The pump fakes began in earnest when Kobe Bryant got stuck with the ball against Denver this month. He had nowhere to go in the lane so he relied on an old trick to get himself out of a jam — and possibly a defender in the air. He pump-faked once. He pump-faked again. He might have done it a third...
DETROIT -- Matthew Stafford threw five touchdowns passes, Calvin Johnson caught three of them and the Detroit Lions defense delivered another impressive performance, holding the Philadelphia Eagles to just 227 yards in the 45-14 victory. Quietly, overshadowed by all of...
DETROIT -- Jim Caldwell turned left while making his way through the white cinderblock halls that lace the basement of Ford Field. He peeled back a black curtain. And waiting for him beyond that curtain was most of the Ford...
"Ø"Ø ABOUT THE WILD -- The Wild's four-game homestand hit a roadbump Wednesday when the Vancouver Canucks scored a 3-2 victory at Xcel Energy Center. The homestand is at 1-1 so far. -- With 20 points apiece, D Ryan Suter and captain Mikko Koivu share the team's scoring lead this season. --...
But pomp, circumstance and a game against their oldest rival did not prevent the Packers from coming out flat, according to Datone Jones, who spoke earnestly while almost all of his teammates remained guarded.
Disbelief quickly turned into disgust for Bears linebacker Shea McClellin. On the opening drive Thursday night at Lambeau Field, the Packers went for it on fourth-and-2 at the Bears 48-yard line. That told the Bears defense: We don't respect you. That sent the message to the Bears offense: We don't...
Two Green Bay starters, tackle Bryan Bulaga and cornerback Damarious Randall, left the game with injuries Thursday night in the 17-13 loss to the Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field.
Seattle Seahawks offensive line coach Tom Cable said tight end Jimmy Graham was among those whose perimeter blocking helped spring Thomas Rawls to his big game last week.
With Bart Starr healthy enough to make the trip to see Brett Favre have his retired number unveiled on the Lambeau Field facade — Green Bay fans felt the team had to win. It was destiny on Thanksgiving Day. Well, to the Bears? It meant nothing. Absolutely nothing.
History of close contests in number-retirement games
We’re 58 games into Fisher-coached football in St. Louis, and the return on investment is as bad as the team's quarterback play post Kurt Warner.
Prince Amukamara spent his bye week watching football, with his eyes focused squarely on the NFC East.
Four plays from 8-yard line leave offense frustrated
St. Louis football fans remain a resilient bunch.
Former seventh-round pick makes his first NFL start for Rams.
There will be memories, the kind that warm your heart, even on a cold, dreary, altogether miserable night at Lambeau, even when the Chicago Bears are walking off the sodden turf with a 17-13 victory.
As was expected going into the season, Erik Johnson and Francois Beauchemin have been the Avalanche's top defensive pairing through the first 22 games, logging major minutes.
Tommy Wingels and Tomas Hertl found themselves on bench Wednesday night
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Personnel and contract issues are forever in play for NHL GMs but the Winnipeg Jets seem to have more than their share of pending business nearly two months into the season. Could all of these things — the most significant of which is there is nothing to report in...
Edmonton Eskimos QB Mike Reilly looks to add second Grey Cup to resume which includes engineering degree
The Edmonton Eskimos quarterback graduated from Central Washington University with a 3.6 grade-point average and a mechanical engineering degree