thursday night football

It won’t be easy for Derek Carr to throw the ball in the cold conditions of Kansas City today. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

TNF leaves Raiders between rock and hard place

Are you ready for some rockball? The NFL wants to improve its…


The NFL has picked Twitter to stream its Thursday night games. When the league negotiated its latest deal for Thursdays, it decided to sell the streaming rights separately for an "over the top" broadcast.  (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

NFL picks Twitter to stream Thursday night games

NEW YORK — The NFL has picked Twitter to stream its Thursday…


ESPN commentators and former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Steve Young, left, former Baltimore Ravens quarterback Trent Dilfer, former Baltimore Ravens Ray Lewis and Suzy Kolber talk prior to an NFL football game between the Arizona Cardinals and the Baltimore Ravens in 2015. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)

ESPN sliding ‘back, back, back’

LOS ANGELES — ESPN, the sports network that drives Disney’s profit engine,…