| Nov 8, 2012
Darrell Royal, the legendary Texas coach who led the Longhorns to three national college football titles and 11 Southwest Conference titles in a 20-year tenure that ended in 1976, died Wednesday in Austin after a battle with Alzheimer's disease, the...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 1:35 PM
They aren't used to lining up for a Canadian import in Bourbonnais, unless it's a bottle of Molson at T.J. Donlin's.
But ready or not, Bears summer home residents, here comes Marc Trestman to Olivet Nazarene University to begin his transition from the...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:52 PM
When it comes to blending excitement with gloom over sports teams, no place does it better than Chicago.
So our town is in somewhat of a frenzy over the start of Bears' camp Friday at Olivet Nazarene in Bourbonnais, which most apparently expect to...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:55 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Standing alone at the 5-yard line before Friday night's exhibition opener at Bank of America Stadium between the Bears and Panthers, jumpy coach Marc Trestman bounced up and down several times like someone trying to loosen his...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 2:14 PM
As Vikings free safety Marc Trestman jumped up after delivering a hard hit that leveled Chargers running back Johnny Rodgers, he got lost in the moment.
This was a meaningless NFL exhibition in 1979 and Trestman a mere undrafted rookie fighting for a...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 8:24 PM
UCF’s football program isn’t so old that it rose from oozing tar pits where dinosaurs roamed. It just seems like it.
Heck, it felt like it to Mike Cullison.
Cullison remembers that first game in UCF history 34 years ago, sinking in the...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 6:39 PM
CINCINNATI — Defending Jay Cutler once seemed so easy to Bengals outside linebacker Vontaze Burfict.
Burfict was a teenager growing up in Corona, Calif., whose family loved the Broncos. When Burfict played for Arizona State, he wore No. 7 in honor...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 3:26 PM
DAVIE — Here's a story you don't hear enough in sports: Defensive end Cameron Wake, who dazzled in the Dolphins' opener, who was voted All-Pro last season, got that good by deciding again this offseason he could get better.
Every winter it's...
| Feb 4, 2010
College football's chattering class isn't fawning over Mike London's recruits or staff. And no wonder.
Such breathless acclaim is reserved for those who sign All-Galaxy prospects with 0.3 percent body fat and hire assistants who don't require Googling....
| Apr 11, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Chris Barclay's new job is to help rebuild a William and Mary running game that graduated its Chris Barclay.
The 2005 ACC player of the year and Wake Forest's career rushing leader, Barclay is the Tribe's new running backs coach. He replaces Brendan...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 9:48 AM
The Indianapolis Colts have made an organizational decision to relieve Larry Coyer of his duties as defensive coordinator and have assigned Mike Murphy to the position.
"The move was made to improve communication and production," said Caldwell. "We feel...