| May 19, 2014
| 8:54 AM
This year's Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes have reminded America about what's great about horse racing. California Chrome has been a display of magnificence, and his story, and those of his trainer and owners, have been endearingly human. The mere...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 8:15 AM
What is the No. 1 position the Bears can't ignore in first three rounds? -- @nolejoe from Twitter
Tough to select just one when you consider the needs. The signing of a player like Jared Allen makes it clear general manager Phil Emery is driven to see...
| May 8, 2014
| 11:41 AM
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman thinks Donald Sterling would not have received a lifetime ban for his controversial comments about blacks had he been an owner in the NFL rather than the NBA.
"Because we have an NFL...
| May 19, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Playoff expansion is set to be a topic of conversation at the NFL owners' spring league meeting this week, and there's at least one head honcho who is in support of the notion.
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is telling reporters it goes without saying...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:07 AM
What are the chances the Bears make a push for Jared Allen? It feels like they have cap space and no real proven pass rushers on the roster. -- @DitkavHurricane from Twitter
This was by far the most popular question in the mailbag this week. A lot of...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Commentary is absolutely in order on last week's decision by the powers that be in the management of the high school athletics programs in Harford and Cecil counties to do away with the upper vs. lower division so-called title games.
But what to say?...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:20 PM
The 2014 NFL season will kick off Sept. 4 in Seattle, where the Super Bowl champion Seahawks will be honored before the boisterous 12th Man in the regular-season opener against the Green Bay Packers.
A full schedule for the upcoming season —...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 7:45 PM
No more sneaking up on people. More than 1,300 receiving yards to be made up for by uncertain players, some of whom may not even be on the roster yet. A minefield of opponents that includes everyone from the toughest division in the NFC, if not the NFL....
| May 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The draft will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in New York. Times NFL writer Sam Farmer examines team needs by division. Today, the South divisions:
In a division with Cam Newton and Drew Brees, there's even more of a premium in...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:13 AM
The NFC features some of the NFL's best defenses, which includes the Seattle Seahawks, the reigning Super Bowl champions.
This conference also features a couple of teams - Philadelphia, Chicago, Carolina, Arizona - that appear to be on the rise, and a...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:42 AM
Veteran free agent strong safety James Ihedigbo is drawing offers from NFC teams that the Ravens aren't expected to match, according to league sources.
The Ravens do have a high opinion of Ihedigbo, who had the best season of his NFL career last year...