LOS ANGELES (AP) - The NFL has never been closer to ending its 21-year absence from the city that staged the first Super Bowl and supported several teams in several leagues through several decades of professional football.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Less than four weeks from the Super Bowl, the field is nearly ready to be played on thanks to long days at Levi's Stadium by the crew working to install fresh sod and make every necessary tweak in regards to weather and other potential issues.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson interviewed Sunday with the San Francisco 49ers regarding their head coaching vacancy, a person with direct knowledge of the meeting told The Associated Press.
Vontaze Burfict was having the game of his life when he ran into the bowels of Paul Brown Stadium with what appeared to be a clinching interception, trailed by Adam "Pacman" Jones and several teammates eager to celebrate.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs cobbled together an 11-game win streak that included their first playoff triumph in 22 years by using backups, third-stringers and a whole lot of scotch tape.
BURNS, Ore. (AP) - The occupation of national wildlife area by a small, armed group upset over federal land policies stretched into its second week as the mother of the group's leader asked supporters to send supplies - everything from warm blankets to coffee creamer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Dodgers opened their wallet to sign Japanese pitcher Kenta Maeda to an incentive-laden deal that could be worth $106.2 million if he stays healthy, a risk the team was willing to take despite knowing he has had elbow issues.