| Sep 8, 2014
| 8:26 AM
The first time an NFL executive told me "a team is only as good as its worst backup" I didn't get it.
What does that have to do with the quarterback's play? Or the team's ability to run the ball, or coaching?
It made no sense, but then he used the...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Brian Urlacher to the Dallas Cowboys?
Those are six words that just sound far-fetched. And they ultimately may be.
After all, it’s been more than a year since Urlacher walked away from the NFL, unable to reach agreement on a new deal with the...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 7:17 PM
— Ray Lewis and Ed Reed. Antrel Rolle and Justin Tuck. Charles Woodson and Nick Collins. Darren Sharper and Jonathan Vilma. James Harrison and Troy Polamalu.
Five super defensive combinations on the last five Super Bowl winners. Pro Bowl talents...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:33 PM
John Elway led Denver to the Super Bowl faster as a front office executive than he did as a quarterback.
On Wednesday, the Broncos extended his contract, which was set to expire after this year, through 2017 and added general manager to his title of...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 7:53 AM
Missouri defensive end Michael Sam is openly gay and proud. He is preparing to play in the NFL. And so I thought of Lance Briggs.
I thought of last April when NBA veteran Jason Collins told the world he is gay.
I thought of Briggs’ Twitter...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"IF the soundtrack of America's love affair with the Beatles began with 'I Want to Hold Your Hand,' its first, indelible visual backdrop was New York City. From the 4,000 fans who greeted them on February 7th at JFK airport -- newly named in memory of the...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:02 AM
Penn Jillette is, famously, not a religious man, but his visit to South Florida for performances at the Hard Rock this weekend is a pilgrimage of sorts.
“Without Randi, there would be no Penn & Teller,” says the magician, author and star...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Only two college football teams in the last 40 years went wire-to-wire atop the national polls. Virginia Tech under Frank Beamer played them both.
The Miami Hurricanes’ most recent national champions produced 38 NFL draft choices, 17 first-...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 11:17 AM
Couldn't afford tickets to the Big Easy? Don't worry, there's plenty of places to watch Super Bowl XLVII and its million-dollar commercials.
Whether you're a die-hard Ravens or Niners fan, Super Bowl in South Florida is the second best option come game...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 10:41 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue has overturned the suspensions of four current and former New Orleans Saints players in the league's bounty investigation of the club.
Tagliabue, however, found that the players' conduct was...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 1:13 PM
New Orleans Saints interim coach Joe Vitt issued a stern denial regarding former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams' claim that Vitt insisted on keeping the team's bounty program in place despite an NFL investigation.
“We knew the scuds were...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 2:10 PM
An NFL panel has decided to re-issue the suspensions that were originally used to punish current and former Saints players in the "bounty-gate" investigation.
According to the ruling, handed down Tuesday afternoon, New Orleans Saints linebacker...