| Jan 26, 2012
| 8:46 PM
At age 9, I watched with wide eyes as"American Idol"debuted on national television in 2002.
I never imagined that 10 years later I would receive my very own golden ticket to Hollywood.
After my debut appearance in the Season 11 premiere, which showed...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 5:20 AM
Sirius XM Radio announced today that former Indianapolis Colts Vice Chairman Bill Polian has joined SiriusXM NFL Radio, the only radio channel dedicated to the NFL 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Polian will make his debut on Monday, January 30, on...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 5:16 PM
— Embedded firmly and permanently in New York Giants lore, coach Tom Coughlin and quarterback Eli Manning will likely rise straight to the top by winning the Super Bowl again.
As coach-QB combinations go, they've already accomplished quite a bit....
| Feb 1, 2012
| 9:13 PM
It was a strange scenario.
The main figure with all the cameras from across the country facing him just three feet away, the one with the Super Bowl trophy patch on the right shoulder of his jersey, didn't seem to own the room like a person in this...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 2:30 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana — the place where Peyton Manning, Larry Bird, the Hoosiers and more have created the stuff of legend — is undoubtedly a sports mecca.
A celeb magnet however? Not so much.
But that will change over the next...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:43 PM
Why all the focus on getting another defensive end? I thought one of the biggest keys to Lovie Smith's defense was a stud three-technique tackle -- someone like Tommie Harris before his decline. Are the Bears satisfied with what they have in that regard?...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 5:16 AM
It's a storied and bitter rivalry that dates back decades to when the Dallas Cowboys irritatingly always won their match ups in the 1970s and then the Philadelphia Eagles came back and beat them at Veterans Stadium in the 1980 NFC Championship. For...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 2:34 PM
You can think what you want about San Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh's quarterback decisions, weigh in however you feel about his starting a young Colin Kaepernick over the experienced Alex Smith against the Dolphins.
You can think a starting quarterback...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 11:43 PM
One of the Northern State football team’s biggest fans is a three-time Super Bowl champion.
NSU senior linebacker Logan Fahnhorst’s father, Jim, played linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers from 1984-90. The 49ers were in the midst of a...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 1:17 PM
The NFL debate in Aberdeen usually centers on the NFC North: Vikings or Packers?
But two NSU football alumni and an old conference foe are making the argument for an NFC West upstart: the San Francisco 49ers. Both Mark Uyeyama, the 49ers head strength...
| Jan 23, 2011
| 7:02 PM
A season in which the Bears benefitted from playing against third-string quarterbacks couldn't be saved by their own No. 3.
But Caleb Hanie's gutsy performance in relief of an injured Jay Cutler and an ineffective Todd Collins was a reason why the...
| Feb 20, 2011
| 4:33 PM
"American Idol" winner Lee DeWyze performs at the Rock the Vote Mayoral debate after-party at Rockit Bar & Grill in River North on February 17, 2011. (Chris Salata/Chicago Tribune) Reigning “American Idol” champion and Mount Prospect native...