As 2014 comes to a close, CBS Local Sports is looking forward to 2015 – where there’s hope for many sports possibilities and surprises in the new year.
Former Pitt Panther Aaron Donald made a name for himself during his college playing days and has shown that he’s capable of that same level of domination at the pro level.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson had a conference call with NFL officials Monday on his playing status after resolving legal issues in a child abuse case. The NFL announced Tuesday morning he will be suspended without pay for at least the remainder of the 2014 season.
Seneca Valley and Slippery Rock grad Brandon Fusco, a guard for the Vikings, joined Tab Douglas and Joe Rhoades Saturday.
For the first time in more than a week, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is publicly addressing his handling of the player domestic abuse scandal.
Commissioner Roger Goodell says that “over the past several weeks, we have seen all too much of the NFL doing wrong; that starts with me.”
With the NFL dealing with one arrest after another right now, NBC’s Sunday Night Football Sideline Reporter Michele Tafoya joined Starkey and Mueller to talk about the recent absence of Commissioner Roger Goodell from the spotlight and what he should be doing right now.
Carolina Panthers Defensive End Greg Hardy, awaiting a jury trial on domestic violence charges, has agreed to go on the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission list.
The Minnesota Vikings have placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission list, which requires that he remain away from all team activities.
Steelers guard Ramon Foster joins The Fan Morning Show in his regular weekly spot
Everyone might not agree with me, but I don’t care one bit, so here it is: I resolutely believe Adrian Peterson is a terrible person; just a rotten human being.
The Steelers dealt with news of Ray Rice head-on, having to play in Baltimore last Thursday night. Since that time, Minnesota benched star running back Adrian Peterson for an indictment for “reckless or negligent injury to a child”-his 4-year-old son who he hit with a switch. Carolina’s Greg Hardy was also benched for domestic abuse charges.
Quarterbacks are breaking records left and right in the pass-happy NFL, but that makes high-caliber running backs all the more valuable. Many of last season’s top performers appear on this list, but keep in mind there’s usually a major bust or two, likely due to the heavy workload of the position causing a hangover effect.
Former Steelers running backs coach Kirby Wilson joined The Fan Morning Show on Wednesday to speak for the first time since leaving the Steelers to take the same job with the Vikings.
Steelers Running Back Coach Kirby Wilson is leaving the team for the same position with the Minnesota Vikings.