| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Friday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games:
No. 12 South Carolina (2-1) at...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 6:05 PM
The revolving door has spun around once again in Cleveland, revealing yet another quarterback change for the Browns.
For Sunday’s game against the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium, Jason Campbell steps under center to start an...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tom Brady's 17-yard touchdown pass to Kenbrell Thompkins with 5 seconds left gave the New England Patriots a wild 30-27 win and knocked the New Orleans Saints from the ranks of the unbeaten Sunday.
It capped a 70-yard drive in which...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 9:48 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Maybe Rob Gronkowski lost the ball in the sun. Certainly, we saw a penalty that is called once in a blue moon decide the game.
Maybe that's what it takes for the Patriots to finally lose a game in the AFC East. Or maybe the...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Steelers 19, Jets 6
Strategy: In their second year under offensive coordinator Todd Haley, the Steelers remain a pass-oriented team. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger took a few shots down the field, but more often he was throwing short, including 11...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 2:48 PM
The case can be made that there is no shame in losing a game by two points to Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers, but it would to be hard to find a good lawyer to argue it.
The Ravens simply did not show up in the first half Sunday. They were...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:54 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Chelsea at Norwich, 7:25 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Arsenal at West Bromwich, 9:55 a.m. (NBCSN)
PGA Golf--Presidents Cup, 11 a.m. (NBC)
NFL Football--Kansas City Chiefs at Tennessee Titans,...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Jets Coach Rex Ryan is considering a color-coded play-calling system for rookie quarterback Geno Smith, who has 11 turnovers in four games this season.
After giving Smith a vote of confidence earlier this week by saying there was no consideration to...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:06 AM
As Jay-Z moves forward in his new career as a sports agent, he says some of the skills he learned in his past as a drug dealer will serve him well.
In an interview with Vanity Fair, the wrapper/businessman discussed how being a former drug dealer will...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 5:20 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Anquan Boldin's sensational San Francisco debut helped keep the 49ers on quite a roll against Green Bay.
And Vernon Davis did his part in a prolific passing game led by Colin Kaepernick in a 34-28 victory over the Packers on Sunday....
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:34 PM
It's all in the name.
Franklin D. Roosevelt. Robert F. Kennedy. Madonna. Any one named Delilah — unless we're talking about your mailman.
And the power of a good name works for fantasy football teams as well as any other person or thing. Last...