This year's draft heavy on size, light on glamour This year's NFL draft is heavy on size and light on glamour. There's no high-profile quarterback destined to go No. 1 and instantly become the face of a downtrodden franchise. There's not even a running back or wide receiver worthy of the top overall pick, someone with the kind of swagger that wins over fans weary of losing. More
Packers ink Matthews to lucrative long-term deal Clay Matthews has signed a long-term extension with the Packers, as first reported by Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the five-year, $66 million deal will make Matthews the NFL’s highest paid linebacker. Matthews, a four-time Pro Bowl pick, was scheduled to make $3.73 million in the final year of his contract, but he was expected to receive an offer valued around $13 million per year, similar to the NFL’s highest-paid linebacker, the Cowboys’ DeMarcus Ware. More
Sources: Verlander gets record $180M deal Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers have reached agreement on a new contract that could exceed $202 million, according to sources. Verlander's deal, which would make him the highest-paid pitcher in the game, is for seven years and worth $180 million, sources said. More
Rams Hire Steve Spagnuolo, Formerly D-Coor With NY Giants Two things you should have known about now-former Giants defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo. First, to my knowledge, the man has never had sex with a donut. The other, actually important thing was that he was the shiniest pony in the NFL's coaching ... 09/16/2014 - 4:35 pm | View Link
Rams hire Giants' Spagnuolo as coach The St. Louis Rams and Steve Spagnuolo agreed yesterday on a four-year contract to make the New York Giants' defensive coordinator their coach. The team said in a release that Spagnuolo would be introduced at a news conference tomorrow. The St. Louis Post ... 01/17/2009 - 11:00 am | View Link
N.F.L. ROUNDUP; Rams Name Coach; Hire Spagnuolo From Giants The Jets still need a head coach and the Giants now need a new defensive coordinator. All this is part of the current N.F.L. coaching shuffle that became more definitive Saturday, when the St. Louis Rams hired Steve Spagnuolo as their head coach. 01/17/2009 - 11:00 am | View Link
Rams hire Spagnuolo as head coach NEW YORK (Reuters) - The St. Louis Rams have hired New York Giants defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo as their new head coach, the team said on Saturday. The 49-year-old Spagnuolo had accepted a four-year deal and would be introduced at a news ... 01/17/2009 - 9:53 am | View Link
Rams hire Giants' Spagnuolo as head coach ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Rams and Steve Spagnuolo agreed Saturday on a four-year contract to make the New York Giants' defensive co-ordinator their coach. The team said in a release that Spagnuolo would be introduced at a news conference at 11 a.m. CT Monday. 01/17/2009 - 8:22 am | View Link
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Steve Spagnuolo Stephen Christopher Spagnuolo (born December 21, 1959) is an American football coach who was hired as a senior defensive assistant by the Baltimore Ravens on May 3, 2013. 10/30/2014 - 9:25 am | View Website
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Daily Fantasy Leagues | USA Today Fantasy Sports Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) is ‘very, very, very close’ to returning to game action, according to head coach Jay Gruden. 10/30/2014 - 2:16 am | View Website
Russell Westbrook exited the game at the Staples Center Thursday night after he fractured his hand on Kendrick Perkins's elbow while fighting for a rebound. But while walking back to the locker room to get it examined, the TNT cameras picked up Westbrook getting into a heated exchange with a fan.
LeBron James could not have played any worse, from the opening tap to the final buzzer. And this was his homecoming, no less, a day James matter-of-factly called “probably one of the biggest sporting events that is up there ever.” If you say so, LeBron.
On the eve of Halloween, it seemed as if Red Bull Arena would once again be a House of Horrors for the Red Bulls in the playoffs. Then Bradley Wright-Phillips did what he’s done all year long, only this time it saved the Red Bulls’ season.
Drew Brees overcame a shaky start and threw for one touchdown and ran for another and the New Orleans Saints defeated the Carolina Panthers 28-10 Thursday night to take over first place in the NFC South.
From Geno Smith’s three interceptions on Sunday to John Idzik’s brutal press conference on Monday, it’s been a rough week for Jets fans. Thursday, they got knocked down again — this time by the wife of receiver Eric Decker.