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Los Angeles Rams at San Francisco 49ers: Week 1 preview
By Marc Lillibridge, The Sports Xchange When the Los Angeles Rams visit the San Francisco 49ers on Monday night at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, there will be so many major narratives surrounding this game that the key one is often lost in translation.
3 points by UPI | American football positions American football San Francisco 49ers St. Louis Rams National Football League Monday Night Football Offensive tackle Dallas Cowboys
How ‘Sunday Night Football’ Became TV’s Ratings King
When the new season of “Sunday Night Football” kicks off tonight — yes, on a Thursday — it will mark the 10th anniversary of the NBC franchise. But the more impressive milestone will likely come this spring. Barring the unforeseen, “Sunday Night Football” will finish its sixth straight season as television’s most-watched show, tying “American... Read more »
66 points by Variety | NBC Sunday Night Football National Football League Monday Night Football NFL on CBS NBC NFL Network American Broadcasting Company Television
NBC's Mike Tirico has a favorite school, but, hey Irish fans, it's not Michigan
Spectators at the Hawaii-Michigan game might have done a double-take as they wondered: Hey, is that Mike Tirico? Wait, is wearing a Syracuse cap? Yes and yes. Tirico was off last weekend, so he dropped the mic and became a fan. He watched his upstate New York alma mater take down Colgate on Friday...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Monday Night Football American football ESPN BCS National Championship Game Mike Tirico National Football League Football Professional sports
Fired coach Art Briles talks about sexual assault controversy at Baylor
Football won’t be the only story line when No. 23 Baylor takes the field against Southern Methodist on Saturday. The Bears’ former coach, Art Briles, recently spoke to ESPN, his first extensive public comments since being dismissed last spring for his role in mishandling sexual assault allegations...
6 points by Los Angeles Times | Idlewild Royal Navy American films The Incident Monday Night Football Washington Redskins I Understand It
Charles Tillman's new job with Fox Sports not a huge leap for ex-Bear
Charles Tillman jumped into life after football — literally. At the Chicago Air and Water Show last month, the former Bears cornerback took a tandem jump out of a plane with a member of the U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute team. He landed safely at North Street Beach. Tillman knows it's the kind...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Monday Night Football Mike Ditka ESPN Cris Collinsworth Chris Berman 2007 NFL season Fox NFL Sunday Bob Costas
Roger Goodell doesn’t agree with Colin Kaepernick’s actions
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell disagrees with Colin Kaepernick's choice to kneel during the national anthem, but recognizes the quarterback's right to protest.
212 points by The Denver Post | Roger Goodell National Football League The Star-Spangled Banner San Francisco 49ers Monday Night Football Flag of the United States Boomer Esiason New York Jets
Shawne Merriman wants to diversify NASCAR, be MMA fighter
Echoes from shouted snaps were hitting everyone else's ears while he whizzed around left tackles.
-1 points by UPI | National Football League Shawne Merriman San Diego Chargers NASCAR Monday Night Football Mixed martial arts 2005 NFL Draft Auto Club Speedway
Former Dolphins defensive end Quentin Moses killed in house fire
Former NFL defensive end Quentin Moses died in a house fire in Monroe, Georgia on Sunday morning.
3022 points by Daily News | National Football League Georgia Oakland Raiders Kansas City Chiefs Washington Redskins Super Bowl Monday Night Football Pittsburgh Steelers
Former Miami Dolphins DE Quentin Moses dies in house fire
The Sports Xchange Former Miami Dolphins and Georgia Bulldogs defensive end Quentin Moses died Sunday morning in a house fire in Monroe, Ga.
11 points by UPI | National Football League United Press International Oakland Raiders Kansas City Chiefs Coach Twitter Death Monday Night Football
Steve Young: I would leave ESPN if not for the perks
Steve Young would love to run as far away from ESPN as possible. But the private equity firm he co-founded in 2007, Huntsman Gay Global Capital (HGGC), is making it difficult for him to leave his post as an analyst on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” broadcast. The Hall of Fame quarterback, who won three Super Bowls...
