| Sep 22, 2012
| 10:28 PM
The Seahawks defense vs. Packers QB Aaron Rodgers: The Seahawks’ No. 6-ranked defense has been pretty good at forcing opposing quarterbacks to do something other than what the play called for this season, especially in the second...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:06 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis.—After a season in which 15 opponents were vanquished, some NFL teams might become self-congratulatory.
Big headed, even.
There has been none of that in Green Bay, however.
In fact, the talk in cheese country is all about...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:00 AM
The Ravens are the only team to have made the playoffs in each of the past four seasons. That’s a credit to G.M. Ozzie Newsome, who has given coach John Harbaugh enough talent to mold this team into a contender.
As we close in on the 2012 NFL...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 9:41 PM
Shea McClellin wasn't born wearing shoulder pads, but he plays like it.
That's why the Bears general manager Phil Emery made him his first draft pick ahead of Whitney Mercilus, Nick Perry, Chandler Jones, Courtney Upshaw or any other defensive end who...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 3:41 PM
Suspense surrounded Halas Hall last year over who would take the fall for the Bears squandering a 7-3 start and missing the playoffs. Who besides Mike Martz, that is, because in retrospect we practically blamed Martz for everything from causing too many...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 10:21 PM
Women’s College Basketball--Georgetown at Penn State, 11 a.m. (Big 10 Network); South Dakota at Kansas State, 2 p.m. (FXSP)
NFL Football--Baltimore Ravens at Washington Redskins, Noon (CBS); Chicago Bears at Minnesota...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:51 PM
NFL Football--Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders, 7 p.m. (NFL Network)
NBA Basketball--New York Knicks at Miami Heat, 7 p.m. (TNT); Dallas Mavericks at Phoenix Suns, 9:30 p.m. (TNT)
Men’s College Basketball--Long Beach State at...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 7:30 PM
The 49ers defeated the Bears every way a team can be beaten Monday night — power, speed and thought.
Almost no one on the team did his job well enough for the Bears to win.
Three aspects of the 49ers' victory stood out upon closer inspection....
| Nov 24, 2012
| 10:36 PM
Soccer -- Premiere League, Liverpool at Swansea, 7:15 a.m. (ESPN2).
National Football League -- Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears, noon (FOX); Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs, noon (CBS); San Francisco 49ers at New...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 9:37 PM
|COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL|
Northern State vs. Dickinson State, Wachs Arena, 4 p.m.
|at Gangelhoff Center in St. Paul, Minn.|
Championship, 3 p.m.
Aberdeen Swim Club at...
| Nov 21, 2012
In retrospect the question was more rhetorical than anything, a reaction that popped into my head late Monday night as Lovie Smith tried processing the punishment the 49ers had just inflicted on the Bears.
What makes you think the offensive line will...