| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Week 2 of the NFL exhibition season is in the books and 29 players with Connecticut connections remain on NFL rosters. Teams must cut down to 75 by 4 p.m. Tuesday. The Week 2 standout performances go to a pair of former Huskies. Veteran QB Dan Orlovsky,...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine came to Washington planning to announce his quarterback for the regular-season opener in the next couple of days. However, neither highly-touted rookie Johnny Manziel nor holdover Brian Hoyer played very well against...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:44 PM
LANDOVER, MD. -- Tom Brady, Darrelle Revis, Rob Gronkowski, Jerod Mayo and Logan Mankins didn't play for the New England Patriots.
The Washington Redskins held out Pierre Garcon, DeSean Jackson and Ryan Clark due to minor injuries.
That is the nature of...
| Aug 8, 2014
Tom Brady, Darrelle Revis, Rob Gronkowski, Jerod Mayo and Logan Mankins didn't play for the New England Patriots and Washington held out Pierre Garcon, DeSean Jackson and Ryan Clark because of minor injuries in the Redskins' 23-6 victory in a preseason...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:43 PM
UCLA and Texas have two of the most decorated programs in college sports. Texas' brand is strong, even when the football team is not. Longhorns' orange wasn't the only thing burnt during a 41-7 loss to Brigham Young last week. Staff writer Chris Foster...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 9:10 AM
What do airplane wings have to do with Colt McCoy’s football shoulder pads?
Turns out, a lot.
Chicago-based Boeing Co. said Wednesday it is working with Russell Brands to incorporate leftover carbon fiber from its 787 Dreamliner production...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 7:37 PM
TAMPA, Fla. -- The Washington Redskins wrapped up their slate of preseason games Thursday night with a 24-10 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium.
Both teams leaned almost exclusively on their reserves in the exhibition finale,...
| Aug 29, 2014
The Sports Xchange
Giants 16, Patriots 13
Josh Brown's third field goal of the game, a 37-yarder with 38 seconds remaining in the game gave the New York Giants a 16-13 win over New England at MetLife Stadium on Thursday night. Brown also was good from...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 2:25 PM
NORFOLK — Taylor Heinicke is fascinated by pressure, motion, stress, efficiency and force. On the football field, as well.
Old Dominion's senior quarterback sees few correlations between his major, mechanical engineering, and football, other...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 6:33 AM
From a football standpoint, I don't think the upgraded charge on running back Ray Rice changes things too much. The Ravens planned on adding at least one running back before Rice’s legal issues began and once they did, they were prepared for the...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 8:05 AM
Cleveland left tackle Joe Thomas made an unexpected comparison on Monday, saying Browns incumbent starting quarterback Brian Hoyer — a.k.a. the guy most everyone assumes will eventually be Johnny Manziel's backup — reminds him of New England...