| Dec 15, 2013
| 9:59 PM
PITTSBURGH — Antonio Brown caught a touchdown pass and returned a punt for a score in a 64-second span in the first quarter, and the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Cincinnati Bengals, 30-20, on Sunday night.
Shaun Suisham added three field goals for...
| 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 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...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:19 PM
Washington Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan said Monday that Robert Griffin III's left knee is fine and that the quarterback should practice as scheduled Wednesday.
Griffin completed 15 of 30 passes for 132 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:52 PM
This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details.
Former Oakland Raiders linebacker Thomas Howard died early Monday in a high-speed crash that also killed another man, according to media reports.
A California Highway Patrol...
| 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 10, 2013
| 9:35 PM
Brad Keselowski passed Joey Logano for the lead with 16 laps to go, then held off Sam Hornish Jr. to win the Nationwide Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International on Saturday in a dominant performance for Penske Racing.
Keselowski, who finished...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed a bill giving the National Football League an enormous break -- at the expense of players who get hurt, sometimes devastatingly, entertaining the fans. He should be ashamed.
The measure (AB 1309) may have been the most...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Marcus Allen has seen enough. He's convinced.
The 1981 Heisman Trophy winner from USC said Ed Orgeron has sufficiently proved he deserves to drop the interim title and become the Trojans' head football coach. Allen isn't part of any selection committee,...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Dustin Keller will miss the season with a knee injury that leaves the Miami Dolphins without much experience at tight end, a position in which they were counting on an upgrade to enliven their offense in 2013.
Keller seriously injured his right knee...