Eagles’ Chris Long announces retirement after 11 NFL seasons

Sports 05/19/19, 01:03

Eagles defensive lineman Chris Long announced his retirement from football Saturday night, ending an 11-year NFL playing career that included winning two Super Bowl titles and the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award.Long posted his decision on Twitter , with a tweet that included a picture of his right ...

Texans star J.J. Watt to serve as Daytona 500 grand marshal

Sports 02/11/19, 15:01

Houston Texans star J.J. Watt will serve as the grand marshal for the Daytona 500, making him the first NFL player to give the command for drivers to starts their engines before NASCAR's most famous race.Daytona International Speedway made the announcement Monday, six days before the 61st running of "The ...

Stick, North Dakota State highlight FCS All-America team

Sports 12/11/18, 12:16

North Dakota State quarterback Easton Stick was one of three Bison players selected to The Associated Press FCS All-America team.Stick is joined by North Dakota State offensive lineman Tanner Volson and defensive back Robbie Grimsley on the first team. The top-seeded Bison, who will play South Dakota State in the ...

Column: NFL’s Walter Payton Award means so much to nominees

Football 12/07/18, 15:02

s individual NFL awards, from MVP to top rookie, means plenty to players.Being nominated for, no less winning, the Walter Payton Man of the Year award means more.Don't minimize how proud a guy is when he's voted one of the prestigious individual awards. It's a portion of his resume that ...

Thurman Thomas reflects back as Bills set to retire No. 34

Football 10/28/18, 12:08

Thurman Thomas was in the midst of getting taped up before a Bills game at Chicago during his rookie season in 1988 when the running back recognized the unmistakable voice of one of his teenage idols, Walter Payton. "I can still hear it," Thomas recalled, before attempting to imitate Payton. "Yeah, ...

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