| Sep 13, 2014
| 5:40 PM
John Madden returned the call Saturday morning. He was at a game, naturally, watching his 12-year-old grandson play flag football.
It was refreshing to hear Madden's familiar voice talking football, particularly after the NFL's most turmoil-filled few...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:47 PM
As Panthers rookie defenseman Aaron Ekblad dug the puck out of the corner during a half-ice drill during the first prospects practice Friday morning at the team facility, all eyes were on him, particularly an interested set owned by NHL legend Denis...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:58 PM
The presenters for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2014 next month include children, a father, a media member and two former coaches.
The seven inductees during the weekend of Aug. 1-3 in Canton, Ohio, are former Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 7:29 PM
Sandy Grossman, 78, a television sports director who oversaw broadcasts of a record 10 Super Bowls and introduced several innovations to TV sports coverage, died Wednesday of cancer at his home in Boca Raton, Fla., according to his son Dean.
| Jun 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
DreamWorks and Disney have dated the untitled Tom Hanks-Steven Spielberg Cold War spy thriller for Oct. 16, 2015.
The studios have also set Spielberg's adaptation of Roald Dahl's children's book "The BFG" for July 1, 2016.
Joel and Ethan Coen came on...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 11:18 PM
After holding six conferences with Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon on athletic concussions from 1995 to 2008 I have called them a ticking time bomb and undiagnosed health epidemic.
I had a crisis of conscience in representing hundreds of NFL players...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 6:24 PM
NEW ORLEANS -- The old lion is about to stalk into the football jungle one last time Sunday night before retracting his claws for good.
And the young lion is eager to pounce on the throne that retiring Ravens inside linebacker Ray Lewis has owned for 17...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Los Angeles and Chicago have a short but intense playoff relationship, with the Kings and Blackhawks set to play Game 1 in the NHL Western Conference final at 2 p.m. PDT Saturday.
A quick primer.
Lakers vs. Bulls
The Lakers won NBA playoff series...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 9:41 AM
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Times NFL columnist Sam Farmer and Mark Thompson, one-half of the legendary "Mark and Brian" radio team, are back again this season with "NFL Slam with Mark and Sam".
Each Tuesday, you’ll hear post-game...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 6:10 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Chip Kelly's star receiver at the University of New Hampshire had a standard comeback when a defensive player talked trash.
Recalled record-breaking pass catcher David Ball: "Whenever they would chirp, the only thing I would say...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Quarterbacks are the most protected players in the NFL. The league revolves around them.
Running backs are the least protected players. Even helmet-to-helmet hits are legal against them.
In a read-option offense, a scheme rapidly gaining popularity in...