The University of Alabama annually is at or near the top of NCAA rankings, and look no farther than coach Nick Saban for a reason. But what makes him so special? Ravens’ GM Ozzie Newsome has the answer.
Former San Francisco 49ers’ star Dwight Clark is the latest football player diagnosed with ALS, otherwise known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. So what does this mean for him and others in the NFL? We asked an expert.
The decision that changed Paul Warfield’s career and helped make him a Hall-of-Fame wide receiver was immediate, with the Browns taking a leap of faith the first time they saw their first-round draft pick.
With Dwight Clark’s announcement that he has been diagnosed with ALS, the Talk of Fame Network posts its 2015 interview with him where he is as candid as he is charming, addressing subjects like Eddie DeBartolo, Joe Montana, Tom Brady and the 49ers.
So misery loves company. Well, then, color the Washington Redskins tickled pink. Once upon a time, and not too long ago, the Redskins were the leading actors in Free Agents Gone Wrong. Their 2009 signing of defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth generally is regarded as the worst example of free-agent spending … or overspending … since that …
Leroy Butler was an all-decade starting safety. Yet he not only hasn’t been discussed as a Hall-of-Fame finalist. He’s never been a Hall-of-Fame semifinalist, and that’s one wrong that needs to be corrected … now.
Former Baltimore linebacker Zach Orr led the Ravens in tackles a year ago and was named second-team Alll-Pro. But now, at 24, he’s out of the game — forced to retire by a rare spinal condition. “I feel lucky,” he said.