| Nov 30, 2014
| 4:59 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis. - The Green Bay Packers beat the New England Patriots 26-21 in a potential Super Bowl preview on Sunday at Lambeau Field.
In a battle between two of the hottest teams and best quarterbacks in the NFL, the Packers won for the eighth...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Robert Griffin III tried.
Under fire this week for comments he made after the Washington Redskins' loss to Tampa Bay on Sunday, the quarterback really, really tried Wednesday to give one of those news conferences that media members loathe -- with the...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 3:32 PM
For generations of reporters from all over New England, Dick Bresciani was the link to the Red Sox. Bresciani, who died Saturday after a long bout with cancer, went to work for the Red Sox in 1972 and ran the team's media relations department until the...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Coming off a 27-14 home loss to the Miami Dolphins on Sunday that left an entire locker room on edge, the Chicago Bears will attempt to claw back to .500 this weekend with a trip to New England, looking to win in Foxboro, Mass., for the first time since...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 10:22 PM
Information for this report was obtained from NFL scouts.
Darrelle Revis belongs squarely in the conversation as one of the best cornerbacks in the NFL, even at 29 and two years removed from missing 14 games with a torn ACL.
The Patriots have used the...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 8:23 PM
Ten days to prepare for the Bears defense was more than enough time for Patriots coach Bill Belichick and offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels to craft a masterful game plan for one of the game's best quarterbacks against inexperienced linebackers....
| Oct 27, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Former Ravens running back Ray Rice will probably have to be reinstated by the NFL after his appeal hearing Nov. 5-6, but he most likely won't play again until next season.
Rice is still carrying too much baggage and can't completely start rebuilding...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Rajon Rondo told reporters Monday he was 79 percent likely to play in the Celtics' Wednesday night opener against the Brooklyn Nets. On Tuesday, he asked coach Brad Stevens to tell the media he's 83 percent. By Wednesday night? Bet on 100 percent. Rondo,...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 11:57 AM
New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick calls Peyton Manning the best quarterback he has ever faced in his coaching career.
Belichick's praise comes two days after his own quarterbacking great, Tom Brady, said he appreciates more than ever his high-...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:14 PM
The Atlanta Braves are the oldest continuously operating professional sports franchise in America, starting in Boston in 1871. A mere child, we say. The Courant celebrated its 250th birthday Wednesday, having gone to press for the first time on Oct. 29,...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 7:46 PM
— Bill O'Brien has been a head coach for less than three of his 45 years, but already he's demonstrated a remarkable ability to rebuild at the major college and professional levels.
O'Brien saved Penn State's football program from ruin by stepping...