| Dec 22, 2013
| 11:14 PM
On another bizarre NFL Sunday, when Seattle lost at home for the first time in two years, Carolina secured its first playoff berth in five years, and a bunch of left-for-dead teams somehow maintained a postseason pulse, something very typical happened:...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will miss the rest of the season due to a back injury, according to a report by ESPN that cites an unnamed league source.
The news comes at the worst possible time for the Cowboys (8-7), who play the Philadelphia...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 10:47 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Nick Foles and the Philadelphia Eagles completed a worst-to-first turnaround under rookie Coach Chip Kelly.
The Dallas Cowboys are stuck in second place and going home early again, and nobody can blame Tony Romo for the final...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 3:57 PM
The NFL has fined Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray $21,000 for leveling Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Damion Square. The league said Murray used the crown of his helmet to deliver the blow that sent Square to the ground.
The game officials...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 8:26 PM
The coldest weather in two decades began to settle over the Midwest on Sunday, prompting officials to warn of "life-threatening" temperatures that sent thermometers plunging and Americans scurrying indoors.
Schools canceled Monday classes because of the...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 7:47 AM
Did a lucky bounce, or play, help quarterback Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts win their first-round playoff game Saturday when they staged the second-biggest comeback in NFL playoff history?
Think again. Sometimes you make your own luck, and that...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:03 PM
OK, Panthers, once more with feeling.
For the second time in three weeks, the Carolina Panthers will face the New Orleans Saints in a high-stakes NFC South showdown that will go a long way toward bringing the playoff picture into focus.
Hanging in the...
| 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 30, 2013
| 9:30 AM
A nail-biter of a football game ruled Sunday night in TV ratings as the annual Kennedy Center Honors fell from last year.
The Philadelphia Eagles beat the Dallas Cowboys 24-22, drawing plenty of viewers for NBC's "Sunday Night Football." According to...
| 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 27, 2013
| 8:45 AM
The Boston Marathon bombing was named the sports story of the year Friday in a vote conducted by the Associated Press.
Ninety-six ballots were submitted by U.S. editors and news directors. Voters were asked to rank the top 10 sports stories of the year,...