| Nov 18, 2012
The NFL is a passing league.
How many times have you heard that?
And it's true. Passing games generate the majority of yards for NFL teams. But the spotlight on quarterbacks is not quite as bright this season as it was a year ago, when 10 of them...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 8:10 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — So much for momentum.
Green Bay had it, having throttled Minnesota in the first round of the NFL playoffs. But the Packers were turned back by a San Francisco team that was two weeks removed from its worst loss of the season.
| Jun 14, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Rumor has it that supermodel Gisele Bundchen and quarterback husband Tom Brady are expecting a baby. "Fifty Shades of Grey" could spin off into a worldwide brand, offering jewelry, lingerie and the like. Narciso Rodriguez to design for Kohl's. And more...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 11:18 AM
In just two days, the slate will be set for Super Bowl XLVII, with either the Atlanta Falcons or San Francisco 49ers representing the NFC and the New England Patriots or Baltimore Ravens playing for the AFC.
But why wait till then? Join host Mark...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 10:59 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The Super Bowl will host two teams of destiny, but only one of them ended Sunday by wearing that destiny on its head like a lampshade and blowing through it like a party horn.
The Baltimore Ravens' 28-13 victory over the...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Peyton Manning flaps his arms, stamps his foot and plays traffic cop, sending Denver Broncos teammates this way and that. All the while, the play clock is winding down.
Manning isn't just playing quarterback. He's playing chicken with the defense,...
| Dec 31, 2012
Two thousand steps forward.
Two big steps back.
On a Sunday when Minnesota's Adrian Peterson became the seventh NFL player to run for 2,000 yards — coming within nine of breaking Eric Dickerson's season rushing record — two teams backpedaled...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 8:44 PM
What once was reason for panic –— a rookie quarterback starting an NFL playoff game — is suddenly a problem for opposing defenses.
Andrew Luck playing at Baltimore? The Ravens had better be ready.
Russell Wilson versus Robert Griffin...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 8:40 PM
LANDOVER, Md. -- Each of the four teams that emerged victorious from wild-card weekend — Houston, Green Bay, Baltimore and Seattle — ranked among the top 10 in scoring during the regular season.
But in their first tests of the postseason, it...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 7:16 PM
Tom House spent eight years in the majors as a relief pitcher, but he is best remembered for catching Hank Aaron's record-breaking 715th home run. The ball sailed over the fence and into the bullpen, and House ran under it.
Now, almost four decades later...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 8:00 PM
At some point in the very near future — maybe a quarter or two into Sunday's NFL games — we're guaranteed to hear the following:
Bring back the replacement refs.
Picking apart officiating is one of the pleasures of watching sports, an...