| Feb 15, 2011
| 1:30 PM
The Eagles, Patriots, Jets and Chargers have exercised their right to franchise players in the past couple of days even though it might not hold up after the labor Armageddon. The Ravens have now done the same with Pro Bowl defensive tackle Haloti Ngata....
| Jun 10, 2011
| 8:15 AM
The family who owned Blue, the dog that bit the elderly lady in Greektown, made a tough decision — but the right one — by requesting that Blue be euthanized. ("Pit Bull attack upsets neighborhood," June 8.) The Michael Vick story proved...
| Jun 15, 2011
Plaxico Burress took the first steps to resuming his NFL career last week simply by stepping out of prison for the first time in nearly two years.
More than 30 months removed from his last reception, Burress is looking to pick up where he left off. In...
| Jun 28, 2011
Was Jim Riggleman justified in quitting? No.
He had a commitment to the Nationals players and he walked away from that mid-year. Unless there were serious health issues involved, it's unacceptable.
| Feb 17, 2011
| 7:30 AM
The Ravens will get another opportunity to overhaul their receiving corps this offseason, and former Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress, expected to get out of the slammer in June, will be one of the more intriguing options on the free-agent market....
| Aug 15, 2011
| 11:00 AM
I'm pleased to announce that I will be bringing back my weekly fantasy football column this fall. Why am I so pleased? Because it gives me an excuse to tinker with my fantasy football teams when I'm on the clock.
I’m scaling back to four or five...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 3:39 PM
Keion Carpenter walks through the gates of his former high school, Woodlawn, making his way to a tunnel under the bleachers. He has made this walk hundreds of times before, including places like the Georgia Dome in Atlanta and Lane Stadium at Virginia...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Chances are a running back will be the first player to come off the board in your fantasy league unless one of your fellow owners has a serious crush on Michael Vick or is the father/mother/sibling/spouse of a current NFL player. Running backs no longer...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 8:30 AM
Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco appeared on "The Scott Van Pelt Show" on Wednesday, and he talked about a bunch of things with fill-in host Doug Gottlieb, including January's playoff loss to the Steelers, the additions of Lee Evans and Ricky Williams and...
| Aug 22, 2011
Go for the running backs
There might be a temptation to take Eagles quarterback Michael Vick early in your fantasy draft — the Michael Vick experience is a bigger thrill when he's on your team — but the first three...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 6:52 AM
ESPN posed a question a few hours ago that has created a storm to rival Hurricane Irene: What if Michael Vick were white?
In an essay posted just posted online that will appear in the Sept. 5 issue of the magazine, columnist Toure wrote:
"Race is an...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 12:49 AM
While area prep squads prepare for new season, coaches are feverishly attempting to figure out the best way to put more oomph into offenses and determination into defenses.
Look for your favorite team's most uplifting prospects below: