| Mar 22, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Men's College Basketball--NCAA Division I Tournament, Wisconsin vs. Syracuse, 6 p.m. (CBS); Louisville vs. Michigan State, 6:15 p.m. (TBS); Cincinnati vs. Ohio State, 8:45 p.m. (CBS); Florida vs. Marquette, 9:17 p.m. (TBS)
| Apr 5, 2012
| 8:40 PM
Disgraced defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, suspended indefinitely by the NFL for his role in the New Orleans Saints' bounty scandal, urged his players to take shots at the head, knees and ankles of specific San Francisco 49ers before a playoff game...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 7:40 PM
Former Bears safety Doug Plank called himself "a pat-down candidate" as he answered my phone call while going through an airport security line Friday in Philadelphia.
Plank's three artificial joints send off alarms whenever he travels and remind him of...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Men's College Basketball-Horizon League game, 6 p.m. (ESPNU); Niagara at Iona, 8 p.m. (ESPNU)
Men's College Hockey-Dartmouth at RPI, 6:30 p.m. (NBCSP)
College Football-Cotton Bowl, Kansas State vs. Arkansas, 7 p.m. (FOX)
| Jan 13, 2012
| 2:42 PM
As the Saints prepare for the playoff match against San Francisco, some 49ers are complaining about the way they were treated when they came to the Superdome for a pre-season game last August. They say the Saints blitzed too much and didn't give them a...
| Oct 12, 2012
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The most improbable, unbelievable throw by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith didn't even hit its intended target.
It came last Saturday before Game 1 of the National League division series between the San Francisco...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 11:23 PM
College Football--Louisville at Pittsburgh, 10 a.m. (ESPNU); Texas vs. Oklahoma, 11 a.m. (ABC); Iowa at Michigan State, 11 a.m. (ESPN); Northwestern at Minnesota, 11 a.m. (ESPN2); Alabama-Birmingham at Houston, 11 a.m. (FXSP);...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 10:22 PM
NFL Football--Kansas City Chiefs at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Noon (CBS); Detroit Lions at Philadelphia Eagles, Noon (FOX); Minnesota Vikings at Washington Redskins, 3:25 p.m. (FOX); Green Bay Packers at Houston Texans, 7:20 p.m. (NBC)...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 1:43 PM
49ers QB Alex Smith vs. Seahawks QB Russell Wilson: This isn’t that kind of matchup – mano-a-mano – but the play of the opposing quarterbacks definitely will impact the outcome in this battle of NFC West co-leaders. And they’re...
| Oct 23, 2012
All around the NFL, this figures to be a landmark week for the men who carry clipboards and draw up Xs and O's.
Joe Vitt has returned to the New Orleans Saints as interim coach, his six-game suspension behind him.
Carolina's Ron Rivera is facing...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 6:23 PM
1. Giants (1 last week): How would an Eli Manning-Peyton Manning Super Bowl strike you?
2. Falcons (3): When everyone was busy watching Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady, Matt Ryan was the best passer in the first half of the NFL season.
3. Bears (2): Their...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 7:16 PM
Tom House spent eight years in the majors as a relief pitcher, but he is best remembered for catching Hank Aaron's record-breaking 715th home run. The ball sailed over the fence and into the bullpen, and House ran under it.
Now, almost four decades later...