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  1. Is Julius Thomas the answer against the Seahawks?

    Jeff Legwold

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The San Diego Chargers used a former college basketball player turned tight end, Antonio Gates, to score three touchdowns on the Seattle Seahawks defense this past weekend. So, as the Denver Broncos prepare for the Super Bowl r...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  2. Indianapolis Colts sign Miami Hurricanes basketball player Erik S...

    Mike Wells

    The Colts signed Erik Swoope, a former four-year basketball player at the University of Miami, to play tight end.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2014
  3. Turnovers tell the story for Chargers

    Eric D. Williams

    SAN DIEGO -- Sudden change situations in the NFL are similar to points off turnovers in basketball. They help measure how an offense or a defense responds to a turnover, which sometimes will suddenly flip field position for the other team. For the...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  4. Antonio Gates likely to deal with foot issues all season long

    Stephania Bell

    Stephania Bell discusses the health issues surrounding Antonio Gates entering this season.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2011
  5. Dallas Cowboys' Jason Witten, San Diego Chargers' Antonio Gates h...

    Todd Archer

    Jason Witten, Antonio Gates take different approaches but find similar success.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2011
  6. Ron Artest wants to play TE for the Jets

    Tim Graham

    I must apologize to my readers. Perhaps I imbibed too much eggnog last week and was enraptured by all those Burl Ives tunes, but amid all my Christmas mirth I missed one of the greatest stories of the year. ArtestVolatile basketball star Ron Ar...

    Blog | December 31, 2010
  7. Fantasy football start-sit advice for Week 7: Sleepers and busts,...

    Matthew Berry

    Matthew Berry reveals the 10 Fantasy Commandments, aimed at making fantasy football more civilized. (And some advice for Week 7, too!)

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2010
  8. Brandon Marshall really considers jumping to NBA?

    Patrick Hruby

    Chutzpah? In spades. Common sense? Not an ounce. Citing his previous high school basketball experience -- plus the fact that he regularly attended Denver Nuggets games -- Miami Dolphins receiver Brandon Marshall said that if the NFL suffers a lockout...

    Blog | Conversation | August 14, 2010
  9. Chargers looking at the next Gates?

    Bill Williamson

    Knowing it's possible, the San Diego Chargers are open to trying to make a college basketball star an NFL player. The Buffalo News reported the Chargers were one of five teams to attend the workout of Niagara University basketball star Tyrone Lewi...

    Blog | April 06, 2010
  10. Final Four crowd will include talent evaluators from at least fou...

    Len Pasquarelli

    As they continue to look for basketball players with skills that might translate to the gridiron, scouts from at least four NFL teams will attend this weekend's Final Four, writes Len Pasquarelli.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2010
  11. Donovan McNabb, Terrell Owens teaming up again -- for TV show

    Donovan McNabb will be throwing passes to Terrell Owens again.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2010
  12. Gates refutes Moss' assertion about LeBron

    Tim Graham

    Gates Moss When San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates was playing basketball at Kent State, a local schoolboy named LeBron James used to drop by to watch. Gates and James got to ...

    Blog | June 03, 2009
  13. Moss says LeBron would be better than Gates

    Tim Graham

    Randy Moss considers LeBron James a kindred spirit. They both were schoolboy superstars in football and basketball. Moss, twice named Mr. Basketball in West Virginia, opted for football. James, an all-Ohio wide receiver as a sophomore and a junior...

    Blog | May 26, 2009
  14. Rolling With Leandro: Gregory Dole's Barbosa File, Part Seven

    Henry Abbott

    Canadian Gregory Dole lives in Brazil, and describes himself as a "freelance writer, English as a second language teacher, basketball coach, basketball scout, and world traveller." That's a career that, not too long ago, took him deep into the life o...

    Blog | May 22, 2007
  15. Potential NBA draft pick gets Redskins tryout

    Chevon Troutman, who just finished a stellar career as a power forward on the University of Pittsburgh basketball team, will be at the Washington Redskins' minicamp this week in hopes of becoming an NFL tight end.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2005