| Aug 10, 2011
NFL owners have to be feeling pretty smug with a new collective bargaining agreement tucked away in their back pockets for the next 10 years. Not only did they walk away with a bigger slice of the $9 billion......
| Sep 30, 2011
The first television blackout of a Miami Dolphins game this season will not affect viewers in South Florida. The announcement by the San Diego Chargers that Sunday???s game with the Dolphins will be blacked out in the San Diego television......
| Oct 20, 2014
| 7:48 PM
The NFL is a passing league.
Peyton Manning has passed Brett Favre. Joe Flacco has passed Ben Roethlisberger. Philip Rivers has passed Johnny Unitas and Kurt Warner.
The season hasn't even reached the midway point, and records already are falling like...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 4:37 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
Florida coach Will Muschamp says he might start struggling quarterback Jeff Driskel, the redshirt junior from Oviedo's Hagerty High, instead of true freshman Treon Harris tonight against Missouri. Personally, I...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 7:01 PM
The players are the lifeblood of the NFL — and at last the NFL can check the blood of the players.
The league began its human-growth-hormone testing program Monday. Each week, five randomly selected players on eight randomly selected teams will...
| 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 7, 2014
| 6:46 PM
For old times' sake, if Falcons offensive line coach Mike Tice approaches Bears quarterback Jay Cutler to shake hands before Sunday's game at the Georgia Dome, Cutler might just turn and walk away.
That was Cutler's chilly reaction two years ago at...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 4:05 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Ravens were involved in a statement game on Sunday, and they sent the wrong message.
If they wanted to prove they were a contending team after missing the playoffs last season for the first time since 2007, they failed.
| Oct 4, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Here's something you may not know.
The NBA season is about to start.
And the Orlando Magic are still involved.
Well, "involved" may be too strong. Let's say the Magic are still participating.
Harsh? Yes, but after the last two seasons, isn't "harsh"...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 9:18 PM
Remember back when we were young and naive about the NFL?
Like, four weeks ago?
The New Orleans Saints were Super Bowl-bound. Green Bay's Eddie Lacy was primed to win the rushing title. And Michael Sam was the biggest issue on the league's plate....
| Oct 16, 2014
| 1:53 PM
When Ravens guard Marshal Yanda stepped to the podium Wednesday, he looked as uncomfortable as a construction worker wearing a tailored suit. The forum is usually reserved for the stars.
The only time reporters typically want to speak with offensive...