| Dec 22, 2013
| 5:05 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Cam Newton threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Domenik Hixon with 23 seconds left Sunday to lift the Carolina Panthers to a 17-13 win over the New Orleans Saints and clinch the team's first playoff berth since 2008.
| Dec 27, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Going to Super Bowl XLVIII and need a place to stay?
New York Giants rookie safety Cooper Taylor has a deal for you.
In ads on Craigslist and Airbnb, Taylor and girlfriend Susan Carlson are offering their 900-square-foot condo in Rutherford, N.J. --...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 4:23 PM
At 2-13, the Houston Texans have the inside track on the No. 1 overall pick in May's NFL draft.
But if the Texans were to win at Tennessee on Sunday, and Washington were to lose at the New York Giants, the Redskins, who had a weaker schedule, would...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 12:45 PM
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...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 9:59 AM
NFL Black Monday is here, the traditional day when teams fire their head coach. The ax has fallen multiple times already today. Here's a look at who is gone:
Lions fire Jim Schwartz
Jim Schwartz is out in Detroit.
The Lions fired their coach...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 2:07 PM
A year ago, Bludso's Bar-&-Que on La Brea Avenue opened on Super Bowl Sunday, serving the first of its smoked brisket, ribs, pulled pork, mac 'n' cheese, baked beans and rib tips. For Super Bowl 2014, Bludso's is celebrating with $20-per-person all-you-...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 2:07 PM
For a decade, the National Football League made getting its NFL Network up and running and fully distributed a top priority.
Now that those goals have been pretty much achieved, the league is considering some moves that could be seen as reducing the...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:31 AM
Steven Hauschka is a football genius.
The Seattle kicker was sent out to attempt a 53-yard field goal early in the fourth quarter of Sunday's NFC championship game against San Francisco. If successful, the kick would have pulled the Seahawks to within...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 5:47 PM
They coach the same game, with the same-sized fields and same oblong ball. They both wear whistles, headsets and sunglasses that hide sleep-starved eyes closer to Xs than O's.
But the difference between being a head football coach in college and the NFL...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:27 PM
A snowbound Super Bowl?
If last weekend's NFL games reminded us of anything, it's that snow makes everything interesting. It turns the nation's No. 1 sport into a goofy game show, with contestants struggling to perform impossible tasks,...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 4:26 PM
It's a strange week when Washington Coach Mike Shanahan is rolling the dice by taking out the healthy-enough Robert Griffin III, and Chicago Coach Marc Trestman is rolling the dice by putting in the healthy-enough Jay Cutler.
If Cutler doesn't match...