90 points by New York Post | San Francisco 49ers Monday Night Football Dallas Cowboys American football Washington Redskins ESPN National Football League NFL on CBS
Hollywood agency ICM Partners acquires boutique NY firm
Hollywood agency ICM Partners made a big move into representing TV news and sports anchors by acquiring Headline Media Management.
1 points by New York Post | American television reporters and correspondents NBC News Meredith Vieira CNN New York City Year of birth missing American Broadcasting Company Monday Night Football
10 years later, Mike Brown still processing his Super Bowl heartbreak
The sharpness of the emotion still sits with Mike Brown. It surprised him, really. How deep it was, how raw and how hollow. In what was, in so many ways, a celebratory week for the NFL franchise Brown had grown up with and lifted to great heights, the Bears' trip to Super Bowl XLI in early 2007...
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | Super Bowl Super Bowl XLI Indianapolis Colts National Football League Chicago Bears Kansas City Chiefs Devin Hester Monday Night Football
Arrest details on Michigan State recruit Donovan Winter
In an affidavit, an officer said he was checking out a possible trespassing violation.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Orlando Florida San Diego Chargers Burglary Green Bay Packers Seminole County Florida Theft Greater Orlando Monday Night Football
How the Dallas Cowboys and the Election’s End Could Revive NFL Ratings
In a season that has seen the NFL’s broadcast partners dogged by depressed ratings, last Sunday brought a welcome jolt. Fox’s second game of the afternoon — for most homes the Dallas Cowboys and Pittsburg Steelers — was the most watched of the season, drawing 28.9 million viewers. That evening, NBC’s “Sunday Night Football,” featuring... Read more »
404 points by Variety | National Football League Major League Baseball Roger Goodell Chicago Cubs New England Patriots Pittsburgh Steelers Monday Night Football World Series
Fantasy Football: Week 11 Tight End Rankings
Alex ButlerMIAMI, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Tight end might be the most fickle position in all of fantasy football.
-2 points by UPI | Washington Redskins National Football League American football Indianapolis Colts Houston Texans Monday Night Football National Football League teams Tight end
Mike Tirico to replace Al Michaels for four NFL games on NBC
The Sports Xchange Mike Tirico will replace Al Michaels in the NBC booth for four games over the remainder of the NFL season.
-2 points by UPI | National Football League Monday Night Football Pittsburgh Steelers Indianapolis Colts New York Giants Washington Redskins Green Bay Packers Miami Dolphins
Houston Texans warned not to leave hotel in Mexico
The team distributed a memo to players with notes on safety for the upcoming trip to Mexico.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Oakland Raiders Associated Press Hotel Oakland California National Football League Monday Night Football Trip Food
Houston Texans told stay in hotel in Mexico
The team distributed a memo to players with notes on safety for the upcoming trip to Mexico.         
9432 points by Arizona Republic | Oakland Raiders Associated Press Hotel Oakland California National Football League Monday Night Football Trip Food
Texans told stay in hotel, don't get room service in Mexico
The team distributed a memo to players with notes on safety for the upcoming trip to Mexico.         
9436 points by Arizona Republic | Oakland Raiders Associated Press Hotel Oakland California National Football League Monday Night Football Trip Food
Chicago Bears lose Jay Cutler for 2-3 weeks
Alex ButlerCHICAGO, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- A day after being diagnosed with a sprained thumb, reports surfaced about how much time Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler will miss this season.
2 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service William Randolph Hearst National Football League News World Communications Monday Night Football Chicago Bears Denver Broncos
Monday night no longer sure thing for star-crossed QB Jay Cutler
Cutler couldn't pinpoint when his thumb began to hurt, but acknowledged "trouble" gripping the ball from early on in the game.
35 points by The Denver Post | American football American football positions Chicago Bears Fumble Linebacker Tight end Jay Cutler Monday Night Football
Tougher tests to come for Wentz, high-flying Eagles
Carson Wentz took some hard hits, showed poise in the pocket and led the Philadelphia Eagles to another victory ...
