| Apr 21, 2011
| 2:27 PM
Spring football is rooted in hope, and rare is the coach who admits "we're getting worse and I'll be lucky to save my job."
That said, ACC head coaches offered unusually lavish praise for players from Hampton Roads during a media teleconference Thursday....
| Apr 24, 2011
| 10:39 PM
The Seattle Seahawks have chosen James Carpenter, an offensive tackle from Alabama, in the first round of the NFL Draft.
James Carpenter came in to the Alabama football program as a junior college transfer in 2009 and solidified the left tackle spot. ...
| Apr 30, 2011
| 6:46 PM
All Tyrod Taylor needed was one NFL franchise to have enough faith in his abilities to take a chance on him. That team stepped forward at 4:05 Saturday afternoon, when the Baltimore Ravens selected him in the sixth round of the draft.
Now, the job of...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 8:37 AM
Next season ACC football teams will employ two new head coaches and at least six new starting quarterbacks. But 2011 could well bear a striking resemblance to 2010:
No teams worthy of the national top 10 and Virginia Tech facing Florida State in the...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 1:20 PM
What happens if the Miami Dolphins pass on the first batch of draftable quarterbacks to address other needs?
What then, especially with free agency expected to come AFTER the draft, and NO TRADES being allowed until a new collective bargaining...
| Nov 22, 2011
A chance encounter in his hometown of Dallas before Super Bowl XLV put Caleb Hanie in front of Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway.
A bit awestruck, the suddenly relevant Bears quarterback listened as Elway offered words of encouragement for Hanie's play...
| Dec 11, 2011
Stephen Tulloch recovered a fumble in the end zone two minutes into the game, Alphonso Smith returned an interception for a score in the second quarter, and a defensive stop in the final moments kept the Lions in the thick of the playoff race.
| Jan 1, 2012
| 4:58 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Now the hard work begins.
The Bears ended a five-game losing streak that crippled a promising season, edging the NFC North cellar-dwelling Vikings 17-13 on Sunday at the Metrodome and setting the stage for a pivotal offseason....
| Jul 25, 2011
| 3:04 PM
Saturday afternoon I posted questions that needed or figured to be asked at the ACC’s annual football kickoff here in Pinehurst. Well, here are the answers.
* Virginia cornerback Chase Minnifield on volunteering weekly at Charlottesville’s...