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Colts’ Jim Irsay: No regrets releasing Peyton Manning – USA TODAY

Colts’ Jim Irsay: No regrets releasing Peyton Manning – USA TODAY

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay and Peyton Manning during a press conference to announce Manning’s release in March 2012.(Photo: Brian Spurlock, USA TODAY Sports) Story Highlights Indianapolis is happy with Andrew Luck; Manning is flourishing in Denver. ‘It’s perfect,’ says Irsay Irsay recalled Manning’s words in winter of 2012: ‘You’re crazy if you don’t’ draft […]

Tom Tremendous: Brady rallies Patriots over Saints – Lock Haven Express

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — With Gillette Stadium nearly half-empty, the fans figuring the New England Patriots had thrown away their last chance, Tom Brady delivered a drive to savor Sunday. Taking over at his 30 with 73 seconds remaining, no timeouts left and the Patriots trailing the unbeaten New Orleans Saints 27-23, here is […]

Week 6 takeaways: Coaches under fire, Peterson perseveres – USA TODAY

Week 6 takeaways: Coaches under fire, Peterson perseveres – USA TODAY

Texans head coach Gary Kubiak is in his eighth season on the job.(Photo: Troy Taormina, USA TODAY Sports) Story Highlights Leslie Frazier, Gary Kubiak among coaches on the hot seat Patriots improve to 5-1, but issues remain MINNEAPOLIS — It’s increasingly looking like a matter of when, not if, coach Leslie Frazier will be fired […]

Pats’ Brady comes through again – ESPN

Pats’ Brady comes through again – ESPN

Sunday Blitz: Saints-Patriots Recap NEXT VIDEO Sunday Blitz: Saints-Patriots Recap Sunday Blitz: Saints-Patriots Recap Patriots Win In Dramatic Fashion Patriots Win In Dramatic Fashion Patriots Stun Saints In Final Seconds Patriots Stun Saints In Final Seconds FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Disheveled and winded, a victorious Bill Belichick bounded into his postgame news conference with an improbable […]

NBC host Bob Costas: Washington Redskins nickname ‘an insult, a slur’ – Fox News

Bob Costas of NBC Sports waded into the controversy over the Washington Redskins nickname Sunday night, devoting a commentary to the topic at halftime of the nationally televised game between the Redskins and the Dallas Cowboys.  “Think for a moment about the term ‘Redskins’ and how it truly differs from [other team nicknames based on […]

Big Papi’s grand slam saves Boston – USA TODAY

Big Papi’s grand slam saves Boston – USA TODAY

David Ortiz hit a grand slam in the 8th inning to tie the game 5-5.(Photo: Robert Deutsch, USA TODAY) Story Highlights The Red Sox even up the series at 1-1 David Ortiz tied the game in the 8th inning with a 2-out, grand slam Jarrod Saltalamacchia drove in the winning run in the bottom of […]

One hit and a lot to wonder about after Anibal Sanchez shuts down Red Sox – Boston.com

One hit and a lot to wonder about after Anibal Sanchez shuts down Red Sox – Boston.com

By Chad Finn, Boston.com Columnist This Red Sox lineup of lumberjack-homaging sluggers stacked up 1,566 hits during the regular season, second-most in the major leagues. Then they collected 38 more during their four-game victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in the American League Division Series. By my quick accounting, that puts them at 1,604 total […]

Penn State rallies past Michigan in 4 OTs – Washington Post

On fourth-and-1 and with an upset on the line, Belton dove ahead for 3 yards. Three plays later, he was in the end zone, and Penn State’s party was on. “If I don’t get the yard,” Belton said, “I’m going to hear it the rest of the time I’m here.” Instead, he settled for that […]

AP Top 25: Stanford, Georgia fall; SEC makes history with eight teams – CBSSports.com

AP Top 25: Stanford, Georgia fall; SEC makes history with eight teams – CBSSports.com

Missouri surged to No. 14 in the AP poll after upsetting Georgia in Athens. (USATSI) The Top 25 had one of the biggest shakeups of the season thus far, after seven ranked teams fell on Saturday. Some teams, like Washington and Florida, remained in the Top 25 after losing to higher-ranked competition. Michigan and Northwestern, […]

Rob Gronkowski’s injury situation creating reported ‘resentment’ from some Pats – SI.com

Rob Gronkowski’s injury situation creating reported ‘resentment’ from some Pats – SI.com

Rob Gronkowski’s continued absences from Patriots games is reportedly causing some heat. (AP) New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, who hasn’t played since the team’s playoff win over the Houston Texans on Jan. 13, has not yet been cleared to play following several […]