| 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...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Even the face of the NFL Network occasionally gets stopped at the line of scrimmage.
Sportscaster Rich Eisen is trying to get across the field at the University of Phoenix Stadium, where he's supposed to host his network's...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:55 PM
The Kansas City Chiefs are 9-0 and the NFL's only undefeated team.
But how good are they, really?
We'll know a lot more Sunday when the Chiefs play at Denver in a pivotal AFC West showdown.
None of the teams the Chiefs have beaten have a winning...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:59 AM
Ed Reed has been a huge disappointment in Houston nine games into the three-year, $15-million deal he signed with the Texans during the off-season.
And now it looks as if he won't even have the rest of the season, let alone the remainder of his...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 5:20 PM
One NFL coach falls ill on the golf course, and is undergoing open-heart surgery two days later. Another drops to his knees walking to the locker room at halftime of a nationally televised game, suffering what is later diagnosed as a mini-stroke.
| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Dick Butkus is ducking me. Won't return my calls, my e-mails.
The name's Lithuanian, you know — a verb, a proper noun, an act of war. You don't say it, you bark it. Like a big, flatulent truck backfiring up a hill.
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Looking back at Sunday's motor-racing action, including NASCAR's Chase for the Cup in New Hampshire and NHRA drag-racing in Texas, five things come to mind:
1. Jimmie Johnson is lurking. Yes, teammates Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch of Joe Gibbs Racing...
| 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,...
| 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 27, 2013
| 8:15 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — Devon Kennard is on the verge of earning a master's degree. His NFL draft stock is rising. And he leads a stingy USC defense that ranks among the best in college football.
He is not sure how much of that would have been possible had...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:29 PM
USC plays its first Pac-12 Conference South division game against Arizona State, which defeated the Trojans at Sun Devil Stadium in 2011. Staff writer Gary Klein examines the story lines:
Clancy Pendergast was the Arizona Cardinals'...