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  • NFL roundup: Chiefs QB Smith out with spleen injury

    The Sports Xchange NFL roundup: Chiefs QB Smith out with spleen injury Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has a lacerated spleen and will miss Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers. Chiefs trainer Rick Burkholder said Friday that Smith...
  • Week 17 Preview: Bears at Vikings

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Updates with Friday injury report Week 17 Preview: Bears at Vikings Chicago Bears (5-10) at Minnesota Vikings (6-9) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, at TCF Bank Stadium, Minneapolis - TV: FOX *TV announcers: Dick Stockton, Brady...
  • Week 17 Preview: Cowboys at Redskins

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Updates with Friday injury report Week 17 Preview: Cowboys at Redskins Dallas Cowboys (11-4) at Washington Redskins (4-11) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, at FedExField, Landover, Md. -- TV: FOX *TV announcers: Kevin Burkhardt, John...
  • Stanton might be done for the season

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Arizona Cardinals - INSIDE SLANT Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton may be lost for the rest of the season after the team reportedly discovered an infection this week that required arthroscopic surgery....
  • Sam Farmer's Week 17 NFL picks

    Last week: 8-8 (8-8 against the spread). Season: 153-86-1 (128-111-1 against the spread). Browns (7-8) at Ravens (9-6) Noon Sunday Ravens by 9 (O/U 41.5) The Ravens still have a postseason pulse, and that should be sufficient incentive. Stage...
  • Sam Farmer's NFL Week 17 picks

    The Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 8-8 (.500); season 153-86-1 (.640). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...
  • Catching Up With ... Roger Shoals, ex-Maryland and NFL tackle

    Catching Up With ... Roger Shoals, ex-Maryland and NFL tackle
    As an offensive tackle for Maryland's football team, Roger Shoals gouged out holes wide enough to drive a Cadillac through. Now, the former Terp star sells the cars. "Retire? I like working," said Shoals, 76, part-owner of a Cadillac-Buick dealership in...
  • NFL points spreads, betting trends and TV schedule for Week 17

    NFL points spreads, betting trends and TV schedule for Week 17
    Where did the season go? Went by fast didn't it? And it's going to end much sooner than expected for Eagles fans. Here's a look at the point spreads, betting trends and the TV schedule for Sunday's games: We start with the point spread (remember...
  • Greg Cote's Week 17 NFL picks

    We were solid overall last week including a nice bounce-back against the spread. Bull's-eyed another Upset of the Week pick ("Aawwk!") with Raiders over Bills. Hit a second outright upset with Giants over Rams, and also had four other 'dogs-with-points in...
  • NFL Week 17: Keys to all 16 finales - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NFL Week 17: Keys to all 16 finales Buffalo Bills (8-7) at New England Patriots (12-3) Sunday, 1:00 p.m. ET, at Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass. - TV: CBS *TV announcers: Spero Dedes, Solomon Wilcots *Keys to the game: The Bills...
  • Matt Forte highly conditioned to punish his body to reap ultimate rewards

    Matt Forte highly conditioned to punish his body to reap ultimate rewards
    Matt Forte is lying face down on his living room floor, and there's a woman standing on him. Massage therapist Sarah Bach has one foot on the back of Forte's upper left leg. Her weight is digging into his hamstring. "Your adductors …" Bach...