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  • Rosenthal: A call for NFL to draft Chicago as draft site

    Rosenthal: A call for NFL to draft Chicago as draft site
    The National Football League made official on Tuesday what Commissioner Roger Goodell said last week. Because of a scheduling conflict with Easter spectaculars at New York's Radio City Music Hall, the league's own NFL draft extravaganza will shift...
  • Members of Congress urge Redskins to change name

    Members of Congress urge Redskins to change name
    Ten members of Congress are urging the Washington Redskins to change their name because it is offensive to many Native Americans. The representatives said Tuesday they've sent letters to Redskins owner Dan Snyder, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell,...
  • Five players who could highlight 2014 NFL Draft

    Five players who could highlight 2014 NFL Draft
    The first round of the NFL draft kicks off Thursday in New York City with all the pomp usually associated with a big Broadway show. For whatever reason though, this year's class lacks the big-name headliners of the past, instead taking on the feel of a...
  • Chiefs select Eric Fisher as first draft pick

    Chiefs select Eric Fisher as first draft pick
    The Kansas City Chiefs have taken offensive tackle Eric Fisher of Central Michigan to begin the NFL draft Thursday night.     Fisher became the first player from the Mid-American Conference taken to open the draft. He is the third offensive tackle picked...
  • NFL draft: League gives top picks prized mementos

    NFL draft: League gives top picks prized mementos
    NEW YORK -- If you watched the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night, you might have wondered how the league had ready-made No. 1 jerseys with the players’ names across the shoulders. Were they Velcro nameplates? Were the picks made far in...
  • Writing about the Clippers — and Mercy the Kitten

    Writing about the Clippers — and Mercy the Kitten
    Most people think I write just to get noticed. I don't see another reason beyond getting paid, and that has to rankle some people — that I get paid to be me. I know there's probably a higher calling, like informing the masses for the public...
  • Understanding Brandon Marshall

    Understanding Brandon Marshall
    The call comes from an unknown number. I pick up and hear an unfamiliar voice. "This is Brandon Marshall. ... I understand you're trying to find out some information about me." Marshall — the biggest, and riskiest, addition to the Bears this...
  • Naming names: Changing the loser ways of Bears coaches

    Naming names: Changing the loser ways of Bears coaches
    In trying to pare down the list of coaches who should replace Lovie Smith, I have two top choices, and neither is Bill Cowher. It’s not that I don’t like or respect Cowher, it’s that I’m looking for the Bears to make a...
  • Carrier tries to understand deaths of Duerson and Seau

    Carrier tries to understand deaths of Duerson and Seau
    Mark Carrier has lost two former teammates to suicide — Dave Duerson and Junior Seau — over the last 15 months. A hard-hitting 1990 first-round draft pick of the Bears out of USC, Carrier succeeded Duerson after the veteran was released...
  • Modern helmets contribute to illusion of safety

    Modern helmets contribute to illusion of safety
    The weapon of choice in the NFL is the helmet. The safety-improved helmet, as well as other advanced protective equipment players wear today, can make them feel invincible and perhaps more reckless in blocking and tackling techniques. "That's why we...
  • Phil Anschutz a game-changer in Los Angeles' bid for NFL

    Phil Anschutz a game-changer in Los Angeles' bid for NFL
    How sweet it is. Let the church bells ring. A suggestion for NFL fans in Los Angeles. Tonight over dinner, clink your cocktail glasses in toast to Phil Anschutz. We have just witnessed the most significant good-news story about the NFL and Los Angeles...
  • Talk of eliminating kickoffs brings up issue of safety vs. sanctity

    Are NFL kickoffs in their final days? Nothing's official, of course, but it's clear the league is determined to find a safer alternative to one of football's most exciting plays. Commissioner Roger Goodell said this week that the competition committee...