| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:18 AM
Quarterback Andy Dalton and the Cincinnati Bengals agreed to a six-year contract extension worth $115 million on Monday.
Dalton is 30-18 as a starter with the Bengals, who drafted the quarterback in the second round in 2011. Dalton is entering the final...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Alabama Coach Nick Saban helped closed the circus-like, four-day, Southeastern Media Days on Thursday with a flurry of opinions, denials and shots across the bow.
He praised his new offensive coordinator, you know, the guy USC athletic director Pat Haden...
| 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 7, 2014
| 10:29 PM
The Bears have done a lot of work to build the roster since the end of the regular season and in free agency. What about an extension for wide receiver Brandon Marshall who is entering the final year of his contract? Is that in the cards for Phil Emery?...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 6:39 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — The last time the Houston Texans had the first pick in the NFL draft, in 2006, they threw a curveball.
They passed on running back Reggie Bush, widely expected to be the first player selected, and took defensive end Mario Williams....
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:03 AM
The advent of cable television gave universities vast opportunities to profit from football and basketball, and the large and most lucrative programs dominate the national championship tournaments and earn huge sums.
Northwestern's football program...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:11 AM
AJ McCarron needs to simmer down.
Take a cue from Johnny Manziel (has anyone ever said that before?) and just stop giving people reasons to bash you.
McCarron, who won two national championships as Alabama's starting quarterback and was runner-up in...
| May 5, 2014
| 6:31 PM
The Ravens nearly had to replace Joe Flacco in the lineup late last season when the usually durable starting quarterback was hobbled with a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee.
Although Flacco managed to gut out the final two games of...
| May 10, 2014
| 7:34 PM
Tajh Boyd has played home football games in Darling Stadium and Clemson's Death Valley. Now, he'll have a chance to play home games just a few miles from Manhattan as a member of the New York Jets.
Boyd, a Phoebus High alumnus and former quarterback at...
| May 10, 2014
| 5:54 PM
If you think Johnny Manziel had an agonizing wait in the NFL draft, consider the case of former Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron.
McCarron, who thought he'd probably go around the mid- to late first round, saw Rounds 1, 2, 3 and 4 slide by until the...
| May 12, 2014
| 10:26 AM
AJ McCarron might have come off as a bit arrogant before last week's NFL draft, predicting that he would be picked somewhere in the first or early in the second round.
Well, that didn't quite happen. The former Alabama quarterback slipped all the way to...