| Apr 17, 2012
| 6:06 PM
It's an amazing phenomenon.
For months, few casual fans seem to care about the NHL.
Maybe it's because the season begins before Halloween, right in the heart of the NFL and college football seasons, stretches through the holidays and needs to wait until...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 4:02 PM
Every football fan in Bloomington, Ind. — there actually are some — will tell you Saturday's Wisconsin-Indiana game is huge.
With Ohio State and Penn State ineligible and Illinois and Purdue hopeless, either the Badgers or Hoosiers will play...
| Jun 5, 2012
You get the sense that sports fans, always looking for something they haven't seen for a while or maybe have never seen, will be rooting for "I'll Have Another" on Saturday at the 144th running of the Belmont Stakes.
After all, it hasn't happened since...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:50 PM
It's no wonder you can get a pair tickets to the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship Game for the price of a bottle of shampoo, a disposable razor and a six-pack of Pabst Blue Ribbon.
No, really, tickets for Saturday's ACC title game between...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 2:55 PM
We reached Crystal Tree's par-5 seventh tee, and Robin Ventura faced this dilemma: Should he hit driver in hopes of reaching in two?
In other words, swing for the fences — or try to line a single up the middle?
"I'm not here to lay up," the...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 2:16 AM
Passion trumped logic in Kurt Dargis’ life.
And, man, is he glad it did.
The 44-year-old Dargis grew up in Michigan City, graduating from Rogers High in 1987. Though he didn’t play any varsity sports, he still remembers the Rogers boys...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
Chris Collins and Pat Fitzgerald both grew up as sports stars in suburban Chicago.
Both Collins and Fitzgerald are 38 and born in 1974 — Collins eight months earlier in April. Both enthusiastically view each day as an opportunity to improve and...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 5:36 PM
When the brackets come out on Sunday night, you can scout out your favorite teams for what shapes up as wide-open NCAA men's basketball tournament.
And once the schedule is released, you can also figure out what CBS/Turner Sports announcing teams you...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 6:08 PM
If you watch Phil Simms on Showtime's "Inside the NFL" you get an aggressive, get-after-it kind of guy who is not afraid to express opinions and challenge co-host Cris Collinsworth, among others.
Simms has been outspoken about the excessive...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:35 PM
In case you haven't noticed, this isn't your father's sports television landscape.
Things continue to change rapidly, and the old saying that goes "You can't tell the players without a scorecard" has now changed to "You can't tell who's doing the game...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Bill O'Brien challenged a reporter's question Saturday regarding Penn State's "morale" when it runs the football well. O'Brien insisted that there's never been a "morale problem" with his team, adding that the word "gets thrown around like cheeseburgers...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 9:22 PM
After Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt McGloin threw his third touchdown pass Sunday, play-by-play announcer Greg Papa asked his audience, "Are you mclovin McGloin?" Evidently, they were. Here's how McGloin punctuated his team's 28-23 win over Houston,...