| Dec 19, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Two San Diego brothers were indicted Wednesday on suspicion of defrauding sports fans by convincing them to pay for tickets, hotel accommodations and airline flights for out-of-town events and then failing to provide "nearly all the services." Anthony...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The improbable dream is now even more unlikely.
The romantic idea of an NFL stadium at Chavez Ravine, one that overlooks downtown Los Angeles, was already a long shot. News that Frank McCourt is in position to demand some involvement only increases...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 7:46 PM
One would think that we've learned from bitter experience not to trust a word uttered by our major professional sports leagues.
Yet here they are trying to put another howler over on us. This is their assertion that retired pro athletes — many...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Coach transformed Fresno State football
Jim Sweeney, 83, who called Fresno State "a sleeping giant" when he arrived as its football coach in 1976 and then awakened the university — and the region — with 19 years of...
| Feb 2, 2013
LA JOLLA — Bob Zeman will do the same as millions Sunday. He will grab the remote, find an easy chair and turn on the Super Bowl.
"I still like the drama of the game," he says.
He won't exactly be a fan. More like an observer. He knows too much...
| May 30, 2013
| 4:30 PM
A day after signing with Denver, cornerback Quentin Jammer was on the practice field Thursday for the Broncos, getting used to playing for a team that was a division rival for so long.
“You look at this team and what they did last year and what...
| May 17, 2013
| 4:56 PM
The odyssey of the New York Jets' crowded offensive backfield took another turn Friday when running back Mike Goodson was arrested by New Jersey state police on suspicion of possessing drugs and a weapon.
Goodson was with Garant Evans, a 31-year-old man...
| May 18, 2013
| 11:10 AM
SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego Chargers agreed to a two-year deal Saturday with aging star pass rusher Dwight Freeney that could be worth $13.35 million.
The deal to bring Freeney to the Chargers came four days after outside linebacker Melvin Ingram tore...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Peyton Manning flaps his arms, stamps his foot and plays traffic cop, sending Denver Broncos teammates this way and that. All the while, the play clock is winding down.
Manning isn't just playing quarterback. He's playing chicken with the defense,...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 3:30 PM
On the edge of the Mojave, music promoter Pasquale Rotella staged a rave about 11 years ago that ended with a coroner's wagon rolling down desert roads.
Five people died of overdoses and drug-related car crashes during or shortly after the Nocturnal...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The draft will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in New York. Times NFL writer Sam Farmer examines team needs by division. Today, the West divisions:
Now that they have their quarterback in Alex Smith, the Kansas City Chiefs need...