| Feb 1, 2013
| 5:17 PM
NEW ORLEANS — John Harbaugh, coach of the Baltimore Ravens, stepped onto the convention center stage wearing a suit, a tie and a smile.
Jim Harbaugh, coach of the San Francisco 49ers, followed him wearing khakis, sweatshirt and a stare.
| Feb 2, 2013
| 4:45 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Just when this week's Super Bowl celebration reaches its bourbon-fueled, Cajun-spiced peak, the football player with the most to celebrate will be leaving.
On the 25th anniversary of the game in which he became the first and only...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 11:12 PM
NEW ORLEANS — It began with the light of the chorus from Sandy Hook Elementary school, saved children singing "America the Beautiful" in tiny voices that moved the soul.
It was then pitched into 34 minutes of a murky darkness, the power out, the...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 7:15 PM
NEW ORLEANS -- Seeing as the NFL is a copycat league, teams naturally want to emulate the blueprint of the franchise that wins it all.
So mark this down: Losing at the end of the regular season can be a good thing.
That's what the champion Baltimore...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 11:18 AM
In just two days, the slate will be set for Super Bowl XLVII, with either the Atlanta Falcons or San Francisco 49ers representing the NFC and the New England Patriots or Baltimore Ravens playing for the AFC.
But why wait till then? Join host Mark...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 10:59 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The Super Bowl will host two teams of destiny, but only one of them ended Sunday by wearing that destiny on its head like a lampshade and blowing through it like a party horn.
The Baltimore Ravens' 28-13 victory over the...
| Jan 11, 2013
Gambling isn't allowed in the NFL, but San Francisco 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh made a wager this season that would leave even the highest of high rollers weak in the knees.
He replaced hot-handed quarterback Alex Smith with Colin Kaepernick, a promising...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 6:55 PM
Stanford survived its 2011 season just fine without injured inside linebacker Shayne Skov.
The Cardinal almost won the Pac-12 Conference title and then almost won the Fiesta Bowl.
The defense, though, was a doughnut in the sense it had a hole in the...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 7:00 PM
Three years ago, the 14-0 Indianapolis Colts pulled Peyton Manning in the middle of their 15th game, and, instead of trying for a perfect season, coasted into the postseason with back-to-back losses.
It was a prime example of the mail-it-in attitude...
| Nov 22, 2012
My doctor recommends that I get more fun in my diet (vitamin F), so here I am at an ultimate Frisbee match between a school from Silver Lake and a team from Inglewood.
It you expect me to make a big deal about class distinction — haves and have-...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Oakland Raiders quarterback Jason Campbell said he will undergo surgery on his broken collarbone Monday and that he could be back in six weeks if everything goes well. Meanwhile, the Raiders are said to be seeking potential replacements, including...