Playoffs

Head Coach Mark Jackson of the Golden State Warriors in a game against the Los Angeles Clippers on January 21, 2013 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Coach: LA Fans Should Boycott Game 5

Golden State coach Mark Jackson has a suggestion for fans of both the Warriors and the Clippers: Don’t show up for Game 5 in Los Angeles on Tuesday night.

04/28/2014

Eric Weddle #32 of the San Diego Chargers tackles Demaryius Thomas #88 of the Denver Broncos during the AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 12, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Chargers Wrap-Up: Playoff Loss A Microcosm Of Season

The San Diego Chargers can feel good about overachieving and making it to the divisional playoffs when hardly anyone thought they’d make the postseason under rookie coach Mike McCoy.

01/13/2014

Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos throws a pass against the San Diego Chargers during the AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 12, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Manning, Broncos Beat Chargers 24-17, Advance To AFC Championship

Peyton Manning welcomed Wes Welker back into the lineup with a touchdown toss and the Denver Broncos narrowly avoided a repeat of their playoff slip from last year, advancing to the AFC championship game with a 24-17 win over the San Diego Chargers on Sunday.

01/12/2014

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Snake-bit Chiefs Fall Short As Defense Fails Repeatedly In Second-half Collapse

The Kansas City Chiefs lost an eighth-straight postseason game on Saturday, losing 45-44 to the Indianapolis Colts after holding a 28-point lead in the third quarter.

01/05/2014

GREEN BAY, WI - NOVEMBER 24: Clay Matthews #52 of the Green Bay Packers rushes against the Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau Field on November 24, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Vikings and the Packers tied 26-26 after overtime.(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Packers Face Injury Questions On Defense

The Green Bay Packers have had trouble stopping the 49ers in their last two meetings. Now they have to try and beat them in the playoffs while facing injury issues on defense.

01/03/2014

AN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 29: Philip Rivers #17 of the San Diego Chargers celebrates with teammate Manti Te'o #50 after a 27-24 overtime win against the Kansas City Chiefs during their game on December 29, 2013 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Chargers Survive Chiefs in Overtime, Punch Playoff Ticket

If you have a liking for the dramatic, then you had no problem watching the San Diego Chargers and their wild 27-24 overtime victory Sunday over Kansas City.

12/30/2013

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 10: Terrelle Pryor #2 of the Oakland Raiders in action against the New York Giants during their game at MetLife Stadium on November 10, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Chargers Host Arch-Rival Raiders, Hope Game Means Something

As the San Diego Chargers know all too well, their playoff fate may be sealed by the time they take the field this Sunday afternoon at home against Oakland.

12/20/2013

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - NOVEMBER 17: Philip Rivers #17 of the San Diego Chargers during their game at Sun Life Stadium on November 17, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Chargers Face Another ‘Playoff’ Situation In Kansas City

If you thought the San Diego Chargers were in danger of missing the playoffs before their 20-16 loss in Miami last Sunday, well, the danger level has risen quite a bit in the last week.

11/22/2013

SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 30: Head coach Norv Turner of the San Diego Chargers celebrates the touchdown of Antonio Gates #85 for a 17-7 lead over the Oakland Raiders at Qualcomm Stadium on December 30, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Chargers Fans Can’t Blame Norv Turner For This Season

Given how there are a sizable number of mediocre teams in the NFL in 2013, the San Diego Chargers sitting at 4-6 may not really be in as bad a spot as some might have you think.

11/20/2013

SAN DIEGO, CA - SEPTEMBER 9: Head coach Mike McCoy of the San Diego Chargers looks at the scoreboard during the game against the Houston Texans on September 9, 2013 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

What Is The McCoy Report Card After 9 Games?

Through his first nine games as head coach of the San Diego Chargers, Mike McCoy has his team in the hunt for an AFC playoff berth. That said, there is little margin for error at this point.

11/13/2013

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Sports Verdict: Which Team Has A Better Chance At The Playoffs? Giants Vs. Jets

Fans in New York never want to abandon thoughts of the postseason this early into any season. As frustrated as they may be, the hope of a postseason run remains in the minds of the fans of both New York NFL teams.

10/31/2013

Adrian Gonzalez #23 of the Los Angeles Dodgers lays on the dugout fence in the seventh inning while taking on the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Four of the National League Championship Series at Dodger Stadium on October 15, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Dodgers Can’t Ride Momentum, Fall To Cardinals 4-2 To Fall Behind 3-1 In NLCS

Ricky Nolasco was beaten up over four innings and the Dodgers again couldn’t capitalize on opportunities as they fell to the Cardinals 4-2 on in Game 4, falling behind 3-1 in the NLCS.

10/15/2013

Hyun-Jin Ryu #99 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Three of the National League Championship Series at Dodger Stadium on October 14, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: David J. Phillip/Pool/Getty Images)

Ryu, Dodgers Defeat Cardinals 3-0 In Game 3, Cut NLCS Deficit To 2-1

Ryu scattered three hits over seven scoreless frames and the Dodgers outlasted the Cardinals 2-0 on Monday to cut St. Louis’ NLCS lead to 2-1.

10/14/2013

David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox hits a game-tying grand slam in the eighth inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 13, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Ortiz Grand Slam Leads Sox Over Tigers, Ties ALCS At 1

David Ortiz revived the Red Sox with a tying grand slam in the eighth inning, then Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit a winning single in the ninth that sent Boston past the Detroit Tigers 6-5 Sunday night to even the AL championship series at 1-all.

10/13/2013

Hanley Ramirez #13 of the Los Angeles Dodgers is hit by a pitch in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game One of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 11, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Ramirez’ Status Still Uncertain For Dodgers In NLCS Game 3

The Los Angeles Dodgers’ offense is struggling, and they might have to face Adam Wainwright without their top hitter in Game 3 of the NL championship series.

10/13/2013

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