| Jan 2, 2013
| 8:44 PM
What once was reason for panic –— a rookie quarterback starting an NFL playoff game — is suddenly a problem for opposing defenses.
Andrew Luck playing at Baltimore? The Ravens had better be ready.
Russell Wilson versus Robert Griffin...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 7:22 PM
HOUSTON — With a sinister smile, safety Danieal Manning strutted to his locker, nodding his head as if to say, "I told you so."
Manning promised the Texans defense would "get its swag back" following a disappointing conclusion to the regular...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 11:45 AM
This week's special Thursday edition of our NFL Google+ hangout -- "NFL Slam with Mark and Sam," starring Times NFL columnist Sam Farmer and Mark Thompson of "Mark and Brian" radio fame -- will start at 12:30 p.m. today on this blog post and will cover...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 4:39 PM
6 a.m. Tennis: Women’s Shenzhen Open semifinals (d. in China; including Li Na vs. Peng Shuai).--Tennis Ch.
9 a.m. Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News --NNPS
9:30 a.m. College highlights:...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 11:07 PM
HOUSTON -- J.J. Watt swatted away passes, Arian Foster ran away from tacklers and the Houston Texans did just enough to knock Cincinnati out of the playoffs for the second straight year.
Matt Schaub made his postseason debut a successful one when...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 3:14 PM
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans need a win this weekend at Indianapolis to secure a bye and home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs.
They also want to build some momentum instead of limping into the postseason, a weird place to be for a...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:58 PM
The Ravens' regular-season finale Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals is like the final preseason game — it's just one more test before the new season begins.
So, you can yawn through that one like you do during actual preseason games, and...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 1:34 PM
There was hope. Believe it, there was.
On Sunday, the Miami Dolphins actually showed they could compete with one of the league's elite teams. They had the defending AFC South champs tied in a standstill for nearly one half.
And then reality set in....
| Mar 19, 2013
| 3:57 PM
As the Houston Texans continue to haggle with the agent for veteran free safety Ed Reed after his visit Friday, the Super Bowl champion Ravens haven't closed the door on trying to retain the former NFL Defensive Player of the Year.
To characterize the...
| Jun 16, 2013
HAMPTON — Tyrod Taylor received his Super Bowl ring June 7. A week later his mom confiscated the most cherished bling in American team sports.
"I got the watch," said Taylor's dad, Rodney, laughing at his consolation prize.
| Mar 17, 2013
Hopkins' Marcello loses in D-III wrestling title match
Johns Hopkins senior 141-pound wrestler Paul Marcello lost a 2-1 decision to third-seeded Adam Sheley in the championship match at the NCAA Division III championships in Cedar Rapids,...