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  • San Diego Chargers - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - San Diego Chargers - INSIDE SLANT The San Diego Chargers head to training camp feeling pretty good about themselves. And why not? Coming off a playoff season, having a coach with his rookie year behind him and some key additions on...
  • INSIDE SLANT

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - San Diego Chargers - INSIDE SLANT Chargers' forecast: Sunny, chance of success As the San Diego Chargers prepare for their first training camp workout on July 24, they hope to sustain and improve the momentum they...
  • Boys basketball | Plainfield East breezing through summer schedule

    Boys basketball | Plainfield East breezing through summer schedule
    Plainfield East's boys basketball team fell short of its goal of winning a regional title last season but made some amends last weekend. More than three months after losing to Geneva in a Class 4A regional semifinal on its home court, Plainfield East...
  • Boys hoops | Plainfield East seniors lay groundwork for underclassmen

    Boys hoops | Plainfield East seniors lay groundwork for underclassmen
    Plainfield East captured its second Southwest Prairie Conference title in the past three years by relying on a simple recipe. The Bengals (18-9, 11-3) relied on a strong senior core, a dynamic scorer in junior Aaron Jordan and a stingy defense. "I'm...
  • Boys hoops | Future Illini the present for Plainfield East basketball

    Boys hoops | Future Illini the present for Plainfield East basketball
    Plainfield East boys basketball coach Branden Adkins knew his team needed some work to success next season. For some early ideas, he had to look no further than his home gym. Two teams at the Class 4A Plainfield East regional, Bolingbrook and Geneva,...
  • Speaking of sports

     
    Headline: Mike Ditka calls a cold-weather Super Bowl 'stupid' It is, I guess. Or, rather, risky. Cold weather isn't so terrible for football. The key playoff games are often held in frigid conditions. And the average temperature range on an......
  • Call it a 'Mission Bay Miracle' as Chargers reach playoffs

    Call it a 'Mission Bay Miracle' as Chargers reach playoffs
    Welcome to Stunned Diego. Not even the most optimistic of Chargers could have realistically predicted what unfolded Sunday, the final day of the NFL regular season, when left-for-dead San Diego somehow found its way into the playoffs. A month ago, the...
  • Monday Morning Quarterback: blind spots proved to be fatal flaws

     
    In the wake of the Philadelphia Eagles' season-ending loss in the first round of the playoffs to the New Orleans Saints, there is so much to pick apart. Here is one person's opinion of the top three questions that loom......
  • NFL: How players with Virginia connections fared in Week 12

    NFL: How players with Virginia connections fared in Week 12
    Young wide receiver Justin Hunter of Virginia Beach enjoyed a breakout game Sunday, helping the Titans get in the playoff picture with a triumph. Listed by jersey number (if still applicable), name, connections and statistics: Arizona Cardinals: TE...
  • NFL: How players with Virginia connections fared in Week 14 (complete through Monday night's game)

    NFL: How players with Virginia connections fared in Week 14 (complete through Monday night's game)
    Colts veteran safety Antoine Bethea of Newport News made 17 tackles, though the Bengals beat Indianapolis. Listed by jersey number (if still applicable), name, connections and statistics: Arizona Cardinals: TE 87 Jeff King (Va. Tech, Pulaski High):...
  • NFL: How players with Virginia connections fared in Week 15 (complete through Monday night's game)

    NFL: How players with Virginia connections fared in Week 15 (complete through Monday night's game)
    On the day after his former Florida State backup Jameis Winston won the Heisman Trophy, EJ Manuel of Virginia Beach threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score to help the Buffalo Bills win 27-20 at Jacksonville ... Listed by jersey number (if...
  • NFL: How players with Virginia connections fared in Week 16 (complete through Monday's game)

    NFL: How players with Virginia connections fared in Week 16 (complete through Monday's game)
    The Seahawks lost at home for the first time in second-year pro quarterback Russell Wilson's career, but don't put too much blame on his fellow Virginian Kam Chancellor, who intercepted a pass and made 11 tackles. Listed by jersey number (if still...