM
As the Orioles and Ravens try to work out a scheduling conflict that has put in jeopardy the NFL’s hopes of opening up the regular season on Thursday, Sept. 5 at M&T Bank Stadium, the relationship between the two downtown neighbors has again come...