1 points by Las Vegas Sun | American football Chicago Bears National Football League Monday Night Football Pittsburgh Steelers Denver Broncos Mike Ditka 2009 NFL Draft
Eagles players raise fists in protest during anthem
They become latest NFL players to join action started by 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick.         
5404 points by Arizona Republic | National Football League San Francisco 49ers American football United States Monday Night Football Police brutality Dallas Cowboys Washington Redskins
Eagles players plan to protest during national anthem at Soldier Field
Keep an eye on the Philadelphia Eagles sideline during the national anthem before Monday night’s kickoff at Soldier Field against the Bears. Not all birds of a feather necessarily flock together. Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins has said in recent days that he and some teammates are poised to join...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | The Star-Spangled Banner Police National Football League San Francisco 49ers Monday Night Football Donovan McNabb American football Philadelphia Eagles
NFL veteran, writer Matt Bowen savors Friday nights at IC Catholic
Considering that most of his players were in early grade school when Matt Bowen played his last down in the NFL, it is not surprising that some of the defensive backs he coaches at IC Catholic did not know he played professional football. Bowen, who lives in Elmhurst, finished his seven-year NFL...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | American football American football positions Monday Night Football High school National Football League Coaching Buffalo Bills Education
Vegas Play of the Day: Monday Night Football
I was originally leaning towards the under in tonight’s Monday Night Football game in Chicago primarily because of turnovers. But the more I think about it the more I expect one or two of those giveaways to lead directly to points, which should push this think up to the 45-50 point range.
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | National Football League Cleveland Browns Philadelphia Eagles Monday Night Football Major League Baseball San Francisco 49ers National Football League Most Valuable Player Award Chicago Cubs
How you can watch Week 1 of Monday Night Football in Las Vegas
Week 1 of Monday Night Football features a double-header and the debut of the Los Angeles Rams.
-1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | National Football League Monday Night Football 2000s American television series ESPN Need Oakland Raiders St. Louis Rams Satellite television
The Midwest’s moment after 9/11
Chris Gizzi’s gallop helped make Americans proud again        
-1 points by The Detroit News | National Football League Green Bay Packers Monday Night Football Chicago Bears 2007 NFL season Washington Redskins Lambeau Field Wisconsin
Hahn: The Midwest’s moment after 9/11
Chris Gizzi’s gallop helped make Americans proud again        
-1 points by The Detroit News | National Football League Green Bay Packers Monday Night Football Chicago Bears 2007 NFL season Washington Redskins Lambeau Field Wisconsin
The recap: Bears offense fizzles in season-opening loss to Texans
The Bears left Texas on Sunday afternoon with a frustrated edge. A season-opening 23-14 loss to the Texans was not in the plans. And while there were a handful of bright moments throughout the game at NRG Stadium — including two touchdown drives in the first half and an energized effort overall...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | American football Jay Cutler Denver Broncos Chicago Bears National Football League 2009 Chicago Bears season Monday Night Football Eddie Royal
Group launches football-themed ad attacking Trump
Priorities USA on Saturday released a new digital ad called “Football” that uses the sport to attack Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump as temperamentally unfit when it comes to national security.
2 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Nuclear weapon President of the United States Monday Night Football WWE Raw World War II Donald Trump President American football
Rams take wraps off Todd Gurley as regular season starts vs. 49ers
Todd Gurley’s national profile began rising almost immediately after the NFL approved the Rams move from St. Louis to Los Angeles. The star running back — the only player featured in the Rams’ relocation pitch to NFL owners — signed endorsement deals, appeared in television commercials and was...
88 points by Los Angeles Times | American football American football positions San Francisco 49ers Fullback National Football League Running back Canadian football Monday Night Football
Los Angeles Rams at San Francisco 49ers: Who will win and why
By Marc Lillibridge, The Sports Xchange When the Los Angeles Rams visit the San Francisco 49ers on Monday night at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, there will be so many major narratives surrounding this game that the key one is often lost in translation.
3 points by UPI | American football positions American football San Francisco 49ers St. Louis Rams National Football League Monday Night Football Offensive tackle Dallas Cowboys