| Sep 10, 2013
| 7:20 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Landon Donovan's 58th goal for the U.S. national team in the 78th minute doubled the Americans' lead over Mexico to 2-0 and moved the team a big step closer to next summer's World Cup in Brazil.
Eddie Johnson's goal early in the...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Texans 30, Titans 24
Strategy: Led by All-Pro defensive end J.J. Watt, the Texans have one of the most aggressive and physical 3-4 defensive fronts in the NFL. Defensive coordinator Wade Phillips isn’t afraid to blitz and he sent pass rushers in...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith broached the topic with Joe Flacco late last week, and he was surprised with the assuredness of the quarterback's response.
Flacco was adamant that he'd play, even if his wife, Dana, went into labor on the day of the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Texans 28, Ravens 14
The Ravens may need a couple of more weeks to get everyone on the same page. As a result, the Texans take advantage and leave M&T Bank Stadium with their first win in Baltimore.
Texans 27, Ravens 21...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:25 PM
As Ravens cornerback Chykie Brown returned to practice on a limited basis with a minor right knee injury, Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson was also back to work.
Johnson practiced for the first time this week since sustaining a concussion...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 2:06 PM
Ravens Pro Bowl fullback Vonta Leach already knows what to expect Sunday against Houston Texans inside linebacker Brian Cushing: plenty of head-knocking collisions.
Like Leach, Cushing is an aggressive player who doesn't shy away from contact.
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Ravens running back Bernard Pierce kept plunging into the line of scrimmage Sunday, collidng with a stingy Houston Texans defensive front that repeatedly stonewalled him.
Rushing yards became a rare commodity for Pierce despite his efforts.
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:35 AM
Sunday was brutal when it came to NFL injuries, and the star players weren’t spared.
St. Louis quarterback Sam Bradford and Houston linebacker Brian Cushing suffered season-ending knee injuries; Green Bay tight end Jermichael Finley was carted off...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Michael Egnew places his arms in a grappling position and squats to anchor down, bracing his body for impact.
The Miami Dolphins tight end is preparing for a collision with Pro Bowl pass rusher Cameron Wake, attempting to establish positioning during...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 1:41 PM
The Ravens won't have to contend with Houston Texans star linebacker Brian Cushing later this month at Reliant Stadium.
Cushing is out for the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament, coach Gary Kubiak announced today.
The Texans suffered a...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 5:28 PM
When their offense lined up on 3rd down with 1:38 left Sunday, the Ravens were inches away from Foxborough, Mass. One short surge straight ahead and they were in the AFC championship game.
But when fullback Vonta Leach picked up no yards in a cloud of...