| Dec 19, 2014
| 2:57 PM
A satirical sports website does a dead-on take of "Serial," the world's most downloaded podcast, as it tries to solve the mystery of who killed the 2014 Chicago Bears.
Reporter Sarah Koenig's weekly exploration into the mysterious circumstances of a...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 4:08 PM
Eat your vegetables!
Bobby Sena didn't want to sound like an old goat, but that was his message to neighborhood kids who were turning into blobs.
"They weren't going outside," he said. "They were playing video games and eating at fast-food...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 5:58 PM
When you've finished your season in bowls for more than two straight decades without a break, like Virginia Tech has done, there's a mountain of memories — both positive and negative — to cull through.
As Tech prepares for its 22nd...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 5:49 PM
There is no coach besides Joe Philbin who could walk away from the train wreck the last three years have been, who could be given the resources he is about to be given again, and return without question for a fourth season.
That's what Dolphins owner...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Thanksgiving is behind us, and now the real NFL season begins.
This is the homestretch, when the story is either the favorites maintaining their momentum, or written-off teams rising to the challenge, then getting hot in the playoffs, the way the New...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 10:33 PM
The Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 9-7 (.563); season 122-69-1 (.639). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 4:31 PM
Something's got to give.
The Green Bay Packers were 8-0 at home this season, averaging a league-best 39.8 points in those games.
Dallas was 8-0 on the road, averaging 34.4 points away from home, also tops in the NFL.
Sunday's divisional matchup...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 7:20 PM
Oh, the possibilities.
After 19 weeks of games, the NFL has narrowed its field to four teams — Seattle, Green Bay, New England and Indianapolis — with four possible Super Bowl permutations.
This weekend's conference title games are...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 7:12 PM
On a Sunday when Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady squared off for the first time in their illustrious NFL careers, and Johnny Manziel scored for the first time in his less-than-illustrious rookie season, it was another first that kept the San Diego Chargers in...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 1:25 PM
TAMPA, Fla. -- The Green Bay Packers' offense bounced back just enough to help them clinch a playoff spot as they beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20-3 on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium.
The Packers rebounded from a 21-13 loss at Buffalo last week but did...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill could join an elite group of his peers if he passes for 214 yards in Sunday's finale against the New York Jets.
Tannehill could become one of at least a dozen NFL quarterbacks to pass for 4,000 or more yards this...