| Jan 5, 2014
| 7:47 AM
Did a lucky bounce, or play, help quarterback Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts win their first-round playoff game Saturday when they staged the second-biggest comeback in NFL playoff history?
Think again. Sometimes you make your own luck, and that...
| Jan 12, 2014
Mike Tice, hired as the offensive line coach for the Atlanta Falcons earlier this week, could have an exciting few months ahead with some distractions off the field.
Tice is co-owner of the 3-year-old colt Midnight Hawk, who is two for two after...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 10:19 PM
Doctors offered a grim assessment of Michael Schumacher's head injuries Monday, providing no prognosis for the Formula One driving great after his skiing accident in the French Alps.
Schumacher has been put in a medically induced coma to relieve...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 5:00 PM
OAKLAND -- Jamaal Charles tied a franchise record with five touchdowns in a game, Alex Smith threw five scoring passes and the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Raiders, 56-31, on Sunday to clinch at least a wild-card spot.
The Chiefs (11-3) became the...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 4:56 PM
DETROIT — Calvin Johnson almost broke an NFL record, and could celebrate the feat because of a comeback capped by his quarterback.
Matthew Stafford's 1-yard lunge over a pile of linemen with 12 seconds left and Johnson's 329 yards receiving lifted...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:24 AM
After the coffee. Before the Time Warner earnings call.
The Skinny: Caught an episode of "The Mindy Project" last night and was pleasantly surprised. The show, in my view, has been inconsistent but Tuesday it showed some of its early promise. I know....
| 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...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:47 PM
The AFC has the Lombardi Trophy.
The NFC has everything else.
That is, the NFC boasts last season's most valuable player, Minnesota's Adrian Peterson; offensive rookie of the year, Washington's Robert Griffin III; defensive rookie of the year,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:16 AM
Three Atlanta radio hosts were fired Monday evening after making fun of former New Orleans Saints safety Steve Gleason, who is now confined to a wheelchair as he battles ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
Gleason wrote a column for Sports...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Brian Banks, who is fighting for a job with the Atlanta Falcons, said his debut in a preaseason game on Thursday night against the Cincinnati Bengals "was better than any roller-coaster ride you can ever get on."
Banks, a 28-year-old from Long Beach...
| 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....