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  1. AFC North Coach of the Year: John Harbaugh

    Jamison Hensley

    ESPN.com's AFC North reporters voted on five awards for the division (Coach of the Year, Offensive Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Player), and one will be handed out each day throughout the week...

    Blog | January 26, 2015
  2. Teammates Luke Kuechly and Greg Olsen on opposite sides in Pro Bo...

    David Newton

    Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly learned the hard way a year ago what it's like going head-to-head with a teammate in the Pro Bowl. Twice, Carolina fullback Mike Tolbert knocked the 2013 NFL Defensive Player of the Year backward on runs, ...

    Blog | January 25, 2015
  3. Justin Houston loses to J.J. Watt for 101 award

    Adam Teicher

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston beat Houston's J.J. Watt for this season's NFL sack title. He didn't beat Watt for the AFC defensive player of the year given by Kansas City's committee of 101. Watt will be am...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  4. J.J. Watt named PFWA Defensive Player of the Year

    Tania Ganguli

    Adding to his AFC defensive player of the month awards, Pro Bowl starter nod, unanimous All-Pro selection and Pro Football Writers Association All-NFL nod, Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt has now been named Pro Football Writers of America ...

    Blog | January 14, 2015
  5. NBA - Sizing up Dwight Howard's Defensive Player of the Year chan...

    Tom Haberstroh

    Tom Haberstroh writes that Dwight Howard is back in consideration for the defensive player of the year, and assesses his chances in this year's field.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2015
  6. Shane Ray of Missouri Tigers expected to declare for NFL draft at...

    Missouri junior defensive end Shane Ray is expected to enter the NFL draft.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2015
  7. James Harrison was there for Steelers when they called

    Ashley Fox

    When his "brothers" called, James Harrison ended his brief retirement to bail out the Steelers' defense with his play and his presence, Ashley Fox writes.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2015
  8. Luke Kuechly mans up and takes credit for rare mistake

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year doesn't make many mistakes, but he owned up to a big one after Sunday's 17-13 victory over the Cleveland Browns. Carolina Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly admitted he should h...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  9. Mavericks-Knicks Preview

    Mavericks-Knicks Preview

    Preview | December 15, 2014
  10. How Hard Is It for a Defensive Player to Win NFL MVP? Just Ask Th...

    Robert Mays

    By now, we've heard every side of the "J.J. Watt for MVP" debate. It's a lot of talk about the meaning of "most valuable" compared to "best" and whether the award is unfairly slanted toward quarterbacks &am...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  11. Football awards announced

    SEC Staff

    The 2014 SEC football individual awards were voted on by the league's head coaches

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2014
  12. Denis is ESPN Boston Defensive Player of the Year

    ESPNBoston.com

    ESPNBoston.com and its high schools section today announce that Lukas Denis, senior defensive back of the Everett High School Crimson Tide, is the recipient of this year's Defensive Player of the Year award. The Defensive Player of the Year award ...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  13. Conner, Beasley win ACC POY honors

    Andrea Adelson

    Pitt running back James Conner was honored as ACC Player of the Year on Wednesday, while Clemson defensive end Vic Beasley won Defensive Player of the Year honors. Conner, also awarded ACC Offensive Player of the Year, edged Florida State quarterb...

    Blog | December 03, 2014
  14. Trojans notebook: Jackson earns freshman honor

    Garry Paskwietz

    1. USC cornerback Adoree' Jackson being named the Pac-12 Freshman Defensive Player of the Year is a very deserving honor. Jackson made an immediate impact for the Trojans and gained attention for the job he did in just his second game while coveri...

    Blog | December 02, 2014
  15. Inspired defense key to Cavs snapping skid

    Dave McMenamin

    CLEVELAND -- It's been 15 years since James Posey was locking up the likes of Lamar Odom of Rhode Island en route to being named the A-10 Conference's defensive player of the year at Xavier. Posey took those award-winning long arms and quick feet ...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  16. 'Chevy Bad Boys' power Wisconsin's D

    Brian Bennett

    Like most people, Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen wasn't sure what to expect from his linebackers coming into this season. The Badgers had to replace all four starters from their 3-4 scheme, including Big Ten defensive player of the year Chris Borla...

    Blog | November 21, 2014