| Oct 24, 2013
| 7:00 PM
A man who swindled about $3 million from San Diego Chargers linebacker Dwight Freeney was sentenced Thursday to five years in federal prison, authorities said.
Michael A. Stern, 53, who pleaded guilty to a fraud charge in January, was also ordered to...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:30 AM
A collection of what other media outlets are saying as the Ravens hit the bye week.
* USA Today's Jarrett Bell talks about the Ravens' issues heading into their break.
This is a good time for a bye and the chance to self-evaluate and reassess....
| Oct 19, 2013
| 7:28 PM
Nobody at Halas Hall came out and directly questioned the design of the Bears' pass rush, a misnomer so far.
But if you listened closely the other day, you heard doubt.
"We've stunted our defensive linemen a lot on passing downs, where we didn't...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:57 PM
Sailing--America’s Cup, Race 7 and 8, 2:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
Major League Baseball--Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh Pirates, 6 p.m. (WGN)
College Football--Texas Christian at Texas Tech, 6:30 p.m. (ESPN); Troy at Arkansas State, 6:30 p.m....
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:56 PM
When Ozzie Newsome reflects on the remarkable exploits of Jonathan Ogden, the Ravens general manager thinks first of silence.
You have to be awfully good at your job to avoid the barbed scrutiny of NFL fans and analysts. You have to be an awfully decent...
| Jul 2, 2013
NEW YORK — This was the ACC like we've never seen. Lobster-on-crostini hors d'oeuvres and piped-in-jazz overlooking Times Square rather than barbecue, hush puppies and Kenny Chesney out yonder. An aggressive, confident marketing campaign instead...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:32 PM
As he walked out of the front door of his $1.3 million McMansion on Wednesday morning, handcuffed under his white T-shirt, it struck me that Aaron Hernandez looked like he had alligator arms.
For an NFL receiver, there can be no harsher assessment....
| May 22, 2013
| 4:14 PM
There will be no purple smudge on the accomplishments of Brian Urlacher. The sight of him with some sort of cat or bird on his helmet never will make anyone wince. He will not have that moment when he makes us recall Willie Mays with the Mets....
| May 22, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Brian Urlacher's retirement is a surprise. A pretty big surprise. This is why: The middle linebacker still can play.
The Bears thought so. They legitimately wanted him back and offered him $2 million per season to return.
Urlacher thought so. He was...
| May 18, 2013
| 10:28 PM
Soccer--Premier League, teams to be announced, 9:30 a.m. (ESPN2); MLS, Los Angeles at New York, 12:10 p.m. (ESPN2)
Auto Racing--Indy Racing League, IndyCar Indianapolis 500 Bump Day, 11 a.m. (NBCSN); Drag Racing, NHRA Kansas...
| May 18, 2013
| 11:10 AM
SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego Chargers agreed to a two-year deal Saturday with aging star pass rusher Dwight Freeney that could be worth $13.35 million.
The deal to bring Freeney to the Chargers came four days after outside linebacker Melvin Ingram tore...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 7:01 PM
NEW YORK — Say this for the 2013 quarterback class: They've learned how to slide.
Four of them were selected in the fourth round Saturday, two of whom — USC's Matt Barkley and Syracuse's Ryan Nassib — were widely believed to be first-...