| Dec 31, 2014
| 1:31 PM
MIAMI GARDENS — It's been a recruiting model that has won conference titles and national championships.
If there's a chance to cultivate and win with the talent at home, then do it. But if there's an opportunity for improvement, then go outside...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 3:43 PM
How amazing that Adam Vinatieri, 42, remains such an elite placekicker after all these years. It was way back in 1996 that Bill Parcells gave him a job with the Patriots that had been held by Matt Bahr. Later that season, Vinatieri was kicking in the...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Throughout this season, RedEye is picking the football brain of former Bears fullback Jason McKie. This week we asked him to reminisce about former teammate Lance Briggs, who because of an injury might not play for the Bears after this season. Here's what...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Coach Gregg Popovich understands that the San Antonio Spurs might be lacking a bit of energy and focus this season as they deal with the defense of their NBA title and the grind of another 82-game season.
It was different last season, when the Spurs...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Football in cold weather? Oh, I've been there in Buffalo and Green Bay.
"How cold was it, uncle Jerry?"
•It was so cold, reporters were becoming pickpockets just to keep their hands warm.
•It was so cold, chickens were volunteering at KFC....
| Sep 5, 2014
| 10:29 PM
If you are conflicted on how to feel heading into Sunday's kickoff at Soldier Field and the dawning of a new Bears season, perhaps there's value in scanning through the 2013 highlights.
Cue up Brandon Marshall's pretzeling touchdown grab in the season...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 7:32 AM
Isn't it time to trade/cut Jay Cutler loose? The guy will always be maddeningly inconsistent and capable of the most boneheaded plays you can see in the NFL. It is time to rebuild. (Nine) years (in the NFL) is enough. Cutler is not suddenly going to...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 6:49 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — As the frustration of a disappointing season mounts, so too does the Bears' injury toll.
In the second half of Sunday's 51-23 loss to the Patriots, left guard Matt Slauson hurt his chest, suffering what multiple league...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Tom Brady appreciates more than ever his high-profile rivalry with Peyton Manning as the two modern marvels face off again Sunday in the twilight of their storied careers.
They seem to be getting better with age, and the 37-year-old New England...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 10:12 PM
The synchronicity is striking.
Sunday's slate of NFL games features NFC and AFC showdowns between the division leaders in the East and West. Dallas, which is still in first in the NFC East despite losing to Washington on Monday night, plays host to...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 11:57 AM
New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick calls Peyton Manning the best quarterback he has ever faced in his coaching career.
Belichick's praise comes two days after his own quarterbacking great, Tom Brady, said he appreciates more than ever his high-...