| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:07 PM
NFL teams turn to the familiar at this time of year.
Green Bay, New England, Indianapolis, Philadelphia and others prepare for the playoffs.
Teams such as Detroit, Washington and Tampa Bay fire their coaches.
Cleveland cycles through coaches with...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 11:14 PM
On another bizarre NFL Sunday, when Seattle lost at home for the first time in two years, Carolina secured its first playoff berth in five years, and a bunch of left-for-dead teams somehow maintained a postseason pulse, something very typical happened:...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 7:13 PM
Green Bay Packers star quarterback Aaron Rodgers' arm strength, accuracy and improvisational skills have vaulted him to a different level as far as the Ravens' defense is concerned.
Heading into Sunday's game at M&T Bank Stadium, the Ravens regard...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Here's a look at the other Bears-Packers season finales:
2010: Packers 10-3. Jan. 2, 2011, Lambeau Field.
Locked in a 3-3 tie, Aaron Rodgers connected on a 1-yard scoring pass to Donald Lee with 2 minutes, 50 seconds to play to give the Packers the...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:15 AM
Now that’s the way to tank a season.
Beep, beep, make way for the Bulls’ “We’re Not Going to Tank’’ bandwagon as it screams down the lottery express lanes.
The Bulls traded the regularly injured Luol Deng, one of...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 5:49 AM
When Sunday dawned, the Lions held the NFC North lead. By Monday night, they were holding their heads.
And their own throats.
The Lions became the Lions. It’s like the Canucks becoming the Canucks. The Cubs in shoulder pads.
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:08 AM
A roundup of NFL experts' picks for Sunday's game between the Ravens and Green Bay Packers.
* The Sporting News' Vinnie Iyer thinks the Ravens will win, 27-24, over the Packers.
The Super Bowl champions have been schizophrenic, going up and down...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Shea McClellin ended Aaron Rodgers’ night on the first series of Bears-Packers on Monday Night Football.
Yes, that Shea McClellin. Yes, with a sack of that Aaron Rodgers.
Slamming down the Packers quarterback in the red zone, the Bears so-called...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 10:58 PM
PHILADELPHIA — When kickoff arrived Sunday night at Lincoln Financial Field, the Bears found themselves on the doorstep of a golden opportunity. A wild afternoon around the league that included dramatic home losses by the Packers and Lions...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 9:32 PM
The NFC North championship seemed to be waiting for the Bears on Sunday at Soldier Field.
One play away. Fourth-and-8. Final minute.
Cornerback Tim Jennings felt his excitement rising, a 28-27 Bears lead over the Packers about to become a playoff-...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Bears 1, Mother Nature 0.
Amid a swath of severe weather, the Bears had a chance to pull into a first-place tie in the NFC North on Sunday. All they had to do was beat struggling Baltimore, a team that only slightly resembled the reigning Super Bowl...