| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Three years ago when he arrived with the heady title of "franchise savior" of the St. Louis Rams, it felt as though the biggest part of Jeff Fisher's new job was far more that of a persuasive salesman than an ingenious football coach.
The Rams and for...
| May 4, 2014
| 6:12 PM
As Ha'sean Clinton-Dix, the man they call Ha Ha, stood underneath the huge, digital billboard along Interstate 4 in Eatonville, he just shook his head.
"It's pretty amazing," he said, flashing his big, infectious smile.
The prediction is a little...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 9:41 AM
When NFL prospect Michael Sam came out publicly as gay Sunday, he was largely applauded for his honesty and bravery by everyone from NFL players, coaches and executives to the Obamas.
Sam's father had received the news several days earlier. His reaction...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:44 AM
That one of the largest pro football players of his era now owns three restaurants isn't surprising. But how did Roger Brown shed 50 pounds doing it?
"My goal now is to sell the food, not eat it," said Brown, 76, who played at Maryland State before...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 8:44 AM
Michael Sam Sr. says his comments about his son being gay were taken out of context and don't represent his true beliefs.
In a New York Times interview Tuesday, Sam was quoted as saying that “I don’t want my grandkids raised in that kind...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 11:37 PM
Hall of Fame football player David "Deacon" Jones, one of the Los Angeles Rams' heralded Fearsome Foursome whose outspoken persona and relentless pursuit of quarterbacks helped turn defensive linemen into stars, died Monday of natural causes at his home...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 4:22 AM
This past Sunday on Groller's Corner, I mentioned the unique concept Pro Football Talk on the NBC Sports Network is using to identify a Mount Rushmore for each NFL team. They're calling it "Faces of the Franchise." I think it's a fascinating topic --...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Deacon Jones, an NFL Hall of Fame defensive player, has died at the age of 74....
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:45 PM
For Mark Keys, the pen is mightier than the scalpel.
Thirty-four surgeries on his back and legs, coupled with a host of other ailments, have left the onetime boat rigger unable to work and largely homebound since 1991.
His physical problems have led...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 11:30 PM
Legendary Orlando football player David 'Deacon' Jones died Monday evening at his home in Southern California. He was 74. Reports are that he died of natural causes.
Jones, who played at Eatonville's Hungerford High School prior to integration of...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 8:38 AM
Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston answers reader questions on the Ravens' 16-13 overtime win ove the San Diego Chargers.
Eric in Jacksonville: Mike, give it to us straight: Did the San Diego defense just play inspired or did the Ravens offense...