| Jan 14, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Deion Sanders has come up with a way to make the Pro Bowl really interesting.
Now that's quite a feat. Too bad the NFL reportedly won't let the 46-year-old former defensive back go through with his plan of playing in the annual game.
In an attempt...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:03 PM
OK, Panthers, once more with feeling.
For the second time in three weeks, the Carolina Panthers will face the New Orleans Saints in a high-stakes NFC South showdown that will go a long way toward bringing the playoff picture into focus.
Hanging in the...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 7:00 PM
A man who swindled about $3 million from San Diego Chargers linebacker Dwight Freeney was sentenced Thursday to five years in federal prison, authorities said.
Michael A. Stern, 53, who pleaded guilty to a fraud charge in January, was also ordered to...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 10:11 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Andrew Luck and the Colts ruined Peyton Manning's return to Indianapolis and handed the Denver Broncos their first loss of the season.
Luck, who replaced Manning as quarterback of the Colts, threw for 228 yards and three touchdowns,...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:50 PM
It's hard to think of Jonathan Martin as a hapless victim of bullying. He's 6 foot 5, 312 pounds, with a Stanford education and a job he loves.
At least he seemed to love it until last week, when he walked away from the Miami Dolphins football team...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Todd Christensen, a five-time Pro Bowl tight end who helped the Raiders win two Super Bowls, died Wednesday morning during surgery in a Utah hospital. He was 57.
The news was posted on Facebook by Christensen's former BYU teammate Reno Mahe and...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:06 PM
The last time Cam Cleeland had two good eyes, a pillowcase was being pulled over his head.
It was 15 years ago in a University of Wisconsin La Crosse dormitory that housed New Orleans Saints players for training camp. Cleeland and his fellow rookies...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 10:07 AM
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Walter Thurmond, a former star at Oregon and West Covina High, will reportedly drop his appeal of a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy.
As first reported by NFL.com, the fourth-year pro will...
| Oct 11, 2013
Sometimes, our expectations zig and the NFL zags.
Like a LeSean McCoy cutback, the league has taken some surprising turns in the first five weeks, with San Francisco stumbling (then regaining its footing), Atlanta doing a face plant, and Andrew Luck-led...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Never mind that old notion about the backup quarterback being the most popular guy in town.
In the NFL, backup quarterbacks are suddenly the busiest guys in town.
A rash of injuries around the league has teams scrambling to get their reserve signal-...
| 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...