The new league is hoping a key rule change from the NFL will draw fans.
After several near misses, one of the franchise’s greatest players becomes first punter to enter Hall.
UPDATE 6:58 p.m.: In a weird twist on this story, someone this afternoon Tweeted from @LennayKay, the Twitter account Deadspin says once belonged to Lennay Kekua. I miss you too snugglebunny RT @mteo_5 @lennaykay I miss you! — L K (@LennayKay) January 16, 2013 UPDATE 5:25 p.m.: A Stanford spokeswoman said that while the university […]
Congrats to the Stanford Cardinal, which earned its first Rose Bowl title in four decades on Tuesday with a 20-14 win over Wisconsin. You can check out an annotated replay of the game by logging into WatchESPN.com with the password you use to pay your cable bill online. Here are ESPN’s highlights from the game; […]
The new football coach for the University of California, Berkeley promised on Thursday to “turn this program around.” In a press conference introducing him to the Bay Area, Sonny Dykes said “we will put the ball in the air. Our brand of football is fun. That’s what’s exciting for the fans out there.” Dykes, who […]
By Josh Dubow BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Coach Jeff Tedford was fired on Tuesday after 11 seasons at California that began with great promise and ended with a disappointing run of mediocrity. The decision was slated to be announced by athletic director Sandy Barbour at a news conference Tuesday afternoon, a person with knowledge of the […]
Old on the outside, new on the inside, Berkeley’s California Memorial Stadium still resembles the Roman Colosseum while offering features that no one dreamed of at its 1923 inauguration. Designers didn’t factor in the stadium’s location on the Hayward fault, and by 1997 its walls had begun to crack apart. The new building was delayed […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a season of fabulous finishes, Eli Manning and the Giants had another one in them. And now New York is headed toward the ending that matters most: another trip to the Super Bowl. Five plays after the 49ers‘ Kyle Williams fumbled a punt, Lawrence Tynes kicked a 31-yard field goal […]
I’m a baseball fan who’s only recently expanded my horizons into football, and one of the things I’m still having trouble with is the way that football games end. I’ll usually stay until the actual end of a baseball game, even if my team is down by ten runs — until the game’s over, there’s […]