| Nov 27, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Alabama and Auburn have played every year since 1948. They didn't meet for four decades before that because of disagreements about expenses and where the officials should come from. The State Legislature finally had to intervene. Nowadays one sicko fan...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 11:28 AM
50. "I don't think I've been asked this many questions since my mother caught me drinking in high school." - Don Strock after winning his first game as Dolphins quarterback in 1976
49. "I need this like I need another knee operation." - Dick Anderson...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 12:47 PM
We may have great news for Jacksonville Jags fans. Yes, both of you.
(Lordy, that was cheap.)
Anyway, here's the news based on some scientific studies. (FYI: A "scientific study" differs from an ordinary poll in one significant way: A "scientific...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:14 PM
- The shot in the final minute wasn't much of one on Tim Thomas, a change-up compared to the bullets he had stopped most of Thursday night, a dribbler compared to the snipers he'd kept the Panthers in the game battling.
That only added to the pain as he...
| Oct 6, 2013
Who owns a tattoo? The obvious answer is the wearer, who paid for the ink and is now permanently (more or less) attached to it. Yet recent disputes have called into question the easy idea that if you buy a tattoo, you also own it and can display it as you...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:31 PM
So my Saints travel to Soldier Field this weekend to take on the Bears. And while fans may think there's not much bad blood between the teams, history says otherwise.
No, Saints fans don't loathe Chicago like they do Atlanta. And yes, we are a forgiving...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Where does the time go? Can it possibly be 14 years since I made my first trip to Austin with K-State? I’ll remember that day for the great interception return for a touchdown by Mark Simoneau, who went on to become an All-American before a career...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:50 PM
Virginia has gone undefeated in non-conference play only once in the last 15 football seasons, in 2005, and with No. 2 Oregon visiting Scott Stadium on Saturday, that trend figures to continue.
The Cavaliers upset No. 2 Florida State at home in 1995,...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Tennis-ATP World Tour-WTA, Western & Southern Open, 10 a.m., 6 p.m. (ESPN2)
Little League Baseball-World Series, Noon, 2 and 7 p.m. (ESPN), 4 p.m. (ESPN2)
NFL Football-Minnesota Vikings at Buffalo Bills, 6 p.m. (ABC); Tampa Bay...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 6:00 PM
Throughout the 2012 season, Ray Rice and Bernard Pierce took turns tearing through defenses. But in the second quarter of the Super Bowl, the Ravens sent the Pro Bowl running back and his rookie understudy onto the field together for the first time all...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Bill Parcells strode to the front of the stage, gripped the podium in his gold Hall of Fame jacket and began thanking people who helped him here. The Giants. The Patriots. His players. His daughters. His agents.
He talked how the Giants players of the...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:35 PM
MIAMI – Lamar Miller wrote his hopes on a whiteboard a few months ago, then positioned it by his bed so they're his first glimpse in the morning and his last thought at night.
That's how you want the Dolphins biggest off-season gamble to point his...