| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:10 AM
Before Sunday's complete domination of his old team the Carolina Panthers, Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. may have made mention once or twice or 47 times that he's 35 years old.
His advanced age no doubt factored into the Panthers'...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 8:06 PM
So far, things have not gone according to plan for the San Francisco 49ers. The team that made it to the last three NFC Championship Games and a Super Bowl was supposed to cruise-control its way to another playoff berth and once again contend for the...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 6:51 PM
The Bears got set up with premium field position in the second half of Sunday's 28-20 upset of the 49ers, and Jay Cutler did exactly what quarterback coach Matt Cavanaugh talked about this offseason.
He took what was there and moved on to the next play....
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:11 PM
FAMU (0-1) at Miami (0-1), 7 p.m.
Where: Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens
TV: ESPN 3
Weather: 87 degrees, 40 percent chance of rain,
Online: www.sun-sentinel.com/sports/um-hurricanes; @ChristyChirinos on Twitter, #Canes
Quick slant: After its...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 8:34 PM
Duke Johnson made his return to football on Monday night in Louisville, but it was Saturday's home opener against FAMU that marked a homecoming of sorts for the running back.
And with more than 100 family members and friends at Sun Life Stadium to watch...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:52 AM
If the Bears aren’t lying about being able to fix their defense against the read-option, this is a week to prove it.
Because the 49ers have the team to do it. A better team than the Bills unit that just ran for 193 yards. A team with fast and...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 9:47 PM
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — That's how it's supposed to work. Offensive moxie plus defensive takeaways.
It took the Bears until the 5-minute, 56-second mark of the third quarter against the 49ers on Sunday night, but they finally found that winning...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 6:40 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears rallied in the fourth quarter Sunday to hand the host San Francisco 49ers a 28-20 loss.
1. The defense has been under fire. It didn’t play well last season, didn’t make enough splash plays in preseason...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 12:50 PM
If you lost, don't panic. If you won, don't gloat. It's Week 2 of fantasy football: redemption or retribution could be at hand.
I don't have to tell you Week 2 is critical. You can pawn off your lineup mistakes from the season opener on new players...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:25 PM
The 49ers offense under coach Jim Harbaugh can reduce the formation, create blocking angles at the point of attack and use the "wham" (trap) scheme to open up a running lane for Frank Gore versus the Bears 4-3 defensive front Sunday night in the first...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:13 PM
It's no secret in the football world that former Hurricanes flock to Coral Gables during the off-season to train on Miami's campus and mentor current players.
Miami Dolphins running back Lamar Miller took part in that tradition this past off-season,...