| Dec 18, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Before the football season began, we had fantasy fanatics Dan Richman and Jay St. Pierre draft their ideal teams. Now it's time to see who looks like a genius and who needed to go back to the drawing board.
St. Pierre: Drew Brees, New...
| Oct 7, 2013
On the first play of the Bears' 26-18 loss Sunday to the Saints, running back Matt Forte let a soft toss slither through his fingers for a 10-yard loss.
It set the perfect tone for a day defined by the Bears dropping the ball, literally and...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Joe Philbin removed televisions from the Dolphins training room this summer that coaches had allowed players to watch back through the years, and the regimes, all the way to Don Shula. And he did so with a message.
"In Irish pubs, they don't have TVs to...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 10:09 PM
Auto Racing--Formula One, Indian Grand Prix, 4 a.m. (NBCSN); NASCAR Sprint Cup, Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500, 12:30 p.m. (ESPN); Drag Racing, NHRA Toyota Nationals, same-day tape, 7 p.m. (ESPN2)
| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:44 AM
Week 9 waiver targets for fantasy football leagues:
Indianapolis wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey (owned in 45 percent of Yahoo leagues)
In five NFL seasons, Darrius Heyward-Bey never has played all 16 games and has yet to eclipse 64 catches in a year....
| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:30 AM
If you wonder why the Lions have been such a flaming failure for the last, oh, five decades, you have to start at the top -- right at the top of Bill Ford Jr.’s pinhead.
Speaking at the team’s annual Courage House dinner, the Lions vice-...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 5:52 PM
The Bears are prepared to get the run-around from the Saints on Sunday at Soldier Field.
Should they blitz Drew Brees constantly, knowing full well he gets rid of the ball quickly and has multiple receiving weapons?
Should they back off and play it...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:11 PM
Scoreboard -- Nov. 6, 2013 |TV SPORTS|
Soccer--UEFA Europa League, Swansea City at Kuban, 11 a.m. (FS1); UEFA Europa League, Sheriff at Tottenham, 2 p.m. (FS1); MLS Playoffs, 7 p.m. (NBCSN); MLS Playoffs, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN2)
Tennis--ATP World Tour...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 10:47 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Newcastle at Tottenham, 5:55 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Manchester City at Sunderland, 8 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Arsenal at Manchester United, 10:05 a.m. (NBCSN); Women’s National Teams,...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 10:45 PM
NFL Football—Baltimore Ravens at Chicago Bears, Noon (CBS); Detroit Lions at Pittsburgh Steelers, Noon (FOX); Minnesota Vikings at Seattle Seahawks, 3:25 p.m. (FOX); Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos, 7 p.m. (NBC)
| Oct 28, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Just another five-touchdown day for Saints quarterback Drew Brees, who led his team Sunday to a 35-17 rout of Buffalo in New Orleans.
Pleased as he was to pick up a victory, Brees was disappointed with his team’s mental mistakes, among them a...
| Oct 4, 2013
In February 2007, Marc Trestman was an unemployed football coach teaching for an on-line sports training company when he arrived at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis for a corporate speaking engagement.
Trestman did more profound listening than...