Alex Collins in action for the Baltimore Ravens in the NFL. Photograph: Getty Images

Baltimore Ravens running back Alex Collins has revealed the secret behind his excellent footwork - Irish dancing. Collins even has a dancing nickname(...)

Le’Veon Bell of the Pittsburgh Steelers brakes an attempted tackle against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. Photograph: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

The Pittsburgh Steelers clinched their NFL play-off place with a last-gasp win over the Baltimore Ravens — but reigning champions the Denver Broncos w(...)

Baltimore Ravens  terminated Ray Rice’s contract in the wake of video showing him hitting his fiancée Janay Palmer.  Photograph:   Rob Carr/Getty Images

A video showing the former NFL star Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée was received by the league five months ago, according to a law enforcement off(...)

Janay Rice and her husband Ray Rice during a press conference after video emerged of him dragging her out of an elevator at an Atlantic City casino in February. Footage showing him punching her and knocking her out has since been revealed. Photograph: Rob Carr/Getty Images

The shocking video packed more than a horrific physical punch by a man on a woman. The grainy security camera footage of American footballer Ray Rice(...)

Running back Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens addresses a news conference with his wife Janay at the Ravens training centre in Owings Mills, Maryland. Rice was involved in an incident with Janay at an Atlantic City casino. Photograph:  Rob Carr/Getty Images

On the security cam, the Baltimore Ravens’ running back Ray Rice can be seen dragging his unconscious fiancéee Janay Palmer from an elevator at Revel (...)