| Aug 11, 2014
| 7:10 PM
BOURBONNAIS — Bears coach Marc Trestman spoke in broad, general terms at the conclusion of the exhibition opener Friday, but did single out one area that didn't require film review for evidence.
It's a delicate issue in training camp....
| Sep 14, 2014
| 7:31 PM
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GREEN BAY, Wis. — Aaron Rodgers led the biggest comeback of his career at the most opportune of times.
The Packers fell behind 21-3 and were staring at an 0-2 abyss before Rodgers, wide receiver Jordy Nelson and a resurgent...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 7:24 AM
As Packers coach Mike McCarthy prepares for his ninth season the rest of the NFC North is in the reloading process to make a run at his team.
The Packers are coming off their third consecutive division title and have had three such stretches now —...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:23 PM
It's only a few hours away from opening kickoff of the 55th annual Brea Lions Club Orange County North/South Prep All-Star Charity Football Game, and 11 local athletes, having gone through several practice sessions since June 30, are ready to take part in...
| Apr 1, 2014
With possessions crucial against visiting Wilde Lake on Monday, Mount Hebron boys lacrosse coach Mike McCarthy knew his team would be in good hands with Ryung Lee handling the majority of faceoff duties.
Some of them came more easily than others, but...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:50 PM
Green Bay Packers running back Johnathan Franklin, a star at Dorsey High in Los Angeles and at UCLA, will not play in any more NFL games after learning he has a serious neck injury.
Franklin, who rushed for 107 yards in 19 carries last season, was...
| May 29, 2014
| 8:31 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis. — The sight of Julius Peppers standing alongside Clay Matthews might take some getting used to, but there they were Thursday during the Packers’ organized team activities under a bright sky with the stands at Ray Nitschke Field...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:39 PM
For a two-time Super Bowl champion, Eli Manning enters his 11th season with the New York Giants with as much to prove as almost any quarterback in the NFL.
He has plenty of football left in him at just 33 years old, but Manning is being challenged to...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 10:10 PM
The Green Bay Packers might be forced to shuffle their renovated offensive line after starting left tackle Bryan Bulaga reportedly suffered a season-ending knee injury during a weekend scrimmage.
Only three months ago, Coach Mike McCarthy moved Bulaga...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Quarterbacks are the most protected players in the NFL. The league revolves around them.
Running backs are the least protected players. Even helmet-to-helmet hits are legal against them.
In a read-option offense, a scheme rapidly gaining popularity in...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:47 PM
The AFC has the Lombardi Trophy.
The NFC has everything else.
That is, the NFC boasts last season's most valuable player, Minnesota's Adrian Peterson; offensive rookie of the year, Washington's Robert Griffin III; defensive rookie of the year,...