NFL

NFL  

Eagles embarrass Cowboys to strengthen grip on NFC East

A sluggish offense for the better part of 30 minutes, an early special-teams malfunction and the loss of their placekicker did absolutely nothing to derail the freight train that is the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday night. Playing in front of a national TV audience, they dismantled the Dallas Cowboys...

  • Cowboys owner Jerry Jones apologizes for racial remark in video

    Cowboys owner Jerry Jones apologizes for racial remark in video

    Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has apologized after a gossip website posted a 4-year-old video of him making a racially insensitive comment. The Blast website reported the video was shot in 2013 at a Dallas hotel by a white man who asked Jones if he would tape a message for his fiancee. Jones...

  • Dolphins waive Rey Maualuga following linebacker's arrest

    Dolphins waive Rey Maualuga following linebacker's arrest

    Linebacker Rey Maualuga was released by the Miami Dolphins, and the move, according to a league source, was prompted by his arrest in Miami-Dade County early Saturday morning. According to the Associated Press, court records in Miami-Dade County show an open battery case against Maualuga, though...

  • NFL's many woes led by quality of play, especially at QB

    Sez Me … Everyone seems to know what’s wrong with the NFL. Except the NFL. Hard to see with heads stuck in a massive pile of currency. We’ve heard excuses stretching from Park Avenue to the Costa Mesa Lima Bean Farm. The Trump campaign. Injuries. CTE. Anthem-kneeling. Oversaturation. Bad game experience....

  • Catching up with ... former Colts defensive tackle Jim Bailey

    Catching up with ... former Colts defensive tackle Jim Bailey

    When the Colts selected Jim Bailey in the second round of the 1970 NFL draft, it took awhile to tell him. Bailey had no phone. “My wife and I lived in an apartment off campus,” said Bailey, 69, then a defensive tackle at Kansas. “Someone came by and said the Colts were trying to reach me, so I...

  • Jerry Jones sends letter seeking special owners' meeting to address Roger Goodell's contract

    Jerry Jones sends letter seeking special owners' meeting to address Roger Goodell's contract

    The NFL will not attempt to force Jerry Jones to sell the Dallas Cowboys over his efforts to oppose the owners' pending contract extension with Commissioner Roger Goodell, according to the owner of one franchise and several others familiar with the situation. "I don't know where this is coming...

  • Belichick addresses Navy football team while visiting Annapolis

    Belichick addresses Navy football team while visiting Annapolis

    On the rare occasions Bill Belichick gets free time, he comes to Annapolis to visit his mother. Jeannette Belichick, 95, lives in an assisted living facility in the city. While in town, Belichick often visits his father’s grave in the Naval Academy cemetery. That is often followed by a stop at...

  • NFL Mock Draft 2018: First-round projections

    NFL Mock Draft 2018: First-round projections

    The NFL Draft has become a nice appetizer before our main course in September. A mock version of said draft is meant to educate, and even entertain. At very least, it helps you pass the time. What follows is an early attempt at figuring out the best players available in this season's draft class,...

  • After a bad week, the NFL's concussion protocol comes under scrutiny once again

    After a bad week, the NFL's concussion protocol comes under scrutiny once again

    Six years later, Colt McCoy cannot remember going back into the game, or what happened after he did. In December 2011, McCoy, playing quarterback for the Cleveland Browns, rolled to his left. Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison launched his helmet into McCoy's face mask, leaving McCoy...

  • Ouch! 'South Park' is latest to take shot at Chargers' attendance

    Ouch! 'South Park' is latest to take shot at Chargers' attendance

    For Chargers haters, the laughs keep coming. And maybe they’re just a little more satisfying when it comes on the national stage. First it was Jimmy Kimmel making fun of weak crowds at StubHub Center with his faux marketing campaign, “Sunday’s Self-Guided Meditation Retreats.” Now it’s the animated...

  • Mike Adamle reflects on career that led to Italian American Sports Hall of Fame

    Mike Adamle reflects on career that led to Italian American Sports Hall of Fame

    Mike Adamle spent a lifetime in sports, playing for three NFL teams and working in a 40-year sports media career that has ranged from WMAQ-Ch. 5 sports anchor to covering the Olympics, so he seems a like natural for the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame, which will induct him Saturday....

43°