| Jul 9, 2014
Starting right tackle Lane Johnson is expected to miss the first quarter of the season for the Eagles due to positive drug test, joining already suspended special teams standout Jake Knott. Although these roster restrictions are not the ideal way......
| Aug 31, 2014
| 5:27 PM
The Kansas City Chiefs signed quarterback Alex Smith to a long-term contract, the team announced Sunday.
The Chiefs did not disclose terms of the deal, but multiple media outlets reported it was a four-year, $68 million contract, with $45 million of...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 7:36 PM
— Shockwaves from the trade have long since dissipated, but Philadelphia Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans can remember the mixed feelings whenever there's a trigger.
Naturally, as he prepares to face his old team for the first time, this week...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 5:56 PM
We all need a friend, a partner, even a foil.
There was Romulus and Remus, Lewis and Clark, Martin and Lewis, Bert and Ernie — and now Phil and Marc.
The concurrent news conference celebrating a 3-5 start to the season probably was engineered to...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 2:13 PM
By Bob Gretz, The Sports Xchange
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs made two first-quarter touchdowns stand up as they rode that 14-point advantage to a 24-10 victory over the New York Jets on Sunday afternoon at Arrowhead Stadium.
| Oct 20, 2014
| 7:48 PM
The NFL is a passing league.
Peyton Manning has passed Brett Favre. Joe Flacco has passed Ben Roethlisberger. Philip Rivers has passed Johnny Unitas and Kurt Warner.
The season hasn't even reached the midway point, and records already are falling like...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Last week in parentheses.
1. Broncos 4-1 (2): Challenging stretch coming: 49ers and Chargers at home in five-day span and then a visit to the Patriots.
2. Chargers 5-1 (3): Rookie running back Branden Oliver has gone past 100 yards rushing in two...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 8:39 PM
GLENDALE — Mark McMillian admits he was a “hard-headed kid” when he came out of Granada Hills Kennedy High in the late-1980s.
He found his way to Glendale Community College to compete in track and field. However, with the help of two...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Sixteen years ago, before they hired Jon Gruden, the Oakland Raiders got a frigid dose of reality from the agent of the little-known, teenage-looking coach.
"Nobody's lining up for this job," said agent Bob LaMonte, essentially delivering an ice-...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 9:55 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Relief.
That was the prevailing mood late Sunday afternoon at Lincoln Financial Field after the Eagles held on to beat the Rams 34-28.
St. Louis, a mistake-prone team that seems doomed to an eighth straight losing season,...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 10:16 AM
At 69, he's still got quite a sharp memory. He can recall the majority of football players he's coached and the games that took place while he stood on the sidelines wearing a headset.
For John Cicuto, he's likely seen it all since he first arrived at...