| Sep 11, 2012
| 1:07 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — On the field, David Smith is an athlete who is capable of playing just about anywhere. In fact, he pretty much does on defense, where he knows the sets and game plan nearly as well as the coaching staff.
In the classroom, he's a...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 3:54 PM
The National Football league's replacement referees have officially become the sport's scapegoats.
Have a bad drive, throw a pick, lose a game — chalk it up to poor officiating. After a 24-23 loss Sunday to the Eagles, Ravens quarterback Joe...
| Nov 19, 2012
-- The latest star turn in Ravens return specialist Jacoby Jones' stellar season unfolded Sunday night as he bolted into the end zone on a punt return for a touchdown.
Jones' 63-yard first-quarter score during a pivotal 13-10 AFC North victory over the...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Names are resurrected and the memories attached come flooding along.
These guys made Notre Dame football what it has been over the past quarter-century, or so.
They're the phenoms who came to South Bend from across the country to play a game at a...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 11:08 AM
As the Ravens prepare for Sunday’s AFC North showdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers and the latest chapter of what many consider the NFL’s best rivalry, The Sun caught up this week with several participants from the series to get some of...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 8:38 PM
Most of the characteristics that have defined what many consider the best rivalry in football remain unchanged. Make no mistake, the Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers still don't like each other.
The disdain is well-earned from years of hard hits, tough...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Tim Tebow, the NFL’s version of a biology lab frog, headlines the guest counselors appearing at William and Mary’s Colonial All-Pro Football Camp in June.
Each summer Nike sends three of its highest-profile clients to Williamsburg, and with...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 7:52 PM
Tim Tebow, the NFL's version of a biology lab frog, headlines the guest counselors appearing at William and Mary's Colonial All-Pro Football Camp in June.
Each summer Nike sends three of its highest-profile clients to Williamsburg, and with Tebow,...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 6:55 PM
NEW YORK – Former University of Notre Dame wide receiver Michael Floyd was selected with the 13th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft by the Arizona Cardinals.
Floyd is the highest-drafted player from Notre Dame since defensive tackle Bryant...
| May 4, 2012
| 8:58 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Alameda Ta'amu's "welcome to the NFL" moment didn't come when the Pittsburgh Steelers selected the massive nose tackle in the fourth round of last week's draft.
Instead it came a little later when All-Pro safety Troy Polamalu...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 5:32 PM
— Ravens coach John Harbaugh was trying to pay both team compliments when he said Sunday's game between the Ravens and the Cleveland Browns was just another typical AFC North game.
He was right in one sense: this game is a model for the division in...