| Sep 6, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Maybe it was an omen.
Maybe it was destiny?
Maybe it's just a curse!
Ryan Tannehill's number is 17. It has been his jersey number since his college days at Texas A&M. And Tannehill happens to be the 17th starting quarterback to replace the legendary...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 10:59 PM
Peyton Manning has reached a rare milestone.
With a 31-24 victory over the Indianapolis Colts, he joined Brett Favre as one of only two quarterbacks to beat all 32 NFL teams.
“I think it just means I'm old,” the Denver Broncos star said....
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:47 PM
So this is happening. ESPN.com reports that 17 years after Mike Tyson bit off Evander Holyfield's ear during their championship rematch, Tyson will present Holyfield when the latter is inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame in Las Vegas on Aug. 9....
| Jul 20, 2014
As incurable sports addicts, Jill and I had similar reactions when we learned our only child would be a daughter: We've been spared "the football decision."
To play, or not to play? As medical science continues to explore football's inevitable head...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:07 PM
ESPN.com reports: Brett Favre told ESPN 1000 in Chicago that he's not worried that Green Bay Packers fans will boo him when he returns to Lambeau, despite previous claims.
See more at espn.com.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:30 AM
When the Green Bay Packers eventually retire Brett Favre’s number at Lambeau Field, his career will have come full circle. And if the boo-birds are out on that day, so be it, the legendary quarterback said.
"I've heard that was a concern of mine,...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:53 AM
Brett Favre and the Green Bay Packers want to have the quarterback's jersey retired by his longtime team.
But the process of making that happen is starting to seem almost as drawn out as Favre's actual retirement from football, which involved many years...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 11:33 AM
George Herman Ruth Jr., the pride of Pigtown, stayed in the game too long. In his last season and playing for the Boston Braves in 1935, the legendary Babe batted .181, could barely trot around the bases and stuck around mostly because he thought he'd...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 3:49 PM
The final phase of NFL scouting has begun. Many of the teams are now flying prospects to their complexes to get a closer look.
The collegiate career, All-Star games, scouting combine, and on-campus pro scouting days are all complete. This final phase...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:20 PM
The 2014 NFL season will kick off Sept. 4 in Seattle, where the Super Bowl champion Seahawks will be honored before the boisterous 12th Man in the regular-season opener against the Green Bay Packers.
A full schedule for the upcoming season —...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 11:33 AM
You know who Johnny Manziel reminds me of?
Not me personally. The former Texas A&M quarterback has enough people questioning his size going into the NFL draft without being compared to a 5-7, 130-pound blogger.
But that seems to be the...