| Feb 5, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Jared Lorenzen is a 320-pound former NFL quarterback who hasn't played in the league in six years.
So why is everyone suddenly making such a big deal about him?
It has a lot to do with a couple of Vine videos of him playing last weekend in the...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Long Beach Poly, a 19-time Southern Section champion, introduced former NFL player Antonio Pierce as its new football coach on Thursday.
Let's just say there's skeptics whether Pierce, who has no coaching experience, was the best choice for a program...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:58 PM
There’s something irresistible about cheerleaders standing up for their rights.
They represent an outdated notion about the decorative function of women in the male combat arena known as professional football. They are supposed to be grateful just...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 7:00 PM
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The Carrie Diaries The tension...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:30 AM
If the Seattle Seahawks' ferocious defense isn't enough to make Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning sweat on Super Bowl Sunday, how about the prospect of allowing a city's museum-goers to get thrown for another loss?
Besides the Vince Lombardi...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:56 AM
Pete Carroll has the Seattle Seahawks a win away from a Super Bowl title.
But that may not be the main reason he ran away with an ESPN poll that asked more than 320 NFL players which coach they'd most like to play for.
After all, look at some of the...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 11:14 PM
On another bizarre NFL Sunday, when Seattle lost at home for the first time in two years, Carolina secured its first playoff berth in five years, and a bunch of left-for-dead teams somehow maintained a postseason pulse, something very typical happened:...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:07 PM
NFL teams turn to the familiar at this time of year.
Green Bay, New England, Indianapolis, Philadelphia and others prepare for the playoffs.
Teams such as Detroit, Washington and Tampa Bay fire their coaches.
Cleveland cycles through coaches with...
| 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...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Philip Rivers hadn't even reached the airport after Sunday's game in Kansas City, and already his spirits had climbed to 35,000 feet. The San Diego quarterback said he was calling from the team bus, although it sounded closer to cloud nine.
"This is one...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 5:47 PM
They coach the same game, with the same-sized fields and same oblong ball. They both wear whistles, headsets and sunglasses that hide sleep-starved eyes closer to Xs than O's.
But the difference between being a head football coach in college and the NFL...