| Apr 5, 2015
| 1:57 PM
Mike McCarthy's anxiety mushroomed beyond normal game-week levels in January every time he entered the Packers' training room to check on Aaron Rodgers' strained left calf.
The 10th-year head coach knows what's at stake when it comes to excellent...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 7:43 PM
At exactly 6:15 every morning before school, Keifer Sykes walked out the door of his home at 67th and East End streets on Chicago's South Side and into Albert Sharp's car.
Not at 6:16 or 6:20 or 6:25 — 6:15 sharp indeed.
Sykes knew he couldn't...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 6:14 AM
The Miami Dolphins need a veteran receiver on the roster following this offseason's purging of the unit, which featured the dumping of Mike Wallace, Brian Hartline and Brandon Gibson.
But Miami needs to be careful about the type of person, and...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 5:52 PM
The Dolphins stressed one thing during Wednesday's news conference introducing four-time All Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, who was once voted the NFL's Dirtiest Player by his peers: He's a good person as well as a good player.
"I think greatness...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 5:11 PM
The Seattle Seahawks aren't buying into it.
Yes, they've heard that the injured calf is going to be an issue for Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Yes, they've heard he won't be as mobile. But the Seahawks are preparing to face arguably the NFL's...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 6:14 AM
After hearing John Elway explain his side of the divorce from John Fox on Tuesday in Denver, it's apparent the Broncos vice president isn't interested in AFC West titles.
Fox led the Broncos to four consecutive division crowns but it's Super Bowl or...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 4:29 PM
Thank you Pete Carroll.
Signed, Scott Norwood.
After the juggling catch by Jermaine Kearse, God spoke to Pete Carroll and said, "I have made you the luckiest man on earth." And Pete responded, "Um, no thanks."
| Dec 27, 2014
| 8:11 PM
Beyond individual accomplishments, which should never be discounted, the only thing on the line for the Bears on Sunday in Minnesota is draft status.
With a win, the Bears will finish third in the NFC North and pick between No. 8 and No. 11 in the first...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 1:53 AM
The NFL says its investigation into whether the New England Patriots used under-inflated footballs in the AFC championship game is ongoing after a report Tuesday night claimed the league found 11 balls were not properly inflated.
Troy Vincent, the NFL'...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 5:41 PM
Bart Starr and Vince Lombardi. Terry Bradshaw and Chuck Noll. Joe Montana and Bill Walsh.
Great quarterbacks make great coaches.
Or maybe it's the other way around.
Regardless, stroll through the busts in Canton and, with few exceptions, the NFL's...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 6:41 AM
The game-worn Johnny Unitas jersey that was added at the last second to a Super Bowl week auction in Phoenix, Ariz. sold for just over $103,500, according to Hunt Auctions.
The Unitas jersey, dated to the 1967 Baltimore Colts season, was a family...