| Jan 3, 2015
| 4:42 PM
The Indianapolis Colts might have liked an earlier start time for Sunday's wild-card game against Cincinnati.
Earlier, as in October.
That's when the Colts were rolling, amassing at least 400 yards in eight of their first nine games. Indianapolis...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 11:01 PM
The Colts might have liked an earlier start time for Sunday's wild-card game against the Bengals.
As in October.
That's when the Colts were rolling, amassing at least 400 yards in eight of their first nine games. They have cooled over the past two...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 1:23 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Andrew Luck threw for 376 yards and one touchdown, Daniel "Boom" Herron ran for another score and Indianapolis dominated the second half to beat Cincinnati 26-10 in the AFC wild-card round Sunday.
The Colts (12-5) head to Denver (12-4)...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 9:20 PM
Peyton Manning and Andrew Luck will meet again.
The Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots will get a playoff rematch too, meeting for the third time in four postseasons.
But it was the do-over afforded the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday that...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 6:38 PM
Fresh off their sixth victory in seven games, the three Detroit Lions quarterbacks went for a jog Monday. That's when 10-year veteran Dan Orlovsky made a startling confession:
"This is my first 'Victory Monday.'"
Victory Mondays are a funny tradition,...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 7:06 PM
Who is the worst of the worst?
That's one of the big questions as the NFL's regular season draws to a close, with a five-way tie at 2-11 among the Oakland Raiders, Tennessee Titans, New York Jets, Jacksonville Jaguars and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 8:45 PM
Last week in parentheses.
1. Patriots 9-2 (1): They have scored 170 points in their last four games during their seven-game winning streak.
2. Packers 8-3 (3): Nine weeks before Super Bowl XLIX, will we see a preview Sunday as the Patriots visit...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 8:42 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Few moved very fast, no one flattened a quarterback and there were no bone-jarring hits in the gentle, friendly version of football played at the Pro Bowl Sunday.
Even in a game dominated by offense, J.J. Watt was the star.
| Jan 23, 2015
| 6:21 PM
Roger Goodell has the PR equivalent of 3.1 seconds before the pocket of negativity collapses on him and the rich NFL empire over which he presides.
The embattled commissioner must act swiftly and appropriately, though speed has never been his or the...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 1:42 PM
Professional sport being a gentlemanly pursuit in which participants would surely step forward at the slightest possibility that even the most minor of rules had been bent, let alone broken, it's difficult to imagine anyone associated with the New England...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 9:27 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Poor Chuck Pagano. Even before the opening kickoff, he had it right.
No, not before the start of this 45-7 rout that sent the Patriots, Bill Belichick and Tom Brady back to the Super Bowl for the sixth time in the 21st century....