| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:07 PM
I really don't think I'm being overly optimistic here when I say I think the Bears really have made the leap to a Super Bowl contender. When you think about how good the offense was last season, if the Bears had just an average defense, wouldn't they have...
| May 10, 2014
| 5:54 PM
If you think Johnny Manziel had an agonizing wait in the NFL draft, consider the case of former Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron.
McCarron, who thought he'd probably go around the mid- to late first round, saw Rounds 1, 2, 3 and 4 slide by until the...
| May 11, 2014
| 11:57 AM
The Ravens take their recruiting and signing of undrafted rookie free agents extremely seriously, with coach John Harbaugh personally attempting to convince players to sign.
It's an exercise coordinated by scouts, including Joe Douglas and Mark Azevedo,...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:32 PM
More Americans tuned in to Premier League soccer this season on TV than ever before, but the most popular sport in the world still has a way to go before it receives promotion among U.S. sports.
NBC said in a release Tuesday that more than 4.9 million...
| May 24, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Once school is out, summer sports camps abound. Here is a listing of some of them with pertinent information.
Apprentice School youth camp. June 16-17, War Memorial Stadium. Cost: $75. Info: Bryan Cave, 870-2994.
Captains camps. Session I:...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:24 PM
Finally someone (Steve Coburn) had the guts to say out loud how ridiculous it is to let horses who have not raced in the Derby and the Preakness to run in what is the hardest of the three races. What does it prove except that a well-rested horse has a...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 7:12 PM
— On the one hand, the Philadelphia Eagles defense struggled to get off the field, playing an NFL-high 1,150 snaps and giving up a league-worst 4,636 passing yards in 2013.
On the other, it finished with 31 takeaways, third best in the league, and...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 10:50 PM
San Francisco 49ers star quarterback Colin Kaepernick and two other NFL players will not face charges in an incident involving a woman at a downtown Miami hotel, prosecutors said Thursday.
A memo released by the Miami-Dade County state attorney's office...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:23 PM
The NFL season is still a few months away, but before long fans will be conducting drafts for the 2014 fantasy football season.
Unlike many NFL franchises, when searching for players to fill fantasy rosters, fantasy team owners don't pay much attention...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Racial insensitivity has been a prime topic of conversation during the NBA postseason, thanks to Clippers owner Donald Sterling and his controversial comments about blacks.
A group is hoping to use the heightened awareness of the issue in its own...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 8:42 PM
Jamal Crawford, the Los Angeles Clippers guard and the NBA’s reigning sixth man of the year, has sold his longtime home in Maple Valley, Wash., to Richard Sherman, the Seattle Seahawks' all-pro defensive back, for $2.31 million.