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  1. Jets keeping tabs on Michael Sam

    Rich Cimini

    The Michael Sam story has died down in recent weeks, but it's sure to become hot again as the draft approaches. The former Missouri defensive end, projected as a middle-round pick, is poised to become the first openly gay player in the NFL. The specu...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  2. Rex Ryan: Sam would 'fit right in' with Jets

    Rich Cimini

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Rex Ryan believes his locker room would have no problem accepting an openly gay football player. "I think he'd be welcome," said the New York Jets' coach Thursday at the NFL scouting combine, referring to Michael Sam, of course. "I...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  3. Kerry Rhodes doesn't believe he was blacklisted

    Jane McManus

    Veteran safety Kerry Rhodes hopes to play in the NFL if he can find the right opportunity, and doesn't believe rumors about his sexuality -- which he has always maintained were not true -- derailed his opportunity to play in the NFL last season.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2014
  4. Sunday notes: Would Jets embrace Sam?

    Rich Cimini

    Catching up with the New York Jets: 1. Welcome mat? Curiously, the Jets' players were relatively quiet on Twitter when Michael Sam made his announcement last Sunday. How would they feel about an openly gay player on their team? Sheldon Richardson ...

    Blog | February 16, 2014
  5. Michael Sam to the Jets? It's complicated

    Rich Cimini

    In light of Michael Sam's announcement Sunday night, we ponder the question: Could the New York Jets draft the former Missouri defensive end? Sam, the first openly gay NFL draft prospect, would attract major media attention wherever he plays, but ...

    Blog | February 10, 2014
  6. William Gay of Pittsburgh Steelers fined for hit on Jason Campbel...

    Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay was fined $15,750 by NFL for his hit on Cleveland Browns quarterback Jason Campbell's face mask last Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2013
  7. Foster will 'probably' play against Jets

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- Steelers left guard Ramon Foster anticipates playing Sunday against the New York Jets after practicing fully for the second day in a row. Foster, who is nursing a minor pectoral sprain, said he practiced with minimal pain Thursday. ...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  8. Herd on ESPN Radio: Show in Review

    ESPN New York's Jared Max shares his perspective on Jason Collins' decision to come out as the first openly gay athlete in major American team sports. Max ESPN NFL draft Insider Mel Kiper Jr. talks about all of the issues at play with Tim Tebow bei...

    Blog | Conversation | April 29, 2013
  9. Tim Tebow simply can't win with critics

    LZ Granderson

    Because Tim Tebow was shouted down before he had a chance to speak, we might never know what he would have said, writes LZ Granderson.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2013
  10. espnW -- Michael Jordan steals NBA Alll-Star show, Danica Patrick...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Michael Jordan is fawned over for the awesome accomplishment of turning 50, but Danica Patrick gets ripped after actually winning the pole at Daytona? In The Buzz That Was, we look back at a very upside-down week.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2013
  11. New York Jets QB Tim Tebow cancels talk at controversial Dallas c...

    New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow has backed out of an appearance at a Baptist mega-church in Dallas with a pastor who has created controversy with his remarks about other faiths.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2013
  12. Around the NFC West: Rams' new moxie

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams won a game Sunday despite allowing 179 yards rushing and failing to score a touchdown on offense. Their 19-13 victory over Seattle made them 1-0 in NFC West games under Jeff Fisher after the team went 4-26 against the division o...

    Blog | October 02, 2012
  13. Wake-up: Steelers' Gay on free-agent tour

    Jamison Hensley

    Every morning, grab a cup of coffee and get your AFC North wake-up call here: None of the Steelers' free agents have signed elsewhere, but starting cornerback William Gay has suddenly become popular. Gay, who started 15 games last season for Pi...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  14. NFL roster moves and player deals for Friday

    Rounding up Friday's deals in NFL free agency.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2011
  15. Rapid Reaction: Steelers 24, Jets 19

    Tim Graham

    PITTSBURGH -- The New York Jets' season concluded Sunday night at Heinz Field with a 24-19 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Championship Game. What it means: For the second straight season, the Jets reached the precipice and failed to ad...

    Blog | January 23, 2011
  16. New York Jets' Jason Taylor wonders if 14-year career is over

    Jane McManus

    A teary-eyed Jason Taylor says he isn't sure if he might have played for the last time after the Jets' 24-19 loss to the Steelers.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2011