| Feb 5, 2011
| 6:31 PM
DALLAS (AP) -- Michael Vick took a most unusual path to The Associated Press 2010 NFL Comeback Player of the Year award he received Saturday night.
In the 12-year history of the honor, no player has returned from jail to earn it.
After missing two...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 11:41 AM
The NFL lockout hasn’t interrupted Michael Vick’s image and commercial rehab
The Philadelphia Eagles quarterback from Newport News and Virginia Tech has reunited with apparel giant Nike for an endorsement deal, Vick’s Virginia Beach...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 7:48 PM
The city of Dallas finally rejoiced when NBA superstar Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks brought a championship back home in June.
The Mavericks, San Antonio Spurs and Houston Rockets have given the state of Texas a combined seven NBA titles since the...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 3:46 PM
Pulaski County product and former Hokie Shayne Graham is the 3rd most accurate kicker in NFL history, but he failed to show that in training camp with the Washington Redskins who cut Graham following two bad misses in last week's preseason game...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 9:30 AM
Michael Vick is flush again. But he’s not crazy flush, and that’s the best news about the contract he and the Philadelphia Eagles negotiated.
A Pro Bowl quarterback from Warwick High and Virginia Tech, Vick is guaranteed $40 million in the...
| Oct 31, 2011
— The Eagles could rightfully have been arrested for what they did to the Dallas Cowboys Sunday night, administering a near-perfect beating that left their NFC East rivals bloodied and humiliated and possibly in search of a good attorney following a...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 1:18 PM
Eli Manning found Victor Cruz for a 25- yard touchdown with 5:58 left in the fourth quarter, capping a comeback and lifting the New York Giants to a 20-17 victory over the still-winless Miami Dolphins.
Manning passed for 349 yards and two touchdowns...
| Nov 6, 2011
At the halfway point of the 2011 season, very little has gone according to plan for the locally-connected athletes and coaches on the NFL landscape. That's not to say all has gone wrong for head coaches Andy Reid and Hue Jackson and players Ramses...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 9:46 PM
The euphoria of a dominating victory against Dallas quickly disappears in Philadelphia. The Eagles defense struggles to stop the Chicago Bears in a 30-24 loss on Monday Night Football. Michael Vick failed to throw or run for a touchdown against the Bears....
| Aug 5, 2011
| 8:30 PM
Washington’s two new defensive lineman know what’s it’s like to beat up on the Redskins.
Barry Cofield and Stepen Bowen were a combined 15-5 against the Redskins during their previous five seasons in the NFC East. Now Washington hopes...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 8:09 PM
There were a few calls of “Victory Monday,” “Victory Monday” in the Washington Redskins locker room after the long-overdue win over the nemesis New York Giants.
Linebacker London Fletcher and other team captains vetoed that idea...
| Sep 13, 2011
The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene.
EAGLES OPEN WITH
Shouldered with massive media buzz and coined the "Dream Team" after a busy offseason of bringing in top-flight free agents, the Philadelphia Eagles, under the...