| Feb 25, 2013
| 7:41 AM
I still don’t get the NFL scouting combine.
Last weekend in Indianapolis and through Tuesday, football players will wear almost no football equipment while running some drills they practice specifically for this showcase but rarely execute in...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 9:46 AM
The NFL’s annual pre-draft meat market wraps up Tuesday, but one of the players generating the most buzz at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis was former Dunbar star Tavon Austin. His 4.34 in the 40-yard dash Sunday validated the gigabytes...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Every Monday, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will rank the most significant athletes and events in Baltimore sports that week based on accomplishments on and off the field. Because, well, why not?
Today, I debut this fun weekly feature,...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 8:40 PM
Defensive back B.W. Webb of William and Mary, a former Warwick High star, turned heads at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis.
Webb posted a vertical jump of 40 1/2 inches, a broad jump of 132 inches and fast shuttle times for 20 yards (3.84...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Colorado tight end Nick Kasa told ESPN Radio Denver on Wednesday that he was asked questions about his sexuality by at least one team at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.
"They ask you like, 'Do you have a girlfriend? Are you married? Do you...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Joe Flacco had just put his signature ona six-year contract that could pay him as much as $120.6 million and the NFL’s newly-minted highest paid player had big plans to celebrate.
“I'm going to drive home tonight and just go out to dinner...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 1:17 PM
The Miami Dolphins burst into free agency Tuesday by signing high-profile wide receiver Mike Wallace, the top free agent on the market and one of the best deep threats in the NFL.
Wallace inked a five-year contract worth $65 million, with $30 million...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Free agency is almost a week old, and the Dolphins have made so many transactions and explored so many options that you could get dizzy tossing around the names.
Here's what we know so far: through free agency the Dolphins have signed eight starters, or...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 3:00 AM
This NFL offseason represents the 10-year anniversary of the inception of the "Rooney Rule." The rule, named after Pittsburgh Steelers' Chairman Dan Rooney, requires teams to interview minority candidates for all head coaching and senior football...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Even the face of the NFL Network occasionally gets stopped at the line of scrimmage.
Sportscaster Rich Eisen is trying to get across the field at the University of Phoenix Stadium, where he's supposed to host his network's...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Aaron Hernandez was a heavy drug user during his days with the Patriots and his behavior angered coach Bill Belichick to the point that his job was in jeopardy, according to Rolling Stone magazine.
In story excerpts from "The Gangster in the Huddle"...