| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:29 AM
1. Joe Philbin struck up a friendly relationship with Hall of Fame coach John Madden from their being on the NFL rules sub-committee together. So after a tough loss last year (he's not sure which one), Philbin called Madden with two questions. The first:...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Florida isn't used to this. The Gators seat 88,548 but expect "only" 84,000 for Idaho Saturday. Writes Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: "Now, I don't know about you, but 84,000 sounds like a rather large gathering to see a team that won four times...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:10 AM
In the wake of details former Eagles quarterback Michael Vick recently shared with ESPN's Ian O'Connor about the immediate aftermath of Riley Cooper's racial slur going viral last summer, you have to think the real winner in all this was not Cooper, but...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 11:44 AM
Are the New England Patriots coming back to the pack just a tad?
While the Patriots have apparently gotten better on defense it seems New England's offense no longer has what I called the "Mufasa factor."
Do you remember in the Disney cartoon movie...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 8:57 AM
An ESPN poll of NFL front office personnel and coordinators had good things to say about Ravens coach John Harbaugh, who checks in among the top quarter of NFL head coaches.
Harbaugh came in ninth in the poll conducted by ESPN's Mike Sando, which...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 11:45 AM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- For the first time in the Tom Brady era, the New England Patriots are in sole possession of last place in the AFC East. More alarming, however, is the way in which New England was dominated in the trenches on both sides of the ball in...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:40 PM
For three days, the Ravens will cede most of their first-floor meeting space at the Under Armour Performance Center to the San Francisco 49ers, the team they beat in Super Bowl XLVII 18 months ago.
The teams will share a gym, showers, dining space and...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 11:31 AM
Bill Belichick loves an underdog, and he found one in Ryan Wendell.
The starting center for the New England Patriots arrived as an undrafted free agent in 2008, with a strong recommendation from Belichick pal and confidant Pat Hill, whose experience as...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 4:39 PM
GAINESVILLE — The 2007 Iron Bowl was unremarkable in the annals of the heated Alabama-Auburn rivalry, but for 36-year-old Will Muschamp it was a game to remember.
That night in Auburn's Jordan-Hare stadium, Muschamp matched wits with mentor and...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 8:43 PM
The New England Patriots were greeted in the season opener by a rude reality check.
Quarterback Tom Brady was sacked four times, hit six times and hurried into poor throws.
Such treatment has not often been the reality for Brady and the Patriots. The...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 4:59 PM
In their quest to again start 0-6, the Giants used special-teams failures and turnovers Sunday. The Cardinals announced just before the game that quarterback Carson Palmer (shoulder) would not be available, but backup Drew Stanton, who hadn't played since...