| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:29 PM
— For the first time this season, the result matched the exact vision new coach Chip Kelly has for his Philadelphia Eagles.
His fastbreak offense was in sync with quarterback Nick Foles, running out to a big lead, then relying on a disciplined...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Shea McClellin ended Aaron Rodgers’ night on the first series of Bears-Packers on Monday Night Football.
Yes, that Shea McClellin. Yes, with a sack of that Aaron Rodgers.
Slamming down the Packers quarterback in the red zone, the Bears so-called...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:40 PM
GREEN BAY — For perhaps the first time in a generation of games between the NFL's most storied rivals, the Bears could make a declaration Monday night for which the Packers had no defense.
They had the best quarterback on the field.
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:57 PM
USC needs to answer two fundamental questions as it searches for a new football coach.
Question 1: Should it fall for the sentimental "That old gang of mine" yarn that only a former Trojan like Jack Del Rio or Jeff Fisher can come in and fix this mess?...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tom Brady's 17-yard touchdown pass to Kenbrell Thompkins with 5 seconds left gave the New England Patriots a wild 30-27 win and knocked the New Orleans Saints from the ranks of the unbeaten Sunday.
It capped a 70-yard drive in which...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 9:39 PM
8 a.m. Motorsports: Formula One practice (in Belgium).--NBCSN
9 a.m. Motorsports: NASCAR Nationwide Series practice (at Bristol).--Fox Spts. 1
9:30 a.m. Golf: Johnnie Walker Championship second round (in Perthshire, Scotland).--Golf
10 a.m. ...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 9:11 PM
Tyler Bray threw for 169 yards and three touchdowns, and the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Green Bay Packers 30-8 on Thursday night in a preseason finale nearly devoid of starters.
Bray, an undrafted rookie out of Tennessee, outshined Chiefs backup...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Making a trade during the NFL season is relatively uncommon, and those moves are even more rare when they involve star players. So the Cleveland Browns raised a lot of eyebrows Wednesday in dealing running back Trent Richardson to Indianapolis for a...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Frank Beamer writes poignantly and modestly, confesses about a broken promise, questions a rival’s recruiting and censures one of his most talented players. Those were my primary takeaways from “Let Me Be Frank — My Life At Virginia Tech...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 9:19 AM
Tim Tebow's NFL career is over.
That's the way it looks, anyway, as the New England Patriots reportedly have decided to release the popular -- and polarizing -- running quarterback as they trim down Saturday to their final 53-man roster. ESPN's Adam...
| Aug 30, 2013
Because I was the only one of the Tribune's nine-man panel who correctly predicted the Bears would miss the playoffs last year, it's my privilege to hit leadoff with this year's NFL crystal ball.
It's easy to make a case for all four teams in the NFC...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:22 PM
There will be a new look and new voice to open up every Sunday Night Football game on NBC this season. One of the new players to be featured with Carrie Underwood in the opening will be the Eagles' LeSean McCoy. That's a surprise since the Eagles, usually...