| Jan 5, 2012
| 9:05 PM
Cyrus Jones Jr. needed only two words to make his college choice clear at Thursday night's Under Armour All-America game at Tropicana Field.
"Roll Tide" the star senior said as he replaced a Gilman visor with an Alabama baseball cap during his college...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Because doing a full, 32-team list of power rankings is too much work for a Monday afternoon, I will rank the top 11 teams in the NFL after each exciting football Sunday (that's where the "first and 10" comes in). Here's how I rank them entering the...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 10:15 AM
The lockout is over, the NFL is back, training camps have kicked off and free agency has died down after a frantic few days. Now that we have had a chance to survey the NFL landscape, we know which players to watch in 2011 and we have a pretty good idea...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 10:29 AM
At this point, it seems pretty likely that the St. Louis Rams, who have former No. 1 pick Sam Bradford at quarterback, will trade the No. 2 overall pick in April’s draft to a QB-needy team. A bunch of teams will likely show interest, jacking up...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Let's jump in the time machine and flash back in time to the early 2000s when Tom Cruise wasn't a known crazy person, "Freedom Fries" were an innovation in redneck culinary circles and men under the age of 40 wearing visors in public was considered to...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 12:00 PM
There are very few slam-dunk picks in fantasy football. For years, owning LaDainian Tomlinson guaranteed you a spot in the playoffs. Peyton Manning has been an elite fantasy QB for more than a decade. And though he's now in the twilight of his career,...
| Aug 24, 2011
Falcons' Julio Jones
It can be difficult for rookie receivers to make impacts quickly, but Julio Jones isn't the typical rookie receiver. He stepped in the Falcons' starting lineup on the first snap of camp and has looked...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 7:30 AM
With trades in consecutive offseasons, the Ravens have given Joe Flacco a formidable receiving tandem in Anquan Boldin and Lee Evans. Boldin has had five 1,000-yard seasons in his eight years in the league and Evans has averaged 15.7 yards per catch in...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 1:30 PM
I'm not very good at making preseason predictions. Two years ago, I picked the Giants to beat the Chargers in the Super Bowl. Last season, I wrote a column saying the Ravens would go all the way, and they might have had they not fallen apart against the...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 8:02 PM
Super Bowl¿ champion: Patriots
AFC¿ championship game: Patriots over Texans
NFC¿ championship game: Saints over Packers
AFC division playoffs: Patriots over Chargers; Texans over Steelers
NFC division playoffs: Packers over Eagles;...
| Sep 13, 2011
Playoff teams flounder
Los Angeles Times
The biggest surprise was the performance of several 2010 playoff teams.
We knew the Colts were going to struggle without Peyton Manning, and they did. But the Steelers were routed in Baltimore in...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Torrey Smith torched the Rams in Week 3, catching five passes for 152 yards and three touchdowns. Now he is burning up the waiver wire, and you can be sure that someone will claim him in your fantasy league.
I got a text message shortly after midnight...