| Jan 26, 2011
| 7:25 AM
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...
| Feb 20, 2011
| 3:31 PM
Unless you are a hard core racing fan, you may not know the name Trevor Bayne. And you my think that the road to the Daytona 500 was easy for the young 20 year old phenom.
In many ways you would be right. He never ran an ARCA or a truck race. He...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 3:24 PM
Between 22 and 27 Saints defensive players were paid as part of a "bounty program" by former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams.
The NFL said the money, paid mostly in a pool by Saints players, was as much as $50,000 during the 2009 playoffs....
| Mar 6, 2012
| 2:49 PM
A black eye for the National Football League, and the ultimate embarrassment for the Saints after an NFL report reveals they organized a bounty pool of up to $50,000 the last three seasons with payoffs for inflicting game-ending injuries.
Yeah, you could...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Tim Tebow, the NFL’s version of a biology lab frog, headlines the guest counselors appearing at William and Mary’s Colonial All-Pro Football Camp in June.
Each summer Nike sends three of its highest-profile clients to Williamsburg, and with...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 7:52 PM
Tim Tebow, the NFL's version of a biology lab frog, headlines the guest counselors appearing at William and Mary's Colonial All-Pro Football Camp in June.
Each summer Nike sends three of its highest-profile clients to Williamsburg, and with Tebow,...
| May 2, 2012
| 10:06 AM
Four past or present New Orleans Saints players were suspended Wednesday by the National Football League for their roles in the "bountygate" scandal involving bonuses for trying to hurt opponents.
The league announced that Scott Fujita, Anthony Hargrove,...
| May 2, 2012
| 4:30 PM
Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma released the following statement Wednesday after the NFL announced his season-long suspension for his alleged participation in the Saints bounty program.
"I am shocked and extremely disappointed by the NFL's decision to...
| May 3, 2012
A former federal prosecutor hired by the NFL to evaluate its investigation of the Saints bounty program said the evidence of payments for hits on opposing players is "very strong."
Mary Jo White, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of...
| May 13, 2012
Stefan Duma could not have imagined the timing. In the two weeks since he and his Virginia Tech colleagues released their latest football helmet safety ratings, the sport's concussion epidemic has returned to the fore.
A Super Bowl-winning quarterback...
| May 25, 2012
| 10:35 AM
With all of the recent discoveries about the dangers of concussions, Tom Brady's father said that he's not sure if he would have let his son play football if knew then what he knows now.
"No, not without hesitation," Brady Sr. told Michael Silver of...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 6:54 PM
Considering it was Caleb Hanie's first start, I thought Mike Martz's play calling was fraught with poor calls. I thought more emphasis should have been placed on the run and screen passes to Matt Forte. Martz is all about trying to look like a genius with...