| Nov 11, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO It's not the end of the world, as Mario Manningham noted, cutting through the doom and gloom of the San Francisco 49ers' locker room.
The sun will rise. The fog will evaporate. The skies presumably will open and sprinkle some much-needed...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Even the face of the NFL Network occasionally gets stopped at the line of scrimmage.
Sportscaster Rich Eisen is trying to get across the field at the University of Phoenix Stadium, where he's supposed to host his network's...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 8:37 PM
The crowd started gathering long before the guest of honor was due to arrive. They wore No. 82 jerseys, Super Bowl XLVII championship T-shirts and any other purple article of clothing they could find, turning Jimmy's Famous Seafood into a Ravens pep...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The NFL's recent $765 million dollar settlement with its former players has taken one of the few negative storylines about our favorite pastime off the front pages.
Three quarters of a billion dollars sure sounds like a hefty settlement, but the $1...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Aaron Hernandez was a heavy drug user during his days with the Patriots and his behavior angered coach Bill Belichick to the point that his job was in jeopardy, according to Rolling Stone magazine.
In story excerpts from "The Gangster in the Huddle"...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:16 AM
Aarón Hernández era un usuario regular de drogas durante sus días con los Patriotas y su comportamiento había encolerizado a su entrenador Bill Belichick a tal punto que su trabajo estaba en peligro, según la revista Rolling Stone.
Extractos de la...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:34 PM
FORT MILL, S.C. — With an engaging smile that will endear him to Chicago, Avisail Garcia grabbed my notebook Thursday in the Charlotte Knights dugout when he turned our conversation to the supportive role his wife, Anakarina, has played in his...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:15 AM
SOUTH BEND - It doesn’t seem plausible that someone 6-foot-7 and 270 pounds and who once capsized a blocking sled twice on camera in practice would slip into the category of media/fan afterthought.
But that’s where Notre Dame junior tight...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Major League Baseball will announce Tuesday a new policy to protect players from discrimination and harassment based on sexual-orientation, according to a report from The Associated Press.
Per MLB's new guidelines, which strengthen existing policies,...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Once upon a time, about 30 years ago, the Philadelphia 76ers were quite relevant on the Philly sports scene. Matter of fact, it was 30 years ago this June that the 76ers won the NBA title. And, soon after, Charles Barkley came to town and kept things...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 4:26 AM
I regularly watch "The Five" on Fox News. It's called "The Five" because it features five people talking about at least five political and pop culture topics and it's shown live at 5 p.m. weekdays, although I never see it at 5 and get it much later on...