| 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....
| 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...
| 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 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....
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Jared Allen knew the dysfunction had become irreversible, the drama too great to steer clear of.
Allen's team, which entered the season with Super Bowl aspirations, had hit a frustrating skid, the tension intensifying after each new failure.
| Nov 9, 2014
| 10:24 PM
GREEN BAY — Get before your Ditka shrine and pray to the football powers that the Bears quit Sunday night at Lambeau Field.
The alternative is pondering the possibility they are miserably outclassed in talent when compared to the Packers, who...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 7:57 PM
With Oakland winning and Arizona losing — two of the oddities from Week 12 — about the only sure bet in the NFL these days is that the New England Patriots are going to come through. And come through big.
That was the case again Sunday, as...