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The Early Lead: January, 2014

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 01/31/2014

Mark Cuban says goodbye to David Stern with a selfie

Mavericks owner takes an affectionate selfie with the outgoing NBA commissioner.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:28 PM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 01/31/2014

Super Bowl ads 2014: Tim Tebow finds his calling with T-Mobile (video)

Former quarterback spoofs his inability to get an NFL contract.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:38 PM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 01/31/2014

Super Bowl 2014 preview, TV schedule

The NFL’s top two teams, the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos, play for the Super Bowl title on Sunday.

By Kelyn Soong  |  08:30 AM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Super Bowl XLVIII, by the numbers (video)

From the matchup to the temperature to the length of the National Anthem, here are some numbers to know about Sunday’s big game.

By Keith McMillan  |  02:52 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Super Bowl 2014: Derrick Coleman surprises hearing-impaired girls (video)

Seahawks fullback, the NFL’s first legally deaf player, has tickets for his new friends.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:39 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Super Bowl 2014: Colin Kaepernick blasts Richard Sherman

49ers quarterback says comments about Michael Crabtree were “ridiculous.“

By Cindy Boren  |  01:32 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Michael Schumacher being eased out of medically induced coma

Formula One driver has been hospitalized since a Dec. 29 skiing accident.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:43 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 01/30/2014

Super Bowl 2014: Peyton Manning on the greatest QB ever

Broncos quarterback would prefer to build the ideal quarterback with best parts of others.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:57 AM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 01/30/2014

The greatest Super Bowl photo ever. Really.

Len Dawson drinks a soda and smokes a cigarette at halftime of Super Bowl I.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:12 AM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 01/30/2014

Super Bowl ads 2014: Budweiser’s “Puppy Love” will win hearts (video)

A dog and a Clydesdale bond, but what about their trainers?

By Cindy Boren  |  10:08 AM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 01/30/2014

Kevin Durant vs. LeBron James: This one goes to Thunder (video)

Oklahoma City overwhelms the Heat ... but it’s only January.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:06 AM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 01/30/2014

David Stern’s Top 10 on “Letterman” is pretty funny (video)

One thing the NBA’s retiring commissioner has learned: “Dr. J is not a licensed physician.“

By Cindy Boren  |  08:15 AM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:51 AM ET, 01/30/2014

Super Bowl 2014: Richard Sherman on Peyton Manning’s “ducks”

Broncos quarterback actually agrees with Seahawks cornerback

By Cindy Boren  |  07:51 AM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 01/29/2014

Chipper Jones rescues Freddie Freeman in Atlanta storm

Former Braves player put his ATV to good use.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:39 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 01/29/2014

Jonathan Martin: “I felt trapped” in Dolphins’ locker room

Offensive lineman tells Tony Dungy that alleged attacks were “personal” and “racial.”

By Cindy Boren  |  11:48 AM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 01/29/2014

Atlanta storm traps Ohio State coach Tom Herman in car for 19 hours

Buckeyes offensive coordinator had lots of company on the highway during snow and ice storm.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:45 AM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 01/29/2014

LeBron James vs. Kevin Durant: MVP contenders battle tonight

Durant has been on a great run this month as Thunder, Heat face each other in Miami.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:22 AM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 01/29/2014

Super Bowl 2014: Peyton Manning vs. the wind

Denver Broncos quarterback gets advice on MetLife Stadium from his brother.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:37 AM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:23 AM ET, 01/29/2014

Super Bowl 2014: Richard Sherman says “I shouldn’t have attacked Michael Crabtree”

Seattle Seahawks cornerback writes about the 10 things he’s learned since his rant went viral.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:23 AM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 01/28/2014

Northwestern football players seek to create union

Athletes, led by quarterback Kain Colter, are seeking a voice.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:11 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 01/28/2014

Super Bowl 2014: Peyton Manning on his neck exam

Denver Broncos quarterback tells ESPN he will follow doctor’s orders, whatever they may be.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:30 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 01/28/2014

Super Bowl 2014: Wes Welker would play with a concussion

Denver Broncos wide receiver says he isn’t about to miss Sunday’s game.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:20 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 01/28/2014

Marshawn Lynch walks out on Super Bowl Media Day

Seattle Seahawks running back prefers to hang out behind the scenes.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:58 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 01/28/2014

Champ Bailey: Redskins trade “best thing to happen to my career”

Cornerback is playing in his first Super Bowl with Denver Broncos.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:47 AM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 01/28/2014

