Steve Smith is eager to continue his NFL career in Baltimore, where he's just a short flight from his permanent home in Charlotte.
ALLEN, Texas — Portions of a $60 million Texas high school football stadium that opened just two years ago may have to be demolished and rebuilt after structural flaws were found.
SAN FRANCISCO — While there were doubts whether any team would give Jonathan Martin another chance, the NFL coach who knows him best considered it an easy call.
Well, that didn't take long.Pass rusher DeMarcus Ware got a $30 million, three-year contract from the Denver Broncos on Wednesday, less than 24 hours after being released by the Dallas Cowboys.
A couple of accomplished NFL pass rushers suddenly became available when DeMarcus Ware and Julius Peppers were released to create room under the salary cap in two of the biggest moves at Tuesday's start of the free-agency signing period.
WASHINGTON — When the Washington Redskins were placed in salary cap jail by the NFL, Kedric Golston had to say goodbye to his best friend on the team.
MINNEAPOLIS — Matt Cassel was one day away from hitting the free agent market and fielding offers from other suitors. Then the Minnesota Vikings swooped in at the last minute.
NEW ORLEANS — A person familiar with the situation says Darren Sproles has been informed that the Saints will release him if they are unable to trade him before free agency begins.
STANFORD, Calif. — San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is ready for a busy week ahead with the start of free agency and is moving forward from the recent news that the Cleveland Browns inquired about trading for him.
NEW YORK — Round 1 in the fight over pace of play in college football goes to those who have the need for speed.
PITTSBURGH — Troy Polamalu and Heath Miller are doing their part to help the Pittsburgh Steelers get under the 2014 salary cap.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — The Buffalo Bills are reclaiming their home-field advantage by postponing their annual game this season in Toronto, where they've gone 1-5 in the series.
Extra-point kicks could get extra interesting this summer.Of course, even mildly interesting would be an upgrade.
PHILADELPHIA — Keeping key parts of their offense together for a long time is clearly a priority for the Philadelphia Eagles.
HAZLE TWP. — Mike Brennan calls the Hazleton Area football program a sleeping giant. Now, the veteran coach gets the opportunity to watch the Cougar program first hand.
PHILADELPHIA — Jason Peters will protect the quarterback's blind side for quite a while longer in Philadelphia.
INDIANAPOLIS — Johnny Manziel shed the Hollywood image Friday — maybe for good.
Playing offensive lineman is a job like no other in the NFL.