| Oct 6, 2014
| 4:03 AM
The Washington Redskins will be hard-pressed to continue its dominance against the Seattle Seahawks when the clubs square off in the nation's capital on Monday night. Washington is 11-4 in the all-time regular-season series and has won each of the last...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 12:09 PM
I'll get to the fantasy football lineup suggestions shortly, but first a haiku.
Bridgewater won't play
Fate returns Christian Ponder
Why does fate hate us?
You heard right, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater hasn't recovered from an...
| Sep 26, 2014
By David Elfin, The Sports Xchange
LANDOVER, Md. — It was the Eli Manning-to-Larry Donnell show Thursday night. New York's veteran quarterback connected with his new starting tight end for three touchdowns in the first half as the Giants whipped...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 9:01 PM
LANDOVER, Md. -- It was the Eli Manning-to-Larry Donnell show Thursday night. New York's veteran quarterback connected with his new starting tight end for three touchdowns in the first half as the Giants whipped the turnover-riddled Washington Redskins...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Lane Stadium was a teenager when we first met. It was the fall of 1980, my senior year at James Madison, and as a fledgling scribe I accompanied the Dukes to Virginia Tech for the first football game between the I-81 neighbors.
| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:16 AM
Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall said Sunday that the team's medical staff believes he tore his left Achilles tendon early in the second quarter of the team's 37-34 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. The 11th-year veteran suffered the injury...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 3:59 PM
After Kobe Bryant tore his left Achilles' tendon in April of 2013, he reached out to soccer star David Beckham for advice.
Beckham suffered a similar injury in 2010, but was able to play again after a scant five months.
Now Bryant is paying it...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Danny Woodhead was many things to the San Diego Chargers — running back, receiver, leader, hard worker and popular teammate. Now he's injured and out for the season.
Woodhead broke his lower right leg on the first drive Sunday in a 22-10 victory...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 9:11 PM
Sunday was filled with key NFL performances by guys with Virginia ties. To wit: Bruton High graduate Lorenzo Taliaferro anchored the Ravens' running game in their dramatic triumph at Cleveland; the Lions' Don Carey and the Colts' Greg Toler scored...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Here's a look at how the state players fared in preseason Week 4 and their status:
Listed by jersey number (if still applicable), name, connections and statistics:.
LS 82 Mike Leach (W&M): Reserve; did long snapping; 2 tackles (both...
| Aug 24, 2014
Vince Lombardi was in the hospital dying of colon cancer. He awoke one night, and from the deepest part of his soul bellowed a warning to the world.
"Joe Namath! You're not bigger than football. Remember that!"
If Lombardi had lived, what would he say...