| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:25 PM
The Kansas City Chiefs cherish every victory. After all, they only had two of them all last season.
So while the entire city is abuzz about their 8-0 start, and the fact that they lead the rival Denver Broncos in the suddenly stacked AFC West, the...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 7:30 PM
What's the worst that could happen?
The Green Bay Packers found out Sunday in one of the wildest sequences of Week 3.
Protecting a three-point lead and hoping to get another score — and run out the clock with four minutes left — the...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 1:19 PM
In each of the last 10 seasons, at least one team has gone from worst to first in its division. That's an NFL record.
So which team is going to do it this season?
The last-place finishers in 2012 were Buffalo, Cleveland, Jacksonville, Kansas City,...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 8:40 PM
How did the San Diego Chargers prepare to face Philadelphia on a quick turnaround?
In part, they spent last week turning around quickly.
To prepare for Sunday's game at Philadelphia after a Monday night opener and to adjust to Chip Kelly's fast-...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 8:20 PM
The Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs still have perfect records.
The New England Patriots were only perfect when they needed to be.
In a frenetic finish that will be woven into Patriots lore, Tom Brady threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to rookie...
| Oct 11, 2013
Sometimes, our expectations zig and the NFL zags.
Like a LeSean McCoy cutback, the league has taken some surprising turns in the first five weeks, with San Francisco stumbling (then regaining its footing), Atlanta doing a face plant, and Andrew Luck-led...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 2:30 AM
By J. McCarthy ---------------------------------------
Kansas City is 5-1 against the spread its last 6 games against the AFC South. The Chiefs are 5-2 against the spread...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 1:23 PM
The plight of a fan: You know you’re too locked into a team when winning is more of a relief than it is a joy. Such was the case for me last weekend when the Red Sox beat the Tigers in game six of the ALCS to get to the World Series. I had more fear...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:51 PM
The following are final updates on area athletes and coaches in the National Football League for the 2013 season.
Six weeks and six wins into the season, it’s now clear what the Kansas City Chiefs’...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:22 PM
It's the most wonderful time of the year for Las Vegas where the sports books with all of their big-screen televisions and their giant scoreboards filled with flashing numbers all welcome the start of another NFL season. The major league baseball and...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:00 PM
It's already late summer, and increasingly your day revolves around trolling sports websites for the latest news on training camps, preseason college football power rankings, alma-mater rivalries and so on. Alabama or LSU? Steelers or Ravens?
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Monday Night Football schedule 2013: ESPN's coverage of Monday Night Football kicks off with a doubleheader on Monday, Sept. 9, with Philadelphia at Washington and Houston at San Diego. Full ESPN Monday Night Football schedule and highlights below. Monday...