| Nov 12, 2012
| 11:06 PM
Hyperbole is often used in sports, especially at the high school level. When it comes to Royce Freeman, however, it’s simply unnecessary.
The junior Imperial High football fullback has amassed 2,367 rushing yards this season alone, making him the...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 8:57 PM
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Apostle Matthew was not referring to the Vikings when he wrote in his gospel "the last shall be first," but they would like to think his words apply to them.
The same Vikings who won only three games in 2011 after...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Whenever Ravens running back Ray Rice carries the football or catches passes Sunday, Arian Foster intends to keep a close watch.
And it's not because the Houston Texans' star is required to observe his counterpart when he's on the sideline at Reliant...
| May 19, 2012
| 10:07 PM
Sometimes it seems the closer the Bears get to training camp, the further they are from signing Matt Forte to a new contract.
In fairness, negotiations have been hush-hush, so we really don't know where the sides are. But the outward signs are not...
| May 31, 2012
| 10:32 AM
| Sep 10, 2012
| 8:06 AM
When the NFL and Nike assembled the 32 most stylish fans of pro football, we probably should have guessed Baltimore -- with some of the most passionate fans around -- would stand out.
But maybe not this much.
Nike and the NFL chose Wes Henson of Waldorf...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Vince Vaughn and Peter Billingsley pose for a photo with boxer Yakubu Amidu at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino on April 9, 2011. (Photo courtesy of Hitz Boxing Entertainment) Vince Vaughn and his buddy Peter Billingsley (aka Ralphie from "A Christmas Story"...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 4:32 PM
I'll root for the Packers in the Super Bowl if, God forbid, they should somehow beat the Bears Sunday afternoon. This sentiment horrifies and disgusts many Bears fans, I realize. But it's based on two factors: Respect: To be a......
| Sep 9, 2010
| 9:32 PM
A charity founded in 2006 by legendary Bears running back Gale Sayers has collected more than $581,000 in contributions yet failed to fulfill its stated mission to open a state-of-the-art facility offering after-school programs to Chicago children....
| Jan 12, 2010
| 4:26 PM
Among the myriad parties, concerts and gatherings accompanying Super Bowl XLIV next month is ???Eats, Beats and Cleats??? ??? a four-day festival of player appearances, sports films, ???Dancing For the NFL Stars,??? music, merchandise, chalk talk and...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 1:38 PM
Something will be lost after Nebraska and Oklahoma square off on the football field Saturday night -- something intangible yet dear to the traditionalists who get sentimental about a bygone era when the two teams were titans of the old Big Eight...