Super Bowl Match-up Offers Fresh Faces at QB

By Jim McCoy Mon 28th January SportsColin KaepernickJoe FlaccoNFLSuper Bowl
Tom Brady is not playing in the Super Bowl. Neither is Ben Roethlisberger or either of the Mannings. This Super Bowl has a pair of fresh faces in Colin Kaepernick and Joe Flacco, one of whom will leave New Orleans as the latest and greatest at football's glamour position.Read More »

SF Mayor Looking To Curb Super Bowl Related Violence

By Jim McCoy Fri 25th January SportsNFLSuper Bowl
San Francisco officials are taking tougher measures to prevent potential fan violence on Super Bowl Sunday when the 49ers battle the Baltimore Ravens in New Orleans. Police will be monitoring crowds and bars at multiple hotspots in San Francisco.Read More »

Stevie Wonder Added To List of Super Bowl Performers

By Jim McCoy Fri 25th January SportsNFLSuper Bowl
Stevie Wonder is the latest in a parade of entertainers that will perform in New Orleans Super Bowl weekend. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer is headlining an outdoor concert near the Wyndham Riverfront Hotel on Feb. 2, the evening before the big game. A spokeswoman for the event said Friday that Bud Light is sponsoring the concert.Read More »

Seau Family To Sue NFL

By Jim McCoy Wed 23rd January Sportsfootball head injuriesJunior SeauNFL
The family of Junior Seau has sued the NFL, claiming the former linebacker's suicide was the result of brain disease caused by violent hits he sustained while playing football. The wrongful death lawsuit, filed Wednesday in California Superior Court in San Diego, blames the NFL for its "acts or omissions" that hid the dangers of repetitive blows to the head.Read More »

Jets Assistant: Handling of Tebow "A Mess"

By Jim McCoy Fri 11th January New York JetsNFLTim Tebow
Mike Westhoff, the Jets' recently retired special teams coordinator, tells a Florida radio station that the way the team handled Tim Tebow was "an absolute mess." Westhoff tells WQAM in south Florida on Friday that he was "very, very disappointed" in the Jets' lack of use of Tebow, the popular backup quarterback acquired last March to be a key part of the offense.Read More »

NFL Divisional Playoff Preview

By Jim McCoy Thu 10th January SportsNFL
The records are gaudy. The star power is high. Here come the NFL's big boys. Denver, Atlanta, New England and San Francisco host divisional playoff games this weekend. They're a combined 49-14-1, and their rosters are filled with such headline grabbers as Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Tony Gonzalez and Patrick Willis. Their home-field advantages could be formidable, too.Read More »

Redskins Star's Surgery Complete

By Jim McCoy Wed 9th January SportsNFLRobert Griffin IIIWashington Redskins
A person familiar with the situation says Robert Griffin III's surgery is over, with repairs made to two knee ligaments. The Washington Redskins quarterback had surgery Wednesday morning on a torn lateral collateral ligament in his right knee.Read More »

The Chip Kelly Sweepstakes

By Jim McCoy Thu 3rd January SportsChip KellyNFL
Once Chip Kelly finishes coaching Oregon in the Fiesta Bowl, the Browns will be waiting to speak with him. They won't be alone. Philadelphia and Buffalo are also interested in signing Kelly, the Ducks coach and offensive mastermind whose break-neck system is already having an impact on the NFL.Read More »

Adrian Peterson Has Much On The Line In Vikings Regular Season Finale

By Jim McCoy Wed 26th December SportsAdrian PetersonMinnesota VikingsNFL
There is one game left in the regular season for Adrian Peterson, and so much remains on the line. First and foremost, a win on Sunday against the Green Bay Packers would put his Minnesota Vikings into the playoffs for the first time since the 2009 season.Read More »

Feel Good Story: NFL Standout Gives Special Gift

By Jim McCoy Wed 26th December SportsBuffalo BillsMario WilliamsNFL
We talk enough about the knuckle-headed things athletes do. Here's a story of an NFL star using his blessings to give back... Buffalo Bills defensive end Mario Williams has donated one of his pickup trucks to make the holidays happier for two Marine Corps veterans. Williams had his 2009 Ford F-250 delivered to Sgt. Justin Hunter and his wife Staff Sgt.Read More »


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