| Aug 31, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Tim Tebow won a Heisman Trophy, a riveting playoff game and an international following.
On Saturday, he lost his third NFL job in 18 months. It might be hard to find another.
The quarterback with two big problems — throwing the ball and...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has signed a six-year contract extension, reportedly worth more than $55 million.
Cushing was in the last year of the deal he signed as a rookie in 2009. The 26-year-old from USC returned to the field this...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 8:34 PM
As usual, the first weekend of the NFL season was an exercise in what we didn't know.
We thought: San Francisco's Colin Kaepernick would be hurting for receivers. We learned: Kaepernick, who had never thrown for 300 yards, finished with 412 yards and...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:24 PM
PHOENIX — Philip Anschutz says he's ready to talk to the NFL about a stadium in downtown Los Angeles. The NFL says it's ready to talk to Anschutz.
Question is, will all that talking amount to anything real?
"I think it is a positive that Phil...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 10:59 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The Super Bowl will host two teams of destiny, but only one of them ended Sunday by wearing that destiny on its head like a lampshade and blowing through it like a party horn.
The Baltimore Ravens' 28-13 victory over the...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:52 AM
Retired San Diego Charger and NFL Pro Bowl linebacker Shawne Merriman overdosed Sunday night after ingesting an unspecified combination of alcohol and a drug, sources with knowledge of the case told The Times.
The sources would not specify his condition...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 11:37 PM
Hall of Fame football player David "Deacon" Jones, one of the Los Angeles Rams' heralded Fearsome Foursome whose outspoken persona and relentless pursuit of quarterbacks helped turn defensive linemen into stars, died Monday of natural causes at his home...
| May 13, 2013
Influential Christian philosopher taught at USC for 47 years
Dallas Willard, 77, an influential Christian philosopher who taught at USC for 47 years and chaired the philosophy department in the early 1980s, died Wednesday in Woodland...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 7:01 PM
NEW YORK — Say this for the 2013 quarterback class: They've learned how to slide.
Four of them were selected in the fourth round Saturday, two of whom — USC's Matt Barkley and Syracuse's Ryan Nassib — were widely believed to be first-...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Two years ago, the NFC West was a joke.
Four teams, four losing records. The Seattle Seahawks became the first team in history to win a division and reach the postseason at 7-9.
Fast forward to today, and the NFC West is, top to bottom, the best...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 4:36 PM
For the first time, the Super Bowl is going mobile. On Feb. 5, the National Football League will stream Super Bowl 46 to smartphones and tablets using Verizon's NFL Mobile app and online ant NFL.com and NBCSports.com....