| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Still nine days away from the big game, but the action in Vegas is heating up. Here's a report on the prop bets for the Super Bowl from RJ Bell of Pregame.com: Super Bowl Props (consensus odds from various sportsbooks; others via Bovada) Super Bowl MVP...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 10:39 AM
When the 87th Academy Awards rolls around next year, I hope someone calls a moratorium on grousing about the length of the ceremony. Does anyone care about how long it takes, except the poor critics who are stuck scrutinizing every minute of the show?...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 9:00 AM
When Oscar nominations were announced last week, "Gravity" and "American Hustle" led the field, each winning 10. "12 Years a Slave" was right behind them with nine nominations. Then "Hustle" won the Screen Actors Guild Award for ensemble last Saturday,...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 3:51 PM
The noise at the Seattle's CenturyLink Field for the Seahawks-49ers game in September didn't deafen Admiral Schofield, but he did wind up with an ear infection.
"It was ridiculous," he said. "You couldn't hear the person next to you."
He didn't have...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:26 AM
With a 43-8 dismantling of the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII, the Seattle Seahawks became the undisputed champions of the NFL on Sunday night.
So that means the Broncos are the league's second-best team, right?
Well, not necessarily.
| Feb 10, 2014
| 5:50 PM
The weight of history, the weight of human decency is slowly, surely crushing those with hate in their hearts and suspicion in their souls.
The day is coming when Michael Sam's homosexuality will not be a story, let alone THE story.
The NFL draft...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:00 PM
This year, the Puppy Bowl has become an institution. Animal Planet's annual cute-overload counterprogramming to the Super Bowl has reached it milestone 10-year anniversary. And it's pulling out all the stops: Penguins! Keyboard Cat! A live Times Square...
| Feb 2, 2014
Fans will disagree passionately about who they want to win when the Denver Broncos play the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl, but everyone will agree about this: The players earned their right to be there.
That ideal is what Republicans stand for,...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:22 PM
R.J. Bell of Pregame.com has provided a list of the top 115 prop bets in Las Vegas where Sunday is like Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving and the 4th of July all rolled into one. We've never been there on Super Bowl Sunday, but they say that if you can't...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:57 PM
JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Wes Welker, searching for his first Super Bowl victory, was searching for an answer to another inane Super Bowl question when he stopped in mid-sentence.
"Whoa!" Welker said.
Had Bill Belichick stuck a pin in a Welker...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Super Bowl viewers might want to keep an eye on the helmets crashing together in Sunday’s game between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos. A new study says that the lids worn by opposing quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Russell Wilson, not to...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:16 PM
NEW YORK — Pete Carroll used to surf the aisles of chartered flights on a food service tray. When this peculiar act of balance and silliness was recounted during his days as coach of the Patriots, it invariably was used to demonstrate Carroll's...