West Virginia QB Clint Trickett's First Kiss Was Nick Saban's Daughter

Nick Saban is perhaps the Platonic ideal of the kind of dad that strikes fear into the heart of any boy foolish enough to attempt dating his daughter, especially because he could likely get away with murder in the state of Alabama. And yet, West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett, who is playing Alabama this… » 8/27/14 3:34pm Wednesday 3:34pm

Giancarlo Stanton Is Rightfully Wary Of The Marlins' Stink

Giancarlo Stanton is having a tremendous year. He leads the NL in WAR, and he's carried a plucky young Miami Marlins team that is without ace José Fernández to a .500 record and within range of a Wild Card spot. On a normal team, a season like this would leave a player like Stanton feeling enthused about the… » 8/26/14 1:56pm Tuesday 1:56pm

Report: Jets Sad That Backup Michael Vick's Cool With Being Backup

Today's Michael Vick is obviously not 2006 Michael Vick, but the Jets picked him up in an attempt to push second-year quarterback Geno Smith to suck less. Then, they told Vick they were going with Smith, barring a disaster. Believe it or not, the 34-year-old Vick accepted that he'd be a backup, and Jets coaches are… » 8/22/14 2:50pm 8/22/14 2:50pm

Steelers Running Back Isaac Redman Ends NFL Career Due To Injury

The Pittsburgh Steelers waived running back Isaac Redman in October of last season after then-rookie Le'Veon Bell popped up as a more effective option. (Bell's now dealing with a different problem.) Redman didn't sign with another team after his release, but today, he said he never healed from an injury to his spinal… » 8/22/14 12:05pm 8/22/14 12:05pm

Air Force Football Coach Handles Injuries Terribly; ESPN Approves

Air Force running back Devin Rushing suffered an ankle sprain in the second day of full-pads practice earlier this month when a defender grabbed his leg as another yanked his facemask. Injuries happen, and Rushing ended up missing over a week. But while Rushing was recovering, he basically wasn't considered part of… » 8/21/14 6:20pm 8/21/14 6:20pm