| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:22 PM
In the end, the Bears' scrappy effort wasn’t enough.
"It was really a day of missed opportunities," coach Marc Trestman said.
Settling for a field goal. Costly penalties. They were just part of the equation in Sunday’s 21-19 loss to...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:22 AM
*Updated comments listed below under "On Second Thought" category
Comment: The defense should be a beast, Ryan Tannehill will take a nice step forward and the AFC East has two teams in quarterback transition....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Only two college football teams in the last 40 years went wire-to-wire atop the national polls. Virginia Tech under Frank Beamer played them both.
The Miami Hurricanes’ most recent national champions produced 38 NFL draft choices, 17 first-...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 11:12 AM
The NFL isn't one quarter of one game old, and already there are notable injuries to two key players.
Pittsburgh Pro Bowl center Maurkice Pouncey was carted off the field against Tennessee, after a teammate accidentally dived into his knee. That could...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: Which Kiffin is having a worse week? Lane: Washington State loss plus secret team meeting. Monte: Viewing Eagles game.
Twitter: @Mike Jelline
Answer: I'm going with Lane. I couldn't imagine going through what Kiffin...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:46 AM
The funny thing about fantasy football is what goes around comes around. Michael Vick, Antonio Gates and Reggie Bush are all great fantasy players who are bouncing back in a big way. All three are benefiting from either a new coach or new home....
| Sep 26, 2013
| 10:50 AM
We've got a 3-0 football team to celebrate, fall in love with and despair over, but before that, a word of thanks to Sports Illustrated.
Thank you for ruining the entire Blackhawks season by A) putting them on the cover and B) anointing them as repeat...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Lions 21, Bears19
Strategy: The Bears offense has a different look to it under new coach Marc Trestman, who was known as an offensive innovator in the CFL. The Bears use a vertical passing attack to take advantage of strong-armed quarterback Jay...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 1:37 PM
It was crazy. The Philadelphia Eagles and Detroit Lions played in what looked at times like whiteout conditions in Philadelphia on Sunday. It was dubbed #SnowBowl on Twitter, where pictures of frigid fans and chilly cheerleaders were shared.
| Dec 8, 2013
| 9:34 PM
A series of snowy and icy storms swept through the southern and northeastern United States over the weekend, leaving at least six people dead and causing the cancellation of more than 2,500 flights Sunday — including more than 1,000 at Dallas/Fort...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 6:51 PM
Eagles 34, Lions 20
Strategy: Heavy snowfall forced the Lions to alter their game plan Sunday, as the pass-happy offense tried to use its big offensive line to pound the Eagles with the running game. The Lions ran the ball more than they passed it but...