| Mar 6, 2015
| 5:08 AM
Every year around this time a solid supply of NFL veterans can be found on the waiver wire because teams purge their roster to create salary cap space.
This year, as tomorrow's start of free agency conversations approach, is no different. I've always...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 7:59 PM
PHOENIX — Like sandlot players when they were kids, Hall of Famers Chris Carter and Michael Irvin chose sides on Wednesday night.
This time, they were drafting some of the best football players in the game for Team Carter and Team Irvin in their...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 4:25 AM
Quinten Rollins spent four years starting on the basketball court for Miami University, dishing out assists and grabbing more steals than anyone in school history except former Chicago Bulls standout Ron Harper.
Now, the converted point guard has...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 5:00 AM
In an interview with The Baltimore Sun this week, former Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis expressed optimism about the future of his old team, but not before offering this caveat:
“They’re going to have to get it done real soon before things...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 8:52 PM
While it's true Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy and coach Chip Kelly sometimes clashed over McCoy's running style, which wasn't downhill enough for the coach's liking, it will be awfully difficult for the Eagles to run the ball as well in...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 5:16 AM
The tide in the NFL could be turning this offseason.
Up to this point the NFLPA has taken a beating when it comes to the new collective bargaining agreement, which ushered in a new financial era of the NFL in 2011, one that featured the middle class...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 7:44 PM
If the Bears want to take one giant leap to solve a long-standing issue at safety, a pricey fix will likely be available.
The Patriots exercised their franchise tag on kicker Stephen Gostkowski before Monday's deadline, meaning free safety Devin...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 1:54 PM
Former Ravens veteran defensive end Chris Canty will visit the New York Jets on Friday and Saturday, according to a league source.
Jets coach Todd Bowles and defensive coordinator Kacy Rodgers were on the Dallas Cowboys' coaching staff when Canty was...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 8:04 PM
HAMDEN — Thirteen months ago, Michael Sam was a college football star about to embark on an NFL career.
But on a Sunday night in February 2014, Sam shifted from an athlete known only to ardent sports fans to cultural symbol when he came out as...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 8:45 PM
HAMDEN — On a snowy night in early March bound to hear Michael Sam speak at Quinnipiac University, all I could think about was Curt Schilling.
Given their lifestyles, their backgrounds, many of their views, most people would probably put those two...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 6:54 PM
With the NFL scouting combine in the rearview mirror, the league's spotlight has shifted quickly toward free agency, in which the Bears will make their first big steps in their roster revision efforts.
The new league year begins at 3 p.m. March 10,...