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  • Packers, Patriots planned to be Super

    The Sports Xchange By Ira Miller, The Sports Xchange Packers, Patriots planned to be Super So-called experts try to make football such a complex game that the rest of us can't understand it. In reality, the path to success is really simple to follow --...
  • Greg Cote's Week 13 NFL picks

    We mourn the loss of a dear friend: Our streak against the spread. We'd not had a sub-.500 record ATS all season until last week, when a really bad Upset of the Week pick (Cards winning at Seattle; seriously!?) grand-marshaled our doom. Not even four...
  • Hyde5: Tony Sparano delivers fist pump to Dolphins season

    1. Oakland beat Kansas City on Thursday night in what was a fist pump of good news for the Dolphins. Tony Sparano didn't just get his first win as Raiders interim coach - he delivered a post-game scene that's a good way to start your day, as you can watch...
  • Sharknado should chomp on these Orlando sports venues

    Sharknado should chomp on these Orlando sports venues
    It doesn't get any bigger than this, Orlando. The sharks are coming! No, not the San Jose Sharks, hockey puck breath. Sharknado! Even as we speak, I can envision Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer getting his head bit off on national TV. (Or maybe a...
  • Bill Parcells claims "neophyte owner" contributed to his Dolphins exit

    Bill Parcells claims "neophyte owner" contributed to his Dolphins exit
    Bill Parcells himself admits he became notorious for his franchise hopping, and "Hamlet-like resignations" from NFL teams. But in his new biography, "Parcells: A Football Life," the former Dolphins executive admits an uncomfortable relationship with...
  • Turning point to Dolphins' season has arrived

    Turning point to Dolphins' season has arrived
    DAVIE - Every team falls into an abyss. For the good teams the bottom of the ocean isn't very deep. Tell Tom Brady he's washed up for a week and watch him dismantle a good Cincinnati Bengals team, and get the Patriots season back on track. Mediocre to...
  • Kelly: Dolphins' QB and coach aren't good enough

    Kelly: Dolphins' QB and coach aren't good enough
    Can we stop pretending we don't know how this movie ends? We've seen this drama play out in South Florida for several years now, and Miami Dolphins fans have never liked the script or the actors. First time NFL head coach — Nick Saban, Cam...
  • Raiders' Sparano stages ball burial in latest in long line of ploys

    A funeral doesn't sound like a good way to motivate a losing football team. Well, maybe if it's the type of service Tony Sparano held this week as interim coach of the Oakland Raiders, burying a football at the practice facility of the 0-4 team to...
  • Hyde10: Ten thoughts on Dolphins, Canes, football weekend

    Hyde10: Ten thoughts on Dolphins, Canes, football weekend
    1. The hot question of the Dolphins loss is whether Phillip Wheeler should have been on Green Bay tight end Andrew Quarless. Fox game analyst John Lynch, a former safety, said before the play, "I think you've got to bring pressure ... your cornerbacks...
  • State College Notes: Thrill A Minute For New Haven Football

    State College Notes: Thrill A Minute For New Haven Football
    How's this for an introduction to the excruciating tension involved with being a coach? The University of New Haven football team, under first-year coach Chris Pincince, has played five games. The Chargers lost to West Chester by five, lost to LIU Post...
  • Raiders name Tony Sparano interim coach

    The Oakland Raiders on Tuesday named Tony Sparano interim coach, promoting the offensive line coach to the top job after firing coach Dennis Allen the day before. Sparano coached the Miami Dolphins from 2008 to 2011, amassing a 29-32 record in the...