| Aug 4, 2013
| 9:35 PM
Clancy Pendergast nearly lost his voice.
Two days into USC's training camp, the new defensive coordinator was speaking with a distinct rasp.
"Just talking to a lot of different guys," Pendergast said after practice Sunday. "It's an active voice, I...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:47 PM
The AFC has the Lombardi Trophy.
The NFC has everything else.
That is, the NFC boasts last season's most valuable player, Minnesota's Adrian Peterson; offensive rookie of the year, Washington's Robert Griffin III; defensive rookie of the year,...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:15 AM
The obituary of Scott E. Entsminger describes the late Mansfield, Ohio, resident as a fun-loving guy and a lifelong Cleveland Browns fan.
That may explain a playful zinger aimed at his beloved team that was tucked in the middle of the obituary, which...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Two years ago, Miami lost in the NBA Finals during the first year of the Big Three era. Last year, the Heat took the extra step and emerged as the league champion.
Now LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and their Heat teammates are a game away from...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:03 AM
A worker died in an accident Tuesday at the construction site of the San Francisco 49ers' new stadium in Santa Clara, a city spokesman said.
Few details were immediately available about the accident, which occurred about 6:45 a.m. and involved an...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Just think ... if Bill Parcells had never left New England back in 1996, the team might have a future Hall of Fame coach right now and maybe several Lombardi trophies in their possession as well.
Oh, uh, wait a minute ... that's actually happened,...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 8:52 AM
| Jan 29, 2013
| 8:32 PM
NEW ORLEANS — On a glittery stage in a giant football arena, a smiling Ray Lewis is speaking to dozens of journalists about playing this Super Bowl for a higher power.
"Rings fade, they tarnish, but the relationship I have with Him will never die,...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 8:10 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — So much for momentum.
Green Bay had it, having throttled Minnesota in the first round of the NFL playoffs. But the Packers were turned back by a San Francisco team that was two weeks removed from its worst loss of the season.
| Jan 9, 2013
| 9:13 PM
All nine members of the Legislature's black caucus are urging state officials to scrap parts of a deal that would allow USC to run the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The lawmakers, who said they support the idea of USC managing......