| Dec 12, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Joe Philbin's team is fading into the land of irrelevance yet again and fraying at the seams.
The Dolphins offense is gasping for air, desperate for big plays, and the defense is hemorrhaging up blood after allowing 661 rushing yards and four rushing...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 6:14 PM
On Thursday night at Soldier Field, an offensive coordinator disguised as an NFL head coach will lead players he once struggled to connect with through a game that will remind fans in a passionate football city how lucky he is to still have his job.
| Dec 4, 2014
| 6:12 AM
Look around the Soldier Field kitty litter on Thursday night, and you’ll see similarities between the Bears and Cowboys:
*Big-armed quarterbacks likely making the big mistake in the big moment.
*Head coaches on the sideline that make you...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 4:15 PM
This is a day that attracts all the biggest themes in sports. Must-win. Season on the line. Careers to be measured. Even jobs up for grabs when you connect all the dots.
It's a Sunday of superlatives, this Dolphins game against Baltimore where most...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 6:20 PM
There is no team that Eagles fans dislike more than the Dallas Cowboys, probably because the Cowboys dominated the divisional series for a long, long time and they did it with what some viewed as an annoying air of superiority. That's why any victory over...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 3:49 PM
—Brad Kaaya, the young quarterback with a deep respect for Miami's history, came into Saturday's game against North Carolina hoping to put on a show for Jim Kelly.
And there's no doubt the former UM great appreciated what he saw from Kaaya and the...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Paul Philbin was one tough old son of an Irish immigrant. Fought in World War II. Coached youth baseball for decades. Even volunteered at a community center in Longmeadow, Mass., washing dishes until nearly 93.
So when he told his oldest son that he...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 9:59 PM
We have been told, during a week of breathless media reports, that Florida State versus Notre Dame on Saturday is a huge game.
Yes, it is No. 2 (Florida State) versus No. 5 (Notre Dame). It is 6-0 versus 6-0. It is, in the first season with a four-...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Tony Romo, with his jagged peaks and valleys, will always be a centerpiece of Dallas Cowboys conversations. And DeMarco Murray has been so hot lately he could bring any water cooler to a boil.
But the biggest surprise of the NFL's shocker team this...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 12:37 PM
1. The continued reports that Jim Harbaugh won't stay beyond this year in San Francisco raise a potentially interesting question for Steve Ross: Would he want Harbaugh at Michigan or the Dolphins? Let's be fair and say the Dolphins season would have to...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 4:27 PM
It takes a certain type of mentality to play special teams.
Just ask Bears middle linebacker D.J. Williams, a longtime star since his days as one of the most highly recruited players out of De La Salle in Concord, Calif. That high school program is...