| Mar 25, 2015
| 7:20 AM
I liked George McCaskey’s first answer: no.
The Bears chairman was asked by new general manager Ryan Pace to consider the case of Ray McDonald, a defensive end with a recent history of charges of violence against women.
McCaskey said he reviewed...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 2:26 PM
Until it doesn’t.
Until there’s a pass rusher available.
The Bears agreed to terms with Ray McDonald. He’s a talented defensive end. He will be reunited with new Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, who...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 7:32 AM
Guessing about quarterbacks is a bad thing in the NFL, almost as bad as importing Canadian Football League coaches.
But there’s new Bears coach John Fox, sounding like he’s guessing about Jay Cutler’s problems.
“Maybe he got to...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 6:29 AM
In August, defensive end Ray McDonald of the 49ers celebrated his 30th birthday with friends at his 4,800-square-foot home in San Jose overlooking a golf course. Guests arrived as early as 3 p.m. with the party going strong enough to generate a noise...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 6:47 AM
Regarding the switch to a 3-4 defense, doesn't tradition count for anything? The Bears, to my knowledge, are the only team in the NFL that has never played a 3-4 and rightly so -- since it was Bill George who created the 4-3 as well as the middle...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 3:43 PM
Former USC defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast has joined the San Francisco 49ers staff as a linebackers coach, the team announced.
Pendergast was the Trojans defensive coordinator and secondary coach in 2013 and helped the Trojans rank No. 1...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 12:58 PM
Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice has been among the chorus of voices criticizing the New England Patriots for their alleged deflation of footballs during the AFC championship game.
"I'm going to be honest, I feel like it's cheating," Rice said...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 6:16 PM
Just 15 months after Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose tore the meniscus in his right knee, sidelining him for most of a season, the point guard and his team face another decision between two likely surgeries after a new tear was diagnosed this week....
| Feb 20, 2015
| 7:00 PM
The day after startling news the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders plan to build a stadium to share in Carson, the Los Angeles area appeared to be in its best position in years to finally end the NFL's two-decade absence.
"I think it's happening...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 4:30 PM
Jacoby Jones emerged as a Super Bowl XLVII hero two years ago, hitting his high mark with the Ravens during a victory over the San Francisco 49ers in which he scored two touchdowns.
Jones’ time with the Ravens ended Wednesday when the team...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 3:19 PM
After leaving the Ravens news conference Tuesday afternoon, major concerns still remain about the team's poor secondary.
There was a search for a nugget, something to suggest that this team was going to get better. But the best that general manager...