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  • Former Md. State star Art Shell glad about accolade for his college career

    Former Md. State star Art Shell glad about accolade for his college career
    Art Shell was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1989 after a 15-year playing career with the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders. A native of Charleston, S.C., Shell is also a member of the South Carolina Sports Hall of Fame. Tonight in Atlanta,...
  • Memo to Martin O'Malley: Please don't run for president

    Memo to Martin O'Malley: Please don't run for president
    If you have been watching the delightfully capable John Oliver make us forget Jon Stewart this summer on Comedy Central's The Daily Show, you know that he has been howling at the mainstream media to stop talking about 2016 until Mr. Stewart gets back....
  • Legacy of Art Modell will be NFL on TV, moving Browns from Cleveland

    Legacy of Art Modell will be NFL on TV, moving Browns from Cleveland
    Art Modell forever will be known as the man who took the Browns out of Cleveland, but his legacy as one of the NFL's most influential personalities extends far beyond state lines. As an old-guard owner, he helped pour the foundation for today's game and...
  • The life of former Ravens owner Art Modell [Timeline]

    The life of former Ravens owner Art Modell [Timeline]
    March 21, 1961: Modell bought the Browns for just under $4 million. Aug. 18, 1962: Modell proposed and staged pro football's first preseason doubleheader at Cleveland Stadium. The Browns played the Steelers in one game and the Lions faced the Cowboys...
  • When it comes to diversity in the NFL, nepotism trumps the 'Rooney Rule'

    When it comes to diversity in the NFL, nepotism trumps the 'Rooney Rule'
    This NFL offseason represents the 10-year anniversary of the inception of the "Rooney Rule." The rule, named after Pittsburgh Steelers' Chairman Dan Rooney, requires teams to interview minority candidates for all head coaching and senior football...
  • 'We won't see another Johnny Unitas'

    Mourners said goodbye to John Unitas yesterday, evoking memories of a steely, Hall of Fame quarterback and a tender father who stayed close to his coal-shoveling roots. Cardinal William H. Keeler said he found "sanctity" in the man who threw footballs as...
  • Miami Pro Day results

    OFFICIAL TIMES AND MEASUREMENTS NAMES POS HT WT 40 VERT BENCH L DRILL BROAD ft-in lbs sec...
  • Kenneth Stanley 'Bud' Adams dies at 90; owner of Tennessee Titans

    Kenneth Stanley "Bud" Adams, owner of the Tennessee Titans and one of the founders of the American Football League, was found dead Monday at his Houston home. He was 90. Adams, an eccentric Texas oilman, lived alone and reportedly had not been seen...
  • Colts owner has way with words

    Colts owner has way with words
    The temptation is to define the man, or at least his body of work, by 140 character messages. Yes, the Colts' owner is an active and wildly popular tweeter with more than 180,000 followers. But the owner of the Colts is Jim Irsay, not @JimIrsay. That...
  • Obama makes post-Super Bowl call to Steelers coach

     
    From White House spokesman: "This afternoon, President Obama called Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin to congratulate him and the team on their remarkable season. He asked Coach Tomlin to pass along how impressed he was with the team’s...
  • Pittsburgh Steelers' Dan Rooney is concerned about lack of progress in NFL labor negotiations

     
    Dan Rooney, chairman of the Pittsburgh Steelers, isn’t directly involved in negotiations between NFL owners and players, but he’s concerned about the lack of progress between the sides and where that could lead. “We should have a deal,” Rooney...
  • David Teel: Feb. 2, 2009: Tomlin guides Pittsburgh to 6th Super Bowl title

    Mike Tomlin coached timid early, and his Pittsburgh Steelers melted down late. But on a Sunday evening for the football ages, Pittsburgh defeated the Arizona Cardinals 27-23 to claim a record sixth Super Bowl victory and elevate Tomlin to the coaching...