| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:42 PM
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers signed quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Wednesdsay to a six-year contract extension that could be worth $110 million, including a potential record $61 million guaranteed.
The details of the contract...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers didn't mess around.
After just one day of negotiations, the 49ers signed their quarterback to a six-year extension, the team announced Wednesday.
The deal is said to be worth up to $126 million, with $61...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:09 PM
The NFL draft will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in New York. Times NFL writer Sam Farmer examines team needs by division. Today, the West divisions:
There’s no doubt the Oakland Raiders need a long-term answer at quarterback...
| May 4, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Please allow me to explain why I selected Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles in Sam Farmer's LA Times beat writer's mock, which you can check out here.
What had happened was....
1. The other beat writer ravished my draft board. All the elite...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 4:50 PM
As a star receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles, the speedy DeSean Jackson made a career of creating separation from defenders.
Now, it's the Eagles who have created separation, releasing him this week amid reports his off-field issues outweighed his...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 9:52 PM
Colin Kaepernick, the young San Francisco 49ers quarterback who guided the team to the Super Bowl and a conference championship game during his first two seasons, is under investigation by Miami police for possible sexual misconduct last week at a hotel,...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Desean Jackson must be pretty high on the list of people having an awful week. Make that a frustrating Friday.
In a move that stunned the NFL the Philadelphia Eagles cut Jackson, their playmaking receiver, on Friday after failing to secure a trade...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 6:13 AM
Figure skating, skiing and hockey at the Sochi Olympics are likely to command the biggest audiences this week. NBC should score another easy win in the ratings.
But it's a busy week for other reasons. Jimmy Fallon takes over "The Tonight Show," now in...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 2:49 PM
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and two other NFL players are under investigation by Miami police in connection with an alleged sexual assault.
Kaepernick, along with teammate Quinton Patton and Seattle Seahawks receiver Ricardo...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Allentown native Mike Roth has won an Emmy Award for his work on the hit Cartoon Network animated comedy “Regular Show,” but now the show which is in its fifth season is up for "Most Valuable Cartoon" on the 2014......
| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Will an Arctic chill play into the weather-worn hands of the Green Bay Packers?
The forecast calls for bitter cold Sunday afternoon when the Packers play host to San Francisco in the first round of the NFL playoffs, but that doesn't...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:21 PM
RENTON, Wash. — One side has five Super Bowl rings, six most-valuable-player awards, 35 Pro Bowls and 62 postseason starts.
On the other, the boundless promise of what might be.
There are eight remaining quarterbacks in the NFL playoffs, and...