| May 11, 2014
| 8:42 PM
Brian Schneider spent his entire 13-year major league baseball career in the National League East, playing for first the Expos, who later became the Nationals, then the Mets and finally, the Phillies.
Throughout his career, one of Schneider's goals...
| May 4, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Please allow me to explain why I selected Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles in Sam Farmer's LA Times beat writer's mock, which you can check out here.
What had happened was....
1. The other beat writer ravished my draft board. All the elite...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:44 PM
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Tuesday that he anticipates the playoff field expanding from 12 to 14 teams, beginning in the 2015 season.
"I do believe it will be approved for the 2015 season," Goodell said at the league meetings in Atlanta. "We...
| May 3, 2014
| 10:00 AM
UConn has had 36 players drafted:
Dwayne Gratz, Jacksonville Jaguars, Round 3
Sio Moore, Oakland Raiders, Round 3
Blidi Wreh-Wilson, Tennessee Titans, Round 3
Trevardo Williams, Houston Texans, Round 4
Ryan Griffin, Houston Texans, Round 6...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:40 PM
SOCHI, Russia — As he stands waiting for the women's bobsled event to begin, Fred Evans acknowledges that his family has done some pretty impressive things in the sports world.
He has played in the NFL for the last eight seasons. His cousin Gary...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:24 PM
What a difference a (pro) day makes.
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel had a great one, consistently hitting his receivers in stride. Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater did not, struggling with his timing and accuracy in a choreographed on-campus workout...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Down, set… shop!
NFL free agency opens this week, and with the salary cap set at $133 million per team, each club has $10 million more in buying power than it did last season.
Although the signing period doesn't begin until Tuesday at 1 p.m....
| Apr 26, 2014
| 3:23 PM
As the NFL draft nears — it takes place May 8-10 — we're taking an 11-day, position-by-position look at what's out there and what the Bears need.
The offseason's revolving door at defensive end sent Julius Peppers to Green...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:06 AM
UCF hosts its Pro Day today, with scouts from all 32 NFL teams possibly in attendance and perhaps a half dozen or more NFL head coaches and general managers taking in the workout.
The main attraction: Blake Bortles, the former Knights' quarterback who...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The biggest question I’ve heard from readers coming out of the NFL Scouting Combine is this: Did former UCF quarterback Blake Bortles help his stock?
It’s an easy answer: yes. The reason, why, though, has nothing to do with his performance...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 1:47 PM
The New York Jets released cornerback Antonio Cromartie on Sunday, a decision that saves the team millions of dollars under its salary cap.
Cromartie was entering the final year of his four-year deal and was scheduled to cost the Jets' cap $14.98...