| Jan 2, 2015
| 5:33 AM
Well, here we are on the edge of watching another NFL playoffs. And it's lesson time again for the Dolphins. I saw a few tweets this week from analytical Dolphins fan JoeW@Twitter.com and followed up on some research: What makes playoff teams? The good...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 1:15 PM
OK, let's start the year by answering the most important question that nags our nation:
Who is America's Team?
•Is it Seattle, winner of the last Super Bowl and current favorite to win the next? No. Quick quiz! Point to Seattle on the map. Nice...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 5:28 PM
There's been a lot of uninspiring basketball at the World's Most Famous Arena this season. The hapless Knicks were back on display at Madison Square Garden on Sunday night, but the real show was in the afternoon. Geno Auriemma's UConn Huskies rolled...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 7:12 PM
On a Sunday when Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady squared off for the first time in their illustrious NFL careers, and Johnny Manziel scored for the first time in his less-than-illustrious rookie season, it was another first that kept the San Diego Chargers in...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 8:23 PM
Not many people would have predicted that Sunday's game between Miami and Detroit would be the kind of splashy matchup it is, between two erstwhile also-rans riding three-game winning streaks.
And who could have guessed San Francisco at New Orleans...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Last week in parentheses.
1. Packers 10-3 (1): Little concerning Falcons put up 37 on them but you had feeling no matter how many Falcons scored, Aaron Rodgers would score more.
2. Patriots 10-3 (2): Bill Belichick's team tosses aside Justin Bieber...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 5:02 PM
A rookie should be seen and not heard.
Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel has got the first part of that covered. He has been seen out on the town, seen courtside at Cavaliers games, and, until now, seen each Sunday on the sideline....
| Dec 20, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Cincinnati Bengals rookie running back Jeremy Hill tends to be brash and bold in his interviews, bullish in his running style and is prone to elaborate dances to celebrate his touchdowns.
Bengals coach Marvin Lewis acknowledged he doesn't always approve...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 3:35 PM
It was either the night before the game against Miami or the morning of when rookie inside linebacker C.J. Mosley asked Ravens head coach John Harbaugh a seemingly innocent question.
"What week is this?" Harbaugh said Mosley asked.
"What week is this?...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Every season there's at least one waiver wire find, one unexpected starter who changes the landscape of fantasy football. Last season it was Eagles quarterback Nick Foles, and in 2012 it was Packers wide receiver James Jones with Lions running back...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Have you noticed?
Late in this NFL season, a sophomoric sense of humor seems to be creeping into the staid, conservative league. Consider:
•The fun began with St. Louis Coach Jeff Fisher last Sunday during the coin toss preceding the Rams' game...