| Apr 14, 2015
| 3:23 PM
Ike Taylor spent a dozen years as a tough-minded fixture at cornerback for the Pittsburgh Steelers, a physical presence on the outside that helped the franchise to a pair of Super Bowl wins and an appearance in another.
Given the choice to look for a job...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 2:05 PM
For the second time in less than a week, a two-time Super Bowl champion and a longtime starter for the Steelers' defense retired. Ike Taylor announced his retirement Tuesday, five days after Troy Polamalu announced his.
Polamalu and Taylor were drafted...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 6:32 PM
When Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu announced his retirement, few people were happier than Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis. With Ravens safety Ed Reed not playing last season and Polamalu headed to the sidelines, Lewis' life has become a...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 2:44 PM
Highland Christian Academy, 2250 W. Highland Avenue in Elgin, celebrating 31 years of ministry to children and their families in the Fox Valley area, welcomed more than 400 guests to their 5th annual "Make a Difference Banquet" at The Seville in...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 7:29 AM
Former NFL center Dan Koppen, a two-time Super Bowl champion, and former Central Catholic and West Virginia standout Dan Kendra will be among the inductees into the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame....
| Mar 28, 2015
| 1:51 PM
The Baltimore Warhawks, a semipro football team of police officers and firefighters, honored Ravens senior advisor of player development O.J. Brigance on Saturday.
A former Ravens linebacker who won a Super Bowl with the team during the 2000 NFL season,...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 8:11 AM
Jim Harbaugh is getting paid quite handsomely to coach Michigan's football team -- $5 million a year with the chance to make a lot more in bonuses and incentives.
Obviously the university thinks he's worth it. Not only did Harbaugh go to three NFC...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 6:57 PM
The NFL will have rules in place to make the game safer next season, but measures to enhance replay got the thumbs down Tuesday from team owners at the league's annual meetings.
Owners voted unanimously in favor of giving independent spotters the...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 4:22 PM
Osceola County may have lost out last year on landing the Wrangler National Finals, the "Super Bowl" of rodeos — but as the cattle drive across U.S. Highway 192 Wednesday will show, the county didn't lose out entirely.
One of the biggest rodeo...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 12:23 PM
Editor's Note: Over the final four months of 1999, The Morning Call put together a list of the 10 greatest athletes of the 20th century, a list that included Olympic gold medalists, an NCAA basketball champion, collegiate All-Americans, Super Bowl...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 6:47 PM
Bryce Alford's winning three-point shot was correctly called goaltending, and Russell Wilson's final Super Bowl pass should have been ruled a touchdown.
We've heard the term "wide right" numerous times in football,...