| Oct 14, 2012
| 5:26 PM
Remember the old days?
Remember when the Ravens played smash-mouth defense? Remember when opposing teams practically hyperventilated at the sight of Ray Lewis coming out of the tunnel and doing his crazy pre-game dance?
Remember when going up against Ed...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 9:39 PM
How uncomfortably odd but understandable NFL fans await the return of locked-out officials such as Ed Hochuli for the 2012 season with as much, if not more, anticipation than they felt for injured All-Pro players Peyton Manning and Adrian Peterson....
| Dec 16, 2012
| 12:28 PM
HOUSTON - Opportunity was abound in the spacious confines of Reliant Stadium Sunday afternoon.
The Colts had not only a chance to stay alive in the AFC South race with a victory over the Texans, the also had a shot to prove they were a team that could...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 6:50 PM
It's an award that any NFL player would be proud of, but none would choose to endure.
Comeback player of the year.
The field is especially crowded this season, with an inordinate number of standout players returning from season-ending injuries, the...
| Mar 17, 2013
Hopkins' Marcello loses in D-III wrestling title match
Johns Hopkins senior 141-pound wrestler Paul Marcello lost a 2-1 decision to third-seeded Adam Sheley in the championship match at the NCAA Division III championships in Cedar Rapids,...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 2:28 PM
In pursuit of the NFL's toughest running back to tackle, Brian Urlacher reached for Adrian Peterson and hung on for dear life as any self-respecting linebacker would after his left hand latched onto the back of Peterson's shoulder pads.
| Nov 20, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO — Jay Cutler picked a great game to sit out.
It wasn't such a great game for the Bears defense to sit out.
The same defense that had been making Cutler's life easy by taking the pressure off and giving him comfy leads did no such...
| Jun 16, 2013
HAMPTON — Tyrod Taylor received his Super Bowl ring June 7. A week later his mom confiscated the most cherished bling in American team sports.
"I got the watch," said Taylor's dad, Rodney, laughing at his consolation prize.
| Nov 19, 2012
| 4:57 PM
The Ravens are six games away from completing the 2012 regular season, and they are approaching the time when a team might consider signing its franchise quarterback to a contract extension.
So far, it hasn't happened for quarterback Joe Flacco and...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 6:36 PM
I'm relieved the Bears have concluded the junior varsity portion of their schedule and finally have a worthy opponent Sunday night at Soldier Field. The comedy of errors in Nashville was entertaining, but it's time for a 15-round bout between two...
| Nov 9, 2012
Ask people around the Texans how a seventh-round draft pick out of Eastern Michigan has lasted 10 seasons in the NFL and the answers about Libertyville High graduate Kevin Walter all sound alike.
"He's always in the right spot,'' Texans quarterback Matt...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 10:12 PM
Be it positive or negative — and I expect more of the latter — there will be a handful of over-the-top reactions to Phil Emery's choice as the Bears new head coach once the GM finally pulls the trigger.
I'm going to do my best to avoid the...