| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Finally, after months of teams poking and prodding NFL draft prospects, scouts picking apart players they had previously pumped up, and media folks like me doing hours of homework trying to make sense of it all, the 2012 NFL draft is less than 48 hours...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Because doing a full, 32-team list of power rankings is too much work, I rank the top 11 teams in the NFL after each exciting football weekend (that's where the "first and 10" comes in). I was off on Monday, so here are my belated but still timely...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 8:37 AM
While its Aug. 28 release date feels a long way off, we know a lot more about "Madden NFL13" than we did yesterday.
For one, we know polarizing Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will not be gracing the game’s cover. Newton lost out to Detroit...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:30 AM
In the meeting rooms that the Ravens defense has huddled this week, a certain amount of attention has been paid to Cincinnati Bengals running back Cedric Benson and wide receivers A.J. Green and Jerome Simpson.
But that doesn’t mean that they...
| Jul 21, 2011
Follow the money
Los Angeles Times
The answer is easy — follow the money.
Six conferences rule in college football, led by the Southeastern, which has won five straight BCS titles. The six power conferences make the lion's...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Marketing executives at sports apparel company Under Armour had a lot to cheer about this month as the American women's soccer team made a run at the World Cup.
The team ultimately lost to Japan, but the international visibility the players received...
| May 11, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The 2012 college football season is still months away, but those who oversee its coverage at The Sporting News did their best this week to turn some of the attention away from the NFL’s concussion controversy, the NHL’s Stanley Cup playoffs,...
| Oct 24, 2011
Mike Shanahan's switch from Rex Grossman to former Ravens backup John Beck as starting quarterback couldn't ignite the Washington Redskins, who suffered another series of critical injuries to their starters Sunday as they lost, 33-20, to the Carolina...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 12:45 PM
Every season, a few surprise studs come out of fantasy Siberia to reward savvy owners who had the foresight to select them in the later rounds of the draft. A season ago, Adrian Foster, Peyton Hillis and Brandon Lloyd come to mind. Ray Rice, Miles...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 4:41 PM
Grant Enders always wanted to play for Towson. Coming out of Old Mill in Anne Arundel County, Enders was recruited by Gordy Combs and believes he would have started his college career with the Tigers had Combs not been fired after the 2008 season.
| Jul 26, 2011
| 3:14 PM
Under Armour officials say that its strong second-quarter earnings report Tuesday is proof that the sports apparel company is giving customers what they want.
But the Baltimore company saw a hit to its profit margins and admits the operations side of...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 4:19 PM
NFL players won their bid for enhanced safety measures this summer, but large numbers of them could suffer short- or long-term setbacks in the manic rush to the 2011 season.
The consequence of a four-month lockout and condensed training camp almost...