| Aug 19, 2011
| 9:04 AM
You know that feeling of clarity that hits you on vacation, that moment when you decide you should just move to wherever you're visiting — sell the house, lose the job, relocate to where you're comfortable and happy right now, before you can...
| Aug 28, 2011
"This is an announcement of the most unusual football game ever scheduled."
So wrote Tribune sports editor Arch Ward on July 6, 1934, in boldly peddling to the world the College All-Star Game, which would "bring together the Chicago Bears, champions...
| Sep 22, 2011
John McKissick is in his 60th season coaching the Summerville (S.C.) High School football team.
No head football coach has held the same post longer. None on any level has ever won more games (589).
But McKissick, who turns 85 this month, never...
| Dec 24, 2010
| 5:35 AM
A fatal car crash involving at least five vehicles has shut down the New Jersey Turnpike during morning commute Friday.
The crash happened on the southbound lanes at the eastern spur of the turnpike in Ridgefield, near the Vince Lombardi Rest Area. At...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 2:03 PM
1: NFL SHOP at Super Bowl Presented by Visa
2: FedEx Shipping Center
NFL PLAYERS ZONE
3: NFL Draft Set
4: NFL Experience Autograph Stage Presented by Panini America & Topps
5: Super Bowl XLV Memorabilia Show Presented by Panini America &...
| Jan 22, 2011
| 4:10 AM
When you get here, it's the George Halas Trophy a team wins.
If a sqaud should survive, they play for the Vince Lombardi Trophy.
Two of the most coveted trophies in sports-the former for an NFC Championship and the later for a Super Bowl win-are named...
| Jan 23, 2011
| 6:51 PM
Two years ago, Mike Tomlin became the youngest man to coach a team to a Super Bowl championship. Sunday he joined more exclusive company when his Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the New York Jets 24-19 in the AFC championship game.
Seven-plus weeks shy of...
| Jan 23, 2011
| 11:04 PM
Get ready for a hair-raisin' Super Bowl in Big D.
No barbers necessary, that's for sure, when the Steelers face
Troy Polamalu and the Steel Curtain led Pittsburgh into the big
game for the third time in six years, holding off...
| May 13, 2011
| 8:32 AM
Every day, seems like there's another expert saying says gas prices are heading up or gas prices are heading down.
Here's the facts and what some experts are saying. Last week, the price for a barrel of oil fell $17. To put it in perspective, oil...
| Feb 12, 2011
| 11:53 AM
Chris Hanburger had never played organized football before enrolling at Hampton High in the summer of 1957. After four days of practice with the Crabbers, he wanted to quit.
"I was done," he says. "I was so sore I could hardly move."
| Oct 16, 2010
| 5:42 PM
When I looked up "winning" on the computer, the individual most often quoted was Vince Lombardi. We are all aware of the legendary NFL coach's passion for winning. Who was it who said "show me a good loser and I'll show you a loser"?
I grew up in the...