National Football League

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders (88) dives for the end zone and a touchdown past Cleveland Browns cornerback Leon McFadden (29) after catching a pass in the first quarter of an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

More officiating gaffes hurt NFL

When fans and media are talking more about the officiating than what Aaron Rodgers, Randall Cobb, LeSean McCoy and Brandon Boykin do to get their teams in the playoffs, there’s a problem the NFL would […]

12/30/2013

Tim Tebow

Tim Tebow joins SEC Network, still pursuing NFL

ATLANTA (AP) — Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow has been hired as a college football analyst for the new SEC Network in a return to his Florida glory days, but he still hopes to play […]

12/30/2013

Dec. 22, 2013: Detroit Lions tight end Dorin Dickerson goes up against New York Giants free safety Ryan Mundy (21) during an NFL football game in Detroit. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski)

NFL players still hiding, playing with concussions

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions tight end Dorin Dickerson is the latest NFL player to stay in a game with a concussion. He joined a list that is likely long. Buffalo Bills safety […]

12/26/2013

San Francisco 49ers fan Mark Castanon wears a large Super Bowl ring on his head before the 49ers game against the Atlanta Falcons NFL football game in San Francisco, Dec. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Matt Sumner)

2 Fantasy Football winners are Angelenos

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – An Angeleno is $1 million richer today as the winner of DraftKings Inc.’s $1 million grand prize in its Fantasy Football Millionaire final. James Tran will get the biggest part of […]

12/24/2013

Arizona Cardinals cornerback Jerraud Powers, top, breaks up a pass intended for Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin in the second half of an NFL football game, Dec. 22, 2013, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Seahawks remain atop AP Pro32

NEW YORK (AP) — Despite losing for the second time in three weeks, the Seattle Seahawks remained atop The Associated Press NFL power rankings Tuesday. Seattle was upset by Arizona last Sunday, its first loss […]

12/24/2013

LA man charged in coach prank calls

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles man has been criminally charged in connection with prank phone calls to professional and college coaches about jobs. The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office says 32-year-old […]

12/17/2013

Oakland Raiders tight end Mychal Rivera (81) loses his helmet after being hit by Tennessee Titans free safety Michael Griffin during the second quarter of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Hits to head still prevalent in NFL

Almost once a game, an NFL player absorbs an illegal blow to the head or neck that could put his career — or worse — at risk. The NFL has been trying to prevent such […]

12/10/2013

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin  (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)

NFL fines Steelers coach Mike Tomlin $100,000

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Steelers coach Mike Tomlin’s ill-timed two-step has cost him $100,000 and could cost his team a pick in next year’s draft. The league fined Tomlin $100,000 on Wednesday for interfering with a […]

12/04/2013

Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin walks off the field after an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, in Baltimore.  (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Steelers’ Tomlin: On-field foray was ‘inexcusable’

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin has plenty of words to describe his ill-timed foray onto the field last week against Baltimore. Intentional is not one of them. Tomlin apologized at length Tuesday […]

12/03/2013

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) is sacked by New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck (91) during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, in Landover, Md. The Giants won 24-17. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

NFL says officials erred at end of Sunday night game

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL says Sunday night’s officiating crew should have stopped play and eliminated confusion about the down and distance at the end of the Giants’ 24-17 victory at Washington. With New […]

12/02/2013

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