| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Back then, they looked at it as just making a few extra bucks.
For Mitch Richmond, it turned out to mean so much more.
He and close friend Michael Irvin would often make treks around Broward County playgrounds, making three-on-three basketball...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 7:05 PM
On another memorable Saturday night in the birthplace of pro football, seven more players swelled to 287 the number enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
One night after receiving their gold jackets in an event televised by the NFL Network for the...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:47 AM
The NFL Network may have gotten more than it bargained for when it included John Madden in a panel discussion about safety in youth football.
Melissa Stark has been hosting a five-part series touting the Heads Up Football program, which has been given a...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 1:12 PM
BOURBONNAIS -- Expectations abound for Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler in 2014, and receiver Brandon Marshall on Wednesday set the bar as high as possible.
Marshall said Cutler, his close friend, could win NFL most valuable player honors if he...
| 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 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 12, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Not all rules make sense. For instance, if you live in Denver, it’s against the law to lend your vacuum cleaner to a neighbor. According to DumbLaws.com, anyway.
In all my years of watching football — let’s just say I became a Cowboy...
| 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 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 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-...
| 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...