| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Ed Orgeron, USC's interim coach, has instilled a sense of fun in Trojans practices this week.
But lost somewhat amid Lane Kiffin's firing and Orgeron's attempt to re-energize players is that the Trojans gave up 62 points in their last game, a 62-41 loss...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 5:41 PM
The Oakland Raiders released quarterback Matt Flynn on Monday, only six months after bringing him in to be the starter.
Oakland acquired Flynn in April from Seattle for a 2014 fifth-round draft pick and a conditional pick in 2015. The Raiders also...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tom Brady's 17-yard touchdown pass to Kenbrell Thompkins with 5 seconds left gave the New England Patriots a wild 30-27 win and knocked the New Orleans Saints from the ranks of the unbeaten Sunday.
It capped a 70-yard drive in which...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:20 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Russell Wilson was a loser in his NFL debut in Arizona 13 months ago.
Not so Thursday night.
Wilson threw for three touchdowns, Marshawn Lynch rushed for 91 yards and the Seattle Seahawks beat the Cardinals, 34-22.
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:56 PM
As the old TV series used to say, there are a million stories in the naked city. We'll touch on each in just a few sentences.
• Ben Howland coaches UCLA to a regular season Pac-12 basketball title and gets punked by Bruins brass. Vinny...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 1:06 PM
America’s worst fans? Right now, it’s a close race between the folks who “root” for the Houston Texans and those who “occupy” the seats at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park to cheer on the 49ers. With a “...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:04 PM
San Francisco 49ers all-pro linebacker Aldon Smith has been charged with three felony counts related to possession of illegal weapons and is expected to surrender to authorities later this month, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
Smith, 24, is accused of...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 9:08 AM
One of the most gruesome stories so far this NFL season could actually get even worse.
Arizona Cardinals free safety Rashad Johnson, who removed a glove during a game only to find part of his left middle finger still inside, is still in danger of losing...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 6:14 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Big brother Manning got the better of his kid sibling, with lots of help from Denver's one-man ground game.
Peyton Manning didn't need another record-tying seven touchdown passes Sunday, settling for two in the Broncos' 41-...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:49 AM
Rashad Johnson has a really cool football wound to show off.
And the Arizona Cardinals safety did just that Monday night, tweeting out photos of the left middle finger that is now missing the top portion after an injury that occurred during Sunday's...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 1:28 PM
After playing three consecutive games at the Coliseum, USC tight end Xavier Grimble and his teammates are looking forward to Saturday's game at Arizona State.
"There are some tough games ahead but this is what it's about -- bringing a team together,...