| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:05 PM
NEW YORK In the long list of prominent athletes to come from Fort Lauderdale-St. Thomas Aquinas High, Michael Irvin's name ranks comfortably alongside those of football great Brian Piccolo, tennis legend Chris Evert and Olympic track star Sanya Richards-...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 10:01 AM
Richard Sherman was pretty much all anyone could talk about following the NFC championship game two weeks ago.
That's because the Seattle cornerback stole the show with his postgame rant to Fox reporter Erin Andrews after the Seahawks' victory over...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:16 PM
It has been another blockbuster season for the NFL on television, and Sunday's Super Bowl XLVIII has a chance to set a record in terms of viewers.
While Seattle and Denver are not exactly marquee cities when it comes to ratings-getters, this Super Bowl...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:53 PM
UConn coach T.J. Weist said the first week of practice with new No.1 quarterback Casey Cochran has gone well.
It's the games that count, of course, and the Huskies haven't done so well with the previous two starters. They are 0-8 after being led by...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Even the face of the NFL Network occasionally gets stopped at the line of scrimmage.
Sportscaster Rich Eisen is trying to get across the field at the University of Phoenix Stadium, where he's supposed to host his network's...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:46 PM
You're starting to think, at least in and around this town, that Al Golden and his Hurricanes are so overmatched by what Florida State will do to them Saturday night they might not want to leave the locker room.
There will be Golden, about 8 p.m.,...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 6:10 PM
The New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter is normally working around this time every year, but due to his team’s failure to make the playoffs, “The Captain” had time to visit Chicago this week.
Jeter was spotted Wednesday having lunch at...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Everyone starts somewhere. If you played high school football and basketball in Chicago in 1993-1994, there's a chance Rich Eisen, long before he became the Rich Eisen, reported on one of your games.
As a graduate student in journalism at Northwestern,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The NFL Network had a show devoted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame candidates for 2014 on Wednesday night, a show called "Hall of Fame: The Contenders" in which the analysts talked about the new candidates who will be considered on Feb. 1 when next year'...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Deion Sanders is far from the only present-day employee of the National Football League to have filed a workers’ compensation claim in California claiming head or brain injuries.
At least 43 present-day assistant coaches and front office personnel...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:54 PM
During the pregame show before February's Super Bowl in New Orleans, Deion Sanders shared his thoughts about the thousands of former football players filing concussion lawsuits against the National Football League.
"The game is a safe game," the...
| 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-...