| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Matt Forte isn't intimidated with the prospect of facing the Steelers in Pittsburgh on Sunday night for the first time in his career.
"I play for the best city, so I am not worried about them," Forte said. "I am going there to win a football game. That'...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:00 PM
For four seasons on the Baylor coaching staff, Dino Babers watched quarterback Robert Griffin III develop into a passer worthy of winning the 2011 Heisman Trophy.
For the last two years, the Eastern Illinois coach benefited from Jimmy Garoppolo...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Gators legend Rick Casares died in his Tampa home on Friday at age 82.
Casares was a two-sport star at Florida in 1952 and 1953, leading the school to its first bowl game, the 1953 Gator Bowl in Jacksonville. There, he scored the first touchdown by a...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:30 PM
OAKLAND, Calif — Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears scored 27 points with the starters in the first half Friday night against the Raiders en route to a 34-26 preseason victory at O.co Coliseum.
1. Tom Flores, the distinguished former coach of...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 9:51 PM
South Dakota State running back Zach Zenner is one of 20 players named to the initial 2013 Walter Payton Award Watch List for the top offensive player in the Football Championship Subdivision.
The junior from Eagan, Minn., was a finalist for the...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:58 AM
After a tough one-point loss in the playoff quarterfinals last season, twin Lincoln-Way West football players Alex and Andrew Gray are focused on taking their team all the way in the state tournament. The team captains both have Division I scholarship...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Eric Dickerson flew. So has time.
It has been 29 years since the former Los Angeles Rams star set the NFL's single-season rushing record — a span that matches his jersey number — and now the Hall of Fame back once again waits to see if his...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:45 PM
For Mark Keys, the pen is mightier than the scalpel.
Thirty-four surgeries on his back and legs, coupled with a host of other ailments, have left the onetime boat rigger unable to work and largely homebound since 1991.
His physical problems have led...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:32 PM
NFL Honors 2013 Saturday on CBS salutes the best players and plays from the 2012 NFL season, including the Associated Press awards for Most Valuable Player, Rookie of the Year, Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year, and the Walter Payton NFL Man of...
| May 2, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Mark Brown today, writing about the controversy at Walter Payton College Prep, notes: Some of the parents were feuding with the coach over this threat to discipline payers for missing baseball practice to take advanced college placement practice exams. I'...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Who's the best edge rusher in the draft? RaiderNation4Life, from Twitter
It’s Georgia’s Jarvis Jones. Forget about his slow 40 time. He has the burst to defeat a blocker, and he can close on the quarterback. He fits better in a 3-4 as an...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 9:19 PM
Nobody can tell much about a team based on the first minicamp practice of a coach's tenure held indoors five months before the season opener.
But one thing jumped out immediately after watching the Bears usher in the Marc Trestman era Tuesday at the...