Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27179/all en NFL-49ers finally get chance to add to glory years http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/nfl-49ers-finally-get-chance-add-glory-years <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Simon Evans</p> <p>ATLANTA, Jan 21 (Reuters) - The team of the 1980s are back, at last.</p> <p>The San Francisco 49ers, one of the great franchises of the National Football League, will finally return to the Super Bowl in search of a record-equaling sixth Lombardi Trophy when they face the Baltimore Ravens on Feb. 3 in New Orleans.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/nfl-49ers-finally-get-chance-add-glory-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Football League Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees Super Bowl MVPs Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 23:45:24 +0000 5737503 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/reuters-sports-news-summary-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Media Day free-for-all kicks off Super Bowl frenzy</p> <p>NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Members of the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens felt the full force of Super Bowl week on Tuesday when they attended the annual Media Day crush where wacky questions are the norm. Viewed by some reporters as a sort of Christmas Day for journalists and by others as a torturous free-for-all, Media Day has come to kick off America's biggest sporting extravaganza.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/reuters-sports-news-summary-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Drugs in sport Education National Football League Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees Sports Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 00:15:05 +0000 5741308 at http://www.globalpost.com FACTBOX-NFL-Profile of Super Bowl-bound San Francisco 49ers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/factbox-nfl-profile-super-bowl-bound-san-francisco-49ers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 1 (Reuters) - Profile of the San Francisco 49ers, who qualified for the Feb. 3 Super Bowl in New Orleans by winning the National Football Conference (NFC) championship two weeks ago.</p> <p>Founded: Established in 1946 as a charter member of the All-America Football Conference and joined the National Football League in 1950 after the two leagues merged.</p> <p>- -</p> <p>NFC titles (season): 6 (1981, 1984, 1988, 1989, 1994, 2012)</p> <p>- -</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/factbox-nfl-profile-super-bowl-bound-san-francisco-49ers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment National Football League Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees Super Bowl MVPs Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 13:18:04 +0000 5742995 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL: Chiefs set to obtain Smith from 49ers - reports http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/nfl-chiefs-set-obtain-smith-49ers-reports <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Two decades after NFL legend Joe Montana left the San Francisco 49ers for Kansas City, another star quarterback -- Alex Smith -- is set to leave the 49ers and join the Chiefs, according to reports.</p> <p>The NFL Network, ESPN and Fox Sports all reported Wednesday that the 49ers have agreed to send Smith to the Chiefs in exchange for a second-round pick in this year's NFL Draft and a 2014 selection.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/nfl-chiefs-set-obtain-smith-49ers-reports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football National Football League Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees AFP Wed, 27 Feb 2013 18:45:41 +0000 5768784 at http://www.globalpost.com Bears linebacker Urlacher retires after 13 seasons http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130522/bears-linebacker-urlacher-retires-after-13-seasons <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher announced his retirement on Wednesday, ending a brilliant 13-year career with the National Football League team with a statement on Twitter.</p> <p>"After spending a lot of time this spring thinking about my NFL future, I have made a decision to retire," wrote the eight-times Pro Bowl linebacker and Defensive Player of the Year in 2005 who will turn 35 this week.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130522/bears-linebacker-urlacher-retires-after-13-seasons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football Brian Urlacher Business National Football League Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees Thomson Reuters Wed, 22 May 2013 19:48:55 +0000 5844114 at http://www.globalpost.com FACTBOX-Professional athletes and high-profile crime http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130622/factbox-professional-athletes-and-high-profile-crime <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez faces scrutiny after the shooting death of a semi-professional football player, and a police official said on Friday authorities planned to arrest him on suspicion of interfering with a homicide investigation.</p> <p>Following are some athletes involved in high-profile criminal cases:</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130622/factbox-professional-athletes-and-high-profile-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States National Football League Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees Thomson Reuters Sat, 22 Jun 2013 10:50:02 +0000 5864332 at http://www.globalpost.com Obama to honor Miami Dolphins' perfect 1972 season http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130813/obama-honor-miami-dolphins-perfect-1972-season <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Miami Dolphins' perfect 1972 season of 17 victories, no losses and a Super Bowl triumph has never been repeated by another NFL team, and - to some - has never been properly recognized.</p> <p>Next Tuesday, President Barack Obama will welcome some of the men who played on that team to Washington for the first White House ceremony honoring a season that many NFL teams have tried to replicate to no avail.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130813/obama-honor-miami-dolphins-perfect-1972-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Don Shula Environment Health Human Interest National Football League Politics Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees Thomson Reuters Tue, 13 Aug 2013 23:15:56 +0000 5909354 at http://www.globalpost.com Dolphins owner to meet Martin on bullying complaint http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131111/dolphins-owner-meet-martin-complaints-bullying <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said on Monday he had arranged a meeting for Wednesday with Jonathan Martin, the player who left the team saying he was emotionally distraught over being bullied by team mates.