| Feb 3, 2015
| 6:46 AM
Allegiances change but tattoos are forever, right?
Not if you're Rex Ryan. The man known for his special ink jobs got rid of all of his New York Jets gear when he became coach of the Buffalo Bills last month, but there was one reminder of his former job...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 6:05 PM
Motivated by a four-point loss to Notre Dame on Jan. 28, No. 4 Duke responded by routing the No. 10 Fighting Irish, 90-60. Duke shot 81 percent in the first half to surge to a 50-24 halftime lead. Jahlil Okafor scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds,...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 7:47 PM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone now has a home in Jacksonville.
And he's buying, not renting.
Speaking publicly for the first time since surprisingly opting out of his contract on New Year's Eve, abruptly...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 6:34 AM
Mike Tannenbaum compared his new role as the Miami Dolphins' executive vice president of football operations to being a point guard on a basketball team.
He was hired by owner Steve Ross as his point man, where his role is to set everyone on the team up...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 8:06 PM
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says he wants to give the red 2015 Chevy Colorado truck he won as MVP of the Super Bowl to Malcolm Butler, who made the interception that sealed the deal for the Patriots. ... Though Butler made the big play, some people...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 3:17 PM
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons' long wait for new leadership on the field finally ended Monday when Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn was named the team's coach.
The Falcons said Quinn will be introduced at a news conference on Tuesday....
| Feb 2, 2015
| 6:42 AM
ATLANTA -- Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn has agreed to a five-year deal to become the Atlanta Falcons coach, a person familiar with the negotiations said on Monday.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 9:16 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — New information on the NFL's investigation into the Patriots use of underinflated footballs surfaced just hours before the team kicked off against the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX.
NFL Media's Ian Rapoport, citing multiple...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 12:45 PM
Cheating, getting an edge, pushing the boundaries, skirting the intent of a rule ... it only seems like the Patriots invented the art form. But it has been going on for years. Here's how in various sports, with contributions from Courant staff writers...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 3:18 PM
Jim Schwartz might be a little nervous if he had not spent the first five years of his coaching career with five different teams, including his first stop as a graduate assistant at the University of Maryland.
So when Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 4:11 PM
Back in the day there was Air Coryell; now we have Air Belichick. But enough about deflategate. The game is near, but for now, all that surrounds it:
Take that, Mr. Kraft: From Gil Parmele, who is retired from ESPN and often weighs in with interesting...