Jan 23, 2013 21:28 EST
Concussion has become a major concern in American football and ice hockey, as star players are sidelined and former players increasingly speak out about the long-term health effects of head injuries.
Dec 21, 2011 14:22 EST
(Reuters) - Fifteen teams remain alive in a mad scramble for five remaining playoff spots, and the seven clubs already qualified for the postseason play fight for seeding in the penultimate week of National Football League (NFL) action.
Dec 16, 2011 14:31 EST
(Reuters) - Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison's appeal of a one-game suspension for a dangerous helmet-to-helmet hit on Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy has been denied, the league said on Friday.
Dec 13, 2011 16:35 EST
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison was suspended one game by the National Football League on Tuesday after delivering a helmet-to-helmet hit on Cleveland quarterback Colt McCoy.
Dec 13, 2011 11:59 EST
(Reuters) - Pittsburgh Steelers' linebacker James Harrison was suspended one game for a dangerous helmet-to-helmet hit on Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy, the National Football League (NFL) announced on Tuesday.
Dec 09, 2011 02:08 EST
Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger defied a sprained left ankle to guide the Steelers to a 14-3 NFL victory over Cleveland.
Sep 25, 2011 20:14 EDT
MIAMI (Reuters) - The Buffalo Bills and the Detroit Lions both staged thrilling comebacks to extend their winning starts to the National Football League (NFL) season on Sunday while the Green Bay Packers overcame rivals Chicago to maintain their perfect record.
Jan 13, 2011 18:37 EST
Cleveland named Pat Shurmur as their new head coach on Thursday, 10 days after sacking Eric Mangini in the wake of the Browns' 11-loss NFL season.
Jan 04, 2011 19:42 EST
Offensive Start: Holmgren, Browns set to interview two offensive coordinators for coaching job. The Cleveland Browns will go on offense to start their coaching search.
Jan 03, 2011 20:16 EST
Search underway: Browns president Mike Holmgren seeks new coach after dismissing Eric Mangini. As Eric Mangini packed picture frames and two years of football into boxes, Browns president Mike Holmgren was already looking for his replacement.
Jan 03, 2011 04:06 EST
Judgment Day: Browns coach Mangini's future in doubt as meeting with team prez Holmgren looms. Before stepping away from the podium and into deeper uncertainty, Eric Mangini thanked the media on hand for perhaps his last news conference as Cleveland's coach.
Jan 02, 2011 20:26 EST
Back On Top: Pittsburgh Steelers win another AFC North title, rock rival Browns 41-9. There are steps, some big, some small, teams must take before they can be Super Bowl champions.
Jan 02, 2011 18:22 EST
CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Ben Roethlisberger threw for a pair of touchdowns and Rashard Mendenhall ran for two more as the Pittsburgh Steelers crushed the Cleveland Browns 41-9 on Sunday to clinch the AFC North and a first-round playoff bye.
Jan 02, 2011 16:34 EST
Back On Top: Pittsburgh Steelers win another AFC North title, rock rival Browns 41-9. Ben Roethlisberger began the regular season sitting out. He and the Pittsburgh Steelers ended it sitting atop the AFC North ? again.
Dec 26, 2010 16:22 EST
Joe Cool: Flacco throws 2 TD passes, Ravens clinch playoffs with 20-10 win over Browns. Ray Lewis and the Baltimore Ravens backed up their brash talk, and walked into the AFC playoffs.
Dec 24, 2010 19:11 EST
The NFL on Friday handed down fines to 16 players for illegal hits in last week's games, including penalties of 15,000 dollars apiece to Atlanta's Kroy Biermann and Cincinnati's Dhani Jones.
Dec 24, 2010 17:15 EST
Holiday greetings: 16 players fined by NFL for hits. Sixteen players, eight in each conference, were fined Friday by the NFL for illegal hits, including Atlanta defensive end Kroy Biermann and Cincinnati linebacker Dhani Jones, each docked $15,000.
Dec 19, 2010 16:57 EST
Benson runs for 150 yards, Bengals break 10-game losing streak with 19-17 win over Browns. Cedric Benson ran the Bengals out of their record-matching slump.
Dec 17, 2010 15:42 EST
Browns coach Eric Mangini points to improvement as his future hangs in season's balance. An unexpected winning streak prevented Browns coach Eric Mangini from being fired after last season. It may take another one to save him again.
Dec 16, 2010 16:45 EST
Colt's Return: Browns name rookie quarterback Colt McCoy starter for remainder of season. Colt McCoy barely blinked as he tried to insist that it was just another day for the Cleveland Browns.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
McCoy after winning the 2009 Fiesta Bowl in January 2009
|Texas Longhorns — No. 12|
|Major: Sport management|
|Date of birth: September 5, 1986|
|Place of birth: Hobbs, New Mexico|
|Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)||Weight: 210 lb (95 kg)|
|High school: Jim Ned High School,|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at CBS Sportsline.com|