Super Bowl 2014: Pete Carroll, NFL reconsider marijuana

Roger Goodell, Seahawks coach say that medical uses of the drug should be researched.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:39 AM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 01/27/2014

Mapping the U.S. Olympic team state-by-state

California will send the most athletes to the Winter Games, followed closely by Colorado and Minnesota.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:44 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 01/27/2014

Ravens hire Gary Kubiak as offensive coordinator

Jim Caldwell left Baltimore to become head coach of the Detroit Lions.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:09 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 01/27/2014

Super Bowl 2014: Why it’s better to be an NFC quarterback

Three AFC quarterbacks have hogged the big game in 10 of the last 11 years.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:33 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 01/27/2014

Sochi 2014: New Yorker imagines Olympics filled with Putin

Russian president takes ownership of the Games, especially figure skating.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:00 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 01/27/2014

NFL injuries: Why players choose their legs over their heads

Player surveys show that they continue to fear low hits more than concussions.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:07 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 01/27/2014

Super Bowl XLVIII: Pete Carroll steps in it with New Jersey slight

The big game is a bi-state production, members of the Garden State would like to remind you.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:33 AM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 01/27/2014

Gary Kubiak the favorite to be Ravens’ offensive coordinator, report says

Former Texans head coach would want to hire Kyle Shanhan and Rick Dennison, too.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:59 AM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 01/27/2014

Super Bowl 2014 ads: Danica Patrick looks different (video)

GoDaddy has moved away from its provocative content.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:16 AM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 01/27/2014

Sochi 2014: Security concerns extend to U.S. uniforms, rattle athletes and families

Athletes are warned about wearing Ralph Lauren outfits away from venue as their relatives consider staying home.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:00 AM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 01/27/2014

Peyton Manning on retirement: “No plans beyond” Super Bowl

Unlike Ray Lewis a year ago, Denver Broncos quarterback isn’t saying whether this will be his final game.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:00 AM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:14 AM ET, 01/26/2014

Stanislas Wawrinka upsets injured Rafael Nadal, wins Australian Open

The world’s No. 1 player falls in four sets after hurting his back.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:14 AM ET, 01/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:17 AM ET, 01/24/2014

Rafael Nadal rolls past Roger Federer in Australian Open semifinal

The world’s No. 1 player will play Stanislas Wawrinka in final, is closing fast on some of the sport’s Grand Slam records.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:17 AM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 01/23/2014

Super Bowl 2014 ads: Stephen Colbert, Wonderful Pistachios team up

Two teams will play a game to honor his appearance in a commercial.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:30 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 01/23/2014

Super Bowl 2014 ads: Volkswagen, Carmen Electra in an ad about an ad

German engineers devise an algorithm about the perfect commercial. Chaos ensues.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:00 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 01/23/2014

Australian Open semifinal: Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal preview, TV schedule

The vaunted rivalry is renewed once again, and the winner takes on Stanislas Wawrinka in the final.

By Kelyn Soong  |  03:46 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 01/23/2014

Super Bowl 2014 ads: “Full House” reunion for Dannon Oikos yogurt

It’s not at all weird that John Stamos, Bob Saget and Dave Coulier are still living together.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:22 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 01/23/2014

Peyton Manning or Andrew Luck? Jim Irsay isn’t looking back

His former quarterback will play in the Super Bowl and that’s fine with the Indianapolis Colts owner.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:43 AM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 01/23/2014

Sochi 2014: Team USA uniforms get mixed reaction

Ralph Lauren designed the togs, which are being compared to Grandpa’s sweater, for the Opening Ceremonies

By Cindy Boren  |  11:00 AM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 01/23/2014

Richard Sherman frustrated by reaction, equates “thug” with racial slur

Seahawks cornerback says it’s “like an accepted way of calling someone the N-word.“

By Cindy Boren  |  10:12 AM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:38 AM ET, 01/23/2014

What Richard Sherman said to Michael Crabtree

Seahawks cornerback was wearing a microphone that captured his comments after his game-saving play.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:38 AM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/23/2014

Wes Welker hit was legal; NFL differs with Bill Belichick

New England Patriots coach had accused his former wide receiver of taking out Aqib Talib in the AFC championship game.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 01/22/2014

John Madden: Richard Sherman’s rant “was embarrassing”

Outburst detracted from victory that put Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl, he says.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:41 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 01/22/2014

Shaun White pulls out of 2014 Winter X Games

Snowboarder has decided to focus on preparing for Sochi Olympics.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:14 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 01/22/2014

Kevin Durant tops 30 points for eighth straight game

The 6-foot-9 forward leads the league with a scoring average of 30.9 points this season and is averaging 39.3 in the last eight games.

