The Los Angeles Kings went from potential contenders to near pretenders, skating on thin ice into the playoffs as the eight-seed in the Western Conference.
Same story, different year. With two games remaining against the San Jose Sharks, the Kings were atop the Pacific Division and the three-seed. Three days later, they were the eight-seed, knocking themselves our of divi...
We can probably stop making the "Why Eli Manning isn't an elite quarterback argument?" now after he secured his second defeat of the New England Patriots in as many Super Bowls.
That's one more Super Bowl ring than his brother Peyton has, two more than his father Archie, and two rings to throw up a peace sign to Tom Brady and yell, "That's twice...
The Los Angeles Dodgers may have to call up the bankruptcy court and plead their case to halt their inevitable sale because they had just been robbed by the baseball writers of America. Not robbed by any monetary value, but robbed of an NL MVP award that was rightfully center fielder Matt Kemp's for the taking.
Instead, Los Angeles native Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewe...
Kicking woes-Boise State quarterback Kellen Moore reacts to a missed field goal at end of regulation of 36-35 loss to TCU Nov. 12.
Last year it was Kyle Brotzman. In 2011, freshman kicker Dan Goodale was left to the test of keeping the BCS national championship dream alive for the Boise State Broncos.
But for the second straight year, the Broncos put the game in ...
Borrowed Time–UCLA coach Rick Neuheisel on the sidelines in the Nov. 12 game against Utah. The Bruins losr 31-6 to fall to 5-5 on the season. Neuheisel has been on the proverbial "hot seat" since the beginning of the season with a career 19-26 record through the first four seasons at UCLA. (Jim Urquhart/Associated Press)
Being consistently inconsistent is turning into...
Lost Legacy–Joe Paterno pictured leaving Penn State on Monday. Paterno was fired by the Board of Trustees Wednesday night as a result of the child abuse allegations that took place under his watch. (AP Photo)
Joe Paterno, known to the Happy Valley faithful as "Jo Pa", will not even be granted the liberty to retire at season's end. The Penn State Board of Trustees ...
Champions–The St. Louis Cardinals' David Freese holds up paper headlining the Cardinals World Series win. The Cardinals came back from a 3-2 deficit to beat the Rangers 6-2 in game seven of the World Series Friday night.
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Cardinals win 2011 World Series
People counted the St. Louis Cardinals out when they were 10.5 games back on Aug. 25. The me...
So much for talks of player agents warning players not to give into the demands of the team owners, and suggesting the union decertify.
Thursday, the supposed behind-the-scene advocates of decertifcation are backing out of the letter seven major sports management firms wrote to its clients.
Is it time to put your money where your mouth is?
It's hard to have your cake and eat it too in the sports world.
The Los Angeles Kings found that out when they finally ended defenseman Drew Doughty's holdout, signing the 21-year-old to an eight-year, $56 million deal that officially makes him the highest-paid player by annual salary on the Kings.
General Manager Dean Lombardi seemed pretty adamant about si...
Black Out–Sun Devils went all-black in home game against Missouri, a revamped team with a new look
The duel in the desert. Maybe you can call it Black Out, Part II. Maybe it was more of a Maroon Out. Either way, the Arizona State Sun Devils solidified themselves as a legitimate Pac-12 South contender, beating the USC Trojans for the first time since 1999.