It wasn't the homecoming Raiders fans expected. Coming off two wins, Oakland returned home to host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Except the hometown native, Doug Martin, got the standing ovation in the Raiders 42-32 loss to the Buccaneers.
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The more I analyze the precarious success of girls in our league, the less surprised I am.
The suit claims, because of Facebook's insatiable desire to break into the still untapped Chinese marketplace, it has aligned itself with a Chinese marketing firm that has been repeatedly accused of doing business with counterfeit entities in numerous countries across the globe.
It's taken weeks, but the Steelers have finally won two games in a row. Sure, the Washington Redskins haven't been a threat in years, but with upcoming star quarterback Robert Griffin III, and the Steelers somewhat ailing defense, this could have been a close one.
From the young guns on Thursday to the masters of quarterbacking on Sunday night, from Arrowhead to Lambeau to London -- Week 8 of the NFL season guarantees a few upsets fueled by desperation, injuries or misplaced complacence.
Professor Rob Riggle of the Troy Polamalu School of Deeper Learning presents his rigorous guide to YouTube Studies coursework. Do you think you have what it takes to complete your degree?
In case we missed the text, an all-out air assault has blown away ground and pound in the NFL -- passing and receiving stats keep exploding through its domed roofs. Today's NFL is mostly about the rocket's red glare, bombs bursting in air.
I love playing football, but an athlete I realize that I'm just a single player on this stage. When my time is done the show will go on without me. As I've grown, I've realized that the place in which I found my comfort as a youth was actually not in football alone.
The Detroit Lions hope that they won't need fourth quarter heroics to win two in a row and narrow the gap between themselves and the division-leading Chicago Bears. They could be hoping in vain.
Forget a QB rating system based on math Stephen Hawking wouldn't understand. Forget ESPN's new "Total Quarterback Rating." How many quarterbacks strike such fear into a coach's heart that he would choose Bill Belichick's desperate fourth-and-two play over a punt?
Most reports of Alex Karras's death noted that he had dementia, but not that he attributed his dementia to his years playing in the NFL. Nor did they...
Warren Sapp is used to having the final say on his show, "Judge Sapp," where he settles disputes with his trademark no-nonsense attitude and outrageous wit.
Like all season, the Steelers had trouble on defense as well as running the ball. Though Mendenhall looked great against the Eagles, this time he only had 6 yards on 6 carries before getting injured.
As a reconstructive foot surgeon, with significant Lisfranc fracture experience, I am somewhat amazed to see three NFL players to succumb to the dreaded Lisfranc injury, in only one weeks time.
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