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  • Connor Shaw will make first NFL start Sunday against Ravens

    For the second straight week, the Ravens will be facing a quarterback who is making his first start of the season. In Connor Shaw’s case, the undrafted rookie free agent will be making the first NFL appearance of his career. Cleveland Browns coach...
  • Best Bears defensive linemen: 1980s trio stands out

    Best Bears defensive linemen: 1980s trio stands out
    There are 13 Bears in the Hall of Fame who played defensive line. All of them except Doug Atkins, Dan Hampton and Richard Dent also played offense. Some of them, such as seven-time Pro Bowl guard-defensive tackle Stan Jones, were better known for their...
  • Seahawks' Lynch fined $11,050 for 'obscene gesture' after touchdown

    RENTON, Wash. The NFL didn't enjoy the end to Marshawn Lynch's 79-yard touchdown run against Arizona Sunday night as much as Seattle Seahawks fans did. Instead, the league fined Lynch $11,050 for his "obscene gesture" following his backward dive into the...
  • Sam Farmer's Week 17 NFL picks

    Last week: 8-8 (8-8 against the spread). Season: 153-86-1 (128-111-1 against the spread). Browns (7-8) at Ravens (9-6) Noon Sunday Ravens by 9 (O/U 41.5) The Ravens still have a postseason pulse, and that should be sufficient incentive. Stage...
  • Hail Mary passes remain most exciting plays in football

    It's the most exciting play in football, and it rarely works. It's the "Hail Mary" pass, a term coined 39 years ago Sunday, when Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach heaved a 50-yard, desperation pass for Drew Pearson with 24 seconds left in an NFL...
  • Sam Farmer's NFL Week 17 picks

    The Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 8-8 (.500); season 153-86-1 (.640). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...
  • Sideline Chatter: Invincible? Check the dictionary, Darko

    Former NBA draft bust Darko Milicic, 29, lost in his kickboxing debut, but he wasn't at a loss for words. "The next time, it will be better," Milicic told AP. "I'm invincible." "Really?" asked Adam Hill of the Las Vegas Review-Journal. "Apparently...
  • Catching Up With ... Roger Shoals, ex-Maryland and NFL tackle

    Catching Up With ... Roger Shoals, ex-Maryland and NFL tackle
    As an offensive tackle for Maryland's football team, Roger Shoals gouged out holes wide enough to drive a Cadillac through. Now, the former Terp star sells the cars. "Retire? I like working," said Shoals, 76, part-owner of a Cadillac-Buick dealership in...
  • Seahawks' Russell Wilson can run with the best of them

    RENTON, Wash. Running often just happens, Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson insists every time he's asked about it. But as the regular season ends with Sunday's home game against the St. Louis Rams, Wilson finds himself rushing into NFL history....
  • Chiefs' Justin Houston on the brink of sacking NFL history

    While on the Chiefs team bus headed for last Sunday's game at Pittsburgh, outside linebacker Justin Houston shared a personal goal to teammate Kevin Vickerson. Houston, on the precipice of matching or breaking Hall of Famer Derrick Thomas' hallowed...
  • Underwhelming rookies still in Browns' plans

    The Sports Xchange Underwhelming rookies still in Browns' plans Despite the struggles of rookie first-round picks Johnny Manziel and Justin Gilbert this season, Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine isn't giving up on the two. This week, Manziel...