By Kelyn Soong  |  02:15 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 01/22/2014

Vince Young files for bankruptcy protection

Former quarterback has struggled financially since the player lockout of 2011.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:06 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 01/22/2014

Warren Buffett, Quicken Loans will pay $1 billion for perfect March Madness bracket

The odds of accomplishing this, however, are staggeringly, crushingly against you.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:20 AM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 01/22/2014

Masahiro Tanaka, Yankees agree to seven-year deal, report says

Contract with 25-year-old Japanese pitcher is worth $155 million.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:24 AM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 01/22/2014

Norway’s curling team has wild pants for Winter Olympics

Somehow, the curlers have managed to top their 2010 look for Sochi.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:03 AM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:37 AM ET, 01/22/2014

Roger Federer beats Andy Murray in Australian Open, faces Rafael Nadal next

Nadal battles through blister on his hand to set up glittering semifinal.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:37 AM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 01/22/2014

Hank Aaron tweets Richard Sherman: “You have my support”

Hall of Famer tells Seahawks cornerback to “hang in there” after controversial interview.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:15 AM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hank Aaron, Richard Sherman

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 01/21/2014

Novak Djokovic upset in Australian Open quarterfinals

Switzerland’s Stanislas Wawrinka is into his first Australian Open semifinals after his four-hour, five-set win over Djokovic.

By Kelyn Soong  |  02:44 PM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Australian Open, Novak Djokovic, stanislas wawrinka

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 01/21/2014

Should the NFL eliminate the extra point? Roger Goodell says it’s possible.

They’re so automatic -- only five were missed in the 2013 regular season -- that they’re boring.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:26 PM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Roger Goodell

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 01/21/2014

Notre Dame’s Under Armour deal is largest in college sports

Fighting Irish leave Adidas after 17 years.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:27 PM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College sports, Notre Dame

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 01/21/2014

Why Bill Belichick called out Wes Welker over Aqib Talib hit

Accusation by Patriots coach reportedly is based in extreme dislike of Broncos wide receiver.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:57 AM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Belichick, Denver Broncos, New England Patriots, Wes Welker

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 01/21/2014

Michelle Obama dunk photobombs Miami Heat (video)

LeBron James assists and says, “She’s got hops.” There’s a creepy Chris Bosh appearance, too.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:23 AM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Miami Heat, NBA

Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 01/21/2014

Jerry Jones sticks with Monte Kiffin, Bill Callahan (and Tony Romo)

Dallas Cowboys won’t be making changes at offensive or defensive coordinator.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:21 AM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, Jerry Jones

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 01/21/2014

Rex Ryan to Rob Ryan: “Dude get a haircut.”

Jets coach is baffled that his twin brother isn’t interviewed when NFL head-coaching jobs open up. Is it his hair?

By Cindy Boren  |  08:24 AM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Rex Ryan, Rob Ryan

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 01/21/2014

Richard Sherman apologizes; Stanford’s David Shaw says he’s no thug

Seahawks cornerback says he regrets rant with Erin Andrews that took “the attention away from the fantastic game.“

By Cindy Boren  |  07:45 AM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Richard Sherman, Seattle Seahawks

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 01/20/2014

NaVorro Bowman may have torn ACL, MCL, report says

49ers linebacker was injured late in NFC championship game loss to Seattle Seahawks.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:29 PM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NaVorro Bowman, NFL playoffs, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 01/20/2014

Richard Sherman on rant: “I don’t want to be a villain”

Seahawks cornerback addresses “those who would call me a thug or worse” after NFC championship game outburst.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:11 PM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Crabtree, NFL, Richard Sherman, Seattle Seahawks

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 01/20/2014

Bill Belichick calls out Wes Welker for hit on Aqib Talib (GIF)

Patriots coach says hit by his former player in AFC championship game was “one of the worst plays I’ve seen.“

By Cindy Boren  |  09:51 AM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Belichick, New England Patriots, NFL playoffs, Wes Welker

Posted at 10:57 PM ET, 01/19/2014

Richard Sherman goes on postgame rant with Erin Andrews (video)

Cornerback, who had key play in Seattle Seahawks’ NFC championship game victory, had the last word against Michael Crabtree.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:57 PM ET, 01/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL playoffs, Richard Sherman, Seattle Seahawks

