| Jan 24, 2014
| 8:25 PM
Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has been fined $7,875 by the NFL for taunting the San Francisco 49ers during the final minute of the NFC championship game on Sunday in Seattle.
With 30 seconds left in the fourth quarter, Sherman deflected a pass...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 9:45 PM
SEATTLE — The Seattle Seahawks are heading to their second Super Bowl — and they have their smothering defense to thank.
All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman made a huge play Sunday evening to preserve a 23-17 victory over the San Francisco...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 4:23 PM
At 2-13, the Houston Texans have the inside track on the No. 1 overall pick in May's NFL draft.
But if the Texans were to win at Tennessee on Sunday, and Washington were to lose at the New York Giants, the Redskins, who had a weaker schedule, would...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 8:15 PM
They are scorching-hot as NFL coaches.
Their chairs, for the moment, are comfortably cool.
This season features an unusually high number of coach-of-the-year candidates, making that one of the more competitive races.
There's no time to campaign...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Will an Arctic chill play into the weather-worn hands of the Green Bay Packers?
The forecast calls for bitter cold Sunday afternoon when the Packers play host to San Francisco in the first round of the NFL playoffs, but that doesn't...
| Jan 6, 2014
Indianapolis and San Diego are moving on in the NFL playoffs.
And Sam Pagano is still catching his breath.
His older son, Chuck, is coach of the Colts, who erased a 28-point second-half deficit Saturday to stun Kansas City.
Sam's younger son, John,...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:21 PM
RENTON, Wash. — One side has five Super Bowl rings, six most-valuable-player awards, 35 Pro Bowls and 62 postseason starts.
On the other, the boundless promise of what might be.
There are eight remaining quarterbacks in the NFL playoffs, and...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Tim Christensen is the pastor of Gold Hill Lutheran Church in Butte, Mont.
He also is a die-hard fan of the San Francisco 49ers, whose NFL playoff game against the Carolina Panthers last Sunday just happened to be slated for the same time as one of...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith, who lost his job last season in San Francisco to Colin Kaepernick after an injury, has a chance to do something Sunday that has happened only once since the AFL-NFL merger.
Smith is attempting to win his...