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  • PASSINGS: Barbara Jean Carnegie Berwald, Mike Lynn, William D. Pawley Jr., Sylvia Woods, Frank 'Pancho' Martin

    PASSINGS: Barbara Jean Carnegie Berwald, Mike Lynn, William D. Pawley Jr., Sylvia Woods, Frank 'Pancho' Martin
    Barbara Jean Carnegie Berwald Ex-wife of former Lakers owner Barbara Jean Carnegie Berwald, 94, the first wife of media and sports mogul Jack Kent Cooke whose record divorce settlement precipitated his sale of the Lakers, the Kings and the Forum to...
  • Peyton Manning is starting to get comfortable in a new city

    Peyton Manning is starting to get comfortable in a new city
    New city, new team, same Peyton Manning. That's how the Denver Broncos quarterback looked in Week 4, at least, carving up the Oakland Raiders by completing 30 of 38 passes for 338 yards with three touchdowns. "He's getting more comfortable," Coach...
  • Around the NFL, lost causes and found objects

    Around the NFL, lost causes and found objects
    Who says Tom Brady isn't a great scrambler? The Patriots quarterback was scrambling all over the New England sideline Sunday in Buffalo, frantically searching for his missing helmet before his team's first possession of the third quarter. He couldn't...
  • Change you can believe in? It's business as usual in the NFL

    Change you can believe in? It's business as usual in the NFL
    The 49ers couldn't lose. The Browns couldn't win. The Vikings were the sleepers. The Jets were the snorers. In the ever-changing NFL, though, that was . . . so last week. Everything was turned on its head Sunday — or knocked on its backside, as...
  • Quarterback change reiterates that NFL is foremost a business

    Quarterback change reiterates that NFL is foremost a business
    The NFL is a business. Easy to say. Hard to swallow. Nowhere was that more evident this week than in San Francisco, where Alex Smith officially lost his starting quarterback job to Colin Kaepernick, who had filled in for him after Smith suffered a...
  • In the NFL playoffs, momentum turns out to be momentary

    In the NFL playoffs, momentum turns out to be momentary
    SAN FRANCISCO — So much for momentum. Green Bay had it, having throttled Minnesota in the first round of the NFL playoffs. But the Packers were turned back by a San Francisco team that was two weeks removed from its worst loss of the season. The...
  • CBS' 'Big Bang Theory' tops ratings for first time this season

     
    Last week's episode of the CBS's "The Big Bang Therory" was No. 1 among adults aged 18 to 49 for the first time this season, according to Nielsen....
  • Alex Smith, the Bay Area's most improbable hero

    Alex Smith, the Bay Area's most improbable hero
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The most improbable, unbelievable throw by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith didn't even hit its intended target. It came last Saturday before Game 1 of the National League division series between the San Francisco...
  • Buffalo's off-season defensive moves have yet to pay off

    Buffalo's off-season defensive moves have yet to pay off
    After all that buzz about Buffalo's rebuilt defense, all those millions spent in free agency, the Bills are ranked 31st on that side of the ball. In the last two games — losses to New England and San Francisco — the Bills have surrendered 1,...
  • Colts, Bears are on the upswing in the NFL

    Colts, Bears are on the upswing in the NFL
    Lots of talk these days about swing states and which way they're leaning. So it's fitting that the most intriguing NFL stories are those teams and players that are in a dramatic state of swing. Take the Indianapolis Colts, for instance. At the end of...
  • Quarterback questions: Tony Romo, Matt Ryan have different issues

    Quarterback questions: Tony Romo, Matt Ryan have different issues
    The Dallas Cowboys play at Atlanta on Sunday in a game featuring a question-mark quarterback. Yes, he's shown flashes of excellence, but is he truly the player who can lift his franchise to greatness? Does success early in the season mean anything if he...