| Nov 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Round two of the football playoffs will kick off at 7:30 Friday night, and here are details on matchups involving 11 area teams. Admission is $8. Predictions are by Buddy Collings (399 correct, 74 wrong for season, an .843 percentage). The playoffs will...
| Nov 27, 2014
Five area teams remain alive as the third round of the football playoffs kick off at 7:30 Friday night. Admission for region games is $8. Predictions are by Buddy Collings (405 correct, 77 wrong for season, an .840 percentage). The playoffs will...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 11:26 AM
It's been a good year for Dolphins Pro Bowl cornerback Brent Grimes.
He's tied for second in the NFL with four interceptions. His nine passes defended are tied for 10th. His 36 tackles are second on the team. He was named AFC Defensive Player of the...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 9:23 PM
You could almost hear the frustration at Heinz Field as the Pittsburgh Steelers trailed the Houston Texans by 13 points midway through the second quarter.
But after sitting in stunned silence for nearly two hours, the home fans found themselves...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Last week in parentheses.
1. Broncos 4-1 (2): Challenging stretch coming: 49ers and Chargers at home in five-day span and then a visit to the Patriots.
2. Chargers 5-1 (3): Rookie running back Branden Oliver has gone past 100 yards rushing in two...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 7:30 PM
The site of Dallas quarterback Tony Romo's career low point — a botched hold on a 19-yard field-goal attempt at the end of a January 2007 playoff game at Seattle — looked closer to a turning point for the suddenly scorching...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 1:00 PM
DETROIT -- Defense scored the first nine points for the Detroit Lions and held the Green Bay Packers' offense to 223 total yards in a 19-7 victory Sunday at Ford Field.
Defensive back Don Carey scored on a 40-yard fumble return in the first quarter...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:48 PM
Eluding cornerbacks with quick moves or tossing them aside with a mean stiff arm, wide receiver Steve Smith has been busy establishing himself as the Ravens' top offensive weapon through two games.
Smith has been thrown to a team-high 25 times heading...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:00 AM
A new NFL season is dawning and the heirarchy of power in the AFC South is looking pretty familiar. The Colts are still the team to beat, but the Texans are poised to make an improvement over last year's dismal campaign.
The predicted order of finish:...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:13 PM
New England Patriots
2013: 12-4, first.
Last in playoffs: 2013.
They're going all the way: TE Rob Gronkowski is (almost) back — he's still favoring his recovering right knee and is said to be 50-50 for the opener against the Dolphins....
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Week 1 lulled us into a false sense of security. With no long-term injuries to major stars, many fantasy football owners likely breathed a bit easier knowing their seasons weren't over before they started.
Most times, though, the left jab sets up a...