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Pittsburgh leaves door open for Roethlisberger

Jan 13, 2016

Pittsburgh leaves door open for Roethlisberger

Maybe Ben Roethlisberger should consider throwing with his left hand. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback said on his radio show Tuesday he’s dealing with torn ligaments and a sprain in his right shoulder, though coach Mike Tomlin stressed the team remains hopeful Roethlisberger will be ...

NFL approves Rams' return to Los Angeles

Jan 13, 2016

NFL approves Rams' return to Los Angeles

NFL owners voted Tuesday night to allow the St. Louis Rams to move to a new stadium just outside Los Angeles, and the San Diego Chargers will have an option to share the facility. The Oakland Raiders, who also wanted to move to the ...

Alabama tops Clemson, wins NCAA crown

Jan 12, 2016

Alabama tops Clemson, wins NCAA crown

Alabama needed it all to win the toughest national title game it had ever played during the Nick Saban dynasty. All of its power. All of its speed. The last step toward making Alabama’s run of championships under Nick Saban the greatest in college ...

Seahawks advance after missed field goal

Jan 11, 2016

Seahawks advance after missed field goal

Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks needed more than three quarters to warm up at Minnesota, their quest to avenge last year’s Super Bowl loss nearly frozen before it began. The Vikings, after gritting through this grind-it-out wild-card round playoff game, booted their chance ...

Packers overcome slow start in victory over Redskins

Jan 11, 2016

Packers overcome slow start in victory over Redskins

For Aaron Rodgers and the rest of the Green Bay Packers’ offense, the first quarter of their playoff game Sunday looked quite similar to the stagnant way their regular season wound down. Not a lot of progress. Not a lot of points. Not a ...

Steelers prevail in bad-tempered clash with Bengals

Jan 10, 2016

Steelers prevail in bad-tempered clash with Bengals

Ben Roethlisberger couldn’t throw. Antonio Brown couldn’t stand without help. And in the end, it didn’t matter. The Pittsburgh Steelers are heading to Denver after the Cincinnati Bengals did what they always seem to do this time of year: they imploded. Spectacularly. Chris Boswell ...

Jan 10, 2016

Dolphins hire Gase as head coach

Adam Gase’s introductory news conference as Miami Dolphins coach wrapped up an hour before the NFL playoffs began Saturday, and the goal going forward was clear. The Dolphins want more postseason games in January, and fewer coaching searches. Gase was hired Saturday as Miami’s ...

Chiefs end playoff drought

Jan 10, 2016

Chiefs end playoff drought

After 22 years without a playoff victory, the Kansas City Chiefs were determined not to give up the lead this time. The Chiefs had enough points to win after jumping ahead 7-0 in the first 11 seconds, and they used relentless pressure, five turnovers ...

Packers confident on road

Jan 9, 2016

Packers confident on road

Aaron Rodgers has called on the Green Bay Packers to draw inspiration from a hostile Washington Redskins crowd on Sunday as they attempt to reignite their Super Bowl hopes in a daunting opening playoff battle. Rodgers and the Packers started the season in scintillating ...

Favre, Owens lead list of Hall of Fame finalists

Jan 8, 2016

Favre, Owens lead list of Hall of Fame finalists

Brett Favre is one step away from entering the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The quarterback who left the NFL after the 2010 season as the leader in most career passing categories is among three first-time eligibles to make the list of 15 finalists. ...