| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The draft will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in New York. Times NFL writer Sam Farmer examines team needs by division. Today, the West divisions:
Now that they have their quarterback in Alex Smith, the Kansas City Chiefs need...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:46 PM
The Ravens have arrived at a rare moment in franchise history.
When free agency starts at 4 p.m. Tuesday, the Ravens will have the most financial flexibility they've had since coach John Harbaugh was hired six years ago. The Ravens are carrying $21....
| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:15 AM
The New England Patriots have been the NFL's best team during this era of football.
Considering how many AFC Conference Championships, and Super Bowls Bill Belichick's team has won and appeared in since 2001, this can not be debated.
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:18 PM
This is the story of one of the NFL's most disrespected receivers.
The first thing anyone ever says about Brian Hartline when assessing his receiving skills, justifying his respectable five-year career, is that he's "deceptively fast."
| Dec 15, 2013
| 6:40 AM
MIAMI GARDENS - I've been covering the Miami Dolphins since 2007 and I've never seen a more confident Dolphins squad heading into a Patriots game.
Not the 2008 season when Miami dethroned the Tom Brady-less Patriots and won the AFC East division....
| Apr 25, 2013
| 9:38 PM
Representing Dunbar High with a maroon suit and maroon tie, Tavon Austin strolled into Radio City Music Hall around 7 p.m. Thursday night to see his lifelong dream fulfilled.
At 7:34 p.m., he and 22 other top prospects were introduced to the crowd....
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:37 PM
One of my favorite assignments in the past year or so was the feature I did this week on former Dunbar and West Virginia star Tavon Austin, who for weeks has had talent evaluators in NFL organizations and in the media salivating about what he might do...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Here's a look at what national media are saying about the St. Louis Rams drafting former Dunbar star Tavon Austin with the No. 8 pick in the 2013 NFL draft.
** SI.com's Don Banks says the Rams gave up a lot to get Austin, but the West Virginia wide...
| May 7, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. Each week, I hope to chat with one of them in a regular feature called Blogger on Blogger. This week, I exchanged emails with...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 10:17 AM
The Miami Dolphins started newly acquired offensive lineman Bryant McKinnie at left tackle in Sunday's game against the New England Patriots.
McKinnie, a 12-year veteran, replaced Jonathan Martin. Martin, the team's 2012 second-round pick, returned to...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 4:40 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- As New England Patriots fans descended on the ProShop adjacent to Gillette Stadium Saturday, their Aaron Hernandez jerseys were folded neatly, crumpled up in a ball, wedged under their arms or stuffed into a bag - and then handed over...