Showing 1 - 10 of 2020 Stories for Earl Campbell
The Roots Of Greatness
Motivated by the preachings of a noble mama and propelled by his mighty legs, Earl Campbell has left plank-shack poverty far behind. But the man who was the NFL rushing leader as a rookie never forgets to look back
The Wrecking Yard
As they limp into the sunset, retired NFL players struggle with the game's grim legacy: a lifetime of disability and pain
Hitting a Wall of Steel
Earl Campbell & Co. tried and failed to dent the Pittsburgh defense. The Rams get a shot in Super Bowl XIV
A Rose by Any Other Name
Steeler linebacker Jack Lambert is not known as a sweetie, but he sure knows the sweet smell of success
Life's Roses (and Sausages)
He was the most punishing runner of his generation. But there was a price to pay, addiction to overcome, a child's illness to face down. Yeah, the Tyler Rose has seen a thing or two
Hell on Wheels
Having mastered The System, Dallas' Tony Dorsett is speeding to the finest season he has had since turning pro
LeBron vs. Jordan
We of the "Jordan is the greatest" generation decided Scottie Pippen doesn't know what he's talking about. LeBron better than MJ? What?
ANOTHER CAMPBELL MAY BE COMING
If Heisman winner George Rogers turns out anything like Earl, he'll be sainted in New Orleans.
I Am (More Than) Robot Megatron
In the debate over whether the latest, greatest wide receiving machine is, in fact, an upgrade over the older model, judgment may very well come down to this question: what can Calvin Johnson do for Detroit in January—and when will he get the chance?