| Aug 30, 2014
| 9:03 AM
Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison announced Saturday that he is retiring. Harrison, 36, is calling it a career after 12 seasons in the NFL. He was a five-time Pro Bowl linebacker and a two-time first-team All-Pro. “I have made the...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 7:23 PM
The New Orleans Saints made 12-time Pro Bowl cornerback Champ Bailey one of their preseason roster cuts Saturday.
Bailey struggled because of a foot injury and played sparingly in the last two games of the preseason.
Bailey said after the Super Bowl...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 9:06 PM
An act of domestic violence has already cost a professional football running back his job. Bumbling an investigation into the incident might cost the NFL's commissioner his.
Roger Goodell, who heads the nation's most successful sports league, has been...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:59 AM
It was an extremely costly 22-20 overtime loss for the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday night against the Miami Dolphins, and not only because of the outcome of the game.
Pro Bowl defensive tackle Geno Atkins, one of the most disruptive interior linemen...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Ravens running back Ray Rice, wide receiver Torrey Smith and center Gino Gradkowski all practiced Thursday on a limited basis.
Rice rested his quadriceps injury Tuesday, but said he would definitely return by Thursday.
Smith has a minor hamstring...
| Sep 14, 2013
Conversations between Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith and Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden rarely focus on press coverage and fly patterns.
Two of the top young players in the AFC North will square off again Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium, but...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Steelers 19, Jets 6
Strategy: In their second year under offensive coordinator Todd Haley, the Steelers remain a pass-oriented team. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger took a few shots down the field, but more often he was throwing short, including 11...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 5:59 PM
A little more than three months after they exchanged a terse handshake near midfield at M&T Bank Stadium, Ravens coach John Harbaugh and his Pittsburgh Steelers counterpart, Mike Tomlin, were together again in an entirely different setting.
At a posh...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Standing inside the Ravens' locker room, outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil broke into laughter at the suggestion that he's a relative bargain as a free agent signing.
"A bargain?" Dumervil said. "I just come out and play the game of football, which I...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 7:46 PM
The logic was sound.
The Ravens were the defending Super Bowl champions and hadn't missed the playoffs since 2007. The Cincinnati Bengals made the playoffs in consecutive seasons and were poised to take the next step. The Pittsburgh Steelers haven't had...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 1:30 PM
HAMPTON — Mike Tomlin's annual homecoming produced the expected result: mobilizing the local chapter of Steelers Nation and providing a celebrity boost for a favorite cause.
Tomlin, the Peninsula native and Pittsburgh Steelers' head coach,...