| Sep 29, 2013
| 8:51 PM
Seattle, Denver, New England and Kansas City remained unblemished.
The rest of the NFL remained unbelievable.
Cleveland beat Cincinnati? The Browns were supposed to be cooked a couple weeks ago when they traded running back Trent Richardson to...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Ben Roethlisberger could have been speaking out of frustration.
The Pittsburgh Steelers' rally from a 17-point deficit in the fourth quarter Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings had fallen just short, leaving the quarterback's team at 0-4 for the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:29 PM
USC plays its first Pac-12 Conference South division game against Arizona State, which defeated the Trojans at Sun Devil Stadium in 2011. Staff writer Gary Klein examines the story lines:
Clancy Pendergast was the Arizona Cardinals'...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Ed Orgeron, USC's interim coach, has instilled a sense of fun in Trojans practices this week.
But lost somewhat amid Lane Kiffin's firing and Orgeron's attempt to re-energize players is that the Trojans gave up 62 points in their last game, a 62-41 loss...
| Oct 11, 2013
Sometimes, our expectations zig and the NFL zags.
Like a LeSean McCoy cutback, the league has taken some surprising turns in the first five weeks, with San Francisco stumbling (then regaining its footing), Atlanta doing a face plant, and Andrew Luck-led...
| 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 20, 2013
| 4:50 PM
PITTSBURGH -- Shaun Suisham drilled a 42-yard field goal with no time remaining to lift the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 19-16 victory over the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.
Suisham's fourth field goal of the day pushed the Steelers (2-4) to their second...
| 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 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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 10:17 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Drew Brees reminded a national audience why he's becoming Mr. Monday Night, and gave the Miami Dolphins another reason to regret not making a harder push to sign him when they had the chance seven years ago.
Brees passed for 413...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:32 PM
Ed Orgeron is known for his tenacity in recruiting prospects for USC.
Less than a week into his tenure as the Trojans' interim coach, he has also taken a stab at recruiting a coach.
Orgeron said Thursday that he had called former California coach Jeff...