| Apr 22, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Jets fans, you have my condolences.
Now that your former blockbuster cornerback Darrelle Revis plans to collect state income tax-free checks from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, your football team is officially in purgatory. It's an experience sports...
| Apr 26, 2013
Dressed comfortably for a long Thursday night in blue jeans and a Bears jacket, team Chairman George McCaskey entered Halas Hall and promptly placed a stack of 2013 pocket schedules on the receptionist's desk.
Nothing else the Bears...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 7:06 PM
DAVIE - How 'bout a big round of applause for Jeff Ireland?
Come on, folks. This was a good night for the Dolphins general manager. It was exactly the kind of first-round surprise the Dolphins haven't sprung in years and precisely what you wanted....
| Apr 4, 2013
| 8:07 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- One of the criticisms EJ Manuel's detractors constantly hurled his way when he was at Florida State had to do with accuracy. Some were particularly concerned about his ability to complete passes deep downfield.
It was one of several...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Super Bowl-winning coach, ESPN analyst and creepy doll lookalike Jon Gruden has been quoted saying: "You never stay the same. You either get better or you get worse."
Through the early weeks of the off-season, it's hard to see how the Steelers...
| Jun 21, 2013
It was the summer when a good NBA team was bold enough to become a great one.
It was 1999, and the team was led by two stars who had carried it to three consecutive playoff appearances. But each time it had fallen short of the NBA Finals and been swept...
| Nov 18, 2012
The NFL is a passing league.
How many times have you heard that?
And it's true. Passing games generate the majority of yards for NFL teams. But the spotlight on quarterbacks is not quite as bright this season as it was a year ago, when 10 of them...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 6:41 AM
If Mike Holmgren is interested in coaching, then Phil Emery had better be interested in talking to him.
Holmgren told ESPN.com that he indeed would consider returning to the sideline, but isn’t aggressively seeking a job. If a guy says he wants to...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Phil Emery will hire the right head coach for the Bears.
Nobody can say so yet, of course. Nobody can draw a fair conclusion about Lovie Smith's successor until next season at the earliest.
But Emery gave the Bears every reason to believe that...
| 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....
| Sep 1, 2012
OK, Bears fans, you asked for it.
High expectations, Super Bowl predictions, national preseason acclaim.
Jay Cutler, Brandon Marshall, Matt Forte, Lance Briggs, Charles Tillman, Brian Urlacher … all of the playmakers are in place,...