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  1. Detroit Lions hampered by two challenge calls

    Michael Rothstein

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Eric Ebron laughed for a second Sunday afternoon. He was asked about the spot of the ball on his third-down catch with 34 seconds left in the first half against Arizona, one that appeared to reach the first-down marker at the 9-...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  2. MLS catches MLB in popularity with kids, says ESPN poll

    Roger Bennett

    MLS news

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2014
  3. Power Rankings: No. 11 Philadelphia Eagles

    Phil Sheridan

    A weekly examination of the Eagles' Power Ranking: Preseason: 25 | Last Week: 11 | Power Ranking since 2002 Obviously,'s six-person Power Rankings panel wrote "Eagles" next to the No. 11 in indelible marker. After bei...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  4. Reggie Bush closing in on 1,000 yards

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- It is still a benchmark and in a world where round numbers end up turning into markers to hit, it still looks somewhat pretty. Even though the notion of the true featured back has now been skewed and more backs can do more thi...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  5. On the end-of-game officiating weirdness

    Dan Graziano

    I believe that, if the officials in Sunday night's game had stopped play to figure out and correct the down-marker error in the final two minutes, New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin would have been the one going ballistic on his sideline. The Washing...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  6. NFL -- Refs erred at end of Washington Redskins-New York Giants

    The NFL said that Sunday night's officiating crew should have stopped play and eliminated confusion about the down and distance at the end of the New York Giants' 24-17 victory at Washington.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2013
  7. 2,000 yards realistic for Johnson, Peterson

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The 2,000-yard marker for running backs and wide receivers is a lofty one, often discussed but rarely, if ever, reached. Yet last season Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson hit the mark with 2,097 yards rushing, and...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  8. NFL to consider bringing first-down line technology to stadiums

    Fans watching NFL games on television have grown accustomed to the imaginary yellow line that runs across the field in accord with the first-down marker.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2013
  9. Quick-hit stats on Pats' running game

    ESPN Stats & Information

    Here are a couple of interesting nuggets on the Patriots' running game: * Steven Ridley has picked up 30 rushing first downs when contacted prior to the first down marker this season, second-most in the NFL (Adrian Peterson, 31). * The Patriots...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  10. New England Patriots' Tom Brady sticks with the program

    Mike Reiss

    Brady, who called his job "the best in the world," is a maniacal stickler for details.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2012
  11. Getting a feel for the 49ers' locker room

    Mike Sando

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Reporters outnumbered players in the San Francisco 49ers' locker room before practice Tuesday. That was the obvious marker suggesting a playoff game awaited the 49ers for the first time since Alex Smith was an 18-year-old at ...

    Blog | January 10, 2012
  12. CFB - How Miami Hurricanes' Al Golden is coaching through scandal...

    Peter Richmond

    When Al Golden signed on to coach Miami, he thought the school was running a clean football program. That was before the events of this summer. For ESPN The Magazine, Peter Richmond examines how Golden is dealing with scandal and why he's not panicking.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2011
  13. Playing 'make or break' with 3rd year Pats

    Mike Reiss

    On, Bucky Brooks writes on third-year players across the NFL who face "make or break" situations. No Patriots appear on his list. The third-year marker is often a fork in the football road for high draft picks. By this point, they've had t...

    Blog | July 01, 2011
  14. BBAO: Lions ride wave to 'MNF'

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The Detroit Lions' rebuilding program received an unmistakable endorsement from the NFL and its schedule-markers, who granted them their first Monday night game since 2001 as part of its 2011 schedule unveiling. The ...

    Blog | April 20, 2011
  15. We need to talk

    Paul Kuharsky

    It's an honor every time one of you tells me that the AFC South chat is an end-of-the-week marker for you. Get to our hour together, enjoy the conversation and come out the other side with the weekend in sight. So it's with great pleasure that I p...

    Blog | March 10, 2011
  16. Video: AFC East final report card

    Tim Graham senior writer John Clayton has sifted through the exams, scribbled in red marker and determined his final AFC East grades for 2010. As you would expect, the New England Patriots earned an A. But you might be surprised at some of the other...

    Blog | January 05, 2011