| Oct 13, 2014
| 11:12 AM
No more a preseason favorite than the 5-1 San Diego Chargers, the shift in thinking that the Dallas Cowboys are legitimate contenders was sudden and established the same way the Chargers earned notice — beating the Seattle Seahawks.
And that in...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 2:24 PM
By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Quarterback Peyton Manning recovered from a slow start Sunday, when he threw three touchdown passes to inch closer to Brett Favre's career record as the Denver Broncos survived a scare...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 5:19 AM
Kickoff: 1 p.m., Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens
TV: Chs. 7, 29. Radio: WINZ (940 AM), WBGG (105.9 FM), WQBA (1140 AM, Spanish).
Coaches: Joe Philbin (17-19, in third season with Dolphins); Mike McCarthy (91-52-1, in ninth season with Packers)
| Oct 9, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Down to their fourth tailback, the San Diego Chargers should have pylons and flashing signs surrounding their running game under repair.
It's only fitting, then, that rookie Branden Oliver should step into the fray, a guy who wore a hard hat in college....
| Oct 5, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Kansas City's Alex Smith is in elite company.
And he's not happy about it.
He's among five quarterbacks selected No. 1 overall in the last 25 years who lost when facing their former team for the first time.
It happened to Drew Bledsoe when he played...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:55 PM
Same agents, same position, same high draft pick, similar in stature and style, Pittsburgh Steelers veteran Ben Roethlisberger sees himself in Jacksonville's rookie quarterback, Blake Bortles.
"A young me," Roethlisberger said, although, "I don't move...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:32 PM
My wife hates sports and has always had special vitriol toward football. Being an art school chick who hung out with goths and hipsters, she learned to tune out all the maniacal Green Bay cheese heads in her family while growing up in the suburbs of...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 10:27 PM
Ten thoughts after the Green Bay Packers defeated the Chicago Bears for the fifth consecutive time at Soldier Field, winning 38-17 on Sunday.
1. In a 21-point loss with plenty of good and bad by the Bears, it’s impossible to pick one turning point...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 5:25 PM
It's the word that came out of Aaron Rodgers' mouth multiple times last week, as he urged legions of Packers fans to chill out after the uproar over the team's third 1-2 start in as many seasons.
If only Jay Cutler could say the same thing...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:26 PM
The Bears and Packers have met 188 times since 1921; the Bears lead the series with a 93-89-6 record. This guide will give you a basic understanding of why these teams can't stand each other.
THE OLD DAYS
>> Nov. 27, 1921: The clubs play for the...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:47 PM
So this is happening. ESPN.com reports that 17 years after Mike Tyson bit off Evander Holyfield's ear during their championship rematch, Tyson will present Holyfield when the latter is inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame in Las Vegas on Aug. 9....