| Nov 17, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Those who hoist the Heisman Trophy once should enjoy it, because doing so again is a near impossible task. FSU’s Jameis Winston could be the latest reigning Heisman winner to learn this lesson.
Winston, after becoming the second freshman to win...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Injuries and opportunity. It's why you shouldn't beat yourself up after a bad draft or gloat too much after a fast start. With a big hit or a benching, power can change hands quickly in the fantasy football world, even this late in the season....
| Nov 17, 2014
| 8:34 PM
The Arizona Cardinals could pull off a season sweep.
Not only is Bruce Arians on track for his second NFL coach-of-the-year award in three seasons, but also Todd Bowles, the team's defensive coordinator, is prominent in the conversation for assistant...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Terry Donahue was part of 28 UCLA-USC games, as a player, assistant coach and head coach for the Bruins. That hands-on experience led him to one conclusion:
"Every UCLA-USC game, there is a guy who makes the difference," Donahue said. "Whether it's Gary...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Oh yeah, him.
All season long Cody Kessler has thrown the sharpest of darts through the deepest of shadows, Brett Hundley down the road, Marcus Mariota up the coast, Steve Sarkisian on the sidelines.
He has been shrouded in a conservative offense, his...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Strange days indeed.
After starting the season 0-10, the Oakland Raiders finally got a win . . . by beating the scorching-hot Kansas City Chiefs, who had won seven of their previous eight games.
The first-place Atlanta Falcons at 4-6 will play host...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Brett Hundley is already a member of an exclusive club, and could be admitted into a special wing. Cody Kessler is on the outside looking in.
Opportunities to compare and contrast abound when UCLA plays USC on Saturday at the Rose Bowl. The junior...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 8:35 PM
As the NFL season heads into its fourth quarter, the Arizona Cardinals and Cleveland Browns are trying to salvage their fairy-tale seasons, while the San Diego Chargers have climbed off the scrap heap and back into the playoff race.
The Chargers, who...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 12:38 PM
There have been plenty of questions regarding Marc Trestman's decision-making this season. With recent reports that Trestman may be losing the locker room, I can't help but wonder what the Bears would look like under their runner-up during the coaching...