| Oct 11, 2014
| 9:55 PM
A funeral doesn't sound like a good way to motivate a losing football team.
Well, maybe if it's the type of service Tony Sparano held this week as interim coach of the Oakland Raiders, burying a football at the practice facility of the 0-4 team to...
| Oct 13, 2014
GLENDALE, Ariz. — With the losses mounting, first-year coach Jay Gruden recently conceded that the Washington Redskins are a team still searching for its identity.
After Sunday's mistake-filled 30-20 loss to the Arizona Cardinals, that identity...
| Oct 12, 2014
Logan Thomas throwing a touchdown pass before Johnny Manziel? Three NFC East teams with winning records? Those are among the improbable storylines as the NFL season's Week 6 hits overdrive Sunday.
Dallas' afternoon visit to Super Bowl champion Seattle...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Chicago Bears columnist Brad Biggs tackles readers' questions:
Q. What’s your take on Lance Briggs missing practice Monday for his restaurant opening? – @steveoatms from Twitter
A. For starters, I don’t think Briggs’ whereabouts...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:12 PM
All that time I spent pumping up Danny Woodhead last week and he goes and breaks a leg (it's a figurative well-wish before a big performance, Danny, not a to-do list). Maybe it's me. I also recommended Minnesota's Matt Cassel, who promptly broke several...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 2:05 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Dez Bryant admired the new Hublot on his wrist, a parting gift from a Monday night news conference to announce the luxury Swiss watch company as a new partner of the Dallas Cowboys.
"Glitz and glamour," Bryant said, repeating a...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:06 PM
They are two old cowboys riding off into the sunset together. That's how Arizona Cardinals Coach Bruce Arians describes his working relationship with 34-year-old quarterback Carson Palmer.
By that thinking, they are coming off a magnificent seven.
| Aug 15, 2014
| 7:43 PM
J.R. Tolver and Tom Kirchmeyer met five years ago while working as doubles during a commercial for the popular Madden NFL video game.
Tolver, a former NFL wide receiver, played Larry Fitzgerald, and Kirchmeyer, a former junior college quarterback, stood...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Thursday's inaugural Kids' Choice Sports Awards, Nickelodeon's spin-off of the annual Kids' Choice Awards, went about just as well as an event for children could. Hosted by "Live! with Kelly and Michael" host and former New York Giant Michael Strahan, the...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Ray Lewis was always viewed as something of a messianic figure here in Baltimore.
Tonight, we can watch him try to expand his influence to the African nation of Tanzania, where he and a group of NFL stars were filmed for the Oprah Winfrey Network show...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 7:10 PM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin admits that when it comes to patience, he's not very good at exercising the virtue.
"Is it a difficult thing'" he said when asked about being tolerant. "I've never been any good at it. I've tried it. Some people...