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  • NFC Battles of Week: Final chance for lasting impression

    The Sports Xchange By Frank Cooney, The Sports Xchange NFC Battles of Week: Final chance for lasting impression While some NFL players may be on cruise control to stay healthy in this final week of preseason, others are going full throttle to nail down...
  • Cutler, Stafford don cover of Sports Illustrated

    Cutler, Stafford don cover of Sports Illustrated
    Bears quarterback Jay Cutler joins NFC North rival Matthew Stafford of the Detroit Lions on the cover of Sports Illustrated's Sept. 1 issue. The NFL preview edition asks, "Where Did All the Gunslingers Go?" and answers its own question: "The NFC, That's...
  • Countdown to high school football kickoff

    Countdown to high school football kickoff
    3. Number worn by Steinmetz grad Tony Canadeo. The Pro Football Hall of Famer is one of five Packers to have his number retired. 4. Straight Super Bowls coached for South Shore grad and Pro Football HOF coach Marv Levy with the Bills. 5. NFC...
  • Bears defense takes another big step backward

    Much to the chagrin of Chicagoans expecting so much more, the Bears arrived Friday in Seattle hoping to play up to the high NFC standard of the Seahawks but left looking more like the defending AFC champion Broncos. In Super Bowl XLVIII. The...
  • Social media unleashes a new generation of Broadway Joes

    Vince Lombardi was in the hospital dying of colon cancer. He awoke one night, and from the deepest part of his soul bellowed a warning to the world. "Joe Namath! You're not bigger than football. Remember that!" If Lombardi had lived, what would he say...
  • Green Bay Packers - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - Green Bay Packers - INSIDE SLANT After a little more than five minutes had elapsed on the game clock for the Saturday matinee at St. Louis' Edward Jones Dome, Aaron Rodgers could take great comfort that this preseason already is...
  • Wake of the Web: Haugh on Holmes, Reinsdorf, Rose and more

    Wake of the Web: Haugh on Holmes, Reinsdorf, Rose and more
    For openers ...   Santonio Holmes, Brandon Marshall and Martellus Bennett walk into a huddle.   It sounds like the beginning of an NFL joke, doesn’t it, given the colorful and often combustible pasts and personalities of all three receivers....
  • Rodgers encouraged by Packers' preseason performance

    The Sports Xchange Rodgers encouraged by Packers' preseason performance GREEN BAY, Wisc. -- With a little more than five minutes elapsed on the game clock in the Saturday matinee at St. Louis' Edward Jones Dome, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron...
  • No-nonsense Zimmer takes charge of Vikings

    MANKATO, Minn. — Mike Zimmer has a vision for where the Vikings will be one day. It's a picture in his mind and it will require a journey, a long process for the first-year head coach to transform a team coming off a five-win season. A lot will be...
  • Seahawks blast Chargers, 41-14

    SEATTLE The Seattle Seahawks filled in the blanks on their to-do list while filling up the scoreboard Friday night in beating San Diego 41-14 in their second exhibition game of 2014. Better offensive line play after the ragged outing in the opening...
  • Lovie Smith stays on message with Bucs: Win now

     Lovie Smith stays on message with Bucs: Win now
    TAMPA — Less than a month before his debut as head coach, the Buccaneers scored a victory with Lovie Smith. The club announced Monday there will not be any local television blackouts based on a projection of ticket sales, meaning the club...