| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Cupid's juiced. Lance Armstrong's head is corked. Is there anything left to love about modern sports, the apparent bastion of liars, cheats and psychopaths?
Well, here are 100 Valentines dedicated to all that's still good about sports. "There are really...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 5:17 PM
NEW ORLEANS — John Harbaugh, coach of the Baltimore Ravens, stepped onto the convention center stage wearing a suit, a tie and a smile.
Jim Harbaugh, coach of the San Francisco 49ers, followed him wearing khakis, sweatshirt and a stare.
| Jan 16, 2013
| 6:15 PM
Chip Kelly's about-face decision to accept the Philadelphia Eagles job immediately makes the National Football League more interesting and college football less interesting.
This is different from Nick Saban leaving Alabama for the pros, where he...
| Dec 31, 2012
Two thousand steps forward.
Two big steps back.
On a Sunday when Minnesota's Adrian Peterson became the seventh NFL player to run for 2,000 yards — coming within nine of breaking Eric Dickerson's season rushing record — two teams backpedaled...
| Jan 3, 2013
— The bumper sticker for this year's Fiesta Bowl could be: "They have only themselves to blame."
Kansas State (11-1) and Oregon (11-1), playing Thursday night, would be playing for the national title had the season ended the afternoon of Nov. 17....
| Dec 24, 2012
Indianapolis is in, Pittsburgh is out, and Colts interim Coach Bruce Arians has to be pinching himself.
Arians, fired as Pittsburgh's offensive coordinator after last season, has coached the Colts to a wildly improbable playoff berth one season after...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 6:39 PM
In April, three rounds after they made Robert Griffin III the second pick in the draft, the Washington Redskins selected Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins.
A lot of people scratched their heads at that. Why would a team with plenty of holes to fill...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Matt Barkley's wait is finally over.
USC's quarterback was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles with the first pick in the fourth round of the NFL draft on Saturday morning.
Eagles Coach Chip Kelly watched Barkley for four years while coaching at...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 12:46 PM
How good is UCLA punter Jeff Locke?
He was the first punter taken in the NFL draft and only the 22nd punter drafted in the last 10 years.
Locke was picked in the fifth round, the 115th selection overall this week, by the Minnesota Vikings. Only...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 4:04 PM
End of an era.
UCLA guard Jeff Baca was drafted in the sixth round by the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. He is the first UCLA offensive lineman selected by an NFL team this century.
Tackle Kris Farris was taken in the third round by the Pittsburgh...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 10:35 AM
"Mr. Irrelevant," the nickname given to the final pick in the NFL draft, is Justice Cunningham, a tight end from South Carolina who was selected by the Indianapolis Colts with the 254th choice on Saturday.
The 6-foot-4, 264-pounder was actually called...