Posted at 08:47 PM ET, 01/19/2014

How to tell when Marshawn Lynch scores a touchdown

BeastQuake tied the score early in the third quarter of the 49ers-Seahawks NFC championship game.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:47 PM ET, 01/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marshawn Lynch, NFL playoffs, Seattle Seahawks

Posted at 08:28 PM ET, 01/19/2014

Jim Harbaugh loses it over call in NFC championship game (GIF)

49ers coach expresses his dismay in game against Seahawks.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:28 PM ET, 01/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Harbaugh, NFL playoffs, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 08:11 PM ET, 01/19/2014

Seahawks player leveled by guy in street clothes on 49ers sideline (GIF)

LaMichael James was shaken up on play in NFC championship game, but real action was on the sideline.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:11 PM ET, 01/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFC, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks

Posted at 07:26 PM ET, 01/19/2014

Peyton Manning, Tom Brady in AFC championship game memes

Broncos are headed to the Super Bowl after beating Patriots.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:26 PM ET, 01/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denver Broncos, NFL, Peyton Manning, Super Bowl XLVIII

Posted at 06:55 PM ET, 01/19/2014

Lolo Jones named to U.S. Olympic bobsled team

Track star is one of three push athlete/brakemen chosen in close competition.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:55 PM ET, 01/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lolo Jones, Winter Olympics

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 01/19/2014

Super Bowl ads 2014: Don Cheadle, a llama and Bud Light (video)

A pun is also involved in commercial during Patriots-Broncos AFC championshi game.

By Cindy Boren  |  05:13 PM ET, 01/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Super Bowl ads

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 01/19/2014

Super Bowl 2014 ads: Arnold Schwarzenegger plays Ping Pong for Bud Light (video)

Teaser airs during Patriots-Broncos AFC championship game.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:08 PM ET, 01/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Super Bowl ads

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 01/19/2014

Tom Brady had ligament damage in hand in October, report says

Photos showed Patriots quarterback with a swollen hand that healed without surgery.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:09 PM ET, 01/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, NFL playoffs, Tom Brady

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 01/19/2014

President Obama: “I would not let my son play pro football”

In New Yorker interview, he notes that playing the sport is “a bit of caveat emptor.”

By Cindy Boren  |  02:36 PM ET, 01/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, President Obama

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 01/17/2014

Five things to remember about Brady vs. Manning

The future Hall of Famers will meet for the 15th time in the Patriots-Broncos AFC championship game.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:08 AM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Peyton Manning, Tom Brady

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/17/2014

AFC and NFC championships TV schedule and preview

Heated rivalries make for anticipated title games in both the AFC and NFC.

By Kelyn Soong  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  afc championship game, NFC championship game, NFL playoffs

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 01/16/2014

Wes Welker on Brady vs. Manning: Who’s his favorite?

It’s a Picasso-Michelangelo situation as far as the Denver Broncos wide receiver is concerned.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:42 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL playoffs, Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Wes Welker

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 01/16/2014

Tom Brady returns, says “I feel great” (updated)

Patriots QB created panic when he was AWOL as the team prepared for AFC championship game and Peyton Manning.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:16 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL playoffs, Tom Brady

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 01/16/2014

Cal Ripken Jr. talks about “My Most Memorable Game” (video)

The game he chooses is no surprise. His emotional conversation with Bob Costas is.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:40 AM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Cal Ripken Jr.

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 01/16/2014

Australian Open play suspended: How hot is too hot?

Maria Sharapova manages to win, but Juan Martin del Potro does not.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:18 AM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Australian Open, Tennis

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 01/16/2014

Jim Harbaugh’s pants cost $8 at Walmart. A mystery is solved.

Jim Harbaugh’s pants cost $8 at Walmart.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:31 AM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Harbaugh, NFL playoffs, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 08:11 AM ET, 01/16/2014

Peyton Manning explains “Omaha.” Kind of. (video)

Only the Denver Broncos and their quarterback really know what the word means at the line of scrimmage.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:11 AM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denver Broncos, NFL playoffs, Peyton Manning

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 01/15/2014

Deaf Seahawks fullback stars in inspiring commercial (video)

Derrick Coleman has fought his way into the NFL despite being undrafted.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:18 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Seattle Seahawks

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 01/15/2014

LeBron James ‘jealous’ of Kevin Durant’s shot attempts

The Heat star says he notices how many more shot attempts Kevin Durant has compared to himself.