</p> <p>Ross said he was "appalled" by some of the revelations in the case that has captured widespread public attention over the so-called clubhouse culture on the Dolphins and other National Football League teams.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131111/dolphins-owner-meet-martin-complaints-bullying" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Jennifer Lopez National Football League Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees Thomson Reuters Tue, 12 Nov 2013 01:36:01 +0000 5986357 at http://www.globalpost.com San Diego Chargers - TeamReport http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131118/san-diego-chargers-teamreport <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NFL Team Report - San Diego Chargers - INSIDE SLANT</p> <p>The San Diego Chargers came close to pulling off the last-gasp victory on the final play of the game, but came up short as the Miami Dolphins, who lost five of their previous six games, held on for a 20-16 victory at Sun Life Stadium Sunday.</p> <p>With seven seconds remaining, Charters quarterback Philip Rivers' game-ending heave from the 25-yard line was broken up by cornerback Brent Grimes.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131118/san-diego-chargers-teamreport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ACC Athlete of the Year National Football League Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees Thomson Reuters Mon, 18 Nov 2013 09:22:05 +0000 5992205 at http://www.globalpost.com Rookie QBs have it tough, says Montana http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131118/rookie-qbs-have-it-tough-says-montana <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Adam Rose</p> <p>BEIJING (Reuters) - Highly-paid rookie quarterbacks are under increasing pressure to make an instant impact in the NFL, former San Francisco 49ers great Joe Montana said on Monday.</p> <p>"There's more pressure because they're making a lot more money. When you get paid all that money they want you to start right away," he told Reuters during a promotional event for NFL China in Beijing.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131118/rookie-qbs-have-it-tough-says-montana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football Disaster National Football League Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees Thomson Reuters Mon, 18 Nov 2013 14:08:01 +0000 5992433 at http://www.globalpost.com Rookie QBs have it tough, says Montana http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131119/rookie-qbs-have-it-tough-says-montana <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Adam Rose</p> <p>BEIJING (Reuters) - Highly-paid rookie quarterbacks are under increasing pressure to make an instant impact in the NFL, former San Francisco 49ers great Joe Montana said on Monday.</p> <p>"There's more pressure because they're making a lot more money. When you get paid all that money they want you to start right away," he told Reuters during a promotional event for NFL China in Beijing.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131119/rookie-qbs-have-it-tough-says-montana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football Disaster National Football League Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees Thomson Reuters Tue, 19 Nov 2013 13:46:39 +0000 5993459 at http://www.globalpost.com Chicago Bears - TeamReport http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131209/chicago-bears-teamreport <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NFL Team Report - Chicago Bears - INSIDE SLANT</p> <p>Reinforcements won't be coming to the aid of the Chicago Bears on either side of the football this week, so they'll need to find a way to beat the Dallas Cowboys at Soldier Field with players who were part of two consecutive losses to teams already out of the playoff chase.</p> <p>Quarterback Josh McCown again starts because Jay Cutler is still unable to play due to a high ankle sprain, and weak side linebacker Lance Briggs remains out with a fractured shoulder.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131209/chicago-bears-teamreport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mike Ditka National Football League Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees Thomson Reuters Mon, 09 Dec 2013 14:40:22 +0000 6014297 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennessee Titans - TeamReport http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131210/tennessee-titans-teamreport <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NFL Team Report - Tennessee Titans - INSIDE SLANT</p> <p>Coach Mike Munchak preferred to keep the talk about his job security, or possible lack thereof, quiet until the Tennessee Titans play out the final three games of the season.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131210/tennessee-titans-teamreport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States Business National Football League Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees Thomson Reuters Tue, 10 Dec 2013 06:34:54 +0000 6015261 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennessee Titans - TeamReport http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131211/tennessee-titans-teamreport <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NFL Team Report - Tennessee Titans - INSIDE SLANT</p> <p>Coach Mike Munchak preferred to keep the talk about his job security, or possible lack thereof, quiet until the Tennessee Titans play out the final three games of the season.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131211/tennessee-titans-teamreport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States Business National Football League Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees Thomson Reuters Wed, 11 Dec 2013 08:21:32 +0000 6016658 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennessee Titans - TeamReport http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131212/tennessee-titans-teamreport <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NFL Team Report - Tennessee Titans - INSIDE SLANT</p> <p>The Tennessee Titans enter the final three games of the 2013 season with plenty of questions surrounding the club, from coach Mike Munchak's job status to whether or not quarterback Jake Locker and/or running back Chris Johnson would be back next season.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131212/tennessee-titans-teamreport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football Business Labor Law National Football League Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees Thomson Reuters Thu, 12 Dec 2013 08:05:57 +0000 6018001 at http://www.globalpost.com