| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:46 PM
It was the darnedest thing to Josh McCown.
He would watch Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans run routes on the right side of the formation. Then Evans would run the same routes on the left side, but it was completely different. His footwork was a mess....
| Nov 13, 2014
| 7:34 PM
The spectacular fashion in which the Bears have fallen to 3-6, more than the fact they are three games below .500, has coach Marc Trestman in an increasingly shaky situation.
What Trestman does with the remaining seven games of his second season will...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 4:29 AM
Yankees say they have no interest in Jon Lester
He went from bearded, long-haired Idiot in Boston to clean-cut, pinstripe-wearing star in New York. Like Babe Ruth before him, Johnny Damon won World Series rings on both sides of the Red...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 7:59 AM
Trent Dilfer is trying to give Yogi Berra a run for his money.
On Sunday, the former NFL quarterback and current ESPN analyst offered what has to be argued as the greatest no-duh quote in sports commentary history: "You cannot lose games in the NFL...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 8:42 PM
— Somebody saw something at the last second, just before the St. Louis Rams snapped the ball to punter Johnny Hekker standing inside his 10-yard line less than a minute into Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles.
A couple of Eagles players...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:32 PM
When tennis star Caroline Wozniacki, fresh off a broken engagement to golfer Rory McIlroy, took a shot at her ex-fiance by saying, "I would like a taller guy so I can wear my heels," she was talking to Graham Bensinger.
You may have noticed that...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 8:14 PM
Just imagine, the Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks — both with a week off — relaxing on their couches Sunday and watching the NFC West-rival San Francisco 49ers circling the drain.
Well, not so fast.
The 49ers, in peril of their...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: the dreaded jaunt to the San Francisco Bay area.
The Bears’ first road trip of the...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 4:44 AM
Today's Hyde5 blog:
1. Jon Gruden was asked if the Dolphins look like like they're on the way to .500 again this year. He got right to the meat of the issue, as far as I'm concerned: Does this line let Ryan Tannehill decide where this season goes?...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 6:02 AM
The first year that the New England Patriots traded for Randy Moss, the veteran wide receiver displayed elite form.
The mercurial receiver caught 98 passes for 1,493 yards and 23 touchdowns in that 2007 season in New England after being acquired from...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Monday was high-praise night for UCLA.
Coach Jim Mora couldn’t contain himself when talking about two of the younger Bruins. Words like “Terrell Owens” and “NFL linebacker” easily slipped out.
Eldridge Massington, a...