| Jan 5, 2015
| 3:00 AM
This newspaper's latest scoop about St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke's plans to build a stadium in Inglewood would be considered groundbreaking football news but for two key missing ingredients.
A shovel and a football.
For nearly each of the 20...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 4:31 PM
The San Diego Chargers fight to the finish, even when they're already done.
Since Philip Rivers took over as starting quarterback in 2006, the Chargers are 8-0 in regular-season finales. They ultimately lose in the playoffs, but have a pristine record...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 5:39 PM
Typical pro athlete. When quarterback Ryan Lindley signed a practice-squad deal with the San Diego Chargers a few months ago, he had his wife stay home in Arizona, and he took off to the West Coast to live with another woman.
| Dec 28, 2014
| 9:09 PM
Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers didn't put up his typical gaudy numbers Sunday. He didn't throw four touchdown passes or roll up 400 yards. He did something better.
He did the Lambeau Limp.
Rodgers, carted off in the first half with a calf injury,...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 7:06 PM
As if the weekend wasn't bad enough for San Francisco's Jim Harbaugh — reeling from Sunday's loss at Oakland — the 49ers coach chipped a front tooth Saturday night while biting into a piece of meat.
"Two-dollar steak," he joked with...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 7:37 PM
For an under-the-radar billionaire whose nickname is Silent Stan, the owner of the St. Louis Rams just made his voice heard loud and clear.
Stan Kroenke has joined forces with the owners of the Hollywood Park site, and they plan to build a massive...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 3:44 PM
The Seattle Seahawks had just pulled off a huge comeback in the NFC championship game last Sunday to beat the Green Bay Packers and secure a second consecutive trip to the Super Bowl. Fans at CenturyLink Field roared their approval. A gleeful city was...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Thanksgiving is behind us, and now the real NFL season begins.
This is the homestretch, when the story is either the favorites maintaining their momentum, or written-off teams rising to the challenge, then getting hot in the playoffs, the way the New...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 4:46 PM
Football pumps will cringe in fear. Ragged hoodies will run and hide. "Cheaters" can start making plans for an Emmy.
I hate writing this as much as I hate Tom Brady's smug grin under that silly ski cap, but I have no choice.
Super Bowl XLIX —...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 7:12 PM
On a Sunday when Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady squared off for the first time in their illustrious NFL careers, and Johnny Manziel scored for the first time in his less-than-illustrious rookie season, it was another first that kept the San Diego Chargers in...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 8:23 PM
Not many people would have predicted that Sunday's game between Miami and Detroit would be the kind of splashy matchup it is, between two erstwhile also-rans riding three-game winning streaks.
And who could have guessed San Francisco at New Orleans...