| Jan 26, 2014
| 1:47 PM
Saying at one point during a recent Des Plaines Park District board meeting that the park district is "hurting," Executive Director John Hecker said he plans to enhance efforts to boost low program registration.
Registrations for winter programs, most...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Steve Smith, the longtime Carolina Panthers’ standout wide receiver didn't waste time finding a new home, signing a three-year contract with the Ravens about 24 hours after being released by Carolina.
The Ravens announced the signing of the 34-...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 6:39 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — The last time the Houston Texans had the first pick in the NFL draft, in 2006, they threw a curveball.
They passed on running back Reggie Bush, widely expected to be the first player selected, and took defensive end Mario Williams....
| Jan 30, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Car commercials and televised football go together like Super Bowl and overrated. America’s most watched sporting event draws viewers to everything from the halftime show to the over/under on how many times Peyton Manning will call Omaha. (It is 27....
| Apr 9, 2014
| 3:13 PM
Ryan Tannehill is entering a make-or-break season with the Miami Dolphins.
Either this 2012 first-round pick will use his third season as an NFL starter to become a tier one quarterback, possibly leading South Florida's NFL franchise to the playoffs, or...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 4:50 PM
As a star receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles, the speedy DeSean Jackson made a career of creating separation from defenders.
Now, it's the Eagles who have created separation, releasing him this week amid reports his off-field issues outweighed his...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 5:55 PM
RENTON, Wash. — It was more than a bye week for Denver Broncos guard John Moffitt.
More like a bye-bye week.
Less than three months ago, Moffitt stunned the 7-1 Broncos by returning home to the Seattle area during his week off and deciding to...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 9:40 PM
The Denver Broncos are expected to release perennial Pro Bowl cornerback Champ Bailey, a person familiar with the situation told the Associated Press on Wednesday night.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no announcement was made.
| Mar 25, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Ralph Wilson, who founded the Buffalo Bills with a $25,000 investment in 1959 and turned the team into western New York's defining institution, died Tuesday after years of failing health. He was 95.
Wilson was surrounded by his family when he died at...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:58 PM
JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Their journeys to the Super Bowl might have been on different roads, but they all started from the same spot — playing college football in Los Angeles.
USC and UCLA will have plenty of presence in Sunday's Super Bowl and,...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:42 AM
Free agent inside linebacker D'Qwell Jackson has reportedly decided make the Indianapolis Colts his next team.
According to Fox Sports the contract he's agreed to will pay the eight-year veteran $22 million over four years, and features $11 million in...