| Aug 26, 2011
| 2:15 PM
NFL offseason summary: The rich (Philadelphia Eagles, New England Patriots) got richer, the poor (Cincinnati Bengals) got poorer, and oh, by the way, everyone made a pile of cash.
That's the way it often goes with sports work stoppages.
| Aug 29, 2011
| 7:30 AM
With trades in consecutive offseasons, the Ravens have given Joe Flacco a formidable receiving tandem in Anquan Boldin and Lee Evans. Boldin has had five 1,000-yard seasons in his eight years in the league and Evans has averaged 15.7 yards per catch in...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 10:05 AM
Are you ready for some … Tweeting?
It used to be enough to have a beer in hand and a bowl of chips in reach to watch a football game. Now it is a juggling act with drink, snacks and a smartphone.
A recent survey on sports and social media showed...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 10:30 AM
In early August, when I released my monthly power rankings at the start of the preseason, some of you said it was too early to gauge how the NFL's 32 teams stack up against each other. Too early for power rankings? Psssh. A little premature speculation...
| Sep 11, 2011
Have the Eagles assembled the "Dream Team," or is this another fantasy football roster built to disappoint?
That's just one of the pressing questions heading into this NFL season.
A few of the others:
Did the lockout truly favor those teams with an...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 8:19 AM
The first round of the 2011 NFL draft takes place in New York City next Thursday with plenty of uncertainty and intrigue -- and indifference from some disenchanted fans -- as the football freeze unthaws for draft weekend.
It will be interesting to see...
| May 16, 2011
| 8:00 AM
Bengals wideout Chad Ochocinco went through with his promise to try professional bull riding on Saturday, earning $10,000, which he will donate to charity, for lasting 1.5 seconds on the back of a bull. If you cheered when Ray Lewis jacked up Ochocinco...
| May 26, 2011
| 12:00 PM
First soccer. Then professional bull riding. And now snake wrangling. Yes, it’s been a busy and bizarre offseason for your favorite Bengals wide receiver, Chad Ochocinco, who has decided to turn the recent criticism from Cincinnati owner Mike...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas is preparing to shield his quarterback, Colt McCoy, from a Ravens defense that sacked San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith nine times in last week's win.
He is also preparing to protect his ears from the...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 7:45 AM
The start of summer means more barbecues, weddings and trips to the beach, which is probably a good thing considering that the most barren stretch on the sports calendar runs from late June until the start of NFL training camps. And it’s even...