| Sep 12, 2011
| 7:21 AM
A new season has sparked new hopes in Detroit, and Matthew Stafford and a strong defense led the way in the Lions' season- opening 27-20 win over Tampa Bay.
Stafford passed for 305 yards and three scores, two of which went to Calvin Johnson, as the...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 2:43 PM
Today, EA SPORTS and ESPN announced the 16 NFL players to advance through to the next round of the Madden NFL 12 Cover Vote campaign, hosted exclusively by ESPN.com and “SportsNation.” Players that are still in contention to appear on the...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 4:03 PM
The 2011 Colonial All-Pro Camp that is held annually at William and Mary released its marquee guest instructors on Friday, which will include Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
Read the complete release below:
| Apr 16, 2011
| 1:48 PM
Even though William and Mary's likely starting quarterback hasn't taken a snap this spring, the focus of the men charged with protecting him when the 2011 season starts remains the same.
"It's whoever's back there," offensive line coach Bob Solderitch...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 8:56 PM
It was 1997 the last time Detroit won in Minnesota, but thanks to a third straight second half meltdown from the Vikings, the Lions were able to snap that streak with a 26-23 overtime victory.
After two touchdown catches from Calvin Johnson and three...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 9:00 PM
For a second straight week, the Detroit Lions made an epic rally, this time finishing a happy homecoming for quarterback Matthew Stafford.
It also resulted in the largest collapse in the history of the Cowboys.
Stafford threw a two-yard touchdown pass...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 2:15 PM
With the Lions 4 and 0 for the first time since 1980 and the Tigers first division title since 1987, retailers and sports bars are getting ready for some increased traffic.
Lou Brown, owner of Legends Sports and Games at the Woodland Mall, says they&...
| May 10, 2011
| 5:48 PM
There is no guarantee that they'll play come November, but a quartet of Indiana football players have a chance to get a little bit of winter gridiron action.
On Tuesday four Indiana high school football players were nominated to the 2012 U.S. Army All-...
| Jan 5, 2011
Detroit defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is having shoulder surgery and will not play in the Pro Bowl.
Lions general manager Martin Mayhew announced Suh's operation late Wednesday afternoon. He would not say which shoulder would be operated on.
| Jan 15, 2011
| 9:28 PM
The Chicago Bears know firsthand how
dangerous the Seattle Seahawks can be.
Yes, the 8-9 Seahawks, the first team with a losing record to
win a division.
Seattle came away with a win in its visit to Soldier Field
earlier this season, and...
| May 28, 2011
| 11:43 AM
When it comes to summer camps on the Peninsula, football still reigns as the No. 1 attraction.
And for good reason. The camps are usually loaded with some of the biggest names in the game.
For this summer's camps, those names don't get any bigger than...
| May 28, 2011
| 11:43 AM
2011 Peninsula Summer Camps
Virginia Baseball Academy. All-skills camps: 1. June 27-30; 2. July 6-9; 3. July 13-16; 4. July 20-23 at VBA indoor/outdoor facilities, 1322 LaSalle Ave., Suite A, in Hampton. Times: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. For ages 7-13;...