| Jan 6, 2014
| 6:20 PM
The San Diego Chargers were the surprise team of the wild-card round in the NFL playoffs over the weekend, the seven-point underdogs pulling away from the Bengals at Cincinnati to move on to the divisional round.
The question is, can the Chargers,...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Jim Caldwell has been hired as the head coach of the Detroit Lions, according to multiple reports.
He replaces Jim Schwartz, who was fired after the Lions lost five of their last six games to fall from first place in the NFC North all the way out of...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 10:12 PM
Just when UCLA fans thought they had seen their breathtaking quarterback take every possible twist and turn in his two-year romp through the Bruins' increasingly florid football landscape, Brett Hundley showed his greatest move yet.
By standing still....
| 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 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...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Three of the four first-round NFL playoff games will feature rematches. Kansas City will play at Indianapolis on Saturday at 1:35 p.m. PST time on NBC. The Colts won at Kansas City, 23-7, on Dec. 22.
San Diego will play at Cincinnati on Sunday at 10:...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 10:10 PM
So … we meet again.
Three of this weekend's four NFL wild-card games are rematches from the regular season, with New Orleans at Philadelphia being the only first-time matchup.
The most recent of these meetings came two weeks ago when...
| 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 3, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Like the Arctic front sweeping across the country, the winds of change have whipped through the NFL this season and altered the landscape.
Nowhere is that more evident than the first day of the playoffs.
Walking the sidelines Saturday will be...
| 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,...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 1:36 PM
A man accused of making prank calls to several well-known current and former sports coaches, including a call to Super Bowl-winning Tony Dungy about a coaching job at USC, has been charged with one felony count of eavesdropping, the L.A. County district...