| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:29 AM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are getting new helmets with a new logo. That much we know.
We also know that the current team colors of red and pewter aren't expected to change much. And we need to keep reminding ourselves that the look is being described...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 3:08 PM
The Tampa Bay Bucs off-season wish-list looks something like this:
Excellent coach? Check.
Respected general manager? Check.
Time to become relevant again? Check.
The hiring of general manager Jason Licht, coupled with Lovie Smith stepping in as...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 7:04 PM
Charles Tillman told us he is not quite ready to retire as he cleaned out his locker after another non-playoff appearance for the Bears.
But the veteran Pro Bowl cornerback suggested circumstances could send his battered body elsewhere as an...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 9:53 PM
The NFL Super Bowl needs a few catchy buzzwords for its marketing plan:
May I suggest "Got Quarterback?"
It's no coincidence that the Final Four teams vying to play in the first Arctic Super Bowl in New York/New Jersey featured two great veterans...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Aaron Rodgers looked fine on the practice field Thursday. It doesn't mean he is going to play.
There was no definitive word on whether Rodgers would be medically cleared to return from his left collarbone injury in time for Sunday's game against the...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 7:49 PM
Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was arrested on suspicion of reckless driving Saturday morning in Florida after his Mercedes-Benz was clocked traveling 110 mph in a 70-mph zone, police said.
The arrest came less than two months after Puig had speeding-...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears lost 45-41 to the Washington Redskins on Sunday at FedEx Field.
1. General manager Phil Emery has been consistent about many things in the nearly two years he has been on the job. He has been most firm on refusing...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Here's a look at the other Bears-Packers season finales:
2010: Packers 10-3. Jan. 2, 2011, Lambeau Field.
Locked in a 3-3 tie, Aaron Rodgers connected on a 1-yard scoring pass to Donald Lee with 2 minutes, 50 seconds to play to give the Packers the...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 6:32 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are finalizing a deal to make Lovie Smith their next head coach, according to a report by Fox's Jay Glazer.
Smith, fired by Chicago after the 2012 season, was a linebackers coach in Tampa from 1996-2000 before becoming defensive...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:09 PM
When putting together the list of grievances surrounding the 2013 Bears, it's important to remember the forgotten unit.
Amid compulsory second-guessing over confounding tactical decisions on offense and growing public resentment over inept defense,...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:16 PM
For the record, there was crying in Tampa, Fla., on the day they formally introduced Lovie Smith as the next Buccaneers head coach.
But not from Bucs fans who feared for their team's offense under Smith.
"That's my grandson,'' Smith told reporters...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 8:06 PM
You don't need to be a football lifer or have the eye of a scout to determine Jay Cutler is a superior athlete to Josh McCown with a much stronger arm.
Similarly, you don't need to have an analytics background to determine the offense scores more points...