| Sep 21, 2013
| 9:36 AM
Aldon Smith, the 49ers' All-Pro linebacker who was arrested Friday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence and marijuana possession, is expected to play Sunday, San Francisco Coach Jim Harbaugh told reporters.
"I expect Aldon — like...
| 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 15, 2013
| 6:14 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Big brother Manning got the better of his kid sibling, with lots of help from Denver's one-man ground game.
Peyton Manning didn't need another record-tying seven touchdown passes Sunday, settling for two in the Broncos' 41-...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Tim Tebow won a Heisman Trophy, a riveting playoff game and an international following.
On Saturday, he lost his third NFL job in 18 months. It might be hard to find another.
The quarterback with two big problems — throwing the ball and...
| 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...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:20 PM
Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson was suspended for one game for flagrant and repeat violations of NFL safety rules prohibiting hits to the head and neck area of defenseless players.
Goldson was penalized for unnecessary roughness in the second...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Fresh-faced Josh Berry has done his homework.
His tennis homework, that is.
The youtube.com sensation has extensively studied tennis stars, from the likes of Andy Murray, the now-retired Andy Roddick, Novak Djokovic and, of course, Rafael Nadal....
| Jun 15, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Remember when Kellen Winslow Jr. was going to be the next big thing at tight end in the NFL? Cleveland Browns fans and fantasy football players do, and the New York Jets think Winslow has something left to offer.
The Jets signed Winslow, who was the...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 8:30 PM
Just another ho-hum NFL Sunday.
Houston beat Jacksonville. Atlanta beat Arizona. Dallas beat Cleveland.
What else would you expect from three home teams favored by a combined 33 points?
Now, please excuse those winning teams as they strap on...
| Jul 9, 2012
Well before "Madden NFL" video games, there was a quirky tabletop toy called Electric Football.
Surely you remember it: Metal playing field. Two teams of 11 plastic football players, each standing on a rectangular base with prongs on the bottom and a...
| Sep 7, 2012
Art Modell, a marketing executive who helped negotiate the NFL's first television contract and later enraged fans when he moved the Cleveland Browns franchise to Baltimore, has died. He was 87.
Modell died Thursday of natural causes at Johns Hopkins...