| Feb 2, 2013
| 5:46 PM
NEW ORLEANS — For every NFL fan already fretting over how they will survive the next six months without the sport they love, remember that the Harbaugh motto applies to you Sunday night.
For every football purist who respects blocking between...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 8:07 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- One of the criticisms EJ Manuel's detractors constantly hurled his way when he was at Florida State had to do with accuracy. Some were particularly concerned about his ability to complete passes deep downfield.
It was one of several...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 4:59 AM
Finally, there’s a football game at the end of all the hype. In what amounts to a national holiday I hope the experience gives you what you want—whether it be the commercials, the Puppy Bowl, the star gazing, the party where you’re...
| Apr 2, 2013
The Miami Dolphins filled the team's most glaring holes on offense in free agency, adding one of the NFL's most dynamic playmakers in Mike Wallace, and a proven, accomplished seam threat tight end in Dustin Keller.
But there are still areas of concern...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 5:17 PM
There’s no way to know whether special articles of clothing, facial hair or a particular snack had anything to do with the Baltimore Ravens’ victory over San Francisco in Sunday’s Super Bowl.
But those who practiced such quirky...
| Jun 16, 2013
HAMPTON — Tyrod Taylor received his Super Bowl ring June 7. A week later his mom confiscated the most cherished bling in American team sports.
"I got the watch," said Taylor's dad, Rodney, laughing at his consolation prize.
| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:25 AM
Nobody has ever had Scott Smith shout “SHOW ME THE MONEY!” into a telephone — yet.
But the 1989 Riley High School grad’s career path doesn’t differ greatly from the portrayal by actor Tom Cruise in the movie “Jerry...
| May 19, 2013
The rejections stung, sure. They always do. But Ronald Curry had overcome far more, and a few job interviews that didn't pan out weren't about to discourage him.
"Everything happens for a reason," he said Friday afternoon. "That's how I've always...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 1:46 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- By now, you've probably seen Florida State's full 2013 football schedule. If not, we have you covered right here in this game-by-game breakdown.
For the Seminoles, a previously reported Labor Day game at Pittsburgh and a lack of...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 11:12 PM
NEW ORLEANS — It began with the light of the chorus from Sandy Hook Elementary school, saved children singing "America the Beautiful" in tiny voices that moved the soul.
It was then pitched into 34 minutes of a murky darkness, the power out, the...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 2:16 PM
It was the most bizarre scene, on the biggest stage, in American sports.
The OPPOSITE of Super.
Complete darkness took over the Super Bowl. During a delay that lasted 34 minutes, network television cameras caught several players sitting on the...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 5:14 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Under pressure and off balance, Colin Kaepernick released a fourth-down throw into the end zone with the outcome of the Super Bowl hanging in the balance.
Everyone in the Superdome could see that the ball wasn't caught as it...