| Feb 1, 2012
| 8:09 AM
Connor Mahoney wins the prize. The guard from Pennsylvania was the first member of Northwestern’s 2012 recruiting class to fax his letter of intent to the school.
That’s according to @CoachFitz51, Pat Fitzgerald’s twitter handle.
| Feb 2, 2012
| 7:19 PM
A group of Indiana soldiers serving in Afghanistan were the special guest VIP's of a charity event hosted by former NFL quarterback Jim McMahon Thursday night.
McMahon, some of his former player friends and celebrities talked live to the Hoosier soldiers...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 8:30 AM
We have countless awesome sports photos in the archives here at The Baltimore Sun, and I have decided to share one with you each week in a regular feature called "Throwback Thursday." With former Baltimore Colts tight end John Mackey passing away...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 9:32 AM
A son of former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka, charged with aggravated driving under the influence, has violated his court-ordered curfew three times but a Lake County judge refused a prosecutor's request to jail him.
Michael P. Ditka, 49, today pleaded...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 11:48 AM
[EDs note: With the British Open teeing off Thursday, it seemed like the perfect time to talk golf. Here's golf writer Teddy Greenstein on the ultimate self-invented assignment...]
It hit Brian Kelly midway through our round, after we had chatted about...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 3:52 PM
Some days he is a teacher, and his classroom measures 120 yards x 53 1/3 yards. Some days he is a youngster again, carrying a football on the slanted field next to the golf course near his western Pennsylvania home.
On his best days he is both, when...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 3:34 PM
The Ravens filled their void at back running back, agreeing to a deal with Ricky Williams.
The former Heisman Trophy winner ran for 673 yards and two touchdowns for the Miami Dolphins last season. Williams, though, totaled 1,121 yards and 11 touchdowns...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 9:07 PM
On his first chance in the exhibition season, Roy Williams dropped a third-and-10 pass that would’ve picked up 16. While he gets into football shape, can he also get into catching shape?
No, wait, I think one of the guys with a reputation for drops...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 2:38 PM
Author Jeff Pearlman is the latest to find himself in the Shoot the Messenger Dunking Booth, for his comprehensive and unsparing biography of the late Walter Payton.
Mike Ditka said he'd spit on Pearlman. Ex-teammates are critical and skeptical of his...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 4:11 PM
On this day in 1966 New Orleans was awarded an NFL franchise. When the subject of naming the club came up it was a no-brainer that because it was All Saints Day and New Orleans was a city filled with Catholics, the team should be called "The Saints."...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:12 AM
Chances are that if you tell someone you'll meet them at the corner of Mike Ditka Way or Hugh Hefner Way, you're bound to get some puzzled looks. But those streets do actually exist in Chicago--Da Coach's street is at 100 E. Chestnut St., and Hef's is...