| Jul 13, 2010
| 8:53 AM
Former San Diego State and Chargers football coach Don Coryell was memorialized Monday by about 3,000 former players, coaching colleagues and fans during a moving and often humorous service on the SDSU campus.
Some wearing the black and red of of the San...
| Jul 28, 2010
Jack Tatum, the storied Oakland Raiders safety best known for landing the hit that paralyzed New England receiver Darryl Stingley, has died. He was 61.
Tatum, among the most feared and respected NFL players of his era, died of a heart attack Tuesday...
| Jan 4, 2011
| 8:11 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Hall of Famers Ronnie Lott and John Madden will co-chair an NFL panel aimed at improving player safety.
Commissioner Roger Goodell announced the NFL Player Safety Advisory Panel on Tuesday. It will consist of former NFL players,...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Soccer-Premier League, Manchester City at Arsenal, 1:55 p.m. (ESPN2)
Men's College Basketball-Purdue at Penn State, 5:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Alabama-Birmingham at Duke, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); Seton Hall at Louisville, 6 p.m. (ESPNU); Michigan at...
| Aug 6, 2011
Upon learning of Bubba Smith's death at age 66 this week, football fans may have remembered him as one of most fearsome defensive players of the 1960s, a stalwart in college at Michigan State and a key player in leading the Baltimore Colts to a victory in...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 4:13 PM
Sometimes dreams are never realized simply because they are never believed to be possible. For Alipa Peters, a defensive end on the Estancia High football team, possible should never again be in question after he spent the weekend in Canton, Ohio with Pro...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 7:55 PM
Troy Aikman has spent a lifetime in the crosshairs of finger-pointers.
At Oklahoma, UCLA and with the Cowboys, the quarterback always seemed to be in people's sights.
In the wake of three Super Bowl championships and induction into the Pro Football Hall...
| May 27, 2011
Minus the self-congratulation and TV industry dialectics — the vividly recalled meetings, the anecdotes in which the on-air talent receives recognition/reaches pinnacle of career/wins a Sports Emmy — there's some pretty good stuff in the new...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 11:03 PM
LOS ANGELES -- The NHL locked out players for a full season because cash-strapped teams were melting down.
The NBA has enacted a lockout because clubs are hemorrhaging red ink.
The NFL shut its doors because owners and players couldn't agree on how to...
| Dec 27, 2007
Brian Billick and Ozzie Newsome are too polite to put Jonathan Ogden on the spot, so I will:
Things can only get better.
Ogden spent several months agonizing over his decision to return for the 2007 season, finally advising the...
| Nov 18, 2009
| 4:32 PM
After the coffee. Before buying up those last spots at the Super Bowl. Analyzing Comcast. Wall Street Journal columnist Holman Jenkins weighs in on Comcast's plans to take over NBC Universal. Though he's quick to buy the spin on why......