American Football Conference
Jan 05, 2013 20:41 EST
With the National Football League's regular season done and dusted, it's time for the playoffs, and history shows that a team from the wild card weekend usually makes a deep run.
Jan 04, 2013 23:54 EST
Andy Reid, who was fired this week after 14 years of coaching in Philadelphia, has signed a contract to become head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs.
Jan 02, 2013 18:12 EST
Ray Lewis, who is in his 17th season in the National Football League, announced Wednesday that he is retiring at the end of the Baltimore Ravens' season.
Dec 31, 2012 14:58 EST
Andy Reid, Philadelphia's coach of 14 years, was among the casualties as a welter of under-achieving NFL teams axed coaches on "Black Monday" following the end of the regular season.
Dec 31, 2012 01:55 EST
With quarterback Robert Griffin III and fellow rookie Alfred Morris leading the way, the Washington Redskins beat Dallas 28-18 to capture the last NFL playoff berth.
Dec 30, 2012 19:00 EST
Torii Kedar Hunter, right fielder for the Detroit Tigers, says he would feel uncomfortable with an openly gay teammate. ?Torii Kedar Hunter, right fielder for the Detroit Tigers, says he would feel uncomfortable with an openly gay teammate. Citing his religious faith, Hunter, a 37-year-old four-time All-Star, told The Los Angeles Times that playing alongside an openly gay player would be difficult to deal with. ?For me, as a Christian ? I will be uncomfortable because in all my teachings and all my learning, biblically, it's not right,? he said. ?It will be difficult and uncomfortable.? Hunter, who resides during the off-season in a suburb of Dallas-Fort Worth, added that an out teammate could divide the team. While no player in the country's four major sports leagues has come out gay during his or her career, last year former Phoenix Suns CEO Rick Welts announced he's gay. And over the past couple of years, several straight athletes have openly advocated for gay rights, including New
Dec 27, 2012 20:55 EST
The battle for the NFL's NFC East division crown will come down to the wire on Sunday when the Washington Redskins host the Dallas Cowboys in the last game of the regular season.
Dec 27, 2012 14:23 EST
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning earned American Conference starting honors for the NFL Pro Bowl all-star game Wednesday, with Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers getting the National Conference nod.
Dec 24, 2012 13:26 EST
Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano, who spent the past three months fighting leukemia, wiped away tears on Monday as he returned to work, saying the team's success helped his recovery.
Dec 24, 2012 00:13 EST
Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Seattle qualified for the National Football League playoffs with victories while Minnesota's post-season bid was boosted with a surprise win over Houston.
Dec 23, 2012 20:28 EST
Cincinnati and Indianapolis qualified for the National Football League playoffs with narrow victories while Minnesota's post-season bid was boosted by an upset of Houston.
Dec 23, 2012 17:24 EST
Cincinnati and Indianapolis qualified for the National Football League playoffs with narrow victories on Sunday while Minnesota's post-season bid was boosted by an upset of Houston.
Dec 22, 2012 20:41 EST
The Cincinnati Bengals, Indianapolis Colts and Seattle Seahawks will clinch National Football League playoff berths with triumphs on Sunday while two last spots might not be settled until the last games.
Dec 21, 2012 15:55 EST
The Buffalo Bills said Friday they have agreed to play in Western New York for a decade, making a deal with state and county officials on a 10-year lease to host games at Ralph Wilson Stadium.
Dec 20, 2012 19:00 EST
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo has compared gay marriage foes to members of the Klu Klux Klan. Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo has compared gay marriage foes to members of the Klu Klux Klan. Men's fashion glossy GQ named Ayanbadejo an ?honorary gay? for his marriage equality advocacy. Ayanbadejo told Fox Sports that he ?really embraces? the award. ?I have broad shoulders,? he said. ?I know what it's like to feel ridiculed. But at the same time, when people make fun of me, I know I'm on the right side of history. A lot of people said, 'he's an honorary gay! Is he gay? Oh, you're gay! Who would want to be honorary gay?' But I know when we look back at all these people who are against gay rights, it will be like looking at people who wore white for the Ku Klux Klan. That's basically how I identify it.? ?Then again, since I'm a straight guy, I didn't know how much LGBT people were persecuted from those against it. The more people fought me on it and were agai
Dec 20, 2012 18:25 EST
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning led all players in fan balloting for the Pro Bowl with 993,045 votes, the National Football League announced on Thursday.
Dec 18, 2012 23:59 EST
US athletes were quick to denounce the Connecticut school massacre, but a string of shootings involving star players indicates that many are avid gun owners who pack their heat wherever they go.
Dec 18, 2012 00:46 EST
The New York Jets and their tortured offense let their slim playoff hopes slip away, losing 14-10 to the Tennessee Titans as quarterback Mark Sanchez threw four interceptions.
Dec 16, 2012 21:12 EST
Green Bay and Baltimore secured playoff berths and the Dallas Cowboys boosted their post-season chances with a 27-24 over-time victory over Pittsburgh on "Showdown Sunday" in the National Football League.
Dec 16, 2012 10:23 EST
President Barack Obama was due in the small Connecticut community of Newtown on Sunday to join in an interfaith vigil for the 20 small children and seven adults slaughtered by a young gunman.