Steelers focus on speed during busy NFL Draft
Now the group labeled “old” and “slow” by critics hardly looks like either.
Hall of Famers believe gay player will be accepted
As the first openly homosexual player to enter the draft, Michael Sam could face scrutiny unlike any player before him. But many of the greatest players and coaches in football history don’t believe he’ll be subjected to any hatred, harassment, discrimination or bullying by teammates.
Browns sign QB Vince Young to 1-year deal
Once one of the NFL’s rising stars before personal problems sidetracked the quarterback’s career, Vince Young signed a one-year contract on Thursday with the Cleveland Browns.
Alabama defense dominates spring game
Blake Sims’ bid to replace AJ McCarron as Alabama’s starting quarterback hit a snag Saturday afternoon
NFL to emphasize player conduct rules
As the league’s spring meetings wrapped up Wednesday with Commissioner Roger Goodell saying expansion of the playoffs next season is possible, sportsmanship — and lack thereof — was the prime topic.
Pinkel, Mizzou applaud Michael Sam’s courage
Michael Sam was just another recruit when he left his small Texas hometown and arrived in Missouri. Playing for the Tigers, he turned into a private loquacious leader ready to make a trailblazing announcement.
First openly gay NFL player to face hurdles
Michael Sam will face a daunting set of challenges that most rookies don’t have to deal with when making the already formidable jump from college to the NFL.
FSU names new coach
DeLane Fitzgerald has been named Frostburg State University’s 13th head football coach athletic director Troy A. Dell announced on Friday.
Fitzgerald was the winning candidate following a nationwide search through January.
Manning wins 5th MVP award and AP offensive player
Peyton Manning made his fifth MVP award a family affair.
Manning’s record-setting season earned him The Associated Press NFL MVP award Saturday night in a landslide. No other player has won more than three.
Guy, Brooks, Jones among 7 elected to Hall of Fame
Ray Guy is the first punter elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
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