| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Looking for this summer's antithesis to Johnny Football? Try Teddy Ballgame.
Teddy Bridgewater is a Heisman-worthy quarterback who signs many autographs. If they somehow get on EBay, well, it wasn't by design. There are no reported stories of five-...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Quarterbacks are the most protected players in the NFL. The league revolves around them.
Running backs are the least protected players. Even helmet-to-helmet hits are legal against them.
In a read-option offense, a scheme rapidly gaining popularity in...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:17 PM
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: I hope you and the media start a campaign to stop the NCAA scheduling these massacre football games. It is a scam, a sham and a shame. . . . Urban Meyer has the guts leading, 55-0, to go for it on fourth and six? He...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 5:20 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Anquan Boldin's sensational San Francisco debut helped keep the 49ers on quite a roll against Green Bay.
And Vernon Davis did his part in a prolific passing game led by Colin Kaepernick in a 34-28 victory over the Packers on Sunday....
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:50 PM
In keeping with tradition, the NFL sent questionnaires to its eight new head coaches during the off-season, quizzing them on random topics. Among the questions was, "Who has the hardest job in football?"
Answered Chip Kelly of the Philadelphia Eagles:...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tom Brady's 17-yard touchdown pass to Kenbrell Thompkins with 5 seconds left gave the New England Patriots a wild 30-27 win and knocked the New Orleans Saints from the ranks of the unbeaten Sunday.
It capped a 70-yard drive in which...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 1:22 PM
St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris Long was ejected from the team's game at Carolina on Sunday after a multiplayer skirmish in the third quarter.
It was difficult to see exactly what happened in the scrum, but it appeared to start with shoving between...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:20 PM
There is a reason why top college football coaches demand top dollars:
Forget trying to figure out how to hire a great one, as there seems no reliable formula.
Pete Carroll was an ordinary, out-of-work NFL coach in 2001 when he took the...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 9:19 AM
Tim Tebow's NFL career is over.
That's the way it looks, anyway, as the New England Patriots reportedly have decided to release the popular -- and polarizing -- running quarterback as they trim down Saturday to their final 53-man roster. ESPN's Adam...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Tim Tebow won a Heisman Trophy, a riveting playoff game and an international following.
On Saturday, he lost his third NFL job in 18 months. It might be hard to find another.
The quarterback with two big problems — throwing the ball and...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 11:11 PM
Quick, who is the last African American to lead the UCLA football team in passing?
"I have absolutely no idea," Brett Hundley says.
Jackie Robinson, I tell him.
Hundley's eyes widen, he shakes his head, and his deep voice rattles.
"Wow, that's crazy,"...