| 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 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-...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Super Bowl fans can prepare to pay double for the best seats.
The NFL expects the most expensive tickets for its championship game will be about $2,600 each for 9,000 premium seats for the Feb. 2 game at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Ratings numbers for "Breaking Bad" aren't out yet, so we'll have to wait and see if Sunday night's finale of the popular series reaches or tops the 8 million viewers that were expected to tune in.
On the major networks, NBC easily won the night with...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:38 PM
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress will have surgery Monday to repair an injury in his right shoulder and is out indefinitely.
Coach Mike Tomlin called the damage to Burress' shoulder "significant" but declined to specify the exact nature...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:28 PM
The dream of playing in this year's regular season of the NFL ended Friday for Brian Banks, a standout football player from Long Beach Polytechnic, who spent five years in prison before his rape conviction was overturned.
Banks, 27, signed with the...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has signed a six-year contract extension, reportedly worth more than $55 million.
Cushing was in the last year of the deal he signed as a rookie in 2009. The 26-year-old from USC returned to the field this...
| 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...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:42 AM
Tony Gonzalez, one of the greatest NFL players of all time, is going to play one more season of football, but he's already thinking about the future -- and it includes mobile apps.
The Atlanta Falcons tight end and Southern California native has...