| Oct 20, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith, who lost his job last season in San Francisco to Colin Kaepernick after an injury, has a chance to do something Sunday that has happened only once since the AFL-NFL merger.
Smith is attempting to win his...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 10:17 PM
Josh Freeman has a new team, Minnesota has a new young quarterback and Tampa Bay has moved on.
This was quite the eventful bye week for the Vikings and Buccaneers.
Freeman’s agent, Erik Burkhardt, revealed the move in an exclamatory one-word...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Another week, more records and accolades for Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning.
In throwing four touchdowns in Sunday's 52-20 rout of Philadelphia, Manning passed Brett Favre for the most four-touchdown games in NFL history with 24.
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Stick to sports.
I've heard it often. So have many of my colleagues. NBC's Bob Costas just heard it in spades.
Costas focused his halftime commentary last Sunday night on the horrific murder-suicide involving Jovan Belcher.
The Kansas City Chiefs...
| Oct 13, 2013
As it turns out, former college assistants can coach high school football.
Chuck Petersen (Air Force) has Orange Lutheran at 6-0. Jeff Woodruff (Texas El Paso) has Westlake Village Oaks Christian at 6-1. And Marvin Sanders (USC) orchestrated the...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 10:48 AM
Medical experts realized long ago that there's no point in guessing how low Dr. Mehmet Oz will sink in pushing patent cures, fad diets and unproven health "miracles" on his Oprah-produced TV show. But his appearance this weekend in an NFL promotional...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 9:37 PM
Well, Las Vegas got it right (what a shock) and so did the other experts.
Florida State was more than three touchdowns better than Miami, handing the "U" a big fat "L" on Saturday night in Tallahassee.
The final score: 41-14.
Florida State was No. 3...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Everything’s gone to Hades in Hattiesburg, where the university Brett Favre made famous is stuck in the mud. Marshall handed Southern Mississippi its 20th consecutive defeat Saturday with a 61-13 win in Huntington, W.Va.
The losing streak is the...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 8:00 PM
Talk about a quarterback scramble.
Through the first seven weeks of the NFL season, nine teams have started at least two quarterbacks — Minnesota has started three — and this weekend you'll be able to add Chicago and St. Louis to that list....
| Oct 25, 2013
| 7:09 AM
Heavyweight boxing champion Vitali Klitschko announced his intention to run for president of Ukraine in 2015.
The older brother of fellow heavyweight champ Wladimir Klitschko declared his candidacy in front of the Ukrainian parliament during a speech...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Manny Pacquiao provided an update from his Philippines-based training camp Thursday as he prepares for his Nov. 23 welterweight bout in Macao, China, against Oxnard’s Brandon Rios.
Pacquiao’s most relevant words came as he closed the...