| Apr 5, 2012
| 12:53 PM
Former Dallas Cowboys special teams coach & assistant Joe Avezzano has died of a heart attack in Italy.
Joe Avezzano, who had won three Super Bowl championships as the Dallas Cowboys special teams coach, died Thursday at age 68.
| Apr 9, 2012
| 8:21 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Goodell sent a message to every coach and player in the NFL: safety first. The league commissioner stuck with his punishments for New Orleans' pay-for-pain bounties on Monday, rejecting Saints coach Sean Payton's appeal of a...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:47 PM
CARLSBAD, Calif. -- New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees visited La Costa Resort and Spa to promote next month’s Drew Brees Celebrity Golf Championship, but most of the talk focused on football, specifically the suspension of Saints’ head...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 7:13 PM
Out of the silence, out of the numbness, out of the stone faces and humbled voices of the New York Jets' locker room, Mike Westhoff emerges into Sunday's dusk, zipping his vest against the cool and saying softly, "Long day."
He walks the concourse of...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 8:31 PM
Al Groh is smart, in matters football and otherwise, well-spoken and occasionally charming. Like many of us, he is also arrogant, defensive and defiant, and the intensity of those traits rendered him ill-suited to be a head coach, witness his demise at...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 6:25 PM
— Interpretations are necessary for all NFL preseason games, in which final scores mean little, partial scores mean a lot and players are evaluated as much by how far they can push themselves emotionally as well as physically without cracking.
| Jun 6, 2012
| 10:02 AM
Retired Miami Dolphins legend Jason Taylor has joined a new football family.
ESPN announced that Taylor will be joining the network's NFL Live and NFL32 programs, and contributing to SportsCenter and the network's Countdown show, that advances games on...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 4:35 AM
— Now that they've prevailed in two games that they easily could have and probably should have lost, the 2-0 Philadelphia Eagles have proved they have the talent, fire and toughness to be winners again coming off a disastrous 8-8 season.
| Aug 18, 2012
| 7:06 PM
In a season when the greatest rivalry in sports has been the Red Sox vs. themselves, let this stand as more than a left-handed compliment:
In recent games, Jon Lester is pitching like the ace he can be.
On a Saturday when the most exciting intramural...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 6:21 PM
The first two days of NFL free agency, the most ruthless 48 hours in sport, have been seismic, fascinating, confusing, unfathomably cold-hearted and unquestionably game-changing.
That's if you believe in the myth of free agency. But let's play along for...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 1:49 PM
In the event Marc Trestman and Jay Cutler do not always speak the same language, the Bears have hired a translator.
We can be assured Matt Cavanaugh can converse in Trestmanish as well as Cutlerese. What's more, he presumably understands whatever sign...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Faced with a momentous off-season, staring at a facelift of draft picks and free-agent money, ruminating over the possibilities and pitfalls, the Dolphins can be confident about one thing regarding this offseason's decisions:
Someone in the organization...