| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:00 AM
The 2012 NFL draft is three weeks away, and though most teams have solidified their draft boards barring a few tweaks after prospects visit, the “silly season” of draft rumors is really starting to heat up. Need an example? How about the...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:35 PM
It doesn't look like a fair fight. The Bears, fresh off an explosive blowout victory over the Cowboys on the national stage, against the Jaguars, who've been outscored 54-17 at EverBank Field and are 1-3.
I'm going to spare the "any given Sunday"...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 2:18 AM
SOUTH BEND -- Tough time for a significant injury.
Clay High School’s football team will head into its Class 4-A sectional opener against New Prairie Friday night short-handed.
It won’t be a quarterback, running back, receiver, or linebacker...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Somewhere between Brian Urlacher pushing Charles Tillman for Defensive Player of the Year and Jon Gruden hailing a group of All-Time Bears currently on the defense, the thought occurred that something important is missing from the franchise. No, not...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 6:25 PM
In previewing the World Series in recent years, the Fox people expressed just one wish — for a long series.
They said it didn't matter who was playing. Sure, they'd love Yankees vs. Dodgers, but it didn't matter if it was Royals vs. Pirates as long...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 6:30 PM
Jerry Angelo used to be a centerpiece this time of year, but now he's living in exile and self-imposed silence.
Bill Polian, like Angelo a guy who lost his job after the season, gets to broadcast his thoughts on ESPN. People want to hear from Polian....
| Aug 23, 2012
| 3:47 PM
Opening Statement: “I would just like to start off by saying (that) it’s an honor to me that Mr. (Tom) Benson and Mickey Loomis feel good about me filling in for Sean (Payton) and Joe (Vitt) at this time. (With) A six-game run here in the...
| Sep 5, 2012
The NFL is back and you can hear cash registers ringing throughout TV land.
That's because the NFL means business. Big business.
After a record-breaking season for viewership, culminating with Super Bowl XLVI being the most-watched program in the...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 6:18 PM
"Monday Night Football" will open its 43rd season at M&T Bank Stadium with several new wrinkles. There will be a two-man instead of three-man booth with Mike Tirico doing play-by-play and Jon Gruden on analysis.
One of the biggest changes will be on...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 4:12 AM
The ESPN "Monday Night Football" crew earned my respect before the game between the Baltimore Ravens and Cincinnati Bengals even started. It came during the pregame moment of silence for former Ravens owner Art Modell.
Placed at ground level, a camera...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 6:57 PM
The ESPN "Monday Night Football" crew earned my respect before the game between the Baltimore Ravens and Cincinnati Bengals even started.
It came during the pre-game moment of silence for former Ravens owner Art Modell. Placed at ground level, a camera...