| Oct 15, 2010
The Saints will play a third consecutive game without running back Pierre Thomas.
Thomas was listed as "out" on the official report the Saints submitted to the NFL Friday. Thomas sprained his left ankle against the Falcons and has missed subsequent games...
| Oct 17, 2010
| 6:14 PM
A week after their biggest rushing effort in two decades, the Bears got back to who they are:
A dysfunctional mess on offense.
Jay Cutler isn't throwing interceptions at an alarming rate, but otherwise a case can be constructed the Bears offense was...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 9:39 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Five innings into his major league career, Blake Davis wasn’t nervous. He even felt rather calm at the plate and while manning second base.
On what was supposed to be a memorable day, a sharply hit two-hopper came his way...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 3:00 PM
In a recent item on Pro Football Talk, Mike Florio wrote that the Ravens' free-agency gamble -- releasing veterans Willis McGahee, Todd Heap, Derrick Mason and Kelly Gregg -- blew up on them. Each player opted to sign elsewhere instead of staying here...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 5:52 PM
Torrey Smith's first NFL training camp has been about adjusting to a new offensive system and a different level of expectations.
After an entire offseason of presuming he would be a backup as a rookie, Smith felt his NFL world change in a matter of...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 4:51 AM
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said that Tarvaris Jackson will start at quarterback and get a handful of plays against San Diego on Thursday in their preseason opener.
Carroll said that wide receiver Mike Williams suffered a toe sprain in practice on...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Let's jump in the time machine and flash back in time to the early 2000s when Tom Cruise wasn't a known crazy person, "Freedom Fries" were an innovation in redneck culinary circles and men under the age of 40 wearing visors in public was considered to...
| Aug 23, 2011
This is the third of eight editions in which the News-Press looks back at the area's 2010-11 seasons, school by school, before looking ahead at the year to come.
There proved to be quite a few intriguing storylines throughout the past season for...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 11:45 AM
The weather's begun to cool, and when the grass gets cut these days, it smells sweeter.
I first became aware of this mid-August phenomenon at the age of 12 or 13, when I started playing junior-league football. Mind you, the fragrance of the turf is a lot...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 5:00 AM
The Seattle Seahawks have a pair of starting wide receivers in Sidney Rice and Mike Williams who are large, physical targets for either Tarvaris Jackson or Charlie Whitehurst.
But undrafted rookie Doug Baldwin leads the offense in catches (28), is...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 4:42 PM
Marshawn Lynch extended his streak of consecutive games with a touchdown to six as the Seattle Seahawks continued their mastery of the St. Louis Rams with a 24-7 road victory on Sunday.
Lynch gained 88 yards on 27 carries while Sidney Rice had a...