| Feb 25, 2012
| 6:25 PM
It would seem a fitting device to wear considering the last few seasons.
That doesn't mean Jewel Hampton has to like it.
"I definitely do get sick of being injured," said the former Warren Central running back as he sat down at one of the tables in...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 4:53 PM
When it comes to playing two sports at the professional level, the degree of difficulty has increased since Bo Jackson starred as a running back for the Raiders and outfielder/designated hitter for the Royals, White Sox and Angels in the...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:25 AM
Nobody has ever had Scott Smith shout “SHOW ME THE MONEY!” into a telephone — yet.
But the 1989 Riley High School grad’s career path doesn’t differ greatly from the portrayal by actor Tom Cruise in the movie “Jerry...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 12:46 PM
As parents, we like to think we can predict what our children will grow up to be based on what captures their attention as kids. Then they return to the nest as young adults and we realize how far wrong we were.
The best swimmer among my children's...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Faced with a momentous off-season, staring at a facelift of draft picks and free-agent money, ruminating over the possibilities and pitfalls, the Dolphins can be confident about one thing regarding this offseason's decisions:
Someone in the organization...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 8:45 PM
I have some things on my mind.
— The NFL combine is not one of them. I'd rather watch the wife's reality TV shows all night long and have her tell me about her day during the commercials.
— I'm big on "Skyfall," but the fact it's not one...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 5:43 PM
The new year means it's time for the never-ending recruiting cycle to ramp up, in particular for the Class of 2014 and beyond.
Some argue the Class of 2014 has been examined and sorted out, which may be true among the top-tier players. But for the...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 7:41 AM
I still don’t get the NFL scouting combine.
Last weekend in Indianapolis and through Tuesday, football players will wear almost no football equipment while running some drills they practice specifically for this showcase but rarely execute in...
| Nov 29, 2012
This column scares the heck out of me.
Because the last thing a chunky, boringly dressed guy like me should ever do is offer fashion advice to women.
Especially by writing a column about women's shoes and the scary things American women may be doing...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Dan Marino remembers feeling surprised, then confused. He remembers thinking he'd be drafted high — "Maybe in the top five picks,'' he says — then sitting on the couch in his Pittsburgh home as those first five teams passed on him.
| Mar 1, 2013
| 8:01 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
The hate pastor — the Rev. Robert Jeffress of the First Baptist Church of Dallas — is at it again. After Tim Tebow canceled his appearance at the hate pastor's church last week -- presumably because of...