| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:08 PM
They are the darlings of the NFL — Seattle, Denver, Kansas City, New Orleans, San Francisco — but it isn't always the November darlings that wind up lifting the Lombardi Trophy in February.
Last season, for instance, the eventual-champion...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:58 PM
The Kansas City Chiefs deserve a lot of credit for getting off to a 9-0 start after finishing last season with an NFL-worst 2-14 record.
However, they did not invent the U-turn.
Although it isn't a common occurrence, several teams have made dramatic...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:55 PM
The Kansas City Chiefs are 9-0 and the NFL's only undefeated team.
But how good are they, really?
We'll know a lot more Sunday when the Chiefs play at Denver in a pivotal AFC West showdown.
None of the teams the Chiefs have beaten have a winning...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 8:22 PM
So much for silver platters.
A couple of first-place NFL teams saw prime opportunities go poof Sunday, as they failed to make the most of their comeback chances.
The Chicago Bears, who were in a three-way tie for first in the NFC North, scored on a...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Texans Coach Gary Kubiak has been cleared to leave a Houston hospital more than 24 hours after collapsing during halftime of his team's game against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday night, the Houston Chronicle is reporting.
But everything won't be...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Houston Texans Coach Gary Kubiak is "feeling good" Monday morning but remains hospitalized for additional testing to determine exactly why he collapsed at halftime Sunday night, an unnamed source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Dehydration is being...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 9:05 PM
HOUSTON -- Houston Coach Gary Kubiak was in stable condition late Sunday night after collapsing leaving the field at halftime of the Texans' 27-24 loss to the Indianapolis Colts.
Kubiak hunched over and dropped to his knees at the 24-yard line and was...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Kansas City hasn't lost. Jacksonville and Tampa Bay haven't won. Everybody else in the NFL has done a little of both.
Heading into the midway point of the regular season, 19 of 32 teams are at .500 or below.
That doesn't necessarily spell curtains for...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Sunday nights are usually an easy ratings win for NBC's big NFL games. However, with the fourth game of the World Series and a football game that ran into prime time, it looks like Fox was the highest-rated network this time.
That's according to early...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:56 PM
As the old TV series used to say, there are a million stories in the naked city. We'll touch on each in just a few sentences.
• Ben Howland coaches UCLA to a regular season Pac-12 basketball title and gets punked by Bruins brass. Vinny...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 9:35 AM
For the fifth week in a row, NBC won Monday night in prime time with its ratings juggernaut "The Voice" and its freshman hit "The Blacklist."
The network drew an average of 12.4 million viewers and a rating of 3.8 in the advertiser-desired 18-to-49 age...