| Dec 29, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has been suspended for his team's playoff game in Dallas on Sunday, the NFL announced Monday.
Suh stepped on the lower leg of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers as Rodgers lay on the ground during...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Michigan made the statement it needed to, hiring Jim Harbaugh as coach. The Wolverines get someone who played for them, had a long NFL career as a player and has won as a coach at the college and NFL levels. There has been a lot of bad news associated...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 4:42 PM
LOS ANGELES — Just last week, Florida State University reportedly negotiated a contract extension that will pay football coach Jimbo Fisher an average salary of about $5.5 million a year.
That's an incredible amount of money.
But not nearly...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Detroit Lions defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh's one-game suspension for stepping on the leg of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has been overturned on appeal.
Instead of the suspension, appeals hearing officer Ted Cottrell ruled Tuesday...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Henry Melton is the one who got away from the Bears, a draft pick who panned out to become a high-level player they couldn't get under contract long term.
The defensive tackle returns Thursday night as the leader of the Cowboys pass rush. Although he...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Last week: 9-7 (6-9-1 against the spread). Season: 122-69-1 (100-91-1 against the spread).
at Bengals (8-3-1)
Bengals by 3 (over/under 47)
Ben Roethlisberger has owned Ohio, and the Steelers play teams in their division...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 10:17 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 8-8 (.500); season 153-86-1 (.640). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 6:16 AM
The Bears are in disarray at the end of coach Marc Trestman's second season and general manager Phil Emery's third. At 5-10, they must beat the Vikings on the road Sunday to avoid their worst record since 2004 — but their problems are deeper than...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 6:42 PM
One small stomp for man, one giant gulp for the Detroit Lions.
The NFL on Monday suspended Detroit center Dominic Raiola one game for stomping on the ankle of Chicago defensive tackle Ego Ferguson the day before.
That means the Lions will be without...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 8:24 PM
— Peyton Manning down. Tom Brady to go.
That's the task the Indianapolis Colts are facing after advancing to the AFC championship game for the first time since 2009. They got the best of one future Hall of Fame quarterback Sunday with their 24-...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 6:56 PM
Ron Gould received a package this week that left a knot in his throat.
It was an autographed Denver Broncos jersey, the No. 22 of running back C.J. Anderson, who led the NFL in rushing in November and in touchdowns in December.
"It brought tears to my...