| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:48 AM
A fan fell to his death at Candlestick Park during the Packers-49ers game, and two more were injured in a fall at the end of the Raiders-Colts game.
In San Francisco, a man who appeared to be in his 30s and reportedly looked intoxicated fell from an...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:19 PM
As far as the NFL and Los Angeles go, all is quiet on the Western front.
Or maybe we just need to look more closely.
The leading location remains AEG's downtown Farmers Field. Phil Anschutz's exclusive bargaining window is open until November 2014. It...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tom Brady's 17-yard touchdown pass to Kenbrell Thompkins with 5 seconds left gave the New England Patriots a wild 30-27 win and knocked the New Orleans Saints from the ranks of the unbeaten Sunday.
It capped a 70-yard drive in which...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 7:29 PM
Washington Redskins free safety Brandon Meriweather's dangerous habit of leading with his helmet will cost him two games, the latest sanction from a league determined to make the game safer by discouraging blows to the head.
The NFL announced Monday...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:00 AM
There are dozens of reasons why the NFL deserves to go away, to be banished from our sight forever. There are at least two reasons why that won't happen.
Tradition and Peyton Manning.
The Oct. 8 PBS show "A League of Denial" was a journalistic...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Case Keenum, who hasn't played in a meaningful game since he was in college back in January 2012, will start at quarterback for the Houston Texans this Sunday in one of the tougher environments in the NFL.
Keenum will make his first appearance in a...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:30 PM
A tale of two locker rooms.
Jim Harbaugh met his Stanford team for the first time in 2007.
Bo McNally, a Stanford safety from 2006-09, recalled: "He said, 'Look, we're going to be champions here. If you don't think it's possible, we don't want you...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 7:22 PM
The NFL hasn't lost a star or two, it has lost a constellation.
A slew of injuries Sunday either ended the seasons or severely hampered a host of prominent players, among them St. Louis quarterback Sam Bradford, Houston linebacker Brian Cushing and...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 1:06 PM
America’s worst fans? Right now, it’s a close race between the folks who “root” for the Houston Texans and those who “occupy” the seats at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park to cheer on the 49ers. With a “...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed a bill giving the National Football League an enormous break -- at the expense of players who get hurt, sometimes devastatingly, entertaining the fans. He should be ashamed.
The measure (AB 1309) may have been the most...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Matt Schaub deserves better.
Sure, he may have thrown three interceptions -- including a pick six for an NFL-record fourth straight game -- in the Houston Texans' 34-3 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday night. But he and his family shouldn't have...