| Dec 21, 2014
| 7:30 PM
The fix is in — and it's working.
Five seasons ago, confronted with the problem of playoff-bound teams resting starters and coasting into the postseason, the NFL began scheduling only division games for the final week of the season. The theory...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The Chicago Bears and Dallas Cowboys will reunite at Soldier Field on Thursday night, with both teams readying to play their second consecutive Thursday game. The odd turnaround comes after the Bears were throttled in Detroit 34-17 on Thanksgiving Day...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 9:01 PM
There is no shortage of renowned running backs in Bears history, starting with Red Grange, who brought credibility to pro football with a 1925 national barnstorming tour. Grange's pro rushing career never matched his University of Illinois output...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 10:14 AM
The scene was set for a dramatic finish to Jacques Patrick's high school career Friday night.
The game outcome had already been determined and West Orange had taken a 42-21 lead over Patrick's Timber Creek Wolves with 1:42 left in a Class 8A state...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 6:20 PM
There is no team that Eagles fans dislike more than the Dallas Cowboys, probably because the Cowboys dominated the divisional series for a long, long time and they did it with what some viewed as an annoying air of superiority. That's why any victory over...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 2:15 PM
There have been nine misses in all — divided evenly among his three NFL seasons — and Ravens kicker Justin Tucker admits he probably can recount what went wrong on each of them.
In his younger days, he obsessed over an ill-timed wind gust or...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 1:46 PM
The Dallas Cowboys picked up a huge victory Sunday night at Philadelphia, but they were also thrown for a big loss.
Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray, the NFL's leading rusher, sustained a broken hand requiring surgery and likely will not be available...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 5:23 PM
The Sports Xchange
Running back DeMarco Murray could play Sunday for the Dallas Cowboys six days after surgery on his broken left hand.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told 105.3 The Fan in Dallas that Murray, the NFL's leading rusher, would not need to...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:11 AM
Gators legend Emmitt Smith apologized to UF quarterback Jeff Driskel for tweeting he should be benched during the Alabama game.
"Put Jeff Driskel on the bench please, I have seen enough," Smith wrote on his Twitter account (@EmmittSmith22) during the...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 8:07 PM
There never will be another Triplets in football, just as we'll never see another Steel Curtain.
The Dallas Cowboys of the 1990s had quarterback Troy Aikman, halfback Emmitt Smith and receiver Michael Irvin. Three Super Bowl wins, three Hall of Famers....
| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:04 PM
At this point, UF quarterback Jeff Driskel could only joke about it.
The beating Driskel took Sept. 20 at Alabama was nothing compared with what awaited him from Gator Nation.
On Monday, Driskel looked to turn the page.