| Sep 4, 2013
| 6:39 PM
CINCINNATI — Defending Jay Cutler once seemed so easy to Bengals outside linebacker Vontaze Burfict.
Burfict was a teenager growing up in Corona, Calif., whose family loved the Broncos. When Burfict played for Arizona State, he wore No. 7 in honor...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:33 PM
What is the logic behind the Bears carrying four tight ends and a fifth on the practice squad? What teams have success with multiple tight end sets? -- @Solo_ist from Twitter
Plenty of teams have had success with multiple tight ends of late. The...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:27 PM
The Bears will open their 2013 season Sunday by hosting Cincinnati at Soldier Field. With kickoff nearing, here’s this week’s “Hurry-Up,” a flurry of notable odds and ends on the Bengals.
The Bears’ offensive line...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:49 PM
The Bears offense under Marc Trestman could have to lean on basic West Coast passing concepts Sunday at Soldier Field to minimize the talented Bengals defensive line. Think of three-step routes for Jay Cutler to get the ball out with a quick read...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:43 PM
Why all the focus on getting another defensive end? I thought one of the biggest keys to Lovie Smith's defense was a stud three-technique tackle -- someone like Tommie Harris before his decline. Are the Bears satisfied with what they have in that regard?...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Not long ago, Geno Atkins, Patrick Peterson, and Jason Pierre-Paul were wowing high school football fans in Broward County with their exploits on the gridiron.
Now, all three are playing in front of much larger audiences in the NFL.
Earlier this week,...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 11:12 PM
Tennis--Australian Open, same-day tape, 1 p.m. (ESPN2), 8 and 2:30 a.m. (ESPN2)
Cycling--Tour Down Under, Stage 1, same-day tape, 2:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
Men’s College Basketball--Iowa at Ohio State, 5:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network);...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 11:33 PM
Women’s College Basketball—Oklahoma State at Texas, 11:30 a.m. (FXSP); Nebraska at Penn State, 1 p.m. (ESPN2); Wisconsin at Michigan, 1 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Baylor at Kansas, 1:30 p.m. (FXSP); California at Stanford,...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 3:21 PM
Harrisburg native and Eagles running back, LeSean McCoy named 1st team, Dover High and Shippensburg University Grad, John Kuhn named 2nd team for the Green Bay Packers.
Quarterback -- Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay.
Running Backs -- Maurice Jones-...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Men's College Basketball-Florida at Tennessee, 10 a.m. (ESPN2); Duke at Georgia Tech, 11 a.m. (ESPNU); Nebraska at Illinois, Noon (Big 10 Network); Washington at Utah, 1 p.m. (FXSP); Kansas at Oklahoma, 1 p.m. (ESPNU); Ohio State at...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 8:08 AM
Lions' Johnson, Vikings Allen lead All-Pro voting.
Lions wide receiverCalvin Johnson and Vikings defensive end Jared Allen garnered the most votes for the 2011 NFL All-Pro team announced Friday.
Johnson and Allen each received 49 of 50 possible votes...