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Eagles beat up on Panthers

Nov 11, 2014

Eagles beat up on Panthers

Mark Sanchez did his part for the Eagles while the defense dominated and special teams shined. Darren Sproles had two touchdowns, Sanchez threw for two scores and the defense sacked Cam Newton nine times to help Philadelphia beat the Carolina Panthers 45-21 on Monday ...

Palmer's hopes get dashed again by injury

Nov 11, 2014

Palmer's hopes get dashed again by injury

In his 12th NFL season, Carson Palmer was having the time of his life. A career of big numbers but little team success was reborn in the desert, where the Arizona Cardinals, at 8-1, have the best record in the NFL. Then on Sunday, ...

49ers outlast Saints to emerge victorious in overtime

Nov 10, 2014

49ers outlast Saints to emerge victorious in overtime

A reprieve for mercurial quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Redemption for indomitable linebacker Ahmad Brooks. Kaepernick completed a 51-yard pass on fourth down to sustain a tying drive in the final minutes of regulation, Brooks sacked and stripped Drew Brees in overtime, and Phil Dawson kicked ...

Nov 8, 2014

Bironas was drunk during crash: cops

Former Titans kicker Rob Bironas was intoxicated and speeding when his sports utility vehicle went off the road and crashed into a row of trees, according to the final police report. The report issued Friday says data analysis shows Bironas was driving at 117 ...

Browns beat up on Bengals

Nov 7, 2014

Browns beat up on Bengals

Cornerback Joe Haden led a line of Browns players jumping to slap hands with joyous fans in the first row. The stadium was filled with the sound of woofing. Felt like times from way, way back when. And with a dominating performance, the Browns ...

No timetable on ruling after Rice appeal concludes

Nov 7, 2014

No timetable on ruling after Rice appeal concludes

A hearing for Ray Rice appealing his NFL suspension concluded Thursday after two days and testimony from the former running back and the head of the league. Rice and his wife Janay left the hearing separately on Thursday about three hours apart after each ...

Romo sits out practice in London

Nov 6, 2014

Romo sits out practice in London

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo sat out the team’s first practice in London on Wednesday because of his injured back. Romo, who missed last Sunday’s 28-17 loss to the Arizona Cardinals with his third back injury in the last 18 months, made the trip ...

Peterson reaches agreement in abuse case, avoids jail

Nov 5, 2014

Peterson reaches agreement in abuse case, avoids jail

Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson avoided jail Tuesday by reaching a deal with Texas prosecutors to resolve a child abuse case that revived a national debate about corporal punishment. Peterson was sentenced to a form of probation after pleading no contest to a misdemeanor ...

Rejuvenated Harrison slides back into spotlight

Nov 5, 2014

Rejuvenated Harrison slides back into spotlight

The game ball sat innocently in the gold-painted locker, an oblong tribute to a career revival no one saw coming. Not even James Harrison. Two months ago, the Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker was retired, weary from more than a decade as one of the NFL’s ...

Colts pound Giants

Nov 4, 2014

Colts pound Giants

The mantra throughout the NFL each week is to look ahead. Considering how ugly the previous week was for Indianapolis, the Colts needed tunnel vision toward Monday night. Following an awful performance in a loss to Pittsburgh, the Colts beat the New York Giants ...