| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:00 AM
For What it’s Worth on this January 17th--- Lost in the mind-numbing 22 turnovers at Evansville was the fact that Wichita State was coming off their two highest point totals allowed this season. So, it must have been good for Gregg Marshall to see...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 4:23 PM
— Jeffrey Lurie's Philadelphia Eagles have reached critical mass, and by this point any time not spent formulating offseason plans for coaching and personnel upgrades is time wasted.
The majority owner, who prefers remaining behind the scenes when...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 10:41 AM
— Thankfully for the Philadelphia Eagles, the countless guilty parties behind this recently completed 4-12 catastrophe don't have to bring this final report card home for their parents to sign. Because if they did, there would be hell to pay....
| Dec 21, 2012
The big-picture stuff going on in Lake Forest is juicier than it has been in years. To my delight, that's not going to change for many weeks.
Who coaches the Bears in 2013 is a much more meaningful, more layered conversation than if Lovie Smith's...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 9:39 AM
Here's just one of a thousand reasons to love the Northern Illinois Huskies:
Growing up, all of us boys who were "big boned" had to get our clothes from the "Husky" collection. Who did they think they were kidding? The only people that really thought we...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 3:07 PM
TAMPA — The man with one of the coziest gigs in professional football gets to his office at 3 a.m. every weekday.
OK, 3:30 a.m. if he is running late.
Jon Gruden is the consummate footballholic.
He pops up on America's TV screen a few times...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 5:09 PM
— Nick Foles' improvisational skills are approaching Coltrane-quality, blending instinct within a sound structure that's starting to make some interesting music.
The Philadelphia Eagles' rookie quarterback struck back-to-back winning notes to...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 4:42 PM
1. Patriots (3 last week): Step into Bill Belichick's web, Colin Kaepernick.
2. Broncos (2): They need to beat the Ravens to keep their hopes alive for a first round playoff bye.
3. Packers (7): Mike McCarthy believes this team can be better than...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 5:25 PM
— Every year in the Joe Banner/Howie Roseman era, the Eagles have been aggressive during the season, usually in the bye week, with contract extension offers to those they've determined they'd like to lock up at a discount for half a decade or more....
| Dec 1, 2012
| 2:54 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Depending on the vision of the next Philadelphia Eagles head coach , the team likely has all the pieces to feature the power running attack few fans dared to dream of during Andy Reid's 14 seasons.
Heck, that much became evident...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 5:12 PM
— We begin this Tale of Two Quarterbacks with the assertion that it is the worst of times, or darn-near worst, for both.
Michael Vick of the Philadelphia Eagles and Tony Romo of the Dallas Cowboys, whose teams meet this afternoon at Lincoln...
| Nov 14, 2012
1. Texans (3 last week): They proved they are for real by winning against a tough Bears team in bad conditions Sunday.
2. Falcons (1): Did anyone really think they were the '72 Dolphins? They are allowed one mulligan.
3. Bears (2): No disgrace in...