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  • Week 7: Brad Biggs' NFL power rankings

     Week 7: Brad Biggs' NFL power rankings
    Last week in parentheses. 1. Broncos 4-1 (2): Challenging stretch coming: 49ers and Chargers at home in five-day span and then a visit to the Patriots. 2. Chargers 5-1 (3): Rookie running back Branden Oliver has gone past 100 yards rushing in two...
  • Logan Thomas, surprisingly stout NFC East among NFL storylines

     Logan Thomas, surprisingly stout NFC East among NFL storylines
    Logan Thomas throwing a touchdown pass before Johnny Manziel? Three NFC East teams with winning records? Those are among the improbable storylines as the NFL season's Week 6 hits overdrive Sunday. Dallas' afternoon visit to Super Bowl champion Seattle...
  • Raiders name Tony Sparano interim coach

    The Oakland Raiders on Tuesday named Tony Sparano interim coach, promoting the offensive line coach to the top job after firing coach Dennis Allen the day before. Sparano coached the Miami Dolphins from 2008 to 2011, amassing a 29-32 record in the...
  • Jon Gruden to Raiders is like NFL coming to L.A.: a bit of a longshot

    Sixteen years ago, before they hired Jon Gruden, the Oakland Raiders got a frigid dose of reality from the agent of the little-known, teenage-looking coach. "Nobody's lining up for this job," said agent Bob LaMonte, essentially delivering an ice-...
  • Dennis Allen fired by winless Oakland Raiders

    The Oakland Raiders have fired Coach Dennis Allen after four games into the 2014 season, a team official told The Times on Monday night. The Raiders are winless this season, losing to the New York Jets, Houston Texans, New England Patriots and Miami...
  • Adrian Peterson's absence hurting Vikings in more ways than one

    Adrian Peterson's absence hurting Vikings in more ways than one
    As the Vikings prepared to leave Winter Park for Sunday's game at New Orleans, Adrian Peterson's locker looked the way it always has. His helmet hung on the side. There were jerseys on hangers. Shoes were neatly lined up. There were two bottles of a...
  • Jaguars leadership counts on patience, positive energy to fuel revival

    JACKSONVILLE — As one of his first acts upon being hired, Jacksonville Jaguars' general manager Dave Caldwell asked crews to take down the steel doors that once created a dungeon-like feel in the team's offices. The metal was replaced with glass,...
  • Earl Thomas may be key to Seahawks' success against Broncos

    While everyone else thinks of Sunday's Denver-Seattle game as a Super Bowl rematch, Seahawks safety Earl Thomas considers it more of a personal reboot after last week's 30-21 loss at San Diego. "I think I definitely got my championship spirit back after...
  • World Cup: Guess what? People are watching

    The World Cup has been a boon to ESPN, not that the all-powerful sports media player needs it. The network carved out an overnight rating of 6.3 for the U.S.-Germany game -- well below its record 9.1 rating (18.2 million viewers) for the Americans'...
  • Phil Simms ponders not using the word 'Redskins' for NFL broadcasts

    Phil Simms ponders not using the word 'Redskins' for NFL broadcasts
    Phil Simms doesn't want to take sides in the battle over the Washington Redskins' team name. But, the NFL broadcaster says, he's also sensitive to complaints over the moniker that has come under increasing criticism this off-season for being offensive...
  • Trestman takes ice bucket challenge in honor of mentor

    Trestman takes ice bucket challenge in honor of mentor
    Want to see Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman dump a bucket of ice water on his head? We’ve got you covered. The team’s website has posted video of Trestman joining the latest viral craze -- #ALSIceBucketChallenge -- which has been...