| Nov 28, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Former Ravens running back Ray Rice's reinstatement to the NFL on Friday was an expected development for many fans in the area, who condemned the assault that resulted in Rice's release and suspension but said Rice was punished twice for the same...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Jared Allen knew the dysfunction had become irreversible, the drama too great to steer clear of.
Allen's team, which entered the season with Super Bowl aspirations, had hit a frustrating skid, the tension intensifying after each new failure.
| Nov 3, 2014
| 8:01 PM
Tom Brady was kaput as New England's quarterback. He was so used up at age 37 — especially after a 27-point loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 4 — that talk radio in Boston and beyond crackled with suggestions the Patriots should trade...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 8:44 AM
The NFL and NFL Players Association reached agreement Wednesday to a revamped policy on performance-enhancing substances that includes the use of third-party arbitration appeals of positive tests and implementation of testing for human growth hormone....
| Nov 18, 2014
| 2:50 PM
KISSIMMEE — The line to meet the great coach snaked outside the door of the burger joint near Kissimmee and around the side of the building.
"Can you believe it?" Don Shula said, when asked about his endearing popularity. "They must think we're...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Injuries and opportunity. It's why you shouldn't beat yourself up after a bad draft or gloat too much after a fast start. With a big hit or a benching, power can change hands quickly in the fantasy football world, even this late in the season....
| Nov 20, 2014
| 3:35 PM
LeGarrette Blount, released by the Steelers Tuesday, is back in New England with the Patriots. Stuck behind Le'Veon Bell in Pittsburgh, Blount had not been the ideal citizen, to the point of leaving the field Monday night. He did some good things for...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 12:05 PM
New England Patriots running back Jonas Gray, who had a breakout game last Sunday, was sent home Friday after he reportedly overslept and arrived late to the team facility.
Gray's phone died so his alarm did not go off, a source told Mark Garafolo of...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 2:06 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- After being embarrassed in the second half in a loss to Miami last week, the New England Patriots' defense reappeared in a big way Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings.
The Patriots intercepted quarterback Matt Cassel four times --...