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  1. Saints' top play winner: 'Ambush'

    Mike Triplett

    Score: Saints 31, Colts 17 Date: Feb. 7, 2010. Site: Sun Life Stadium Voting for the most memorable play in New Orleans Saints history was, as I expected, a tight race. The three nominees finished within percentage points of one another: The "Amb...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  2. Poll: Big Ten unit under most pressure

    Brian Bennett

    Just before the holiday last week, we took a look at some Big Ten units that will be under pressure to perform this season. Now we want your opinion on which groups have the most riding on them. Cue David Bowie as we list the nominees under the mo...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  3. NFL - Debating 2014 Hall of Fame candidates' credentials

    KC Joyner

    With the finalists announced for the NFL Hall of Fame Class of 2014, KC Joyner identifies four players whose careers don't stack up to the standard of the rest of the players enshrined in Canton.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  4. Q&A with former Raiders punter Ray Guy

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Former Oakland Raiders punter Ray Guy is on the cusp of history. Widely regarded as the best punter in the history of the game, Guy is one of two senior nominees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame -- along with Claude Humphrey -- an...

    Blog | January 29, 2014
  5. Brown again named Hall of Fame finalist

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Former Oakland Raiders receiver Tim Brown has been named a Pro Football Hall of Fame finalist for the fifth consecutive year in making the cut from 25 semifinalists to 15 finalists (plus the two seniors committee nominees). Brow...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  6. Pro Football Hall of Fame finalists -- Derrick Brooks, Tony Dungy...

    First-year nominees Derrick Brooks, Tony Dungy, Marvin Harrison and Walter Jones were among the 15 modern-era Pro Football Hall of Fame finalists in voting announced Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2014
  7. Revisiting Lewis-Woods connection

    Mike Rodak

    When Thad Lewis started three games earlier this season in place of EJ Manuel, there was a noticeable drop-off in production by receiver Robert Woods. The second-round pick had come out strong in the early going and was among the nominees for NFL ...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  8. Davis best choice for Payton nominee

    David Newton

    I wrote earlier today about how Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis was making a big impact off the field as well as on it. The Panthers obviously felt that as well. On Tuesday, the team nominated Davis as one of 32 players -- one from ea...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  9. Saints nominate Thomas as Man of the Year

    Mike Triplett

    The New Orleans Saints announced that running back Pierre Thomas is their 2013 Man of the Year and nominee for the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year Award. The annual award takes into account what players do both on and off the field. On the fie...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  10. Saints morning report: The nominees are ...

    Mike Triplett

    Longtime New Orleans Saints kicker Morten Andersen was named among the 25 semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2014. Andersen, who spent the first 13 seasons of his 25-year career with the Saints, is the NFL's all-time leading s...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  11. Bucs and the next HOF class

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Pro Football Hall of Fame has put out its list of 126 nominees from the modern era eligible for the Class of 2014. It contains four first-time-eligible candidates with ties to the glory days of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Linebacker Derrick Broo...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  12. Reed among Hall of Fame nominees

    Mike Rodak

    The Pro Football Hall of Fame on Thursday announced 126 modern-era nominees for its upcoming Class of 2014. There were no first-year eligible former Buffalo Bills players on the list, but wide receiver Andre Reed, a finalist last year, headlines t...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  13. Eddie D and Haley make another HOF run

    Bill Williamson

    Perhaps the substantial contingent of San Francisco 49ers in the Pro Football Hall of Fame will grow in February. Several former 49ers are among the 126 modern-era nominees to enter the Canton, Ohio, museum next February. Headlining the 49ers' ...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  14. Ray Guy may finally get HOF call

    Bill Williamson

    We may be on the cusp of football history. A punter may be on his way to election into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. On Wednesday, it was announced that former Oakland punter Ray Guy is one of two senior committee nominees, along with Claude H...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  15. BBAO: ESPY nominations are out

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The annual ESPY awards, held July 17 and hosted by Jon Hamm, will have plenty of NFC North connections. The nominees include Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson for Best Male Athlete. Peterson was also nomi...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  16. AFC West gets ESPY consideration

    Bill Williamson

    ESPN has released its nominees for the annual ESPY awards. There is an AFC West presence on the list. Denver quarterback Peyton Manning is a nominee for NFL player of the year and the overall best comeback. Manning was the NFL's comeback player...

    Blog | June 27, 2013