| Dec 28, 2013
| 4:23 PM
At 2-13, the Houston Texans have the inside track on the No. 1 overall pick in May's NFL draft.
But if the Texans were to win at Tennessee on Sunday, and Washington were to lose at the New York Giants, the Redskins, who had a weaker schedule, would...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Will an Arctic chill play into the weather-worn hands of the Green Bay Packers?
The forecast calls for bitter cold Sunday afternoon when the Packers play host to San Francisco in the first round of the NFL playoffs, but that doesn't...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:20 PM
The 2014 NFL season will kick off Sept. 4 in Seattle, where the Super Bowl champion Seahawks will be honored before the boisterous 12th Man in the regular-season opener against the Green Bay Packers.
A full schedule for the upcoming season —...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 11:33 PM
The signing of NBA player Jason Collins has the possibility of pushing the taboo against gay players in sports further into the trash can of past barriers.
The Brooklyn Nets signed the openly gay player to a 10-day contract. A 10-day contract doesn't...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Georgia Tech defensive end Jeremiah Attaochu isn't working out at the NFL scouting combine due to a partially torn hamstring and hand injury suffered at the Senior Bowl.
He's participating in medical testing and team interviews, including conducting a...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:08 AM
A roundup of NFL experts' picks for Sunday's game between the Ravens and Green Bay Packers.
* The Sporting News' Vinnie Iyer thinks the Ravens will win, 27-24, over the Packers.
The Super Bowl champions have been schizophrenic, going up and down...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:55 PM
As the opening of NFL training camps creeps closer, so does confrontation with critical concerns on top teams. The outcome of these issues will have a major impact on the drama and results of the 2013 season.
Some of the teams expecting to contend for...
| 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...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Never mind that old notion about the backup quarterback being the most popular guy in town.
In the NFL, backup quarterbacks are suddenly the busiest guys in town.
A rash of injuries around the league has teams scrambling to get their reserve signal-...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 12:43 PM
Ravens standout nose tackle Haloti Ngata is officially listed as questionable on the injury report even though coach John Harbaugh said the Pro Bowl defensive lineman is set to play Sunday against the Green Bay Packers.
Ngata is listed as questionable...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Although nose tackle Haloti Ngata is listed as questionable on the injury report, Harbaugh said the Pro Bowl defensive lineman is set to play Sunday.
Ngata returned to practice Friday on a limited basis and appeared to have his normal mobility after...