| Dec 7, 2013
| 5:28 PM
The Pac-12 Conference has changed, and UCLA seems to be keeping up with the cash-and-carry-the-day crowd.
There was a time, just a few years ago, that UCLA didn't retain football coaches; it fired them. Bob Toledo, Karl Dorrell and Rick Neuheisel all...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:35 PM
On a snowy, blustery, miserable day elsewhere in the NFL, the San Francisco 49ers played in sunshine and basked in the relatively warm winds of change.
They beat Seattle at home, 19-17, reversing the flow after lopsided losses to the Seahawks in...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 4:26 PM
It's a strange week when Washington Coach Mike Shanahan is rolling the dice by taking out the healthy-enough Robert Griffin III, and Chicago Coach Marc Trestman is rolling the dice by putting in the healthy-enough Jay Cutler.
If Cutler doesn't match...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 7:36 PM
The Denver Broncos have been stacking up victories all season. Sunday, they served Kansas City a special order:
A quadruple Decker.
Eric Decker caught four touchdown passes from Peyton Manning to lift the Broncos to a 35-28 victory over the Chiefs...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:01 PM
One team celebrated its Super Bowl invitation by angrily stomping across a rain-splattered patch of downtown pavement. The other team tearfully skipped around a bright mountain meadow.
One team's fans celebrated their Super Bowl invitation when a few...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 8:08 PM
As the final seconds wound down in Sunday's game against Dallas, Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford frantically urged his teammates to the line of scrimmage. He gestured wildly, giving everyone the impression he planned to spike the football to stop the...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 8:00 PM
Talk about a quarterback scramble.
Through the first seven weeks of the NFL season, nine teams have started at least two quarterbacks — Minnesota has started three — and this weekend you'll be able to add Chicago and St. Louis to that list....
| Dec 29, 2013
| 7:12 PM
Black Monday arrived early for Browns Coach Rob Chudzinski, who was fired Sunday evening at the end of his first season after a 20-7 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The loss was the seventh in a row for Cleveland, which had started the season 4-5....
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:07 PM
NFL teams turn to the familiar at this time of year.
Green Bay, New England, Indianapolis, Philadelphia and others prepare for the playoffs.
Teams such as Detroit, Washington and Tampa Bay fire their coaches.
Cleveland cycles through coaches with...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 10:37 PM
No one is safe in the topsy-turvy NFL.
The Buffalo Bills are on their third starting quarterback, yet they matched the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs score for score until the fourth quarter. The Chiefs won, 23-13, in a game that was closer than the...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 9:25 PM
Tyrann Mathieu was a third-round gamble. Nobody wanted Vontaze Burfict. Josh McCown's career as a journeyman NFL quarterback was ostensibly over, and he was coaching high school football in North Carolina. And Danny Woodhead? He's been overlooked forever....