| Jul 24, 2013
Preseason media days are gifts that keep on giving, and not just the lingering heartburn from 24/7 gratis vittles. The ACC's just-completed football boondoggle in Greensboro, N.C. — compliments on the grilled salmon topped with fried leeks —...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Longtime NFL cornerback Phillip Buchanon is creating a board game to teach money management and other life skills to kids. Arizona Cardinals long snapper Mike Leach and his wife, Julie, are developing a product to help parents toilet train their toddlers....
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Long Beach Poly, a 19-time Southern Section champion, introduced former NFL player Antonio Pierce as its new football coach on Thursday.
Let's just say there's skeptics whether Pierce, who has no coaching experience, was the best choice for a program...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 1:11 PM
The New York Jets have signed wide receiver Jason Hill with Santonio Holmes ruled out for the season with a Lisfranc foot injury where he tore ligaments and will undergo surgery.
The Jets signed Hill, who famously called them "overhyped" last season when...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 9:37 AM
Photo by Al Diaz
When the National Football League finally put an end to the drawn-out lockout this summer, the first thing that popped into my mind was that the embarrassment was over. There would be no more talk of negotiating from NFL Commissioner...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 11:20 AM
Does not include players previously on practice squad, the "physically unable to perform" list or injured reserve:
87 Jeff King, TE, Virginia Tech (Pulaski High): Reserve; targeted 3 times; 1 catch for 7 yards; penalized 10 yards for...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 6:05 PM
Any chance the Bears go after Plaxico Burress? -- @chifan4life, from Twitter
There is a chance, but it's slightly better than an ice cube's chance in Death Valley. The Bears have had multiple opportunities to sign Burress going back to 2005, when he left...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:40 AM
At the NFL Scouting Combine late last month, Ravens coach John Harbaugh acknowledged something that was probably pretty obvious to anybody even remotely familiar with the team’s salary cap situation.
“I don’t see us spending high...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 6:04 AM
Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss former NFL star Plaxico Burress, who was released from prison on Monday. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own.
Dan Pompei, Chicago Tribune
| Dec 30, 2012
| 8:45 PM
Redskins 28, Cowboys 18
Rookie Alfred Morris ran for 200 yards and three touchdowns as host Washington clinched the NFC East title with its seventh consecutive victory.
Robert Griffin III was 9-of-18 for 100 yards but rushed six times for 63 yards and...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 7:00 AM
Former New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress was released from prison Monday morning after serving a 20-month sentence for handgun charges (for shooting himself in the leg at a New York City nightclub). The 33-year-old will attempt to return to...