| Oct 17, 2013
| 6:10 PM
The New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter is normally working around this time every year, but due to his team’s failure to make the playoffs, “The Captain” had time to visit Chicago this week.
Jeter was spotted Wednesday having lunch at...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Everyone starts somewhere. If you played high school football and basketball in Chicago in 1993-1994, there's a chance Rich Eisen, long before he became the Rich Eisen, reported on one of your games.
As a graduate student in journalism at Northwestern,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The NFL Network had a show devoted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame candidates for 2014 on Wednesday night, a show called "Hall of Fame: The Contenders" in which the analysts talked about the new candidates who will be considered on Feb. 1 when next year'...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Deion Sanders is far from the only present-day employee of the National Football League to have filed a workers’ compensation claim in California claiming head or brain injuries.
At least 43 present-day assistant coaches and front office personnel...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:54 PM
During the pregame show before February's Super Bowl in New Orleans, Deion Sanders shared his thoughts about the thousands of former football players filing concussion lawsuits against the National Football League.
"The game is a safe game," the...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Only two college football teams in the last 40 years went wire-to-wire atop the national polls. Virginia Tech under Frank Beamer played them both.
The Miami Hurricanes’ most recent national champions produced 38 NFL draft choices, 17 first-...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 9:41 PM
CANTON, Ohio -- As relaxed as if he had no one to block, Jonathan Ogden became the first Baltimore Raven enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
He was followed moments later by former Packers linebacker Dave Robinson, then by Larry Allen, Ogden&...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 9:47 PM
When Howard Schnellenberger took over as the University of Miami head coach in 1979, he pledged to win a national title within five years and to do so with local talent.
Schnellenberger figured if he didn’t let the local players skip town to...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
What are your thoughts on Maryland’s just-released basketball schedule?
Jeff Barker: A few...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:34 PM
New York attorney Peter Ginsberg has represented several high-profile professional athletes — such as NFL stars Michael Irvin and Jonathan Vilma, as well as PGA Tour player Vijay Singh — in defamation lawsuits. But he has also taken on cases...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 10:07 PM
Meet Nevin Shapiro
BAD LUCK: It started out like was just your average Tuesday, but Aug. 16, 2011 was anything, but average for the Miami Hurricanes football program. It was the dark day Yahoo! Sports released the findings of its investigation into...