Many local residents spent Thursday afternoon eagerly watching the NFL draft. Although it didn’t end the way they had hoped, they remain positive.
Since 1936, the NFL has picked the best of college football to join the pro league. From the very first pick – Jay Berwanger, who also was the first bust, never playing a down in the NFL – to last year’s No. 1, Andrew Luck, the draft has always offered plenty of intrigue for teams and fans.
Pat Summerall, the deep-voiced NFL player-turned-broadcaster who spent half of his four decades calling sports famously paired with John Madden, died Tuesday. He was 82.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Darrelle Revis was back with his New York Jets teammates — as rumors continue to swirl that he could be headed elsewhere soon.
The star cornerback reported Monday for the first day of
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — New York Jets backup quarterback Tim Tebow plans to report for offseason workouts Monday with a “great attitude.”
Speaking at his annual charity event in his hometown Friday night, Tebow offered little
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions are giving a Norwegian Internet kicking sensation a shot to make the team.
Detroit signed kicker Havard Rugland on Thursday, declining to disclose details of the deal.
With the move, the Lions
DALLAS (AP) — Former NFL wide receiver Sam Hurd pleaded guilty Thursday to trying to buy cocaine and marijuana to set up a drug-distribution network, leaving a once-promising career in tatters as he faces a prison sentence of
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — New England Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard was sentenced Thursday to 30 days in jail and two years of probation for assaulting a police officer outside a Lincoln bar last year.
In court, Dennard apologized
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Senior U.S. District Judge Anita Brody has a billion-dollar problem on her hands.
Brody, of Philadelphia, heard arguments Tuesday on whether lawsuits that accuse the NFL of glorifying violence and hiding known concussion risks belong
With perhaps billions of dollars at stake, a hearing Tuesday over concussion litigation filed against the NFL promises to be a contest between legal lions.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo says up to four NFL players may soon come out as gay, according to a published report.
“I think it will happen sooner than you think,” Ayanbadejo told The
ATLANTA (AP) — Around the Final Four and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of everything surrounding the games.
Presidential parting shot
The formal question-and-answer portion of his news
NEW YORK (AP) — Hey, NFL fans, here’s a new view for you at the stadium: the locker rooms.
The NFL has ordered all teams to have cameras in their locker rooms next season, with video shown only