| May 4, 2015
| 8:17 PM
Dallas owner and general manager Jerry Jones wasn't bluffing when he said getting a running back wouldn't be a top priority in the draft, even though the Cowboys lost NFL rushing champion DeMarco Murray in free agency.
The Cowboys kept the focus on...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 6:54 PM
With the NFL scouting combine in the rearview mirror, the league's spotlight has shifted quickly toward free agency, in which the Bears will make their first big steps in their roster revision efforts.
The new league year begins at 3 p.m. March 10,...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 10:19 AM
William and Mary record-setting running back Jonathan Grimes, 24, is in his third stint with the Houston Texans. He also has been with the New York Jets and Jacksonville Jaguars.
Primarily because of a numbers game, the undrafted 5-foot-10, 207-pounder...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 12:04 AM
It was a mixed weekend for some of the Fuller brothers, who are quite familiar to Virginia Tech fans. Two of the Hokies' football program's most prolific family are now in the NFL.
Corey Fuller grabbed the winning touchdown pass to give Detroit a...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 10:41 PM
The latest Fuller brother from Virginia Tech to reach the NFL, Kyle, made a huge impact Sunday night in his second regular-season game.
The rookie intercepted two passes in the second half, leading the Chicago Bears' rally from a 17-point deficit to a...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 11:30 AM
When many of us last saw Logan Thomas, he was getting knocked woozy in Virginia Tech's Sun Bowl loss to UCLA on New Year's Eve. Even before then, he took plenty of criticism -- often deservedly so, he admitted -- for inaccurate passing.
| Oct 29, 2014
| 11:06 AM
Why didn’t the Bears trade Lance Briggs to the Cowboys (before Tuesday's deadline)? They had a need after Justin Durant was injured and Rod Marinelli is the defensive coordinator there. – Steve F., Jefferson City, Mo., from email
| Nov 3, 2014
| 11:32 AM
CLEVELAND — A slender thread.
The fortunes of the 2014 Dallas Cowboys could turn, and they could turn in a hurry.
According to the midseason standings, America's Team is thriving under coach Jason Garrett. The Cowboys lead the NFC East at 6-2,...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 9:11 PM
ODU-Wake: Old Dominion agreed to a two-year home-and-home agreement with Wake Forest.
ODU will host Wake Forest in Norfolk on Sept. 19, 2020, and play the Demon Deacons in Winston-Salem, N.C., on Sept. 11, 2021.
“This is another...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 12:07 AM
NFL experts say the Patriots will struggle more with Jerod Mayo out of the lineup. Unfortunately, they'll have to find out, since Mayo was carted off the field at Buffalo on Sunday after hurting his knee while making his fifth tackle of the day.
| Oct 6, 2014
| 11:24 PM
Russell Wilson was at his elusive best during the Seattle Seahawks' 27-17 victory over the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field.
Wilson, who grew up in Richmond and had plenty of family members watching in person, rushed for 122 yards -- a Monday Night...