| Jun 5, 2014
| 10:44 AM
San Francisco signed quarterback Colin Kaepernick to a six-year, $110 million contract extension with a record $62 million guaranteed on Wednesday, which inevitably brought up comparisons to the contract signed last March by the quarterback who bested...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Bits and pieces from the local sports scene.
TUBERT TO MAKE PRO GOLF DEBUT
Former Burroughs High golf standout and recent University of Arkansas graduate Emily Tubert will be joining the professionals with a sponsorship exemption to the 2014 Walmart...
| May 10, 2014
| 8:36 PM
With their eight selections in the 2014 NFL draft, the Chicago Bears chose NFC playoff legitimacy.
They began the entertaining, exhaustive three-day process with holes free-agency didn't fill and ended it with a roster complete enough to challenge the...
| May 31, 2014
| 1:16 PM
It would be funny if it weren't such a sad statement about the short attention span of sports fans and the public at large.
Joe Flacco has taken the Ravens to the playoffs five times in six years, reached the AFC title game three times and was named...
| May 11, 2014
| 8:40 PM
— Legitimate Super Bowl contention is probably at least a year away.
Still, the Philadelphia Eagles have made great strides since Chip Kelly took over as coach in January 2013 in re-shaping the team as he sees fit.
In a general sense, they've...
| May 11, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Can we not pretend that we don't check out our neighbor's new car, then turn around and give our own vehicle the side-eye after being filled with envy?
Admit it, you didn't think about getting hurricane shutters, or redoing the driveway until the family...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 4:50 PM
As a star receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles, the speedy DeSean Jackson made a career of creating separation from defenders.
Now, it's the Eagles who have created separation, releasing him this week amid reports his off-field issues outweighed his...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Picking up where they left off in February, the two teams in Super Bowl XLVIII, Seattle and Denver, open the 2014 NFL season with blockbuster games.
The league released its schedule Wednesday, revealing the defending champion Seahawks will play host...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 6:43 PM
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - On the eve of his third Super Bowl appearance, Peyton Manning was honored with two major NFL awards, including being named the league's Most Valuable Player for an unprecedented fifth time.
The 37-year-old Manning, who...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:31 PM
Earl Morrall was the NFL's answer to a brilliant Broadway understudy.
He left his mark on NFL history by stepping in for two future Hall of Fame quarterbacks — Johnny Unitas in Baltimore and Bob Griese in Miami — and turning in a string of...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Peyton Manning's record-setting season earned him his fifth Associated Press NFL most valuable player award Saturday night in a landslide. No other player has won more than three.
Denver's record-setting quarterback, who threw for 55 touchdowns and 5,...