RG III Good To Go

By Jim McCoy Wed 10th October SportsNFLRobert Griffin IIIWashington Redskins
Robert Griffin III has been cleared to play and is practicing with his Washington Redskins teammates after suffering a mild concussion. Griffin went through the NFL's concussion protocol after being knocked out of Sunday's game against Atlanta and was cleared to return to Wednesday's practice.Read More »

49er Looking For Redemption Against Giants

By Jim McCoy Tue 9th October SportsKyle WilliamsNFLSan Francisco 49ers
Kyle Williams circled this week's game against the New York Giants as soon as the NFL schedule was released in April. He and his San Francisco 49ers teammates have some unfinished business against the Super Bowl champions. Williams' two turnovers on punt returns played a key role in helping the Giants win last season's NFC championship game 20-17 in overtime, costing San FranciscRead More »

Johnny U's Son Offers Encouragement To QB On Verge of Dad's Record

By Jim McCoy Tue 2nd October SportsDrew BreesJohnny UnitasNFL
With Drew Brees in position to break Hall of Fame quarterback Johnny Unitas' record for consecutive games with a touchdown pass, Unitas' son has sent words of encouragement to the Saints quarterback. A letter from Joe Unitas, which the Saints posted on a team website, congratulates Brees for tying the record of 47 straight games last weekend in Green Bay.Read More »

Colts Coach To Undergo Treatment for Leukemia

By Jim McCoy Mon 1st October SportsChuck PaganoIndianapolis ColtsNFL

It's likely that the NFL's Colts will play the rest of the season without their head coach. Team owner Jim Irsay announced today that Chuck Pagano is undergoing treatment for a recently diagnosed case of leukemia and that offensive coordinator Bruce Arians will be running the show in Indianapolis until Pagano is ready to resume his duties.

NFL, Officials Nearing Deal?

By Jim McCoy Wed 26th September SportsNFLofficials
Two days after a controversial call cost the Green Bay Packers a win, the NFL and the referees' union are reportedly nearing an end to a lockout that put replacement officials on the field since the start of the season. According to several reports, the NFL and the union are close to a new deal that would allow the league's regular officials to return to work, possibly as early as this wRead More »

NFL Meeting With Locked Out Refs

By Jim McCoy Tue 25th September SportsNFLreferee lockout

The NFL has been meeting today with its locked-out referees, in an attempt to resolve the labor dispute. This, as the league admits that a bad call cost the Green Bay Packers the game last night against the Seattle Seahawks.Read More »

Coach Says Fans, Media Won't Determine Tebow's Playing Time

By Jim McCoy Wed 19th September SportsNew York JetsNFLRex RyanTim Tebow

Rex Ryan says Tim Tebow's playing time with the New York Jets will be determined by the team - not anxious fans or media. With the popular backup quarterback seeing just three snaps on offense in the Jets' 27-10 loss at Pittsburgh on Sunday, many wonder whether Tebow is being used enough.Read More »

Innovative NFL Owner Remembered Fondly

By Jim McCoy Tue 11th September SportsArt ModellNFL

Thousands of family and friends turned out Tuesday for the funeral of former Browns and Ravens owner Art Modell, including NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.
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Lingering Coach Controversy Hangs Over Upcoming 49ers- Lions Game

By Jim McCoy Mon 10th September SportsDetroit LionsNFLSan Francisco 49ers

Jim Harbaugh would love it if his postgame handshake with Detroit coach Jim Schwartz last season were ancient history 11 months later.

     If only. Not this week. Not with two unbeaten NFC powers set to face off in prime time Sunday night, when the Lions visit the reigning NFC West champion San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park.
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Replacement Refs Blow Timeout Call in Seahawks- Cardinals Game

By Jim McCoy Mon 10th September Sportslabor disputeNFLofficials

The replacement officials' error that awarded an extra timeout to Seattle in the final minute of its loss at Arizona was the third such mistake in an NFL game in the last nine years. In 2009, the Cleveland Browns were mistakenly awarded four timeouts in the second half of a 16-0 home loss to Baltimore.Read More »


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