| 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...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 6:50 AM
Some people know Ryan Leaf as the former NFL quarterback who was drafted #2 behind Peyton Manning and expected to rival Manning throughout his career. Everyone else knows him as the world’s biggest fuck-up, a talented idiot who couldn’t...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 1:17 AM
As a kid in the ‘70s and early ‘80s, I’d go ice skating at the House of Ice in Mira Mesa. One day I saw a poster for an upcoming hockey game there. My brother and I went, and had a blast. Mostly because a guy with a name like “...
| Nov 16, 2011
SOUTHEAST GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 69th year, meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the 10th meeting of the year.
Less than a week after the...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 9:14 PM
Sports sections today read like the business section of the newspaper, or even worse the crime beat section.
Since I have spent almost 40 years advocating the concept of athletes serving as role models and triggering imitative behavior, it is...
| Aug 26, 2009
| 1:18 PM
The Indianapolis Colts travel to Detroit's Ford Field on Saturday for a week 3 preseason game against the Lions. Detroit, coming off the first 0-16 regular season in NFL history, is a team in obvious transition. The Lions began their face lift by giving...
| Feb 10, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Now that Lindsey Vonn's quest for multiple gold medals is beginning to look doubtful, one thing is certain -- the Sports Illustrated cover jinx is still alive. Don't act like it's some media-inspired phenomenon that only gets us through slow......
| May 21, 2009
Ryan Leaf has been indicted by a Randall County grand jury on drug and burglary charges.
The indictment handed up Wednesday in Canyon charged the 33-year-old former Washington State quarterback and former West Texas A&M quarterbacks coach with one...
| Sep 3, 2008
| 10:16 AM
Here's a look at recent media coverage of the Ravens:
• The Washington Times' Mike Jones talks about John Harbaugh and the Ravens' decision to hire someone with no prior NFL head-coaching experience:
So the Ravens turned their attention to [John]...
| Feb 26, 2010
It was 1998 when the Indianapolis Colts last had the first-overall draft pick in an NFL Draft. Needing a franchise quarterback, it was safely speculated that the Colts decision would come down to one of two college prospects, either Peyton Manning from...
| Feb 27, 2010
From the 2010 NFL Combine on Friday, many of the top eligible quarterbacks for this year's upcoming draft met with the media. Before and after they were surrounded by the flashing cameras and hand-held recording devices, the prospects are tested,...