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  1. Bolts keep it simple in Broncos' rematch

    Eric D. Williams

    SAN DIEGO -- Sunday's AFC divisional round contest between the San Diego Chargers and the Denver Broncos will be the rubber match for the AFC West rivals. Denver took the first contest, a 28-20 victory in which San Diego made a late charge to pull...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  2. Rice getting in shape? Be warned, rookie

    Mike Sando

    A willing mentor needs a willing student. San Francisco 49ers legend Jerry Rice has apparently found a match in 49ers rookie A.J. Jenkins. Jenkins, the 49ers' first-round choice from Illinois, is already paying his proper respects to Rice, as r...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  3. About Last Night: Serena's tears of joy

    Stacy Title

    Serena Williams has an emotional opening win at Wimbledon, the NFL gets closer to a deal and the NBA does not. Here's what else you missed last night.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2011
  4. Shawne Merriman joins Buffalo Bills, but debut will have to wait

    Three days after the Bills claimed 2005 first-round pick Shawne Merriman off waivers from the Chargers, the one-time feared pass rusher was officially introduced in Buffalo on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2010
  5. Jason Campbell gets first-round tender from Washington Redskins

    Adam Schefter

    The Washington Redskins placed the first-round tender on quarterback Jason Campbell, according to a league source.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2010
  6. Begin draft talk in three, two, one...

    Paul Kuharsky

    We know, within two picks, where three of the four teams of the AFC South will be drafting in the first round. So let's match up Mel Kiper's most recent big board with some team needs and do the first of our super-early 2010 draft projecting. (You...

    Blog | January 11, 2010
  7. Top-heavy Big 12 draft breaks record with 7 first-round picks

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin The Big 12 had its most productive draft in history in the first round, but failed to match those numbers in later rounds of the draft. A record seven Big 12 players were selected in Saturday's first round, br...

    Blog | April 27, 2009
  8. Patriots place franchise tag on Cassel

    Tim Graham

    The New England Patriots placed the franchise tag on Matt Cassel on Thursday. The quarterback remains a free agent, but the Patriots can match any offer made by another team or allow him to sign with that team in exchange for two first-round draft pi...

    Blog | February 05, 2009
  9. Top-seeded Texas faces tough matchup

    Top-seeded Texas easily dispatched Virginia and Pennsylvania in the first two rounds of the Great State Debate. But has the Lone Star State met its match in No. 2 seed Florida? You decide.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2008
  10. Morton KO'd in MMA debut; suspended after refusing to provide uri...

    Johnnie Morton, 35, was knocked out just 38 seconds into the first round of his match against Bernard Ackah and then was suspended by the California State Athletic Commission after refusing to supply a urine sample for drug testing.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2007
  11. Crossroads of a career

    Nothing causes deep thoughts more quickly than a losing streak. Since losing my first-round match at Wimbledon last week, my fifth loss in my last six efforts, I have had ample opportunity to reflect. When things are going well, every action has ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 06, 2006
  12. AFC North rivals meet in Cincinnati

    CINCINNATI (Ticker) -- The rubber match between the Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburgh Steelers will be staged in the wild-card round on Sunday. The Bengals are making their first playoff appearance in 15 years. But this is familiar territory for ...

    Preview | January 04, 2006
  13. One-year tender will cost team $1.43 million

    Wednesday NFL roundup

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2005
  14. Officials say replay is in sport's future

    Greg Garber

    The controversy surrounding the disputed calls against Serena Williams may lead to video replay in tennis.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2004