| Oct 18, 2013
| 10:12 PM
Bum Phillips, the folksy Texas football icon who coached the NFL's Houston Oilers and New Orleans Saints, died Friday at his home in Goliad, Texas. He was 90 and had been in declining health.
"Bum is gone to Heaven," his son Wade Phillips, the Houston...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Not too long ago, Jim Irsay had one of the best quarterbacks in the history of the NFL on his roster.
But the Indianapolis Colts owner also has just one Super Bowl ring to show for his 14 years with four-time league MVP Peyton Manning calling the...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 8:13 AM
It figures to be one of the more interesting, and odd, NFL games this season, Denver's Peyton Manning returning to Indianapolis on Sunday to face the Colts for the first time.
Manning had no plans to discuss the Week 7 game after Sunday's victory over...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Kansas City Chiefs fans have had plenty to cheer about this season, and now they have reason to pat themselves on the back as well.
Chiefs fans set the world record for crowd noise in an outdoor stadium, reaching 137.5 decibels in the final minutes of a...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:47 PM
UCLA finally broke its jinx in the state of Utah with a hard-fought 34-27 win over the University of Utah at Rice-Eccles Stadium.
Was it easy?
Well, um, no.
UCLA had a 10-point lead and nearly blew it.
It came down to one last play and one last...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 9:08 AM
One of the most gruesome stories so far this NFL season could actually get even worse.
Arizona Cardinals free safety Rashad Johnson, who removed a glove during a game only to find part of his left middle finger still inside, is still in danger of losing...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 6:14 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Big brother Manning got the better of his kid sibling, with lots of help from Denver's one-man ground game.
Peyton Manning didn't need another record-tying seven touchdown passes Sunday, settling for two in the Broncos' 41-...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 10:17 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Drew Brees reminded a national audience why he's becoming Mr. Monday Night, and gave the Miami Dolphins another reason to regret not making a harder push to sign him when they had the chance seven years ago.
Brees passed for 413...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:45 PM
RENTON, Wash. — Marshawn Lynch once made the earth shake. Now, he does the same to Seattle Seahawks headquarters.
The Pro Bowl running back ambles into the locker room at lunchtime, attaches his smartphone to a speaker in his locker and cranks...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Johnny Manziel is about as big a star as you can find in college football — in status, that is, not in actual height.
After becoming the first freshman ever to win the Heisman Trophy, the Texas A&M quarterback hasn't let up this season, completing...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:44 PM
New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez expressed hope recently that he'd soon be ready to play again, but those plans may have to be put on hold because his injured throwing shoulder eventually may require surgery.
ESPN reported late Wednesday night...