By Kelyn Soong  |  01:08 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, LeBron James, NBA

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 01/15/2014

Tom Brady sick, misses Patriots practice (updated)

Patriots Coach Bill Belichick refuses to offer any information about his quarterback.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:16 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Tom Brady

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 01/15/2014

Vikings hire Mike Zimmer

Finally, the Cincinnati Bengals’ highly regarded defensive coordinator gets a head-coaching job.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:09 AM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Zimmer, Minnesota Vikings, NFL

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 01/15/2014

Australian Open results: Serena Williams isn’t slowed by heat wave

With temps again soaring past 100 degrees, the top-seeded woman and second-seeded man make quick work of opponents.

By Missy Khamvongsa  |  11:02 AM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Australian Open

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 01/15/2014

Rob Ryan can’t get NFL head coaching job because of his hair?

Noted defensive coordinator is being held back by his locks, ESPN reports.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:51 AM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Rob Ryan

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 01/15/2014

Lindsey Vonn undergoes knee surgery

Former Olympian tweets that the procedure went well, just eight days after pulling out of the Olympics.

By Missy Khamvongsa  |  10:22 AM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 Winter Olympics, Lindsey Vonn

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 01/15/2014

Giants’ shakeup is a “fire in their rear end,” Coughlin says

Ben McAdoo arrives from Green Bay to re-energize players; tight ends coach Mike Pope won’t be retained.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:30 AM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Giants, NFL

Posted at 07:41 AM ET, 01/15/2014

Boston Bruins honor Sam Berns, teen who died of rare genetic disease

Teenager who died of a rare genetic disease is remembered with a pregame moment of silence.

By Ben Sumner  |  07:41 AM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NHL

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 01/14/2014

LeBron James, Miami Heat visit White House (video)

President Obama welcomes two-time NBA champions.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:53 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA, White House

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 01/14/2014

Australian Open affected by heat wave

One player faints midmatch as Day 2 temperatures reach 108 degree.

By Kelyn Soong  |  02:17 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Australian Open

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 01/14/2014

Judge questions whether $765 NFL concussions settlement is enough

Judge Anita B. Brody preliminarily withholds approval of agreement between players, league.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:38 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 01/14/2014

Lions hire Jim Caldwell, Titans get Ken Whisenhunt

Hirings mean that only the Cleveland Browns and Minnesota Vikings are still looking for a head coach.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:28 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 01/14/2014

Nick Saban reminds Alabama players about those losses

college football, alabama, auburn, oklahoma, sugar bowl, iron bowl, nick saban, Nick Saban reminds Alabama players about those losses, crimson tide

By Cindy Boren  |  11:24 AM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, College Football, Nick Saban

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 01/14/2014

Deion Sanders ready to suit up for Pro Bowl, NFL won’t let him

Jerry Rice isn’t going to be playing, either. Instead, he and Sanders will pick the rosters.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:34 AM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Deion Sanders, NFL, Pro Bowl

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 01/14/2014

Larry David yawns as Knicks win fifth straight

Maybe that project with Jerry Seinfeld is sapping his energy.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:53 AM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NBA, New York Knicks

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 01/14/2014

Aaron Hernandez won’t be watching Patriots in jail

Former tight end is kept away from the general population as he awaits trial on murder charge.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:58 AM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:07 AM ET, 01/14/2014

Cubs’ new mascot is cute and horrifying

“Clark” is his name, Chicago baseball (sadly) is his game.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:07 AM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Chicago Cubs

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 01/13/2014

Broncos won’t sell title game tickets to fans outside Rocky Mountain region

Seahawks made the same decision, with championship game against their rival 49ers Sunday.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:53 PM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denver Broncos, NFL

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 01/13/2014

Serena Williams advances, Venus Williams loses at Australian Open

Venus is bounced from the first round of the Australian Open for the first time since 2006, while Serena eases into second round.

By Kelyn Soong  |  01:01 PM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Australian Open, Serena Williams, Venus Williams

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 01/13/2014

Broncos lose Chris Harris to torn ACL

Denver secondary is a question mark with AFC championship game against Tom Brady, Patriots looming.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:33 PM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Harris, Denver Broncos, NFL

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 01/13/2014

Alex Rodriguez suspension, PEDs: Thomas Boswell’s take

MLB certainly appears to have taken an ends-justifies-the-mean stance on their nail-him-to-the-wall hunt to get A-Rod.

By Missy Rosenberg  |  12:22 PM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Rodriguez, MLB

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 01/13/2014

Kerry Washington, Nnamdi Asomugha make Golden Globes appearance

Life after the NFL includes stepping out together -- for just a few minutes at gala.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:04 AM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 01/13/2014

Tom Brady still can’t get a high five from Patriots

Why should his teammates suddenly change after getting an AFC championship game berth?

