| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:44 AM
Ndamukong Suh plays like an idiot and a punk, and the NFL will let him do it again this week.
Wait, I thought the NFL cared about player safety.
Suh threw a low, potentially career-ending hit on Vikings center John Sullivan during Sunday’s game,...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Beware the ides of September!
(This has nothing to do with anything, including the rest of this column, but how often do I get the chance to write that? OK, moving on...)
You may have read about the recent battle to choose an additional sport for...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:10 PM
Major League Baseball--Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati Reds, 11:30 a.m. (WGN); Boston Red Sox at Tampa Bay Rays, 6 p.m. (ESPN); Oakland Athletics at Minnesota Twins, 7 p.m. (FXSP); Arizona Diamondbacks at Los Angeles Dodgers, 9 p.m. (ESPN)
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The Bears' Week 1 win gave fans a lot to feel optimistic about. But how can we expect the remaining games to go? Thanks to a free weekend of NFL Sunday Ticket, I watched part or all of every Week 1 game. I'm not saying you should wager your hard-earned...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 11:35 AM
First fine of the day? Could be going to Ndamukong Suh, the controversial Detroit defensive tackle, whose low block on an interception return wiped out a Lions' pick-six.
Early in the second quarter against Minnesota, Christian Ponder's pass for...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Returning Sandburg football players Yanni Demogerontas and Michael Howard share the same goal – to win a state championship. Head coach Dave Wierzal said that Demogerontas is being recruited by Division I schools, while Howard is a leader who had...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 4:45 AM
In eager anticipation of the 2013 NFL season, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will take a daily look at one of the 13 opponents on the Ravens’ regular-season schedule. Today is the Detroit Lions.
The Ravens will make their only...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 4:32 PM
There will once again be a slew of athletes and celebrity presenters at Cartoon Network's Hall of Game Awards, now in its third year and premiering Feb. 11 at 7pm ET/PT on the network. The Hall of Game Awards let viewers vote for and honor their...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Well before video games and other sensory-overload hand-held entertainment devices captivated our youth, kids of my generation collected and exchanged trading cards of our favorite football and baseball players.
The cards weren't interactive devices...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 11:12 PM
Tennis--Australian Open, same-day tape, 1 p.m. (ESPN2), 8 and 2:30 a.m. (ESPN2)
Cycling--Tour Down Under, Stage 1, same-day tape, 2:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
Men’s College Basketball--Iowa at Ohio State, 5:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network);...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Phil Emery rolled the dice when he traded for Brandon Marshall, and the controversial wide receiver made the Chicago Bears general manager look good with a performance that on Saturday earned Associated Press All-Pro recognition.
Marshall set a single-...