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  • NFL could expand playoffs by two teams in time for 2014 season

    NFL could expand playoffs by two teams in time for 2014 season
    ORLANDO, Fla. — There is a good chance the NFL will expand the playoff field from 12 to 14 teams, and the change could come as early as the upcoming season. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, speaking Wednesday at the conclusion of the league’s...
  • Roy Simmons dies at 57; NFL player later came out as gay

    The ability to disguise is valued in football, as it is essential to fooling an opponent. In a sense, offensive lineman Roy Simmons was better at concealing than most. Simmons hid his homosexuality from his New York Giants and Washington Redskins...
  • Thursday's local multi-sport college roundup: ODU lineman, JMU players set to compete in NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

    Football: Former Old Dominion offensive lineman D.J. Morrell will participate in the 2014 NFL Players Association Collegiate Bowl at 6 p.m. Saturday in Carson, Calif. Morrell, a two-year starter for the Monarchs, will play for the National team and wear...
  • Towson, Morgan State players hope to make an impression at NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

    Jordan Love and Karim Barton played in relative obscurity as they finished their college football careers a few miles down the road from each other. Love was a starting cornerback for a Towson team that went to the NCAA Football Championship...
  • UConn's Stephen, Smallwood Invited To NFL Combine

    UConn's Stephen, Smallwood Invited To NFL Combine
    UConn's Shamar Stephen, a 6-foot-5, 320-pound senior nose tackle, and Yawin Smallwood, a 6-4, 236-pound junior linebacker, are among 300 or so players who will compete at the NFL combine Feb. 22-25 in Indianpolis.. The Huskies have several players eyeing...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'American Horror Story: Coven' on FX

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'American Horror Story: Coven' on FX
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 26 - Feb. 1, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials...
  • Former USC running back Dillon Baxter reverses field on Fiji trip

    Former USC running back Dillon Baxter reverses field on Fiji trip
    Dillon Baxter was removed from USC’s program three years ago, but the running back is still making headlines. Baxter transferred briefly to San Diego State and finished his career last season at Baker University, an NAIA school in Kansas. He was...
  • Richie Incognito-Jonathan Martin timeline

    Richie Incognito-Jonathan Martin timeline
    As the NFL investigation into the Jonathan Martin-Richie Incognito-Miami Dolphins affair winds down, here is the timeline of the debacle: Oct. 28, 2013: Martin, the Dolphins’ 2012 second-round pick out of Stanford, stormed out of the team...
  • What are the facts of the Dolphins' bullying scandal?

    Sometimes facts get lost in the avalanche of opinion, spin, and the soap opera aspect of feuds. That appears to be the case in the Miami Dolphins' bullying scandal, which sideswiped the team's 2013 season. Let us pretend we're a jury and simply...
  • Tony Dungy and Joe Philbin discuss the Dolphins' bullying saga

    Tony Dungy and Joe Philbin discuss the Dolphins' bullying saga
    Former NFL coach Tony Dungy claims his recent conversation with Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin about his interview with disgruntled Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin wasn’t ¬†confrontational. During a Tuesday morning interview...
  • Financial pointers for the 99%

    When Liz Davidson told friends 15 years ago that she was quitting her job running a hedge fund, they thought she was misguided. Then Davidson revealed her new career plan, and they thought she was really nuts. She launched a company that gives...