Bears should hire Bill Polian — now

ESPN

Emery decided that no more were the Chicago Bears going to be a defensive-minded team, they would be an offensive powerhouse, capable of competing with the best in their division: Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. But that never happened. Reports surfaced a couple weeks ago that Marc Trestman will likely be fired after […]

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No Ligament Damage For Le'Veon Bell

ESPN

The second-year back was named to his first Pro Bowl this week, was named Steelers' MVP, and he ranks second in the NFL with 2,115 yards from scrimmage (1,341 rushing and 774 receiving). Hill has had an impressive  The Pittsburgh Steelers have been overwhelmed today with calls from season ticket holders having problems printing out […]

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Aaron Rodgers' return saved the Packers

ESPN (blog)

The Green Bay Packers say all available tickets to the divisional playoff game Jan. 11 have been claimed, but business is reported to be brisk at an Ashwaubenon ticket broker. Playoff tickets took center stage Monday in anticipation of the Packers The Green Bay Packers are teaming up with the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) […]

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Steelers notebook: Running back Le'Veon Bell cut down at the knees

Pittsburgh P

The Pittsburgh Steelers enter the AFC wild card round as a 14-to-1 favorite to win Super Bowl 49, according to odds posted by Las Vegas sportsbook Bovada. Pittsburgh has the sixth-best odds of the 12 playoff teams, as defending Super Bowl champion  From Yahoo Sports: The Pittsburgh Steelers' offense is really potent, and quarterback Ben […]

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Five things to know about Arkansas before the AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl

UT The Daily

Do you like defense? If so, this might be the bowl game for you. As expected, Texas enjoyed a defensive revival in 2014 under first-year coach Charlie Strong. The Longhorns finished No. 1 in the Big 12 in total defense, pass defense and sacks and rank No. “This has been a transformational year for the […]

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Kyle Orton surprises Bills with decision to retire

Bills Blitz

Kyle Orton retiring from NFL after 10 seasons. Kyle Orton. Buffalo Bills quarterback Kyle Orton (18) passes against the Oakland Raiders during the second quarter of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Dec. Kyle Orton is reportedly retiring; going 7-5 as a starter with wins over Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady (sort of) […]

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Five things to know about Arkansas before the AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl

UT The Daily

We have made it to bowl season! I have picked every single college football game against the spread for you this season. There is no way I'm going to abandon you now! More From College Football. 12/29 – College Football: Russell Athletic Bowl Odds And  As the Texas Longhorns face the Arkansas Razorbacks in Monday […]

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NFL Playoff Schedule 2015: Cowboys-Lions headlines Wild Card Weekend

CBSSports.co

The Eagles needed a win to keep pace in the NFC playoff race, but a pair of missed field goals cose them with Washington coming away with a 27-24 win. The 49ers controlled most of the game, but the Chargers rallied from  Carolina is one of the hottest teams in the NFL, entering Wild Card […]

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Iran's supreme leader vilifies US police on Twitter, says #BlackLivesMatter

CNN

Many users took to Reddit to complain they could not log into the micro blogging site. Users reported problems on Twitter apps for Android and iPhone smartphones, with tweets via TweetDeck showing up as having been posted a year ago. The outage began  Christmas NBA games weren't bad, but NBA Twitter dominated the holiday. HoopsCritic […]

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Niners offer little insight into Jim Harbaugh split-up

USA TODAY

Jim Harbaugh was the first to go. How fitting. Not necessarily deserved, mind you. But fitting. For all of the speculation swirling about the fate of at least a half-dozen NFL head coaches on the final Sunday of the regular season, this ending was the San Francisco 49ers owner Jed York and general manager Trent […]

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