By Cindy Boren  |  10:16 AM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Tom Brady

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 01/13/2014

Seahawks won’t sell NFC championship tickets to fans from California

San Francisco 49ers fans will have to get their tickets through the secondary markets.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:02 AM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFC championship game, NFL, Seattle Seahawks

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 01/13/2014

NFL looking to sell package of Thursday TV games

Deal with a new network could go into effect as early as 2014.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:03 AM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 01/13/2014

Chris Harris to have MRI, may miss AFC championship game

Loss of cornerback could be significant for Broncos against Patriots and Tom Brady.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:15 AM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Harris, Denver Broncos, NFL

Posted at 04:41 PM ET, 01/12/2014

Wes Welker returns with an enormous new helmet

Wide receiver takes precaution for Broncos-Chargers divisional playoff game after suffering concussion in December.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:41 PM ET, 01/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denver Broncos, NFL, Wes Welker

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 01/12/2014

Could this be Peyton Manning’s last season?

His future will depend on the results of a neck exam, required by his contract, in March, ESPN reports.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:10 PM ET, 01/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denver Broncos, NFL, Peyton Manning

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 01/12/2014

Colin Kaepernick mocks Cam Newton’s Superman move (video)

When San Francisco took a 10-point lead, 49ers quarterback couldn’t resist making the Panthers QB’s move.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:28 PM ET, 01/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cam Newton, Colin Kaepernick, NFL

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 01/12/2014

Jim Harbaugh loses it in 49ers-Panthers game (GIF)

It was deemed unsportsmanlike to run onto the field questioning an official call, even when you’re right and other coaches do it all the time.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:57 PM ET, 01/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Harbaugh, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 08:52 PM ET, 01/11/2014

Shaq hangs with the New Jersey Devils, drives Zamboni

NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal showed up at the Devils game Saturday, but not just to wave to the crowd on the big screen and shake hands with players.

By Ben Sumner  |  08:52 PM ET, 01/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NHL, Shaquille O'Neal

Posted at 08:13 PM ET, 01/11/2014

Marshawn Lynch touchdown: a seismic view of Seahawks-Saints

Imagine what the NFC championship game at CenturyLink Field will be like.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:13 PM ET, 01/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marshawn Lynch, NFL, Seattle Seahawks

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 01/11/2014

Patriots, Bruins pay tribute to Foxboro teen who died of rare disease

Patriots, Bruins pay tribute to Foxboro teen Sam Berns, who died of a rare disease.

By Ben Sumner  |  04:57 PM ET, 01/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Bruins, New England Patriots

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 01/11/2014

Saints-Seahawks: Jimmy Graham, Bruce Irvin have heated exchange (video)

New Orleans tight end spars verbally with several Seattle players--in warmups--for NFC divisional playoff game.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:56 PM ET, 01/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New Orleans Saints, NFL, Seattle Seahawks

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 01/10/2014

Chargers-Broncos: Preview of NFL divisional round

San Diego, Denver have played twice this season, with each team winning on the road.

By Kelyn Soong  |  12:30 PM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denver Broncos, NFL, NFL playoffs, San Diego Chargers

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 01/10/2014

Olympic ski jump champion Thomas Morgenstern in scary crash (video)

Condition of three-time gold medalist is not know, although he was talking and moving after fall.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:30 AM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympics, Thomas Morgenstern

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 01/10/2014

49ers-Panthers: Preview of NFL divisional round

Carolina, San Francisco met earlier this season, with Panthers winning in Candlestick Park.

By Kelyn Soong  |  11:00 AM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Carolina Panthers, NFL playoffs, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 01/10/2014

Who is Austin Hatch? Two-time plane crash survivor returns to basketball (video)

Los Angeles high school player, who was seriously injured three years ago, hits an emotional three-pointer.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:44 AM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Austin Hatch, High school basketball, Michigan

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 01/10/2014

Saints-Seahawks: Preview of NFL divisional round

Seattle ran over New Orleans, 34-7, in early December.

By Kelyn Soong  |  09:30 AM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New Orleans Saints, NFL playoffs, Seattle Seahawks

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 01/10/2014

Colts-Patriots: Preview of NFL divisional round

Indianapolis, New England are vastly different from the teams that last met in the 2012 season.

By Kelyn Soong  |  08:00 AM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Indianapolis Colts, New England Patriots, NFL playoffs

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 01/10/2014

NFL playoffs: Divisional-round games TV schedule

The winners of this weekend’s divisional games will advance to the divisional champions on Jan. 19.

