| Jul 3, 2014
| 9:56 AM
The Sports Xchange
By Frank Cooney, The Sports Xchange
EditorsNote: Updates headline to Boom NFL Analysis: Legion of Boom best DB group
When it comes to determining the best defensive secondary in the NFL, there is little reason for discussion. The...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:04 PM
The Sports Xchange
NFL Team Report - St. Louis Rams - INSIDE SLANT
Rams' Stacy looks to pick up where he left off after rookie season
It is often said that the biggest improvement for many NFL players occurs in their second season. There is a full...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:09 PM
The NFL draft will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in New York. Times NFL writer Sam Farmer examines team needs by division. Today, the West divisions:
There’s no doubt the Oakland Raiders need a long-term answer at quarterback...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:24 PM
What a difference a (pro) day makes.
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel had a great one, consistently hitting his receivers in stride. Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater did not, struggling with his timing and accuracy in a choreographed on-campus workout...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 4:50 PM
As a star receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles, the speedy DeSean Jackson made a career of creating separation from defenders.
Now, it's the Eagles who have created separation, releasing him this week amid reports his off-field issues outweighed his...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 5:20 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Anquan Boldin's sensational San Francisco debut helped keep the 49ers on quite a roll against Green Bay.
And Vernon Davis did his part in a prolific passing game led by Colin Kaepernick in a 34-28 victory over the Packers on Sunday....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 10:35 PM
The NFL Players Assn. has told its members that the union "tentatively agreed" that 40 players will take blood tests for human growth hormone each week during the season, with a positive result drawing a four-game suspension.
The NFLPA emailed players a...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Comedy website Funny Or Die will tackle its first TV documentary series, a sports docu-series set to air on Discovery Channel sometime in 2014.
Funny Or Die has shot a pilot of the untitled series, which stars strength and conditioning coach Mike...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 10:23 AM
LSU football player Tyrann Mathieu has been dismissed for violation of team policy.
"This is a very difficult day for our team," coach Les Miles said. "We lose a quality person, teammate and contributor to the program. However, with that being said,...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 6:58 PM
Tyrann Mathieu, Louisiana State's big-play defensive back known as the "Honey Badger," will join former Tigers stars Patrick Peterson and Kevin Minter in Arizona after the Cardinals used a third-round pick on the troubled star Friday.
| Apr 27, 2013
| 9:45 PM
1 (7) Jonathan Cooper G N. Carolina
2 (45) Kevin Minter LB LSU
3 (69) Tyrann Mathieu DB LSU
4 (103) Alex Okafor LB Texas
4 (116) Earl Watford G James Mad.
5 (140) Stepfan Taylor RB Stanford
| Apr 24, 2013
| 9:23 PM
In Vegas, you can bet on just about anything. Yes, even the NFL draft. There's a whole bunch of stuff you can wager on at the casino sportsbooks. R.J. Bell of Pregame.com offers a sampling on what could be wagered on Thursday night when the most...