/ Jun 23, 2017

Vick's father arrested on drug-ring charge

The father of former NFL star Michael Vick has been arrested on charges of being involved in a drug ring. The Virginian-Pilot reports that federal authorities arrested 55-year-old Michael Dwayne Boddie on Thursday. A federal indictment unsealed Wednesday in Newport News alleges that he ...

/ Feb 4, 2017

Quarterback Vick says he's retiring

Michael Vick, who rose to stardom with the Atlanta Falcons before he was sent to prison for running a dogfighting operation, told ESPN he is retiring from the NFL. The 36-year-old Vick, a dynamic dual threat with his speedy legs and powerful left arm, ...

Bell's TD on last play gives Steelers victory

/ Oct 13, 2015

Bell's TD on last play gives Steelers victory

Five seconds left, down by three points and the ball inside the 1. The Pittsburgh Steelers needed a gutsy play against the San Diego Chargers. They got it for a stunning victory. Le’Veon Bell scored on a wildcat run as time expired to give ...

Missed kicks cost Steelers in loss to Ravens

/ Oct 2, 2015

Missed kicks cost Steelers in loss to Ravens

The Pittsburgh Steelers had every opportunity to put their biggest rivals away, perhaps for good this season. But they let one get away. And now the Baltimore Ravens have new life. Ravens kicker Justin Tucker hit a 42-yard field goal to tie it in ...

/ Sep 29, 2015

Big Ben out indefinitely with injury

Ben Roethlisberger gingerly made his way out of the Pittsburgh Steelers facility on Monday, his left leg immobilized under a brace and his attitude upbeat. The leader of one of the NFL’s most dynamic offenses is expected back at some point in 2015 after ...

Defensive end Umenyiora retires

/ Aug 27, 2015

Defensive end Umenyiora retires

Two-time Pro Bowl defensive end Osi Umenyiora has retired as a member of the New York Giants. Umenyiora, who won two Super Bowls with the Giants, signed a one-day contract Wednesday and announced his retirement after 12 NFL seasons, the first 10 with New ...

Steelers sign Vick to one-year deal

/ Aug 26, 2015

Steelers sign Vick to one-year deal

Michael Vick needed a job. The Pittsburgh Steelers needed a backup quarterback. One solid workout solved both problems. The Steelers signed the four-time Pro Bowler to a one-year deal on Tuesday night, hopeful there’s enough game left in the 35-year-old’s still-dangerous legs to provide ...

Jets name Vick starter for game against Chiefs

/ Oct 28, 2014

Jets name Vick starter for game against Chiefs

It’s Michael Vick’s turn. Even though it’s probably too late to save the New York Jets’ season. Rex Ryan announced Monday that Vick will start at quarterback over Geno Smith in the Jets’ road game against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. “I think ...

Smith named Jets' starting QB

/ Aug 23, 2014

Smith named Jets' starting QB

Rex Ryan saw enough to finally reveal the New York Jets’ worst-kept secret. Yes, Geno Smith — and not Michael Vick — will be the team’s starting quarterback this season. “He’s done everything that we’ve asked,” Ryan said after Smith threw a touchdown pass ...

Jets sign Vick after cutting Sanchez

/ Mar 22, 2014

Jets sign Vick after cutting Sanchez

Michael Vick is switching green jerseys — and maybe trading his clipboard for a starting job. The New York Jets signed the former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback to a one-year deal Friday, and released Mark Sanchez, the one-time face of the franchise. “I love competition ...