| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:08 PM
It is a truth universally acknowledged that football beats baseball in U.S. TV ratings. In fact, football beats everything. Because it's America's game and all.
Except for this month. The World Series match-up between the Boston Red Sox and the St....
| Nov 16, 2013
| 3:43 PM
The Kansas City Chiefs (9-0) are the NFL's only undefeated team, and quarterback Alex Smith is playing it close to the protective vest. He's ranked 27th in passing yards, yet has a league-low four interceptions.
Kansas City's defense leads in several...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:08 PM
They are the darlings of the NFL — Seattle, Denver, Kansas City, New Orleans, San Francisco — but it isn't always the November darlings that wind up lifting the Lombardi Trophy in February.
Last season, for instance, the eventual-champion...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 8:22 PM
So much for silver platters.
A couple of first-place NFL teams saw prime opportunities go poof Sunday, as they failed to make the most of their comeback chances.
The Chicago Bears, who were in a three-way tie for first in the NFC North, scored on a...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 10:38 PM
ST. LOUIS — The Seattle Seahawks completed a lousy night for St. Louis sports fans.
Russell Wilson threw two touchdown passes to Golden Tate, and the Seahawks made a dramatic goal-line stand in the final minute to preserve a 14-9 victory over...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:52 PM
Peyton Manning doesn't face Dallas too often, but the Denver quarterback isn't likely to be surprised by what he sees Sunday from Cowboys defenders.
"Peyton practiced against it for seven years," said Tony Dungy, Manning's former head coach in...
| 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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:57 PM
Ed Orgeron tried to be Pete Carroll.
When he left USC to become Mississippi's head coach in 2005, Orgeron said he attempted "to do everything we did here with Coach Carroll."
It did not go as planned.
"Some of them worked and some of them did not,"...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 4:10 PM
We see one side of Indianapolis quarterback Andrew Luck — the maturity, athleticism and solid decision-making.
His backup, veteran Matt Hasselbeck, has an inside perspective on Luck, and knows the challenge of attempting to keep pace both mentally...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 9:51 PM
The Denver Broncos can actually make a defensive play every so often.
And Tony Romo is still Tony Romo.
Those two truths kept the Broncos undefeated Sunday, as Denver held on to win at Dallas, 51-48, thanks in large part to a crucial error down the...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:00 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Matt Prater kicked a 28-yard field goal as time expired and Peyton Manning and Denver overcame the first 500-yard passing game in Dallas history to keep the Broncos unbeaten with a 51-48 victory over the Cowboys on Sunday.