| Jan 3, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Like the Arctic front sweeping across the country, the winds of change have whipped through the NFL this season and altered the landscape.
Nowhere is that more evident than the first day of the playoffs.
Walking the sidelines Saturday will be...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 11:14 AM
It may be the sheer awfulness of this Thursday's National Football League matchup, featuring the Houston Texans at the Jacksonville Jaguars -- two going-nowhere teams with five wins and 19 losses between them -- but the NFL's greedy push to load up its...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:34 AM
So much for the Astrodome’s new lease on life.
Voters rejected a countywide ballot measure Tuesday that would have raised more than $200 million to restore the domed stadium in Houston and turn it into a multipurpose event center. Prop. 2 failed...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 9:55 PM
DENVER — To the outside world, it's Peyton versus Tom — again — with a trip to the Super Bowl hanging in the balance.
Not surprisingly, that's not how the Denver Broncos quarterback views it.
"Tom Brady has just been an...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 6:35 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- In his second season as a starter, Colin Kaepernick improved to 3-0 in road playoff games, but it will take a successful journey to the most hostile environment in the NFL for the 49ers to repeat as NFC champions.
| Jan 13, 2014
| 5:52 PM
The Tennessee Titans wrapped up their coaching search Monday by hiring San Diego offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt as their new head coach and 17th in franchise history.
"Ken is a well-respected coach in this league and I am looking forward to seeing...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 6:57 PM
The Minnesota Vikings have hired Cincinnati Bengals' defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer as their head coach, according to a person with knowledge of the process who spoke Wednesday to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because Zimmer's contract...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Remember the iconic "1984" Super Bowl ad from Apple? Or the ad that had Mean Joe Greene giving his jersey to a kid? Or the Larry Bird vs. Michael Jordan ad where they are trying to one-up each other at shooting? Finally, there's a website where you...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Friends know: When you've got a fruit tree that's going crazy, call Erika Kerekes.
"I can't pass it up," said the Santa Monica woman who writes the food blog In Erika's Kitchen. "I'm constantly finding myself with a big basket of fruit thinking 'What am...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:06 PM
Gary Kubiak pulled the Texans out of the NFL basement and remains the only coach to take them to the playoffs.
That wasn't enough to save his job, not with the Texans mired in an 11-game skid that has dropped them back to the bottom of the league....
| Dec 31, 2013
A man accused of making prank calls to several well-known sports coaches and then illegally recording them pleaded not guilty Monday to one felony count of eavesdropping.
Prosecutors have said that Kenneth Edward Tarr, 32, posed as a recruiter for pro...