| Oct 29, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Bears defensive end Lamarr Houston's season-ending knee injury during his sack dance reminds me of how a lot of football players are just big kids. Big dumb kids.
Heck, Bears coach Marc Trestman is giving his students -- a.k.a. the players -- written...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Wall Street analysts fear the South Florida gambling market is saturated, and it's easy to see why: South Broward County has five casinos within 15 minutes of each other, and Miami-Dade has a pocket with three.
"It's a regional market that's achieved...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Austin Davis is out, Shaun Hill is back in. The St. Louis Rams quarterbacks swapped positions on the depth charts after Davis committed three fourth-quarter turnovers in Sunday's loss to Arizona.
Is Hill worth pursuing on the waiver wire? In a word, no....
| 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...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 2:59 PM
The waiver wire is an opportunity game. You can't always take a wait-and-see approach with free agents because someone else may take a chance on a player and find a steal, while you and your reservations will be left with nothing.
Keep that in mind as...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Others fawn over Peyton Manning or Tom Brady. They're all-time greats, but give me Drew Brees.
For as long as a can I remember Brees wearing black and gold, I have drafted, tried to draft, bribed or threatened bodily harm to get the Saints quarterback...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 4:37 PM
You read that headline correctly, the Seattle Seahawks traded wide receiver and kick return specialist Percy Harvin traded to the New York Jets on Friday, a stunning move that has NFL and fantasy implications.
Fantasy outlook: The Seahawks appear to...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 6:30 AM
NBC Sports Digital has launched SportsWorld, a microsite within NBCSports.com dedicated to long-form storytelling stocked with stories, essays, videos and documentary films -- an attempt to engage sports fans beyond the news and scores of the day, in a...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Unlike Week 6, free-agent running backs may be hard to come by this week, depending on your fantasy football league. Most of your value will be found in wide receivers. And that's OK. That position can be just as scarce in leagues that start three...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Before our interview can begin, “Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead” costars Jocelyn DeBoer and Ingrid Haas press their heads together and grin. It’s the sort of bond that can be forged only while fighting Nazi zombies in Iceland.