| Jan 10, 2015
THE PLAYER Broadly speaking, games today are becoming easier to play. New formats, such as mobile and downloadable titles, are […]...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 7:12 PM
On a Sunday when Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady squared off for the first time in their illustrious NFL careers, and Johnny Manziel scored for the first time in his less-than-illustrious rookie season, it was another first that kept the San Diego Chargers in...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 5:45 PM
PASADENA, Calif. — Running off at the typewriter …
Believe me, I get it that Florida State is not well-liked and the nation's sports fans gleefully celebrated about the Seminoles getting pummeled by Oregon in the Rose Bowl, but the piling...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 6:05 AM
With 48 hours before kickoff, the ritual begins.
Family and friends fill the room. Cassandra Mitchell serves up her famous seafood rice, a specialty often requested by her son’s Miami teammates. Her husband, Duane, offers up the barbecue sauce and...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 3:56 PM
It's the Falcons. At the Panthers. Someone has to score, don't they?
No game this season has promised so much yet so little at the same time. You could look at this matchup and see Cam Newton and Matt Ryan engaged in a shootout, or you could turn it...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 6:02 AM
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver hinted it was coming, pushed for it Friday in an op-ed piece in The New York Times, and now the NBA is buying in. Literally.
Before Silver and players' union leader Michele Roberts got into their revenue spat, the NBA...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 2:17 PM
If your team is like mine most seasons, at least one of your running backs on your online roster probably has one of those little red "injury" boxes or check marks next to their name. Whether it's severe or mild injury, banged-up backs are just the nature...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Injuries and opportunity. It's why you shouldn't beat yourself up after a bad draft or gloat too much after a fast start. With a big hit or a benching, power can change hands quickly in the fantasy football world, even this late in the season....
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Fans at Blizzard Entertainment Inc.'s annual convention kept slipping up and calling the company's big new video game "Overlord" — which sounds like an obvious, even cliche, name for the kind of dark, lurid shooter game everyone's grown used to....
| Nov 20, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Oh, bless you, Lovie Smith, your legacy is our fantasy football harvest. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Bears -- the former, Smith's current team, and the latter his previous team -- meet on Sunday in what has been dubbed the Lovie Bowl.
| Nov 21, 2014
| 3:53 PM
If you're league's trade deadline is coming up, or your league simply doesn't have one, it's time to think about last-ditch moves you may need to make to prepare for the playoffs.
I see two sides to this strategy, and the one you choose depends on...