| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:34 PM
Dan McNeil has been on the radio host sidelines since the end of June and might remain there for a long time.
That's OK with him.
He says the time off would allow him to work on his short game in golf, and more importantly, pursue writing a book about...
| May 28, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Jim Ross said he could dedicate an entire chapter to the Chicago area in his autobiography — if he ever writes one.
The legendary WWE announcer — known for his enthusiastic delivery and black cowboy hat — has for now opted to share his...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:33 PM
The Winter Classic won't be just a one-day trip to Washington for the Blackhawks.
Rather, it will be nearly a month-long invasion of their privacy. They will be tailed by cameras in the locker room, executive meetings, and even in their homes.
| Sep 13, 2011
| 7:58 AM
The Choice (and remember, death is not an option): Mike Martz’s end-around to Dane Sanzenbacher with the game still in doubt or Mike Martz’s bootleg for Jay Cutler with the game already decided?
But wait, other than those two curious calls, I...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:59 PM
It used to be must-see TV; the highlight of the summer sports TV schedule.
Now, it's more of an attraction only because there's nothing else on.
In any case, Fox will have Tuesday night's MLB All-Star Game from Target Field in Minneapolis and will...
| May 25, 2014
Separated by two years and about 25 miles, Morocco Brown and Ray Farmer remember one another merely as respected rivals — Brown, a North Carolina State linebacker, twice led the Wolfpack in tackles; Farmer, a Duke safety, twice made All-ACC first...
| Jun 13, 2014
Michael Vick turns 34 this month. Injuries have plagued him for years, and he appears destined to serve as Geno Smith's backup this season with the never-a-dull-moment New York Jets.
But Vick has no plans to ease toward retirement holding a clipboard on...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 10:37 PM
No one is safe in the topsy-turvy NFL.
The Buffalo Bills are on their third starting quarterback, yet they matched the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs score for score until the fourth quarter. The Chiefs won, 23-13, in a game that was closer than the...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
During a media session prior to the February 2009 Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin pointed at me and said, "You owe me for getting you a week's vacation in Tampa."
Tomlin was right. Sort of....
| Feb 22, 2014
| 6:29 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Michael Sam stepped onto stage and looked into what might have been the largest media gathering in the history of the NFL scouting combine. Hundreds of reporters clustered in, and there were three rows of TV and video cameras.
| Mar 12, 2013
| 7:16 AM
Now comes NFL free agency, or as it’s known at Halas Hall, “Where my offensive tackle?’’
Even before Tuesday’s 3 p.m. kickoff to free agency, the Bears were one of several teams mentioned in the Jake Long sweepstakes....