| Feb 23, 2013
| 5:12 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Bombarded by questions about a bizarre scandal involving a fake girlfriend hoax, Notre Dame middle linebacker Manti Te'o hardly even blinked with the eyes of the entire NFL staring at him.
Te'o didn't even lose his cool Saturday when he...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 9:00 AM
On Sunday, pretty much everyone in Baltimore will be rooting for the Ravens. Likewise in San Francisco with the 49ers. But the rest of the nation’s football fans? Most will just be rooting for another entertaining Super Bowl.
Each of the last five...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 6:34 PM
Joe Flacco looked tired, or maybe he was just bored. It was hard to tell.
He has prepared for three AFC championship games now, so perhaps the thrill factor — not that Flacco would admit to experiencing such a thing — has worn off.
| Jan 2, 2013
| 5:36 PM
Of this, there is not much debate: no one in sports has mastered the pregame speech like Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis. And his gift for hyper intense gab — the way he builds to furious crescendo, cajoling those listening to rise up against an enemy...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 4:14 PM
President Barack Obama and Republican Party nominee Mitt Romney will take to the ring -- or rather, podium -- Wednesday night at University of Denver.
Some athletes are even getting in the mix, with Michael Jordan backing Obama and now former NFL...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 7:21 PM
SOUTHEAST GLENDALE —- The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 70th year, meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the eighth meeting of the year.
PRIDE ON THE LINE FOR RIVALS
Although the Hoover High and...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 4:47 PM
Ryan and Kubiak
It is difficult to argue with the choices of the players who were polled by The Sporting News.
Gary Kubiak (underrated) has not won big in the postseason, but he runs a solid program, develops players and...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 9:01 AM
The following is a blog documenting two Los Angeles Times editors' attempts to lose weight. It all began on Jan. 10.
Want to completely disrupt work for an hour? Easy. Just ask who is the greatest quarterback of all time. Try it. Whatever ‘s...
| May 11, 2012
| 7:44 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Local sports hero Junior Seau was laid to rest in his native Oceanside Friday as 20,000 of fans flocked to Qualcomm Stadium for a public memorial service, which included the retirement of Seau's "55" jersey.
Several former Chargers shared...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 9:15 PM
First in a series exploring the April 26-28 NFL draft. Next: Running backs.
If Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III live up to their grades, the 2012 draft will be remembered as one of the best ever for quarterbacks. The last time two quarterbacks were...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 5:13 PM
Am I the only one who's afraid the acquisition of Brandon Marshall may lead to an increase number of Jay Cutler interceptions? Jay can get too enamored with a player he likes, i.e. Greg Olsen. I get the feeling we'll see Jay force quite a few balls...