| Sep 28, 2014
| 8:14 PM
Just imagine, the Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks — both with a week off — relaxing on their couches Sunday and watching the NFC West-rival San Francisco 49ers circling the drain.
Well, not so fast.
The 49ers, in peril of their...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 3:20 PM
History is not on the side of the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks.
No NFL team has won back-to-back Super Bowls since New England in 2003 and '04.
In Pete Carroll, however, the Seahawks have a coach who has won consecutive national...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 4:35 PM
More than ever, NFL owners are long on expectations and short on patience with new coaches.
And can you blame them?
Consider the success last year's new coaches had, with Philadelphia's Chip Kelly, Kansas City's Andy Reid and San Diego's Mike McCoy...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Maybe the greatest fallacy surrounding the Bears in 2014 is the idea that the offseason rebuild of the defensive line will have the same effect that rebuilding the offensive line did last season.
It's great to see professional defensive linemen, no...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 12:32 PM
The new NFL season also means some new faces and lineup changes on the TV front. Here's a scouting report.
Transition: Even after Tony Gonzalez played his final game for the Falcons and signed on as the new analyst for "The NFL Today" on CBS, he still...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Those ill-placed kicks at a defenseless, cowering puppy have cost Centerplate CEO Desmond Hague his job. The company announced Tuesday that he has resigned and replaced on an acting basis by Chief Operating Officer Chris Verros.
"The decision comes as a...
| Sep 1, 2014
Nike pulled out all the stops to prevent Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant, a Washington native, from signing a shoe deal with Baltimore-based Under Armour. Durant's seven-year contract with Nike is expiring, and Under Armour reportedly offered...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 9:40 PM
How do you feel about "spoilers?"
For those living in a cave without cable TV, the Urban Dictionary defines "spoilers" as: "When someone reveals a previously unknown aspect of something which you likely would have rather learned on your own." For...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Johnny Manziel — aka #JohnnyMiddleFinger — isn't quite ready to be anointed the King of Cleveland, despite those 1.14 million Twitter followers smitten by his wild-child persona.
Manziel will take a seat, for awhile anyway, and let Brian...
| Oct 21, 2009
| 6:09 PM
When it was time to be measured at Central Michigan's football camp last summer, Bishop Moore tailback Jalen Singleton stepped up, straightened his torso and leaned toward the tape measure fixed to the wall.
It began at 5 feet 6 inches.
| Aug 14, 2014
| 8:27 PM
A couple of days ago, in what qualifies as hot news, Magic Johnson said he believed Los Angeles was finally on the verge of obtaining an NFL team, and that the team should be the Oakland Raiders.
On the same day, in what qualifies as old news, a Raiders...