| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:36 PM
NFL teams like quarterbacks who can fit the football into tight windows.
In the first throw of his trick-shot video, Alex Tanney fired the ball out of a tight window — specifically, from a dormitory room on the third floor of Bowers Hall at tiny...
| Oct 15, 2013
Lovie Smith never warmed up to anchormen in Chicago so, if you can, picture Smith pretending to laugh at prominent and omnipresent USC fan Will Ferrell's jokes on the sideline during a Trojans practice.
Imagine the straight-laced Smith sidling next to...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 3:23 AM
I'm on record predicting Super Bowl XLVIII will be nicknamed the Manning Bowl because Archie Manning's two sons will battle for NFL supremacy.
Peyton Manning's seven touchdown performance in the NFL opener against the Super Bowl champion Baltimore...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:22 PM
It's the most wonderful time of the year for Las Vegas where the sports books with all of their big-screen televisions and their giant scoreboards filled with flashing numbers all welcome the start of another NFL season. The major league baseball and...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 1:38 PM
OK, Orlando, do you want the good news or the bad news?
The good news, you say? Congratulations! You have been named as the healthiest major city in Florida!
The bad news?
Out of the 50 largest communities in these United States, you were just 34th....
| May 2, 2013
| 8:47 PM
Verrazano, an awesome equine bridge between balance and size, was bred to run. Heading into the 139th Kentucky Derby, that part is undeniable. Bryan Sullivan is another story. He still chuckles when he thinks about that day 16 years ago at Monmouth Park....
| Dec 11, 2012
| 5:42 PM
The Bears may appear to be going nowhere, but that doesn't mean Lovie Smith is headed anywhere.
Smith effectively can seal another contract with a victory over the Packers on Sunday. Beating the Packers is important to Bears ownership, and Smith could...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 7:05 PM
The most curious NFL news Sunday was that the league is investigating the San Diego Chargers for using Stick 'em, the glue-like goop that helps players hang on to the football. The Fox report said an equipment manager was concealing the substance on...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 4:27 PM
We offer these courtesy of R.J. Bell of pregame.com 25 NFL Facts from Vegas: 49ers: -16.5 over Cardinals biggest favorite for SF since 1998. Biggest underdog for Cardinals franchise since St. Louis +17 vs. Cowboys in 1978. Bengals: First time favored over...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:35 PM
It doesn't look like a fair fight. The Bears, fresh off an explosive blowout victory over the Cowboys on the national stage, against the Jaguars, who've been outscored 54-17 at EverBank Field and are 1-3.
I'm going to spare the "any given Sunday"...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Lots of talk these days about swing states and which way they're leaning.
So it's fitting that the most intriguing NFL stories are those teams and players that are in a dramatic state of swing.
Take the Indianapolis Colts, for instance. At the end of...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 11:10 AM
The Dallas Cowboys play at Atlanta on Sunday in a game featuring a question-mark quarterback. Yes, he's shown flashes of excellence, but is he truly the player who can lift his franchise to greatness? Does success early in the season mean anything if he...