| Feb 22, 2014
| 12:53 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Dane Brugler, The Sports Xchange
Can Missouri's Michael Sam make the NFL leap?
INDIANAPOLIS -- There are many ways to define a person, but for Michael Sam, I am focused on one aspect: who is he as a football player?
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Bardia Ghahremani plays the game behind the game. At a time when elite athletes command contracts of $100 million and perform before global TV audiences, he makes his best moves off camera, out of view of the grandstands. The journeyman sports agent is an...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:27 PM
Slow down, Chicago.
We went from worrying about Jay Cutler's injury to wondering whether the quarterback had played his last game as a Bear faster than it took Cutler to limp off the field Sunday in Landover, Md. Logically, it was the kind of quantum...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:18 PM
To honor, or dishonor, the 16th and final season of the Bowl Championship Series, here are 16 questions and answers as college football opens 2013:
1. How soon does USC Coach Lane Kiffin need to decide on a quarterback?
Answer: Sept. 21. Penn & Teller...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 6:47 PM
Let's end the argument over whether Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel has the right to act like any other college student who also happens to have won the Heisman Trophy as a freshman.
Of course he does.
Johnny got into a bar fight and was caught...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 9:32 PM
Cops were tipped off to Leaf's situation when postal workers notified them that he had been receiving suspicious, small, rattling packages once or twice a week....
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has been kicked out of a drug treatment center for harassing a staff member, among other behavioral problems. He has been moved into a Montana state prison to serve his sentence....
| Mar 30, 2012
| 11:48 PM
Former Washington State star and ex-NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf was arrested Friday on burglary, theft and drug charges in his hometown of Great Falls.
The Great Falls Tribune reported that Leaf was booked into the Cascade County Detention Center at abouty...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 9:39 PM
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (KTLA) -- Police arrested former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf Monday on suspicion of burglary and possession of drugs for the second time in four days.
Leaf is accused of committing the burglary two days after he posted bail on charges...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 8:05 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Police arrested former NFL quarterback and Washington State University standout Ryan Leaf Friday on suspicion of burglary, theft and drug possession.
Officers booked Leaf into the Cascade County Detention Center about 1 p.m. Friday, the...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 10:02 PM
But we start by putting our Bud Light Spotlight on Ryan Leaf – arrested on Friday in Montana on burglary and drug possession charges.
Before Husky fans cackle or Coug fans shake their heads, I ask for a minute of reflection about how serious the...