| Jan 27, 2014
| 3:48 PM
I have in my possession a copy of the super-secret official Oakland Raiderettes handbook, which outlines employment policies that are the subject of a class-action lawsuit, and also promises to teach “elite etiquette” to “football’...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:30 AM
If the Seattle Seahawks' ferocious defense isn't enough to make Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning sweat on Super Bowl Sunday, how about the prospect of allowing a city's museum-goers to get thrown for another loss?
Besides the Vince Lombardi...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 4:12 PM
JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Pete Carroll sits back in his chair, grins and starts to chuckle.
For the second time in as many days, he has stood before busloads of reporters in a hotel ballroom, answering questions that will be repeated in unending...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Sports commentator and former NFL player Darren Sharper was arrested Friday in Los Angeles on suspicion of rape, authorities said.
Los Angeles police said the 38-year-old had been linked to sexual assaults that took place in West Los Angeles last...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 11:07 AM
There are four wild-card games this weekend as the NFL playoffs get underway, and according to Times NFL analyst Sam Farmer, there's no obvious favorite in any of the games.
"That's the overriding theme this weekend," he said. "There's no chalk in the...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 10:00 PM
The Miami Dolphins beat the New England Patriots on Sunday for the first time in the last eight tries.
That prompted high-fives in Denver, high anxiety in San Diego . . . and an extremely low word count in Tom Brady's postgame news conference.
| 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...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 5:52 PM
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin will miss Sunday's NFC championship game after he was not cleared by doctors following a concussion suffered in last week's playoff game against New Orleans.
Seattle Coach Pete Carroll announced Harvin's...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:13 PM
Two NFL players violated league protocol on dealing with concussions in last weekend's wild-card playoff games, according to a document obtained by the Associated Press.
The document was a letter sent by the chairmen of the NFL's head, neck and spine...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 6:57 PM
The Minnesota Vikings have hired Cincinnati Bengals' defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer as their head coach, according to a person with knowledge of the process who spoke Wednesday to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because Zimmer's contract...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 8:25 PM
The Green Bay Packers have ruled out Aaron Rodgers for Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
It will be Green Bay's seventh straight game without Rodgers since the franchise quarterback fractured his left collarbone during the first series of a...