| Aug 27, 2013
| 6:14 PM
In one of the biggest moments of his NFL career, Joe Flacco started counting.
There were six San Francisco 49ers defenders breathing on the Ravens offensive line. All-Pro pass rusher Aldon Smith walked in from the slot to join them. The strong safety,...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 9:36 AM
Aldon Smith, the 49ers' All-Pro linebacker who was arrested Friday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence and marijuana possession, is expected to play Sunday, San Francisco Coach Jim Harbaugh told reporters.
"I expect Aldon — like...
| May 6, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Even if Bryant McKinnie does not prove to be an upgrade over Michael Oher, his return to the Ravens and the left tackle position should at least strengthen the Ravens at left guard and right tackle, where Oher will likely play.
Make no mistake, though,...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:04 PM
San Francisco 49ers all-pro linebacker Aldon Smith has been charged with three felony counts related to possession of illegal weapons and is expected to surrender to authorities later this month, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
Smith, 24, is accused of...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:28 AM
The PGA and NBC announced Friday that the the Ryder Cup, the most prestigious team event in golf, will stay on the network through 2030. NBC has televised the competition since 1991.
This agreement features new programming and special coverage of the...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:57 PM
USC offensive coordinator Clay Helton will call plays for the Trojans for the first time Thursday night against Arizona.
Tight end Xavier Grimble can't wait.
Interim Coach Ed Orgeron has said he wants Helton to spread the ball around more. And with...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:29 PM
University of Minnesota football Coach Jerry Kill said Thursday he is taking a leave from his duties to continue medical treatment for his epileptic seizures.
"My wife Rebecca, myself and our two daughters want to thank everyone for their prayers and...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 8:46 AM
Daylight saving time ended this weekend, which leaves us bracing for four months of early sunsets.
The Bears are also entering their own traditional period of darkness, which this year involves a groin injury to Jay Cutler and a still-aging and still-...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 12:48 PM
The same day Jeff Ireland was removed this week Tom Gambles name surfaced as the front runner to replace him as the Miami Dolphins General Manager.
The Dolphins have finally sought permission to interview Gamble, who just finished up his first season as...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 9:45 PM
SEATTLE — The Seattle Seahawks are heading to their second Super Bowl — and they have their smothering defense to thank.
All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman made a huge play Sunday evening to preserve a 23-17 victory over the San Francisco...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 5:52 PM
The San Francisco 49ers practiced for the first time this week on Wednesday and listed a few players on the injury report.
Linebacker Ahmad Brooks (shoulder) and tight end Garrett Celek (foot) didn't practice.
Limited for the 49ers: cornerback Tarell...