| Jun 9, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Soon the World Cup will dominate sports conversations around the globe. And while soccer has made inroads in the U.S., some Chicagoans may not be up to speed. But there's no need to study maps and atlases. RedEye has comparisons to help everyone...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 1:01 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Frank Cooney, The Sports Xchange
NFL Insiders: Players with most to prove on each
As all 32 NFL teams returned to action this week -- including seven for their mandatory for veterans minicamp -- there were some players with more...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 10:44 AM
San Francisco signed quarterback Colin Kaepernick to a six-year, $110 million contract extension with a record $62 million guaranteed on Wednesday, which inevitably brought up comparisons to the contract signed last March by the quarterback who bested...
| May 8, 2014
| 10:30 PM
NEW YORK — Johnny Manziel turned out to be a dropback passer after all.
The zig-zagging Texas A&M quarterback slid Thursday from the top of the NFL draft, where many people thought he'd be picked, all the way to the 22nd spot where the Cleveland...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston checks in for an offseason edition of his Q&A, answering your questions about the Ravens.
You often talk about the watered-down level of the players because of the 32 teams that now operate in the NFL. what is the...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:20 PM
The 2014 NFL season will kick off Sept. 4 in Seattle, where the Super Bowl champion Seahawks will be honored before the boisterous 12th Man in the regular-season opener against the Green Bay Packers.
A full schedule for the upcoming season —...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 5:58 AM
Every year the NFL schedule comes out and Miami Dolphins fans moan and groan about how difficult it is for South Florida's NFL team.
It is usually the same old song and dance from the excuse makers, and Debbie downers. But this year there was little...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 7:45 PM
No more sneaking up on people. More than 1,300 receiving yards to be made up for by uncertain players, some of whom may not even be on the roster yet. A minefield of opponents that includes everyone from the toughest division in the NFC, if not the NFL....
| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:03 AM
Richard Sherman of the Suuper Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks will headline this summer's Colonial All-Pro Football Camp in Williamsburg.
The camp will be held from June 22-25 at William and Mary.
Alsong with Sherman, Philadelphia running back LeSean...
| May 4, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Please allow me to explain why I selected Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles in Sam Farmer's LA Times beat writer's mock, which you can check out here.
What had happened was....
1. The other beat writer ravished my draft board. All the elite...
| May 22, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Now that Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall have been re-signed, who would the next likely target be for an extension? -- @BradPintar from Twitter
The Bears have been on a serious pace signing players since the very end of last season. Then, Cutler,...