| Oct 7, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Fantasy football has long missed having a Pocket Hercules: Could it be you, Branden Oliver?
Of course, I'm referring to the nickname given to 5-foot-7 running back Maurice Jones-Drew, who, despite his small stature, accounted from more than 1,300...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 5:06 PM
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...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 1:49 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The heavily favored New England Patriots, still looking for some consistent offense, did just enough to hang on for a 16-9 home-opening victory over the winless Oakland Raiders on Sunday.
The Raiders thought they tied the score...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 8:40 AM
Prediction: Dolphins 24, Raiders 16
Comment: It can't sink this far, this fast ... can it? Oakland is 0-3 on full merit. Then again, I'm 0-3 on the Dolphins predictions this year. Why listen to me?
| Sep 26, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Kickoff: 1 p.m., Wembley Stadium, London, England
TV: Chs. 4, 12. Radio: WINZ (940 AM), WBGG (105.9 FM), WQBA (1140 AM, Spanish).
Coaches: Joe Philbin (16-19, in third season with Dolphins); Dennis Allen (8-27, in third season with Raiders)
| Sep 27, 2014
| 5:26 PM
The NFL season isn't even a quarter over and already a robust list of front-line running backs have been out of games because of injury.
The list of the banged-up backs sounds like the top of a fantasy draft: Arian Foster, Jamaal Charles, Eddie Lacy,...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:16 PM
The other three quarterbacks in the AFC West relocated their game, and now Oakland's Matt Schaub is looking to follow suit.
Schaub, whose career was kaput in Houston, is looking to run a rebootleg with the Raiders, a franchise coming off consecutive...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 10:50 PM
San Francisco 49ers star quarterback Colin Kaepernick and two other NFL players will not face charges in an incident involving a woman at a downtown Miami hotel, prosecutors said Thursday.
A memo released by the Miami-Dade County state attorney's office...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:41 PM
The dirt path, narrow and steep, snakes about 500 yards up a severe hillside in Danville, Calif., and beckons Maurice Jones-Drew each week. He and his trainer consider it their Saturday morning exclamation point, the grueling capstone for their week of...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 7:21 PM
The Jacksonville Jaguars are full of optimism as they start a new NFL season. After all, they're currently tied for first place with every other team in the league and, at the very least, they know that there's only one way for this struggling franchise...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 2:15 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The latest incarnation of the New York Jets running back by committee racked up 212 yards Sunday afternoon, and the Jets limited the Oakland Raiders to 25 rushing yards in a 19-14 win at MetLife Stadium.
The Jets, trying to...