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  1. Byron Jones of Connecticut Huskies has broad jump of 12 feet, 3 i...

    Jeff Legwold

    Connecticut cornerback Byron Jones jumped so well at the NFL scouting combine Monday that USA Track and Field took notice.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2015
  2. Ex-Giant David Wilson will return to track

    Christopher Chavez | Special to

    NEW YORK -- David Wilson's career is back in track. The former New York Giants running back, whose NFL career ended earlier this month because of a spinal injury, reiterated Monday that he plans to launch a professional track and field career as a...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  3. Jeff Demps focused fully on football

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- For Jeff Demps, the race might not be over just yet. But it's definitely on pause at the moment. The running back for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is focused solely on football for a change. Demps has put his career as a track and field...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  4. Video: Pats' Jones meets D-R football player

    Scott Barboza

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Dighton-Rehoboth senior football player and track athlete Kyle Arieta received a surprise from his favorite NFL player as Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones surprised him and his family Thursday at Gillette Stadium. Arieta,...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  5. Kobe Bryant says healthy competition key in youth sports

    Ramona Shelburne

    Speaking at a panel on youth sports, Kobe Bryant encouraged friendly competition among kids

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014
  6. Oscar Pistorius, Aaron Hernandez most-searched athletes on Google...

    Darren Rovell

    South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius and former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who both were charged with murder, finished first and second, respectively, as the most-searched athletes in the world on Google.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2013
  7. Jeff Demps will need some time

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- If you were hoping to see former Olympic sprinter Jeff Demps working as a return man this Sunday for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, it's time to tone down your expectations. Demps, who spent the summer competing in track and field, pract...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  8. Bucs to go slowly with speedster Demps

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. - Track and field star Jeff Demps will join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this week and he'll come with one distinction. "He'll walk into the National Football League probably as the fastest player in this league," coach Greg Schiano said....

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  9. Buffalo Bills lose WR Marquise Goodwin, CB Ron Brooks indefinitel...

    Mike Rodak

    Buffalo Bills receiver Marquise Goodwin (fractured hand) and cornerback Ron Brooks (fractured foot) are out indefinitely after being injured in Sunday's loss to the New England Patriots, coach Doug Marrone said Monday.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2013
  10. Report: Jeff Demps to join Buccaneers

    Pat Yasinskas

    At long last, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are going to get a good look at Jeff Demps. The track and field star reportedly will join the Bucs on Monday, according to Scott Reynolds. The Bucs picked up Demps as part of the LeGarrette Blount trade in th...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  11. espnW -- Sanya Richards-Ross' reality show a winner

    Sarah Spain

    Forget cattiness and drama. A new reality show following Olympic gold medal sprinter Sanya Richards-Ross and her husband, Giants cornerback Aaron Ross, highlights an empowered, successful woman.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2013
  12. NFC South afternoon update

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's run through a few quick notes from around the division: Jeff Demps reportedly plans to join the Buccaneers in August after he's done competing in track and field. The late start might hinder Demps' chances of making the roster. But the Bucs...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  13. Lawrence Okoye gets NFL shot with San Francisco 49ers

    Olympic discus finalist Lawrence Okoye has never played football but after signing with the San Franciso 49ers, he said he believes through hard work he can make an impact in the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  14. Jeff Demps of New England Patriots prioritizing track over footba...

    Field Yates

    Patriots RB Jeff Demps recently suggested on a radio interview that his track career -- not his NFL career -- is his top priority at this time.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2013
  15. Olympic silver medalist Jeff Demps to sign with New England Patri...

    Olympic silver medalist Jeff Demps sign with the New England Patriots on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2012
  16. Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson likes chances vs. Usa...

    Chris Johnson says he would be up to the challenge against Usain Bolt in the 40

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012