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Texans' Brooks Reed's hair gets its own Twitter page

Sep 11, 2012 | by Michelle Homer, khou.com
Texans' Brooks Reed's hair gets its own Twitter page

He’s big, he’s bad, he’s blonde. And thanks to those long, lovely locks, Linebacker Brooks Reed has quickly become one of the most recognizable Houston Texans on the field.

As a rookie last year, Reed was one of the breakout stars on the Texans "Bulls on Parade" defense.

Cosmo just named him one of "The Hottest Guys of the NFL."

Texans' Arian Foster: 'I chase history'

Sep 05, 2012 | by Jeff Glor, KHOU.com
Texans' Arian Foster: 'I chase history'

The Houston Texans’ star running back Arian Foster has been called “the most interesting man in the NFL.” He has just signed a new $44 million contract and he became a vegan.

CBS News caught up with Foster during a rare day off in Houston.

Foster, who grabs just as many headlines for what he does off the field as he does ...

Taj Gibson ready to get started

Sep 04, 2012 | by Scott Powers, ESPN Chicago
Taj Gibson ready to get started

 Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson said Monday he's confident the Bulls can still compete without Derrick Rose and foresees his role expanding this season.

Rose tore his left ACL on April 28 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Philadelphia 76ers. He underwent surgery on May 12, and the recovery is expected to take between eight to 12 ...

Greg Salas grabs on to change

Sep 04, 2012 | by Jeff Howe, Boston Herald
Greg Salas grabs on to change

Greg Salas never even got a chance to run through a single rep as a defensive back during his first practice at the University of Hawaii.

That’s because then-Hawaii coach June Jones told the freshman he would make the switch to wide receiver. Jones’ instincts turned out all right.

Moore, wife to supply kids with back-to-school essentials

Aug 30, 2012 | by Kimberley A. Martin, newsday.com
Moore, wife to supply kids with back-to-school essentials

Through his foundation, Brandon Moore and his wife Regina will be providing backpacks and school supplies for 100 kids at the Boys and Girls Club Newark for the third straight year.

Afterward, Moore will take 40 children on a back-to-school shopping spree at a local Target.

Here's the info:

Date/Time Sept. 4 from 5-7:30p

Location(s) Boys and Girls Club Newark -- 1 Avon Avenue,...

Bucs Vs. Redskins Final Score: Kirk Cousins Has Big Game For Washington In 30-3 Win

Aug 29, 2012 | by Jeremy Mauss, SB Nation
Bucs Vs. Redskins Final Score: Kirk Cousins Has Big Game For Washington In 30-3 Win

The Washington Redskins gave the start in Wednesday's preseason game to Kirk Cousins, the team's other rookie quarterback selected in the 2012 draft. While the fourth game of the preseason mostly featured backups and third-string players battling for a roster spot, Cousins had a big night in the 30-3 win against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Bradley Beal Ready To Go To Work

Aug 27, 2012 | by Charles E. Sutton, The Washingon Informer

Since being selected by the Washington Wizards as the third overall pick in last June's NBA Draft, Bradley Beal has played in a summer league minicamp at Verizon Center, earned first-team honors for his performance in the Las Vegas Summer League, and traveled back to the gambling capital for an additional three-day training session at a developmental camp led by ...

Tags: Bradley Beal , Washington Wizards

Isaac Sopoaga Leads By Example

Aug 20, 2012 | by Jacob Most, blog.49ers.com
Isaac Sopoaga Leads By Example

Isaac Sopoaga often uses his Samoan heritage to bring a unique energy into the 49ers locker room.

Known as one of the team’s emotional leaders for his enigmatic personality, Sopoaga showed that liveliness to the media during a press conference on Monday.

Sopoaga entered the media tent at 49ers headquarters and stepped up to the podium with headphones in his ears. The ...

Tags: Isaac Sopoaga , San Francisco 49ers

Shannon Brown Day

Aug 19, 2012 | by Chicago Defender
Shannon Brown Day

Mayor Rahm Emanuel declared Aug. 18 "Shannon Brown Day."

Brown, a Maywood native and player for the Phoenix Suns, hosted his 2nd Annual Wood-Star Fest weekend. The weekend included a two-day concert - with his wife Monica as headliner - on Aug. 18 in Union Park; the Shannon Brown Basketball Clinic and a Celebrity Basketball game.

Tags: Shannon Brown , Phoenix Suns

Lang, Sitton emerge as leaders of the line

Aug 18, 2012 | by Weston Hodkiewicz, Green Bay Press-Gazette
Lang, Sitton emerge as leaders of the line

As a rookie out of Eastern Michigan, T.J. Lang had heard all the horror stories.

The tales about how things change once you’re in the NFL. Unlike college, locker rooms are more tight-lipped, so don’t expect veterans to go out of their way to help you out. Here, it’s business.

That had been Lang’s perception going into his first training camp as ...

Tags: TJ Lang , Green Bay Packers

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