| 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 17, 2014
| 8:16 AM
Virginia Tech hurried Shane Carden into the second-worst completion percentage of his East Carolina career Saturday. The Hokies sacked him four times, foiled him on 10-of-15 third downs and owned the ball for 13 more minutes.
If ever a victory formula...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:23 PM
The NFL season is still a few months away, but before long fans will be conducting drafts for the 2014 fantasy football season.
Unlike many NFL franchises, when searching for players to fill fantasy rosters, fantasy team owners don't pay much attention...
| 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...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Even the face of the NFL Network occasionally gets stopped at the line of scrimmage.
Sportscaster Rich Eisen is trying to get across the field at the University of Phoenix Stadium, where he's supposed to host his network's...