By Kelyn Soong  |  06:30 AM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL playoffs

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 01/09/2014

James Franklin expected to be named Penn State coach, reports say

Nittany Lions targeted Vanderbilt coach when Bill O’Brien returned to the NFL.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:18 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, James Franklin, Penn State

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 01/09/2014

Redskins hire Jay Gruden: Reaction is (mostly) skeptical

There’s also a fair amount of snark about the new head coach.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:09 AM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jay Gruden, NFL, Washington Redskins

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 01/09/2014

Blake Griffin dunk posterizes Kris Humphries (video, GIFs)

By Cindy Boren  |  10:04 AM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Blake Griffin, NBA

Posted at 08:05 AM ET, 01/09/2014

Dennis Rodman says “I had been drinking” in apology for comments

Hall of Famer/basketball diplomat apologizes to family of Kenneth Bae, teammates and others.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:05 AM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dennis Rodman, NBA

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 01/08/2014

Hall of Fame: Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas elected

Craig Biggio fell heartbreakingly short in his second bid for election.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:07 PM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Hall of Fame

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 01/08/2014

Johnny Manziel will enter NFL draft, report says

Texas A&M quarterback will see whether he’s still Johnny Football next spring.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:00 PM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Johnny Manziel, NFL, NFL draft

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 01/08/2014

“He Got Game” sequel: Spike Lee, Ray Allen in talks

Miami Heat star and Jesus Shuttlesworth have been synonymous since the 1998 film came out.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:18 PM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Miami Heat, NBA, Ray Allen

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 01/08/2014

FIFA says no decision on Qatar World Cup move has been made

Moving the 2022 tournament to the winter months will not be considered until after this June’s World Cup.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:15 AM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Soccer, World Cup

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/08/2014

NFL playoffs: Adding two teams is “under serious consideration,” Roger Goodell says

NFL commissioner said there’s no timeline for bringing in two more teams.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL playoffs

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 01/08/2014

Dennis Rodman sings “Happy Birthday” to Kim Jong Un (video)

Hall of Famer’s trip to North Korea has been his most controversial yet.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:32 AM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dennis Rodman, NBA

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 01/07/2014

Polar vortex claims Hurricanes-Sabres game

Buffalo is dealing with blizzard and dangerous temperatures.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:23 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes, NHL

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 01/07/2014

Florida State T-shirts had BCS winner/loser reversed. Oops.

At least they got the part about “national champions” right. So there’s that.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:35 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Florida State

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 01/07/2014

Tim Tebow just missed predicting BCS final score

Maybe he should give up his NFL dream and just focus on broadcasting.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:44 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Tim Tebow

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 01/07/2014

Jameis Winston leads Florida State to BCS title, turns his attention to baseball

Quarterback, who will return next fall, will play the other sports he excels in soon.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:15 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Florida State, Jameis Winston

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 01/07/2014

Dennis Rodman angrily defends trip to North Korea with former NBA players (video)

Former NBA player also says he loves Kim Jong Un ahead of basketball game in Pyongyang.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:21 AM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dennis Rodman, NBA

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 01/07/2014

Colts sign Deion Branch, borrowing a move from Bill Belichick

Indianapolis get a wide receiver with knowledge of the Patriots ahead of AFC divisional playoff game.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:28 AM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Deion Branch, Indianapolis Colts, NFL

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/07/2014

Lindsey Vonn will not compete in Sochi Olympics

Most successful American alpine skier in history will miss what would have been her fourth Olympics.

By Barry Svrluga  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sochi Olympics

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 01/07/2014

Andrew Bynum traded to Bulls for Luol Deng, then waived (updated)

Cavaliers also ship draft picks to Chicago, still coping with the loss of Derrick Rose.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:35 AM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 01/06/2014

BCS Championship: ESPN “Megacast” has it covered

Tim Tebow, the network’s newest employee, will help broadcast the Florida State-Auburn game.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:32 PM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 01/06/2014

Michael Schumacher stable but critical as investigation proceeds

French authorities are expected to share details of the former Formula One driver’s skiing accident Wednesday.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:42 PM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 01/06/2014

NFL playoffs: Five things to know about the next round

By Cindy Boren  |  09:20 AM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, NFL playoffs

Posted at 08:03 AM ET, 01/06/2014

49ers’ winning field goal went through Packers player’s arms (GIF)

Davon House was offside on the play, anyway and San Francisco advanced to the divisional round.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:03 AM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, NFL playoffs

Posted at 05:37 PM ET, 01/05/2014

How cold is it in Green Bay? Very. (Photos)

The Packers and 49ers are playing a wild-card playoff game in near-zero temperatures.

