| 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...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 7:10 AM
The Dolphins went to London this year, so it's a surprise the NFL is picking them to go again in 2015. But what adds emotion to the surprise is their home Jets game will be the one moved from Sun Life Stadium to London's Wembley Stadium.
This isn't just...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Let's talk about Philadelphia sports fans. Are they really the worst people in the country?
Seems like a fair question when you look at the body of evidence. Some examples:
•A man in a Santa suit was booed at an Eagles game in 1968, which started...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 3:52 PM
The Patriots meet up with old friend Adam Vinatieri Sunday when they play Indianapolis. Hard to believe he has been gone from New England since 2005. He spent 10 seasons with the Patriots and is in his ninth season with the Colts. He has 468 career...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 3:56 PM
It's the Falcons. At the Panthers. Someone has to score, don't they?
No game this season has promised so much yet so little at the same time. You could look at this matchup and see Cam Newton and Matt Ryan engaged in a shootout, or you could turn it...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 3:54 PM
The Patriots sent Darrelle Revis home on Tuesday after he showed up late for a team meeting, according to a Boston Globe report.
Did Revis think he was still with the Jets? Coach Bill Belichick has sent several players home in the past for tardiness,...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 5:45 AM
After losing to the Dolphins, a game in which he threw another interception and committed another fumble on a sack, Jay Cutler had nothing for you.
“I wish I had some more answers,’’ Cutler said with resignation, as if his usual...