| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:47 AM
He might not be a threat to Joey Chestnut or Takeru Kobayashi, but Mississippi State football Coach Dan Mullen has the technique and grace of the world's top competitive eaters.
Mullen displayed his gastrointestinal-challenging capabilities during...
| Oct 11, 2013
Sometimes, our expectations zig and the NFL zags.
Like a LeSean McCoy cutback, the league has taken some surprising turns in the first five weeks, with San Francisco stumbling (then regaining its footing), Atlanta doing a face plant, and Andrew Luck-led...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 10:40 PM
NEW YORK -- If there was any doubt, the NFL is still tackle football.
Five of the first 19 picks in the opening round of the 2013 draft were offensive tackles, including three of the first four selections. Three guards and a center went too on a...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 5:20 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Anquan Boldin's sensational San Francisco debut helped keep the 49ers on quite a roll against Green Bay.
And Vernon Davis did his part in a prolific passing game led by Colin Kaepernick in a 34-28 victory over the Packers on Sunday....
| Sep 8, 2013
| 1:19 PM
In each of the last 10 seasons, at least one team has gone from worst to first in its division. That's an NFL record.
So which team is going to do it this season?
The last-place finishers in 2012 were Buffalo, Cleveland, Jacksonville, Kansas City,...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 8:34 PM
As usual, the first weekend of the NFL season was an exercise in what we didn't know.
We thought: San Francisco's Colin Kaepernick would be hurting for receivers. We learned: Kaepernick, who had never thrown for 300 yards, finished with 412 yards and...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Words of encouragement to quarterbacks around the NFL: This too shall pass.
At some point soon, we'll have the answers to all the burning questions and lack of clarity surrounding the league's marquee position. The regular season starts this week,...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:50 PM
In keeping with tradition, the NFL sent questionnaires to its eight new head coaches during the off-season, quizzing them on random topics. Among the questions was, "Who has the hardest job in football?"
Answered Chip Kelly of the Philadelphia Eagles:...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:42 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles have an even higher gear, and Coach Chip Kelly is determined to find it.
Yes, the team that tore off 53 plays in the first half of Monday's 33-27 victory at Washington — more than the 49 plays the Carolina Panthers ran...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 8:40 PM
How did the San Diego Chargers prepare to face Philadelphia on a quick turnaround?
In part, they spent last week turning around quickly.
To prepare for Sunday's game at Philadelphia after a Monday night opener and to adjust to Chip Kelly's fast-...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 8:20 PM
The Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs still have perfect records.
The New England Patriots were only perfect when they needed to be.
In a frenetic finish that will be woven into Patriots lore, Tom Brady threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to rookie...