| Aug 6, 2011
Upon learning of Bubba Smith's death at age 66 this week, football fans may have remembered him as one of most fearsome defensive players of the 1960s, a stalwart in college at Michigan State and a key player in leading the Baltimore Colts to a victory in...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Last week, ESPN revealed its NFL “All Era” team, which recognized those current players whose attitudes and styles of play would make them successful in, well, any era, whether it is today’s pass-happy NFL or the days when Dick Butkus...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 7:08 PM
With a lineup including Donovan McNabb, Ray Lewis, Jerry Rice, Dwight Freeney, Gary Brackett and Dion Sanders, it could be the starting lineup of any fantasy team. But the NFL Gospel’s Celebration show Friday required a little less pads to your...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Towson's resurgent football season ended when wide receiver Ryan Spadola had 13 catches — a Johnny Unitas Stadium record —to help Lehigh beat the Tigers in the playoffs in December.
The next week, Spadola didn't even play. He'd been suspended...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 4:25 PM
Lee Evans gives the Ravens what they've been missing through the Joe Flacco years — a speed receiver who can get behind the defense and catch the ball.
They call him a vertical threat. But by any other name, Evans is the missing piece to a short-...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 9:26 AM
Steelers' all-time leading wide receiver, Hines Ward, has announced that he will retire after 14 seasons with Pittsburgh
Ward was originally drafted by the Steelers in the third round (92nd overall) of the 1998 NFL Draft out of Georgia. The Forest Park...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Dan Wheldon is being remembered not only as a champion driver but as a devoted husband, caring father, loyal friend, beloved son - and a neat freak.
Family members, friends, fellow drivers and hundreds of supporters said goodbye to Wheldon during a...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 2:33 PM
Matt Ryan's touchdown pass to Roddy White late in the second quarter proved to be the difference as Atlanta downed Detroit, 23-16, at Ford Field.
Ryan went just 20-of-34 for 218 yards and two interceptions, and added a rushing touchdown for the Falcons...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 7:15 PM
One more win, and Towson's worst-to-first journey in the Colonial Athletic Association will be complete. One more game like the one he had Saturday against New Hampshire, and Terrance West will be a lock for the Jerry Rice award given to the top...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 9:16 PM
COSTA MESA — Alipa Peters has experienced a lot of adversity, from financial hardship to the death of loved ones. Tuesday afternoon was a time to celebrate his ability to rise above it all.
At Estancia High's training center, teammates applauded...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 6:14 PM
Towson University football coach Rob Ambrose has agreed to an extension, athletic director Mike Waddell said Thursday night.
Ambrose received three years on top of the two left on the deal he signed when he took the job in 2009. Financial terms of the...