| Jan 26, 2014
| 9:22 PM
HONOLULU — Jerry Rice has fresh bragging rights on Deion Sanders nearly a decade after both players retired from the NFL.
Dallas running back DeMarco Murray caught a 20-yard touchdown pass with 41 seconds left and Carolina running back Mike...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 8:53 AM
The Pro Bowl has been on life support for some time now.
In the latest, and perhaps most drastic, attempt to save the NFL's all-star game, this year's edition did away with the traditional AFC vs. NFC format in favor of a battle between two teams chosen...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 6:38 PM
JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Most NFL players require years to hone their football skills and become pros.
Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas needed one season of college football.
The 6-foot-5, 250-pound Thomas played basketball for four seasons...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Sports commentator and former NFL player Darren Sharper was arrested Friday in Los Angeles on suspicion of rape, authorities said.
Los Angeles police said the 38-year-old had been linked to sexual assaults that took place in West Los Angeles last...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:03 PM
OK, Panthers, once more with feeling.
For the second time in three weeks, the Carolina Panthers will face the New Orleans Saints in a high-stakes NFC South showdown that will go a long way toward bringing the playoff picture into focus.
Hanging in the...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:13 PM
Two NFL players violated league protocol on dealing with concussions in last weekend's wild-card playoff games, according to a document obtained by the Associated Press.
The document was a letter sent by the chairmen of the NFL's head, neck and spine...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 6:57 PM
The Minnesota Vikings have hired Cincinnati Bengals' defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer as their head coach, according to a person with knowledge of the process who spoke Wednesday to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because Zimmer's contract...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 7:41 PM
DENVER — Peyton Manning didn't have to outduel Tom Brady in the AFC championship game Sunday. The Broncos' defense made sure of that.
Another Manning vs. Brady postseason classic never materialized because the Broncos' defense stuffed the run,...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Adam Gase has told the Cleveland Browns not to wait for him.
Denver's offensive coordinator removed his name from consideration for Cleveland's head coaching job Tuesday, a person familiar with the Browns' search told the Associated Press. Gase called...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:33 AM
An MRI revealed New England's Rob Gronkowski has torn anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments in his right knee, meaning the Pro Bowl tight end is done for the year, according to multiple reports Monday.
Gronkowski was writhing in pain and had...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 8:15 PM
They are scorching-hot as NFL coaches.
Their chairs, for the moment, are comfortably cool.
This season features an unusually high number of coach-of-the-year candidates, making that one of the more competitive races.
There's no time to campaign...