| Dec 14, 2014
| 8:52 PM
At the end of another Sunday that couldn't end soon enough, Steve Ross walked out of the loser's locker room, just as he has at Gillette Stadium all six times as Dolphins owner.
He buttoned his jacket against the cold, turned left down a hallway with...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 4:53 PM
There is no denying that the Bears season has been an unmitigated disaster. And there is no way to classify the key decision-makers at Halas Hall as anything less than critically endangered … if only in the minds of hopeful Bears fans.
| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:53 PM
There's an old axiom in sports about how management should handle a team's personnel and, while it doesn't always apply in every case, it's pretty near a universal truth.
Goes like this: Don't get rid of somebody until you have someone better to replace...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 3:29 PM
For pro football fans in New York City, and beyond, it's not easy being green. For that matter, it's not easy being blue, either.
This season has been a miserable one for both the Giants and Jets. The Giants are 3-9 and mired in a seven-game losing...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Cornerback Cortland Finnegan (ankle), who missed the last two games, had limited participation in Thursday's practice, which is good news, especially considering the other injury problems at the position.
Cornerback Jamar Taylor (shoulder), who...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 1:07 PM
Lafayette High has one of the Peninsula area's greatest football traditions, going back to a AAA state championship game appearance in 1973 in the first months of the school's existence. A reminder of that tradition, NFL Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 2:05 PM
Bill Parcells himself admits he became notorious for his franchise hopping, and "Hamlet-like resignations" from NFL teams.
But in his new biography, "Parcells: A Football Life," the former Dolphins executive admits an uncomfortable relationship with...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 4:46 AM
1. Bill Parcells claims in a new book "neophyte owner" Steve Ross contributed to his leaving the Dolphins. That could be true. But the full truth is what Parcells evidently doesn't address in the book: That he made critical mistakes in the football...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 9:55 PM
A funeral doesn't sound like a good way to motivate a losing football team.
Well, maybe if it's the type of service Tony Sparano held this week as interim coach of the Oakland Raiders, burying a football at the practice facility of the 0-4 team to...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 6:41 PM
— The numbers tell us the Philadelphia Eagles have a great chance now of making the playoffs. This is because 77.1 percent of all NFL teams who've started the season 4-1 since the NFL playoffs were expanded to 12 teams have gone on to make the...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 3:51 AM
Yesterday's 34-28 victory by the Eagles over the St. Louis Rams really was a tale of two games: the one in which the Eagles built a 34-7 lead and the one in which the Rams then scored 21 unanswered points.
This is the starting point for this week's...