| Jun 25, 2014
| 9:43 AM
Right guard is the easiest position to play on the offensive line, and Kyle Long is the Bears' best offensive lineman. It would be ludicrous to waste his talent at right guard. The Bears said they planned to move him to tackle at some point. If they...
| May 5, 2014
| 10:04 PM
The draft will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in New York. Times NFL writer Sam Farmer examines team needs by division. Today, the North divisions:
This should sound familiar: The Cleveland Browns are looking for a quarterback. They...
| May 12, 2014
| 1:36 PM
The Bears had a script heading into the final day of this weekend’s NFL draft.
In the fourth round, general manager Phil Emery was aiming to come away with a running back-safety combination, addressing two major needs on his roster. Only one...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Ravens safety Matt Elam often used a cautious approach during his rookie season to avoid making mistakes.
That led to Elam thinking more than playing instinctively and he produced few big plays as he started all but one game at free safety after being...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Soldier Field in March may be just as brutal as a December football game.
The Hawks on Friday will test the outdoor ice rink on the field before the Coors Light NHL Stadium Series matchup with Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Playing in Chicago has turned some...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 4:36 AM
The Ravens are hosting Eastern Illinois quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, Florida State wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin, Utah cornerback Keith McGill and Cal outside linebacker Khairi Fortt for official visits Tuesday, according to league sources.
| Apr 5, 2014
| 5:19 PM
At the "Draft Day" special movie screening at Big Newport Thursday night, the film's stars Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner did not show.
But that was OK, there were plenty of other stars, and some who did not have a role in the movie. You could call...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:13 AM
The NFC features some of the NFL's best defenses, which includes the Seattle Seahawks, the reigning Super Bowl champions.
This conference also features a couple of teams - Philadelphia, Chicago, Carolina, Arizona - that appear to be on the rise, and a...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 8:59 AM
UCF wide receiver J.J. Worton won an ESPN Sport Science Newton Award for best catch late Saturday night.
Worton's one-handed, diving touchdown grab against Temple pulled the Knights back into the game and eventually set up a game-winning field goal to...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Kelvin Benjamin grew up chasing down rabbits and grabbing them with his bare hands in an effort to build his speed and obtain his dinner.
The big wide receiver from Florida State is from Belle Glade, Fla., an impoverished community and a football hotbed...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 5:37 PM
She'll sing that she's been waiting all day for Sunday night, but really Carrie Underwood has been waiting months.
Underwood, who replaces Faith Hill in singing the "Sunday Night Football" opening for NBC, performed her segment in June at an airport-...