| Sep 6, 2012
| 8:05 AM
This week, each of the 32 NFL teams will start their seasons with renewed hope and dozens of reasons -- real or imagined -- to believe that they will be the ones leaving their sweaty fingerprints on the Lombardi Trophy at season’s end. But let&...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Soccer-UEFA Euro 2012, Quarterfinal, 1:30 p.m. (ESPN)
College Baseball-World Series, 4 and 8 p.m. (ESPN2)
Major League Baseball-Minnesota Twins at Pittsburgh Pirates, 6 p.m. (FXSP)
NBA Basketball-Finals, Oklahoma City Thunder at Miami...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 5:07 PM
Look to San Francisco
Los Angeles Times
The player with the most to prove is 49ers quarterback Alex Smith, who has a chance to redefine himself with another outstanding season. Smith, the No. 1 overall pick in 2005, finally broke through...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 3:37 PM
Seventh in a series exploring the April 26-28 NFL draft. Next: Cornerbacks.
This is a deep group of wide receivers. There are considerably more draftable players than at any other position. As a result, the order in which they are taken will depend as...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Every weekday through April 25, the day before the first round of the NFL draft, The Sun will examine where the Ravens stand at each position, the likelihood that they will address that spot early in the draft and some of the prospects that they may...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 3:19 PM
Last year, with the Ravens planning to select a wide receiver in the middle rounds of the NFL draft, team officials turned to quarterback Joe Flacco for advice.
He pushed for Tandon Doss, a possession receiver out of Indiana, because he thought Doss...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 6:59 PM
ATLANTA — Twenty years ago, Jerry Glanville, then the goofball coach of the Atlanta Falcons, concocted a way to get under the skin of the San Francisco 49ers.
Seeing as his team the year before had swept the 49ers and Los Angeles Rams, along...
| Jan 11, 2013
Gambling isn't allowed in the NFL, but San Francisco 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh made a wager this season that would leave even the highest of high rollers weak in the knees.
He replaced hot-handed quarterback Alex Smith with Colin Kaepernick, a promising...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 6:22 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — If the Bears are intending on drafting a receiver, they had to walk away from the combine workouts Sunday whistling and winking.
A number of receivers, most notably Notre Dame's Michael Floyd, distinguished themselves at Lucas Oil...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 1:05 AM
INDIANAPOLIS - Robert Griffin III proved he's the fastest quarterback at this year's NFL scouting combine.
It might not be enough to supplant Andrew Luck as the No. 1 pick.
The two finally got a chance to demonstrate their athleticism Sunday when...