| Oct 15, 2014
| 12:44 AM
Wizards' Beal staying positive about wrist injury
Washington Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal spoke publicly about his fractured wrist for the first time Tuesday, a few hours before the team announced that it had exercised the fourth-year...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 7:30 PM
The site of Dallas quarterback Tony Romo's career low point — a botched hold on a 19-yard field-goal attempt at the end of a January 2007 playoff game at Seattle — looked closer to a turning point for the suddenly scorching...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Ah, once again, we have the story of the NFL returning to Los Angeles. It's not really a story. Just a bunch of beeps and winks and whispers and nods.
It's a story made for Twitter. It can easily be covered in 140 characters that add nothing, which is...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Down to their fourth tailback, the San Diego Chargers should have pylons and flashing signs surrounding their running game under repair.
It's only fitting, then, that rookie Branden Oliver should step into the fray, a guy who wore a hard hat in college....
| Oct 2, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Some people have speculated the NFL is on the brink of moving back to Los Angeles.
Thursday, that theory was tackled for a big loss.
Putting an end to a months-long bid process for the NFL draft, the league chose Chicago over L.A. to play host in...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Kansas City's Alex Smith is in elite company.
And he's not happy about it.
He's among five quarterbacks selected No. 1 overall in the last 25 years who lost when facing their former team for the first time.
It happened to Drew Bledsoe when he played...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:07 PM
Before he even laces up his cleats, Baltimore receiver Steve Smith has achieved separation.
So has San Diego tight end Antonio Gates. And Buffalo running back Fred Jackson. And Chargers linebacker Dwight Freeney.
They are among the rarest of rare...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 7:41 PM
The Chicago Bears have played awful football in their last two games — losing at New England 51-23, getting a week off to regroup, then losing at Green Bay 55-14. All Bears (even Yogi) deserve derision, led by head coach Marc Trestman....
| Sep 20, 2014
| 5:06 PM
While everyone else thinks of Sunday's Denver-Seattle game as a Super Bowl rematch, Seahawks safety Earl Thomas considers it more of a personal reboot after last week's 30-21 loss at San Diego.
"I think I definitely got my championship spirit back after...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 7:33 PM
It’s not a question of whether Jay Cutler’s thumb is broken. It’s a question of how badly the Bears’ season is broken.
Maybe it’s me, but I don’t see Caleb Hanie winning games the way Cutler did Sunday against San...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:43 PM
Why all the focus on getting another defensive end? I thought one of the biggest keys to Lovie Smith's defense was a stud three-technique tackle -- someone like Tommie Harris before his decline. Are the Bears satisfied with what they have in that regard?...