| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:04 AM
Jon Gruden has a pretty good gig at ESPN, and he's not going to give it up any time soon to return to the sidelines as coach of the Houston Texans -- or any other team for that matter.
The man who coached the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to their only Super...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 1:30 PM
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning snubbed the San Diego Chargers once.
And, therefore, he is a woman.
That is the logic apparently used Sunday at the Chargers-Giants game in San Diego by a fan who was caught on camera holding a humongous...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Rick Neuheisel works with a microphone instead of a headset these days, but he's still recruiting.
On a recent Monday morning, the former UCLA coach was minutes into a telephone interview when another incoming call got his attention. He excused...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
NEW YORK — In its ascent up the mountain of American popular culture, the NFL has studiously protected its brand, turning down many Hollywood offers to collaborate and limiting the extent of the partnerships it has forged.
So much for all that....
| Apr 10, 2014
| 2:30 AM
After spending much of his career being likened to "High Noon" star Gary Cooper, Kevin Costner gets a countdown-clock movie to call his very own in "Draft Day." Although director Ivan Reitman's sports dramedy trades the streets of the Wild West for the...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 7:56 AM
The NFL is fiercely protective of its image and seldom gives Hollywood permission to use its marks, team names and logos. As a result, moviegoers wind up watching teams such as the Boston Rebels ("The Game Plan"), Los Angeles Outlaws ("Against All Odds"),...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Two days after he was in New York to accept the NFL’s Salute to Service Award, Ravens coach John Harbaugh embarked on another trip to honor the U.S. military.
Harbaugh this week has joined Gen. Raymond Odierno, the Army chief of staff, on a trip...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:47 PM
After watching ESPN’s “Monday Night Countdown” show, I wondered why they even bothered to play the game.
All I heard for two hours, was how unstoppable Lions receiver Calvin Johnson was, and how all but impossible it was for the Ravens...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Win the Super Bowl, and head to Disney. It's a tradition now since Phil Sims uttered the words, "I'm going to Disney World" after winning Super Bowl XXI with the New York Giants in 1987.
Now, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco gets the free trip...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 6:27 AM
Is Marc Trestman the right guy to coach the Bears?
I mean, the Bears still don’t know if Emery is the right guy to be general manager, especially after the Bears retarded Emery’s plan by forcing him to keep Lovie Smith as coach....
| Dec 19, 2012
| 3:58 PM
What do you think about Chip Kelly as the next head coach for the Bears? Would his offense work in the NFL? I hope you'll agree with me on this -- whoever the next head coach is, it absolutely must be an offensive coach. -- Alex Dovzhenko, Beardstown