| Jul 30, 2012
| 4:50 AM
Virginia Tech never has been a haven for five-star football prospects. Indeed, Frank Beamer’s renowned program is rooted in sage evaluation and effective talent development.
In short, the typical Hokies recruit gets bigger, stronger, faster and...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 12:21 AM
As we roll into the official-visit stage of the college football recruiting season, it’s time to gauge what the state schools have accomplished building the class of 2013.
Florida second-year head coach Will Muschamp and his staff have pulled off a...
| Mar 17, 2012
Standing at the front of the Halas Hall auditorium for more than a half-hour Friday, Brandon Marshall mentioned the Super Bowl once.
"It's a very special moment for me," he said. "I couldn't ask for a better situation."
Repeatedly, the Bears' new wide...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 9:06 AM
“Man of Steel” isn’t scheduled to hit theaters until June 14, 2013, but the city of Plano doesn’t want to wait that long to capitalize on the Superman reboot that filmed last August in the Western suburb’s downtown area....
| Mar 24, 2012
| 6:42 PM
One of the questions posed to Bears general manager Phil Emery after the trade for Brandon Marshall was why the team didn't wait to complete a fact-finding mission into the nightclub incident that occurred two days before the deal was announced.
| Oct 26, 2012
The Atlanta Falcons are 6-0, and in most of their games, they were able to mount early leads. Typically, when teams face a deficit, they're forced to turn to the passing game to speed up their efforts to catch up......
| Nov 23, 2012
Earlier this week, the Philadelphia Inquirer's Jeff McLane noted a fascinating statistic about the Eagles' rush defense: However, despite the above fact, during the Eagles' 6 game losing streak, they have not been good against the run. Here is what......
| Sep 21, 2009
This was a game about taking blows and still answering bells. About accepting what you are given instead of trying to impose your will. About waiting, waiting, waiting for just the right opening.
And then pouncing.
The Bears never led the Steelers until...
| Sep 12, 2010
| 6:40 PM
Lovie Smith was defiant Sunday afternoon shortly after the Bears pulled a Houdini act in escaping with a 19-14 victory over the Lions.
The coach refused to budge over why he passed on a chip-shot field goal with his team trailing by one after Matt...
| Nov 23, 2009
The latest Bears' loss -- by a 24-20 score -- was defined not by interceptions but by incompletions.
And with the way the Bears' season has gone, this is progress.
There were 19 incompletions against the Eagles by Jay Cutler. Some sailed high. Some...
| Sep 27, 2010
| 10:13 PM
With a little help from some fans in the south end zone, Devin Hester made a Soldier Field leap early in the fourth quarter.
You can understand his excitement. It had been 30 games since his last punt return for a score, a drought that had led some to...