| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Jim Mora came to UCLA known as a hothead prone to bouts of spontaneous verbal combustion.
An out-of-town colleague put it to me this way: "You know he's crazy, right?"
Mora lived up to the reputation by screaming at assistant coaches and midlevel...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 7:36 PM
Mark Sanchez still has his sights set on returning to the field this season — as the New York Jets' starting quarterback.
But not right away.
Sanchez was placed on short-term injured reserve Saturday, meaning he will not be able to play for...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 7:08 AM
After the coffee. Before proclaiming next week's "Breaking Bad" to be the best episode of TV ever.
The Skinny: The bad news is that the Redskins are 0-2. The good news is they play in the NFC East, where everyone is mediocre. Still, if they don't...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 8:50 PM
Ryan Blaney, a 19-year-old rookie, earned his first NASCAR victory and gave Penske Racing's No. 22 Ford another Nationwide Series win as he held off Austin Dillon and overcame several late cautions to win the 300-mile race Saturday at Kentucky Speedway in...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:57 AM
Who's having the best NFL start among the undrafted rookies? Former Crespi tight end Joseph Fauria is certainly in the running.
He has caught a touchdown pass in each of his two games for the Detroit Lions. And he has finished the touchdown with the...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:37 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out what shows to drop from my DVR.
The Skinny: Last season, I got hooked on ABC's "Nashville." Unfortunately, the rest of the country didn't follow my lead, and ABC started to turn the show about country music artists...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 6:14 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Big brother Manning got the better of his kid sibling, with lots of help from Denver's one-man ground game.
Peyton Manning didn't need another record-tying seven touchdown passes Sunday, settling for two in the Broncos' 41-...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:34 AM
San Francisco linebacker Ahmad Brooks got a good, close look at Washington's Robert Griffin III on Monday night, delivering two of the 49ers' four sacks of the Redskins quarterback.
So Brooks might know what he's talking about when he offers this...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Robert Griffin III has plenty to worry about as a second-year quarterback with the struggling Washington Redskins, including criticism regarding his father's visit to the team's locker room after another loss on Monday night.
RG3 let the media know on...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Peyton Manning threw seven touchdown passes Thursday night in Denver's 49-27 throttling of Baltimore in the Kickoff Opener.
His dad, Archie, had three NFL seasons with at least 10 starts when he didn't throw seven all year.
Archie texted Peyton...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:42 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles have an even higher gear, and Coach Chip Kelly is determined to find it.
Yes, the team that tore off 53 plays in the first half of Monday's 33-27 victory at Washington — more than the 49 plays the Carolina Panthers ran...