| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:03 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New York Giants got their first win of the season Monday night by holding Adrian Peterson in check and converting Minnesota mistakes into a 23-7 victory.
The Giants began the season with six losses in which they were...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 4:56 PM
DETROIT — Calvin Johnson almost broke an NFL record, and could celebrate the feat because of a comeback capped by his quarterback.
Matthew Stafford's 1-yard lunge over a pile of linemen with 12 seconds left and Johnson's 329 yards receiving lifted...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Here's another adjective Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin can call his ill-timed two-step onto the field last Thursday night against Baltimore.
The NFL fined Tomlin $100,000 on Wednesday for interfering with Baltimore's Jacoby...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 1:30 PM
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning snubbed the San Diego Chargers once.
And, therefore, he is a woman.
That is the logic apparently used Sunday at the Chargers-Giants game in San Diego by a fan who was caught on camera holding a humongous...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:24 AM
After the coffee. Before the Time Warner earnings call.
The Skinny: Caught an episode of "The Mindy Project" last night and was pleasantly surprised. The show, in my view, has been inconsistent but Tuesday it showed some of its early promise. I know....
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Even the face of the NFL Network occasionally gets stopped at the line of scrimmage.
Sportscaster Rich Eisen is trying to get across the field at the University of Phoenix Stadium, where he's supposed to host his network's...
| Nov 12, 2013
So the secret is finally out: The National Football League is an anachronism. Not the game, which is as ever. But the league's culture.
The NFL's out-of-touch, out-of-time "context" has been on vivid display during the ongoing contretemps between...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 8:37 AM
A look at five NFL matchups -- and themes -- worth checking out Sunday:
1 ARE THEY REAL? The undefeated Kansas City Chiefs get their biggest test yet when they play at Denver on Sunday night. Peyton Manning is nursing sore ankles, but his throwing arm...
| 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...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 10:29 PM
New York Giants star receiver Victor Cruz signed a five-year contract extension that runs through the 2018 season.
Cruz was a restricted free agent with three years in the NFL. Last month, he signed a one-year, $2.879-million tender with the Giants, but...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:00 PM
Will this fall turn into the best sports season L.A. has ever seen?
Factor together a Dodgers World Series run, Doc Rivers' Clippers, Kobe's comeback, the Kings and the Galaxy, and you have a fall that L.A. sports fans may remember forever.