| Sep 13, 2014
| 7:41 PM
"I would rather spend the weekend in jail than watch that game again." — former Bears linebacker Doug Buffone, on his WSCR 670-AM postgame show last week.
Patrick Mannelly knew he was in for a Monday unlike any he had experienced. For 16 seasons...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 3:05 PM
BEREA, Ohio A tie should go to Johnny Manziel.
Brian Hoyer can win the Browns' starting quarterback job Monday night against the Washington Redskins in FedExField if he outperforms the first-round pick from Texas A&M, and I hope he does. But should the...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 1:35 PM
BOSTON Written off in the aftermath of the Great Recession, the U.S. consumer is back. Not quite with a vengeance, but definitely back.
It's noticeable to Marie Galvin, owner of GALVIN-ized in Boston, where handmade women's hats a discretionary...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Del Mar's summer of discontent began with a sadly fitting omen.
On opening day, July 17, 11 horses left the starting gate for the one-mile feature, the $100,000 Oceanside Stakes. It was the first day of the 75th season of thoroughbred racing at the...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Bob Clancy's picks of the day for Saturday at Saratoga Race Course:
No. 2 KISS ME LOLA (4-1) has done her best racing on Saratoga's turf; might get an ideal setup with all the speed in this field.
Race 10, Fourstardave Handicap
No. 2 SEEK AGAIN...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:22 PM
On the final day of the 36-day Del Mar summer meeting, Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert won the $300,000 Del Mar Futurity for a record 12th time, unleashing his promising 2-year-old, American Pharoah, who romped to a 4 3/4-length victory under jockey...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Jim Mora and his coaching staff should chip in and buy a steak dinner at the best restaurant in Charlottesville for the Virginia starting quarterback, as he was the Bruins' primary scoring weapon last Saturday. I shudder to think what the outcome would...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 12:38 PM
The Sports Xchange
EditorsNote: Update 3: Welker comments Manning, Broncos ready for life without Welker
Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker has been suspended four games for using performance-enhancing drugs, specifically amphetamines.
| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Wes Welker says he doesn't know what a "Molly" is. He also claims to keep track of every substance that goes into his body. All of which leads the Denver Broncos star receiver to suspect that someone might have slipped something in his drink at the...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 9:53 AM
The $5-million Breeders' Cup Classic isn't until Nov. 1 at Santa Anita, but the debate has already begun over who's the better 3-year-old: California Chrome or Shared Belief.
If all goes as expected, the two thoroughbred stars will meet at the Arcadia...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 6:36 PM
The racehorse that this spring caught the nation's fancy but lost the Triple Crown may be running next month at the Parx Casino and Racing facility in Bucks County.
California Chrome, a Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner who lost at the Belmont Stakes,...