| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:17 PM
The Los Angeles Rams huddled inside the Dew Drop Inn Tavern. Though less than 48 hours remained until kickoff, the group of about 20 quietly agreed that it didn't want to play.
The pictures on the television in the bar were more captivating than the...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 9:06 PM
Alabama played lousy and Auburn got lucky, but nothing changes as another November starts to coalesce around SEC headquarters in Birmingham, Ala.
It's almost like the swallows returning to Capistrano.
When undefeated Auburn was left out of the BCS...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:05 PM
The Denver Broncos are smarting in the aftermath of their collapse at New England.
But are they smarter?
"I think that's the test of football teams," quarterback Peyton Manning said in the wee hours of Monday morning on the East Coast, after the...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:55 PM
A visit by an NFL special investigator is enough to make even a 6-foot-8, 360-pound tackle quake.
Bryant McKinnie, a 12th-year pro, was among the Miami Dolphins still waiting Tuesday to be interviewed by New York attorney Ted Wells and his staff in...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Eagles quarterback Nick Foles has been named Philadelphia's starter for the rest of the season.
Coach Chip Kelly made the announcement Tuesday as the team returned from its bye week and began preparations for the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.
| 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 17, 2013
| 4:22 PM
I've been tossing and turning all night. I'm hearing the crowd roar. I'm seeing UCLA Coach Jim Mora and USC Coach Ed Orgeron smiling on the sideline. I'm watching exuberant fans dance in the stands.
On one side of the field is unbeaten Bellflower St....
| Nov 3, 2013
| 4:44 PM
OAKLAND -- Nick Foles tied an NFL record with seven touchdown passes and threw for 406 yards to revitalize a struggling offense for the Philadelphia Eagles in a 49-20 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.
Foles connected three times with Riley...
| 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...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Jay Cutler's time away proved shorter than the Chicago Bears originally expected.
After missing one game, the quarterback will return Sunday to face the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field following a groin tear suffered Oct. 20. Team officials originally...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Anger prevents me from being as eloquent as Bill Dwyre [Nov. 7]. If the accusations are true, what Richie Incognito did was disgusting. It not only doesn't belong in football, it doesn't belong anywhere.
His teammates defend him? Either they're stupid...