| Jan 25, 2014
| 8:07 PM
The Puppy Bowl is out of control.
When Animal Planet started this 10 years ago as a so-called alternative to watching the Super Bowl's actual halftime show, it seemed like a cute joke. After all, no wardrobe malfunctions if all...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:06 AM
Oxnard’s world super-featherweight champion, Mikey Garcia, has the immediate task of fighting Tijuana’s Juan Carlos Burgos on Saturday night on HBO in New York.
The 26-year-old’s challenge is maintaining focus on that task as...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 11:05 PM
Eleven weeks of NFL Sundays are in the books, and this much is undeniable:
The Denver Broncos knocked the NFL's last remaining undefeated team off its perch Sunday night, beating the visiting Kansas City Chiefs, 27-17, to claim a...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Philip Rivers hadn't even reached the airport after Sunday's game in Kansas City, and already his spirits had climbed to 35,000 feet. The San Diego quarterback said he was calling from the team bus, although it sounded closer to cloud nine.
"This is one...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Gary Kubiak is gone, fired by the Houston Texans on Friday, and he won't be the last of this season's NFL coaches to be asked to hand over his headset.
So who else will be gone after this season?
A look at the candidates who could be kaput:
| Dec 15, 2013
| 5:00 PM
OAKLAND -- Jamaal Charles tied a franchise record with five touchdowns in a game, Alex Smith threw five scoring passes and the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Raiders, 56-31, on Sunday to clinch at least a wild-card spot.
The Chiefs (11-3) became the...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Happy birthday, butt fumble!
Hard to believe, but it's already been a year since the most notorious play in Mark Sanchez's up-and-down tenure as the New York Jets starting quarterback took place.
In that short amount of time, the phrase has become a...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Miramar to Morgantown has become a familiar route for a number of area football players.
Kahlil Lewis will be the latest to make the journey. The Miramar receiver committed to West Virginia on Wednesday. He confirmed his choice via Twitter. It came...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 10:00 PM
The Miami Dolphins beat the New England Patriots on Sunday for the first time in the last eight tries.
That prompted high-fives in Denver, high anxiety in San Diego . . . and an extremely low word count in Tom Brady's postgame news conference.
| Dec 21, 2013
| 2:22 PM
The year is almost over and the holiday season surrounds us all.
The happiest times.
The saddest times.
Thus the perfect time to acquaint you with a fascinating study of tweets emitting from the 32 NFL cities immediately after the home team wins...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Prediction: Dolphins 24, Jets 16
Comment: Dolphins wont lay foul-smelling egg again ... Will they?
Prediction: Jets 19, Dolphins 14
Comment: Geno Smith comes home to end...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Black Monday won’t darken the skies over Rex Ryan. The New York Jets coach is staying.
Jets owner Woody Johnson announced as much Sunday after his team’s 20-7 victory over Miami.
“We’re going to keep Rex Ryan, and he’s...