| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:36 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — There’s a growing consensus among NFL teams that kicking extra points should be changed because successful tries have become automatic. The best way to tweak that part of the game remains subject to debate, but the NFL on...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:20 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. While much has been said and written about changing the locker-room culture in the NFL in the wake of last season's Richie Incognito-Jonathan Martin mess, the league is even more determined to change the culture on the field.
| Apr 5, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Talk about a backup slider.
Andrew Cowen bowled a 280 game in Rockford, Ill., last week backward with a one-pin spare in the second frame the only blemish, breaking the world record for reverse keglers by two pins.
"Nobody's thrown a...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 8:45 PM
NFL Team Report - Seattle Seahawks - INSIDE SLANT
The Seattle Seahawks rewarded head coach Pete Carroll with a new three-year contract Friday (April 4). Carroll's original five-year deal he signed in January 2010 was set to expire after next season. His...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Varias horas antes de que los Marlins de Miami apalearan a los Rockies de Colorado, 10-1, en el primer partido de la temporada 2014 en la Pequeña Habana, miles de fanáticos locales ya festejan.
Atrás habían quedado las 100 dolorosas derrotas de una...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 7:56 AM
The NFL is fiercely protective of its image and seldom gives Hollywood permission to use its marks, team names and logos. As a result, moviegoers wind up watching teams such as the Boston Rebels ("The Game Plan"), Los Angeles Outlaws ("Against All Odds"),...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 4:09 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s idea of expanding Soldier Field was met with questions Wednesday about how the city would pay for added seats and whether it’s a prudent move given the city’s shaky finances.
The administration’s stadium...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:39 PM
ORLANDO – Dolphins owner Steve Ross, speaking informally at the NFL owner’s meetings in Orlando on Monday, said character will be a “major” part of player evaluation this year.
“I always believed in that,” Ross...
| Mar 24, 2014
Two teams mentioned as a possible destination for Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson are the San Francisco 49ers and the New York Jets.
If the 49ers are interested, they are not saying. But the New York Jets did not deny that Jackson is on...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 10:22 PM
OAKLAND -- The allegations in the cheerleaders’ lawsuit are pretty straightforward: When it comes to working conditions for the Raiderettes, the Oakland Raiders routinely break California labor law.
The women, who are professional dancers, earn...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:43 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is in the very preliminary stages of looking at a 5,000-seat expansion of Soldier Field.
The mayor's office and Chicago Park District, which owns the stadium, are exploring the possibility as Chicago mulls a Super Bowl bid.
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin is unhappy with the NFL for banning a particular racial slur during games next season, and has a reason for it that some may find unusual.
“I think it’s absurd,” Baldwin told the Tacoma...