| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:55 PM
Quarterbacks are putting up gargantuan numbers. Yardage totals are rolling up like pennies on a gas pump. Defenses are scrambling to patch holes.
And power running backs are all but forgotten.
What used to be a cornerstone to building a strong...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:29 PM
ST. LOUIS — Colin Kaepernick threw two touchdown passes, Frank Gore had his first 100-yard game of the season and the San Francisco 49ers' defense stepped up without some of their stars in a 35-11 rout over the St. Louis Rams on Thursday night....
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:14 PM
Although the Washington State loss is bitterly disappointing for the USC faithful, in the long run, it may be a positive step in the right direction because it revealed, in unequivocal fashion before a large home crowd, the epic failures of Lane Kiffin....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Deion Sanders is far from the only present-day employee of the National Football League to have filed a workers’ compensation claim in California claiming head or brain injuries.
At least 43 present-day assistant coaches and front office personnel...
| 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...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 5:20 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Anquan Boldin's sensational San Francisco debut helped keep the 49ers on quite a roll against Green Bay.
And Vernon Davis did his part in a prolific passing game led by Colin Kaepernick in a 34-28 victory over the Packers on Sunday....
| Sep 8, 2013
| 10:42 AM
Never has an NFL player rushed for 2,000 yards in consecutive seasons, but Minnesota's Adrian Peterson is certainly off on the right foot.
The Vikings star and reigning NFL most valuable player tore off a 78-yard touchdown run on the first play from...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Eric Dickerson flew. So has time.
It has been 29 years since the former Los Angeles Rams star set the NFL's single-season rushing record — a span that matches his jersey number — and now the Hall of Fame back once again waits to see if his...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Thursday that he remained committed to luring a professional football team to the city after nearly two decades without one, but was not counting on one to spur economic growth downtown.
“I think having [the]...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 11:38 PM
The National Football League’s controversial injury legacy conjures images of powerfully built linebackers and fleet-footed running backs hobbled by years of brutal contact at the line of scrimmage.
Few pause to consider the humbler kicker....
| Aug 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
The Baltimore Ravens bolstered their receiving corps, agreeing in principle to a contract with tight end Dallas Clark,/b> and signing wideout Brandon Stokley to a one-year contract.
The team announced the deals Sunday.
The Ravens lost top tight end...