| Aug 29, 2013
| 9:11 PM
Tyler Bray threw for 169 yards and three touchdowns, and the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Green Bay Packers 30-8 on Thursday night in a preseason finale nearly devoid of starters.
Bray, an undrafted rookie out of Tennessee, outshined Chiefs backup...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Frank Beamer writes poignantly and modestly, confesses about a broken promise, questions a rival’s recruiting and censures one of his most talented players. Those were my primary takeaways from “Let Me Be Frank — My Life At Virginia Tech...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 9:19 AM
Tim Tebow's NFL career is over.
That's the way it looks, anyway, as the New England Patriots reportedly have decided to release the popular -- and polarizing -- running quarterback as they trim down Saturday to their final 53-man roster. ESPN's Adam...
| Aug 30, 2013
Because I was the only one of the Tribune's nine-man panel who correctly predicted the Bears would miss the playoffs last year, it's my privilege to hit leadoff with this year's NFL crystal ball.
It's easy to make a case for all four teams in the NFC...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 12:53 PM
There is something wonderfully nutty about the beginning of the National Football League season — that outrageously hyped and often appallingly violent national, made-for-TV gladiatorial pastime — and this year, Baltimore is knee-deep in it....
| Sep 4, 2013
| 6:04 AM
This time a year ago, Joe Flacco was still viewed as a quarterback who couldn't get his team to the Super Bowl. He was still playing for a big contract after betting on himself by declining the Ravens' initial offers.
He was still waiting for the Ravens...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:22 PM
There will be a new look and new voice to open up every Sunday Night Football game on NBC this season. One of the new players to be featured with Carrie Underwood in the opening will be the Eagles' LeSean McCoy. That's a surprise since the Eagles, usually...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 12:14 AM
7:30 a.m. Motorsports: Formula One Grand Prix of Italy (in Monza).--NBCSN
9 a.m. Golf: European Masters final round (d. in Crans sur Sierre, Switzerland).--Golf
9 a.m. Football: Nov. 1999: Western Branch vs. Hampton.--LSC 48
9 a.m. Talk:...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 12:02 AM
8 a.m. Motorsports: MotoGP World Championship (in San Marino).--FS1
8 a.m. Tennis: Davis Cup semifinals: Argentina at Czech Republic; Canada at Serbia.--Tennis Ch.
8:30 a.m. College highlights: Hampton University football.--WGNT 27
8:30 a.m. ...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 6:06 PM
There has been a massive influx of young starting quarterbacks into the NFL over the past three seasons.
The 2011 NFL Draft produced six starters, 2012 produced five (with Nick Foles almost making it six) and 2013 has produced two. This means that 13...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 9:06 PM
— A season that began with such promise for the Washington Redskins has unraveled in rapid fashion. The team's record dropped to 0-2 here Sunday, and they looked stunningly overmatched in the process, surrendering the game's first 31 points as the...