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  • Jaguars select Gators' Dante Fowler Jr. with No. 3 pick in NFL draft

    Jaguars select Gators' Dante Fowler Jr. with No. 3 pick in NFL draft
    Wearing a pair of $7,000 gold shoes, a white tuxedo and a glowing smile, Dante Fowler Jr. shook commissioner Roger Goodell’s hand and then raised his new Jacksonville Jaguars jersey. Fowler’s NFL dream finally had become reality. The...
  • Geoff Baker: Nichols, Beadle help shed light on boxing's big issue

    Just more than a week ago, I was at NFL headquarters in New York with some sports editors as commissioner Roger Goodell introduced his executive team members hired or promoted to tackle domestic violence. Their appointments followed last year's Ray...
  • Fans take center stage on Day 3 of NFL draft in Selection Square

     Fans take center stage on Day 3 of NFL draft in Selection Square
    When Kevin Dunckel of Naperville walked to the Selection Square podium Saturday to announce the Bears' fourth-round pick in the NFL draft, he was armed with some advice from a friend, the kind you'd expect from a fellow Bears fan: "Don't screw it up."...
  • ESPN, NFL Network believe Chicago will reinvigorate draft coverage

    ESPN, NFL Network believe Chicago will reinvigorate draft coverage
    The positioning of the picks couldn't be better. Assuming it stays this way, with the Jets selecting sixth and the Bears seventh in the first round, viewers will see the difference quickly in this year's NFL draft. "It's going to be strange to be at a...
  • Bears believe top pick Kevin White will provide 'competitive' advantage

    Bears believe top pick Kevin White will provide 'competitive' advantage
    The boos showering NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell morphed into cheers shortly before 8 o'clock Thursday night when the announcement boomed throughout the Auditorium Theatre. "The Chicago Bears are on the clock." Minutes later, they got louder. "Bear...
  • Ryan Pace's 'easy pick' should be able to help Bears immediately

    Ryan Pace's 'easy pick' should be able to help Bears immediately
    After egging on the crowd Thursday night at the Auditorium Theatre, newly drafted Bears wide receiver Kevin White smacked hands with Roger Goodell before hugging the NFL commissioner tightly for five seconds. White emerged from the embrace wearing a...
  • NFL draft on TV: Chicago more of a backdrop than a star

    NFL draft on TV: Chicago more of a backdrop than a star
    ESPN and NFL Network may choose to showcase Chicago more during the NFL draft Friday and especially Saturday, when the concluding rounds will be conducted outside in Grant Park. But Thursday, the coverage remained focused on the business at hand:...
  • NFL draft in Chicago offers fans unique experience

    NFL draft in Chicago offers fans unique experience
    The last time Chicago hosted the NFL draft, the league was comprised of 14 teams, player selections spanned 20 rounds and it required 21 hours, 43 minutes to complete. That was on Dec. 2, 1963, more than 51 years ago. After a decades-long run at New...
  • Boxing: Costa Mesa High alum Crystina Poncher in Vegas to work the big fight

    Boxing: Costa Mesa High alum Crystina Poncher in Vegas to work the big fight
    All you need to know about Crystina Poncher and her desire to rise in her sports broadcast career can be traced back to her days at Costa Mesa High School where she showed some charming tenacity. Before graduating in 2002, she once met John Ireland, who...
  • Unlike Aaron Hernandez, Byron Jones Makes Connecticut Proud

    Unlike Aaron Hernandez, Byron Jones Makes Connecticut Proud
    When NFL commissioner Roger Goodell called out his name as the 27th pick in the first round of the NFL draft, four words crossed my mind: Connecticut Kid. America's Team. As Goodell posed there late Thursday night in Chicago with Byron Jones, the two...
  • Jones' Versatility, Ability Land Him In Dallas

    In the weeks leading up to the NFL draft, there was discussion about the versatility and athleticism of Byron Jones, from playing cornerback and safety at UConn to his impressive work at the NFL combine in February and the UConn Pro Day in March. In the...