Ex-NFL QB Gannon recalls scaled shakedown of rookies Former NFL quarterback Rich Gannon says reports of alleged financial hazing of Miami Dolphins rookies didn't surprise him -- he recalls an Oakland Raiders locker room in which veterans shook down rookies according to how high they were drafted. 11/4/2013 - 8:24 pm | View Link
Best of the rest: NFL rookies who went undrafted but not unnoticed These guys weren't paying attention to hurdles in the way. They never thought it's too much of a long shot to fulfill their dream of making an NFL team. Will Brinson Rookie QBs failing to make much of a mark so far I have a special place in my heart for ... 08/18/2013 - 1:48 am | View Link
Geno Smith headlines rookies under immense pressure in 2013 It'll be doubly intense for Smith. The Miami Dolphins put the bull's-eye squarely on defensive end Dion Jordan when they jumped up in the draft to get him with the No. 3 overall pick. There are high hopes in Miami; the expectation is a playoff berth. 05/21/2013 - 7:01 am | View Link
Dolphins rookie cornerbacks aware starting jobs are available Now you're like kind of dream-walking and stuff like that." Taylor (5-10, 192), a second-round pick from Boise State, and Davis (5-11, 186) will get a shot ... is that Miami plays Dallas in the Hall of Fame game on Aug. 4. That means the Dolphins play ... 05/4/2013 - 11:01 am | View Link
NFL: Rookies Wilson, Tannehill square off for 1st time in Seahawks at Dolphins The pair of precocious passers can compare their first-year progress when Tannehill and the Miami Dolphins (4-6) host Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks (6-4). It's only the third game this season to match two rookie quarterbacks from the stellar group that ... 11/24/2012 - 3:57 pm | View Link
That sound you hear is coming from Toomer's Corner down in Auburn, Ala. In a season of miracles — the last-second deflection against Georgia, the return of the missed field goal against Alabama — the Auburn Tigers forged another small miracle without so much as getting off their couches Saturday evening.
Zdeno Chara scored with 13 seconds left in regulation after David Krejci tied it late, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 win over Pittsburgh on Saturday night in a game that included Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik getting taken off the ice on a stretcher.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 28 points with seven assists and six rebounds, Monta Ellis added 22 points, including the game- winner as time expired, and the Dallas Mavericks snuck past the Portland Trail Blazers with a 108-106 win on Saturday night.