| Nov 11, 2013
| 5:11 PM
The knock came on an afternoon in early September 1993, after Billy Watson returned home from the Los Angeles County Fair.
"I opened the door and there was a baby in a little carrier on the doorstep," Watson recalls. "It was like something you see in...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 8:10 AM
1. BATTLE OF 1812: Peyton Manning vs. Tom Brady always has the makings of a classic. New England is 9-4 against Manning with Bill Belichick as coach, but Peyton’s Broncos are on fire.
2. LONG VS. LONG: Chicago at St. Louis marks the first...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 11:05 PM
Eleven weeks of NFL Sundays are in the books, and this much is undeniable:
The Denver Broncos knocked the NFL's last remaining undefeated team off its perch Sunday night, beating the visiting Kansas City Chiefs, 27-17, to claim a...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 3:43 PM
The Kansas City Chiefs (9-0) are the NFL's only undefeated team, and quarterback Alex Smith is playing it close to the protective vest. He's ranked 27th in passing yards, yet has a league-low four interceptions.
Kansas City's defense leads in several...
| 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 19, 2013
| 9:47 AM
He might not be a threat to Joey Chestnut or Takeru Kobayashi, but Mississippi State football Coach Dan Mullen has the technique and grace of the world's top competitive eaters.
Mullen displayed his gastrointestinal-challenging capabilities during...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:19 PM
In April, the Oakland Raiders wanted Matt Barkley.
Sunday, they just might get him.
There's a good chance the Philadelphia Eagles might give the rookie from USC his first NFL start this weekend when they play at Oakland, a team that was angling to...
| 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...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 10:37 PM
No one is safe in the topsy-turvy NFL.
The Buffalo Bills are on their third starting quarterback, yet they matched the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs score for score until the fourth quarter. The Chiefs won, 23-13, in a game that was closer than the...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:49 PM
One of John Fox's favorite sayings is "Next man up."
Whenever a starter goes out, his replacement needs to step right in and keep things rolling.
This time, that next man up is defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio, who's in charge of the Denver...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:57 PM
Buffalo quarterback EJ Manuel could be coming back.
Philadelphia quarterback Nick Foles should be coming back.
Manuel, who has sat out a month with a sprained knee ligament, might be ready to return for the Bills' game Sunday at Pittsburgh.