| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:57 PM
USC needs to answer two fundamental questions as it searches for a new football coach.
Question 1: Should it fall for the sentimental "That old gang of mine" yarn that only a former Trojan like Jack Del Rio or Jeff Fisher can come in and fix this mess?...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 4:10 PM
We see one side of Indianapolis quarterback Andrew Luck — the maturity, athleticism and solid decision-making.
His backup, veteran Matt Hasselbeck, has an inside perspective on Luck, and knows the challenge of attempting to keep pace both mentally...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tom Brady's 17-yard touchdown pass to Kenbrell Thompkins with 5 seconds left gave the New England Patriots a wild 30-27 win and knocked the New Orleans Saints from the ranks of the unbeaten Sunday.
It capped a 70-yard drive in which...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:45 PM
In a painful season for the Houston Texans, Matt Schaub is injured on a fellow former U.Va. alum's sack ...
Listed by jersey number (if still applicable), name, connections and statistics:
TE 87 Jeff King (Va. Tech, Pulaski High): On...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:49 PM
Women’s College Volleyball--Michigan State at Minnesota, 6 p.m. (ESPN2)
Major League Baseball--Playoffs, Boston Red Sox at Detroit Tigers, 7 p.m. (FOX)
College Football--Miami at North Carolina, 6:30 p.m. (ESPN)
| Oct 12, 2013
| 11:19 PM
NFL Football--Carolina Panthers at Minnesota Vikings, Noon (FOX); Jacksonville Jaguars at Denver Broncos, 3 p.m. (CBS); Arizona Cardinals at San Francisco 49ers, 3:25 p.m. (FOX); Washington Redskins at Dallas Cowboys, 7 p.m. (NBC)...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:38 PM
College Football--Oklahoma vs. Texas, 11 a.m. (ABC); Missouri at Georgia, 11 a.m. (ESPN); Indiana at Michigan State, 11 a.m. (ESPN2); Memphis at Houston, 11 a.m. (ESPNEWS); Pittsburgh at Virginia Tech, 11 a.m. (ESPNU); Kansas at...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:54 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Chelsea at Norwich, 7:25 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Arsenal at West Bromwich, 9:55 a.m. (NBCSN)
PGA Golf--Presidents Cup, 11 a.m. (NBC)
NFL Football--Kansas City Chiefs at Tennessee Titans,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:55 PM
Quarterbacks are putting up gargantuan numbers. Yardage totals are rolling up like pennies on a gas pump. Defenses are scrambling to patch holes.
And power running backs are all but forgotten.
What used to be a cornerstone to building a strong...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 5:20 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Anquan Boldin's sensational San Francisco debut helped keep the 49ers on quite a roll against Green Bay.
And Vernon Davis did his part in a prolific passing game led by Colin Kaepernick in a 34-28 victory over the Packers on Sunday....
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:34 PM
It's all in the name.
Franklin D. Roosevelt. Robert F. Kennedy. Madonna. Any one named Delilah — unless we're talking about your mailman.
And the power of a good name works for fantasy football teams as well as any other person or thing. Last...
| Aug 30, 2013
Because I was the only one of the Tribune's nine-man panel who correctly predicted the Bears would miss the playoffs last year, it's my privilege to hit leadoff with this year's NFL crystal ball.
It's easy to make a case for all four teams in the NFC...