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  • Alex Smith handles demotion like a Super Bowl champion

    Alex Smith handles demotion like a Super Bowl champion
    NEW ORLEANS — Barely two months ago, Alex Smith stood alone under center as the NFL's hottest starting quarterback for one of its best teams. One concussion later, he is lost in the crowd. At the San Francisco 49ers' Super Bowl media day this...
  • Change you can believe in? It's business as usual in the NFL

    Change you can believe in? It's business as usual in the NFL
    The 49ers couldn't lose. The Browns couldn't win. The Vikings were the sleepers. The Jets were the snorers. In the ever-changing NFL, though, that was . . . so last week. Everything was turned on its head Sunday — or knocked on its backside, as...
  • NFL powers, and underdogs, rain on playoff aspirants' parade

    NFL powers, and underdogs, rain on playoff aspirants' parade
    On a Sunday when the sprinklers accidentally went off at Sun Life Stadium, dousing the Seattle Seahawks and Miami Dolphins, playoff-minded teams all over the NFL were treated to a cold, harsh splash of reality. The New Orleans Saints, who had clawed...
  • Quarterback change reiterates that NFL is foremost a business

    Quarterback change reiterates that NFL is foremost a business
    The NFL is a business. Easy to say. Hard to swallow. Nowhere was that more evident this week than in San Francisco, where Alex Smith officially lost his starting quarterback job to Colin Kaepernick, who had filled in for him after Smith suffered a...
  • Junior Seau's family revisiting decision to donate his brain

     
    The family of Junior Seau is revisiting the decision to allow his brain to be examined for possible injuries from his football career....
  • Junior Seau death: Family to decide on brain study, coroner says

     
    Junior Seau died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest, the San Diego County medical examiner concluded Thursday after a forensic autopsy including a "full examination of (the) decedent's body and organs." In a news release, the medical examiner'...
  • Junior Seau's parents join in singing 'Amazing Grace'

     
    The parents of Junior Seau made a tearful appearance outside his home Thursday night, thanking the swelling crowd, and all of the San Diego region, for showing such admiration and love for their son. "Thank you so much," Tiaina Seau......
  • Coast Guardsman died of head trauma in suspected-smuggler confrontation

     
    A veteran U.S. Coast Guard chief petty officer from Hermosa Beach killed Sunday after suspected smugglers in a panga rammed his vessel off the Ventura County coast died of severe head trauma, officials said. Chief Petty Officer Terrell Horne III,......
  • Rally planned for skateboarder allegedly beaten by police

     
    A community rally is scheduled this afternoon in support of a Venice skateboarder who alleges that he was racially profiled and beaten up by Los Angeles police....
  • Sports doctor answers: 'Would I let my son play football?'

     
    A sports doctor tells us why he would allow his son to play football....
  • Cyclist suffers major head trauma in crash with car

     
    A motorist hit and severely injured a cyclist in Costa Mesa on Monday, police said. The 26-year-old driver, whose identity is being withheld, of a 2009 Toyota Corolla hit the 40-year-old cyclist from behind in the 1200 block of Victoria......