Friday was the 75th anniversary of the most famous farewell in the history of sports. On July 4, 1939 in Yankee Stadium, just two weeks after being diagnosed at the Mayo Clinic with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Lou Gehrig told the crowd, “I consider myself the luckiest man on the fac…
LANSING | When T.F. South football coach Tom Padjen calls his former player Pierre Thomas a superstar, he stresses that it is not just because he is a star NFL running back for the New Orleans Saints.
LANSING | Despite the rain pelting him and the campers, Pierre Thomas stood outside of T.F. South's football stadium Tuesday afternoon and posed for pictures and signed autographs for campers.
HOBART | It started as a friendly hallway wager between students.
Former Raider Ray Guy became the first punter elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday.
NEWARK, N.J. | Ladies and gentlemen, we've got ourselves a ballgame.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. | Broncos third-year tight end Julius Thomas began the season with more NCAA tournament trips (two) on his resume than catches in the NFL (one).
JERSEY CITY, N.J. | The names are hardly as familiar as Peyton Manning and Richard Sherman. Yet, for all the megastars and All-Pros in this Super Bowl, there are guys like Jermaine Kearse and Paris Lenon.
The NFL and GE announced 16 winning groups in the first round of their $20 million “Head Health Challenge” just six days ago. Looking at the list of winners, three are from outside the United States. Among the American groups, 12 states are represented.
Bronco and Seahawk fans are more than just thrilled their teams are playing in ultimate game for this season in America's favorite sport.
Quarterback Peyton Manning admires the Vince Lombardi Trophy after the Colts beat the Bears 29-17 in Super Bowl XLI at Dolphin Stadium in Miami on Feb. 4, 2007. When he faces the Seattle Seahawks next Sunday, Manning can become the first starting quarterback to win the Super Bowl with two fr…
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | This time, there was no stunning comeback for Andrew Luck and the Colts.
For all the ongoing angst involving concussion, the injury is almost always far less debilitating than a torn ACL in the knee.
It doesn't take much for Albert Evans Jr. to push himself for that extra rep on the football field or in the weight room.
All year long in the NFL, we're told just how important it is to get home-field advantage in the playoffs, right?
INDIANAPOLIS | Robert Mathis insists momentum matters.
This time a year ago, I was writing about all the remarkable comebacks that had occurred in 2012: the Colts and Chuck Pagano, the Broncos and Peyton Manning, and the Vikings and Adrian Peterson.
The meeting was brief. A few minutes tops.
Dennis Kelly knows his number can be called at any moment.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. | It may qualify as a small irony that in the run-up to the first outdoor, cold-weather Super Bowl, the people seemingly least threatened about the possibility of bad weather are the folks whose job is to protect the surface on which the game will be played.
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