| Sep 8, 2013
| 8:34 PM
As usual, the first weekend of the NFL season was an exercise in what we didn't know.
We thought: San Francisco's Colin Kaepernick would be hurting for receivers. We learned: Kaepernick, who had never thrown for 300 yards, finished with 412 yards and...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:47 PM
The AFC has the Lombardi Trophy.
The NFC has everything else.
That is, the NFC boasts last season's most valuable player, Minnesota's Adrian Peterson; offensive rookie of the year, Washington's Robert Griffin III; defensive rookie of the year,...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 10:29 PM
New York Giants star receiver Victor Cruz signed a five-year contract extension that runs through the 2018 season.
Cruz was a restricted free agent with three years in the NFL. Last month, he signed a one-year, $2.879-million tender with the Giants, but...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Daunte Culpepper's 2006 signing with the Miami Dolphins was so disastrous that the repercussions are still being felt.
In a foreclosure case, the former NFL quarterback has lost a home he bought for about $3.6 million back when he was traded to the...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 7:57 AM
Adrian Peterson has a long way to go if he wants to reach his goal of an unprecedented 2,500 yards rushing this season.
The Minnesota running back's 93 yards with two touchdowns in the Vikings' 34-24 loss to the Detroit Lions on Sunday weren't bad,...
| 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...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:20 PM
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Stephen Morris threw two first-quarter touchdown passes, and Miami took advantage of Florida turnovers during four red-zone opportunities on the way to knocking off the 12th-ranked Gators, 21-16, on Saturday.
Duke Johnson added...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:37 PM
Broncos quarterback in first AFL season
Frank Tripucka, 85, who quarterbacked the Denver Broncos in their inaugural AFL season and later allowed his No. 18 to be unretired so Peyton Manning could wear it, died Thursday in Woodland Park,...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford just got a three-year contract extension and a raise in the neighborhood of $4.5 million a year.
Now the fifth-year quarterback needs to show he's worth the investment, meaning returning to the stellar form...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:03 PM
Clay Matthews, an assistant coach at Oaks Christian since 2003, has resigned. Matthews, a former All-Pro linebacker with the Cleveland Browns and the father of two NFL players, has been a key figure coaching defense for the Lions. -- Eric......
| Mar 26, 2013
Pianist and bandleader who fled Cuba
Bebo Valdes, 94, a renowned Cuban pianist who recorded with Nat King Cole, was bandleader of Havana's Tropicana nightclub during its glittering heyday and was considered the last luminary from the...