| Jun 19, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Professional sports is not a rational undertaking. Fans will pay astronomical ticket prices, build palace-like billion-dollar stadiums for their teams and tattoo on their bodies the names of players who are themselves wholly indifferent to where they...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:49 PM
Chuck Noll, the legendary coach who guided the Pittsburgh Steelers to four Super Bowl championships, died Friday night at his home in suburban Pittsburgh. He was 82.
Paramedics responded to a call from Noll's wife, Marianne, at 9:45 p.m. ET when she...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 3:59 PM
The Sports Xchange
NFL roundup: Wilson sees improvement ahead for Seahawks
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson said the defending Super Bowl champions are in much better shape than they were a year ago with camp still a month away.
| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Fox Sports and CBS Sports have added key pieces to their football television coverage this fall, with the former tapping Tim Brando to call college games and the latter gaining the services of longtime referee Mike Careyas a rules expert for its NFL...
| 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...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:00 AM
At the end of their Super Bowl XLVII-winning season, the Ravens were feeling pretty good about their 2012 draft class.
Their first pick, strong-side linebacker Courtney Upshaw, who was taken early in the second round, played in all 16 games and...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Even those unable to discern a snapshot from a slapshot can appreciate that Chicago Blackhawks tickets are hot items, with seats to the next playoff game Sunday selling for nearly $600 on Stubhub.
Those steep prices, authorities say, help explain the...
| May 19, 2014
| 8:54 AM
This year's Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes have reminded America about what's great about horse racing. California Chrome has been a display of magnificence, and his story, and those of his trainer and owners, have been endearingly human. The mere...
| May 3, 2014
| 6:16 PM
The draft will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in New York. Times NFL writer Sam Farmer examines team needs by division. Today, the East divisions:
The Buffalo Bills are looking to fortify the supporting cast around second-year...
| May 20, 2014
| 2:30 PM
It's been a while, but the Peacock can again spread its feathers with pride.
The addition of TV's hottest new show, "The Blacklist," to a roster that already featured broadcast's top-rated primetime program ("Sunday Night Football") and top reality...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Keith Van Horne isn’t sure where exactly to direct his anger.
More than 20 years after the end of his standout career as an offensive tackle for the Chicago Bears, Van Horne can say for certain he feels he was mistreated by trusted team...