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  • Preview: Vikings at Rams

    Now that the Michael Sam saga is behind them, the St. Louis Rams can focus solely on football when they host the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday in the season opener for both teams. The Rams' biggest area of concern is at quarterback where $50-million man Sam...
  • Preview: Bills at Bears

    Two teams that have experienced trouble making the postseason square off Sunday when the Chicago Bears host the Buffalo Bills. Chicago has missed the playoffs in six of the last seven seasons while Buffalo hasn't been involved in the postseason since...
  • Tim Cowlishaw: Cowboys vs. 49ers won't be like past meetings, and that's not good for either team

    In what can only be viewed as an attempt to accommodate the Cowboys, who have not ventured truly deep into January since the 1995 season, the NFL will buck tradition Sunday afternoon at AT&T Stadium. The Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers the teams...
  • Do Bears have enough of a "team" to win?

    Do Bears have enough of a "team" to win?
    If you are conflicted on how to feel heading into Sunday's kickoff at Soldier Field and the dawning of a new Bears season, perhaps there's value in scanning through the 2013 highlights. Cue up Brandon Marshall's pretzeling touchdown grab in the season...
  • TV networks going far down the financial field with the NFL

    Television networks this season are writing even bigger checks to the National Football League. Professional football remains one of the most potent weapons in TV networks' arsenals, drawing tens of millions of ardent fans who watch the sport live...
  • Bears' plan to rotate safeties is unconventional

    Depth is a wonderful thing in football, but the old saying is when you have two quarterbacks, you don't have one. With the 2014 season set to kick off, the Bears must be hoping that adage doesn't apply in a roundabout way to their safeties. They...
  • Road map to the Super Bowl

     Road map to the Super Bowl
    How do you feel about "spoilers?" For those living in a cave without cable TV, the Urban Dictionary defines "spoilers" as: "When someone reveals a previously unknown aspect of something which you likely would have rather learned on your own." For...
  • 49ers claim to be unmoved by Smith's seismic suspension

    The Sports Xchange By Dave Del Grande, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 1: adds Smith statement 49ers claim to be unmoved by Smith's seismic suspension SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The earth shook under the 49ers on Friday, but like most San...
  • Five make-or-break factors for Bears this season

    Five make-or-break factors for Bears this season
    In the NFL, where the smallest margins separate winners from losers, the Bears are stuck in the middle. They have come to be defined by mediocrity. They've finished within a game of .500 in five of the last seven seasons. And they have made the playoffs...
  • Who would be your No. 3 Orioles starter in the postseason?

    Who would be your No. 3 Orioles starter in the postseason?
    I apologize if all the TVs in this joint were on baseball Thursday night. If you wanted to watch football, you had to go elsewhere. I’m not apologizing for that. If you want to watch two NFC teams battle on opening night, buy your own fake bar....
  • Seahawks-Packers: What we learned

    The Sports Xchange By Scott Johnson, The Sports Xchange Seahawks-Packers: What we learned SEATTLE -- After closing out last season with the first Super Bowl win in franchise history, the Seattle Seahawks didn't show any signs of a letdown Thursday...