By Cindy Boren  |  05:37 PM ET, 01/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, NFL playoffs, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 01/05/2014

NFL playoffs: Divisional-round matchups and TV schedule

It’ll be San Diego-Denver, Indianapolis-New England, New Orleans-Seattle and Carolina-San Francisco.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:55 PM ET, 01/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL playoffs

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 01/05/2014

Ice Bowl revisited: David Maraniss on the 1967 game

The significance of the Packers-Cowboys playoff game went far beyond the weather.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:26 PM ET, 01/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, Ice Bowl, NFL

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 01/05/2014

How good is Andrew Luck? Michael Jordan good?

His first legendary comeback is behind the Colts quarterback now.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:58 PM ET, 01/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts, NFL, NFL playoffs

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 01/05/2014

Packers-49ers game may not break Ice Bowl record

It’s warming up -- relatively speaking -- for wild-card playoff game.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:38 AM ET, 01/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, NFL, NFL playoffs

Posted at 08:28 PM ET, 01/04/2014

The Andrew Luck touchdown everyone is talking about (GIF)

Quarterback rallies Colts to 45-44 victory over Chiefs in a wild wild-card game.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:28 PM ET, 01/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Indianapolis Colts, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 01/04/2014

Remembering the Ice Bowl: David Maraniss on the iconic 1967 game

Sub-zero temperatures made a classic Packers-Cowboys matchup for a trip to the Super Bowl unforgettable.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:54 AM ET, 01/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, Ice Bowl, NFL

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 01/04/2014

NFL wild-card weekend preview, playoffs TV schedule

The San Diego Chargers and Cincinnati Bengals kick off today’s NFL wild-card games.

By Kelyn Soong  |  08:30 AM ET, 01/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL playoffs

Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 01/03/2014

Packers-49ers wild-card game may break Ice Bowl record (video)

An Arctic blast -- a polar vortex -- is heading for Green Bay Sunday evening.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:17 PM ET, 01/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 01/03/2014

Tony Dungy on Lions: “That’s the job I would want”

Not that he’s going to coach again, but he thinks Detroit is in the best position to win.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:37 PM ET, 01/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Detroit Lions, NFL, Tony Dungy

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 01/03/2014

NFL blackouts update: Packers, Colts, Bengals now have sellouts

Corporate sponsors and TV stations step up to buy the last few thousand tickets.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:39 AM ET, 01/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, NFL blackouts, NFL playoffs

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 01/03/2014

Michael Schumacher honored by fans on his 45th birthday

Former Formula One driver remains in medically induced coma after skiing accident.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:44 AM ET, 01/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Auto racing

Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 01/02/2014

Chris Kluwe blasts Vikings, Frazier, Spielman and Priefer

Vikings, special-teams coach deny that punter’s gay-rights activism was a factor in decision to cut him.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:07 PM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Kluwe, Minnesota Vikings, NFL

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 01/02/2014

Jay Cutler signs seven-year extension with Bears

Quarterback chooses not to become a free agent as deal gets done quickly.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:55 PM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bears, Jay Cutler, NFL

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 01/02/2014

Art Briles a candidate at Texas, report says

Baylor coach is expected to talk to Longhorns, says he hasn’t heard from Redskins.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:42 AM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Texas

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 01/02/2014

NFL blackouts: Packers, Bengals, Colts get deadline extensions (updated)

No sellout means no local TV -- unthinkable in Green Bay.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:51 AM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL

Posted at 08:12 AM ET, 01/02/2014

Winter Classic scenes: A snowy day at the Big House (photos)

In snow and frigid temperatures, Toronto beats Detroit in a shootout.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:12 AM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Winter Classic

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 01/01/2014

Winter Classic: Michigan’s Big House gets NHL makeover (video)

The Red Wings and Maple Leafs are likely to be playing in snow.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:25 AM ET, 01/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NHL, Winter Classic

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 01/01/2014

Why Bill O’Brien left Penn State for the Houston Texans

An NFLer at heart, coach was frustrated by politics and Joe Paterno’s legacy.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:53 AM ET, 01/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill O'Brien, NFL, Penn State

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 01/01/2014

Johnny Manziel “unreal” in Texas A&M comeback (video)

QB is a human highlight reel in victory over Duke in Chick-fil-A Bowl.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:10 AM ET, 01/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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