| Feb 26, 2015
| 10:09 AM
The draft analysts are all drooling. This year’s crop of wide receivers, they agree, is about as good as it gets. So good at the very top, in fact, that ESPN’s Mel Kiper finds himself drawing legitimate parallels to the draft classes of 1985...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 12:51 PM
Riki Bonnema is studying environmental sciences, with an emphasis on marine ecology, at North Carolina State.
After her performance at the recent ACC swimming meet in Atlanta, Bonnema might want to start perusing a record book.
The former Olympia...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 3:19 PM
After leaving the Ravens news conference Tuesday afternoon, major concerns still remain about the team's poor secondary.
There was a search for a nugget, something to suggest that this team was going to get better. But the best that general manager...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 5:00 AM
In an interview with The Baltimore Sun this week, former Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis expressed optimism about the future of his old team, but not before offering this caveat:
“They’re going to have to get it done real soon before things...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 11:19 AM
Louisiana State offensive tackle La'el Collins reinforced his reputation for having a nasty streak during the Senior Bowl in January, punishing defensive players with his powerful blocking style.
The 6-foot-5, 308-pound projected first-round draft...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 7:44 AM
Frank Verducci and his 31 years of coaching experience are set to become the new offensive coordinator at UConn.
He’ll coach the Huskies running backs as part of a complete shakeup on the offensive side which we’ll get to momentarily....
| Feb 13, 2015
| 1:50 PM
Fear of the free-agent quarterback is what's terrorizing every NFL team that possesses a half decent warm-blooded mammal behind center.
That's why some smart executives — and a few dumb ones — have given average to decent quarterbacks like...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 8:25 AM
The Chicago Bears announced Wednesday that Ben Wilkerson will be joining John Fox’s staff as the assistant offensive line coach.
Wilkerson, who enjoyed a three-season NFL career from 2006-08 with the Bengals and Falcons, will be embarking on his...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 6:50 PM
The original purpose of the NHL's All-Star game — before it even was given that name — was noble.
The defending Stanley Cup champion Maple Leafs played a team of NHL stars in Toronto in 1934 as a tribute to Irvin (Ace) Bailey, whose career...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 7:00 PM
No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney had a setback with his surgically repaired right knee and said Thursday that his chances of playing for Houston at Tennessee on Sunday are slim.
Clowney has played just four games this season after being injured in...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 10:33 PM
The Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 9-7 (.563); season 122-69-1 (.639). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...