| Dec 14, 2013
| 1:35 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Former Kansas City Chiefs' linebacker Jovan Belcher's body has been exhumed more than a year after he killed his girlfriend and himself so that his brain can be examined for signs of a degenerative condition linked to repeated...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Former Northampton High standout Galen Clemons is a senior defensive lineman at UMass and in his final season as a Minuteman he has made his mark on the field. Clemons, who transferred from Central Michigan, has played in eight games and has had 20...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 7:42 PM
An unidentified man was killed in an apparent struggle in the parking lot of Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., during an NFL game Sunday, police said.
Two suspects were arrested and a homicide investigation was underway, according to Kansas City...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 10:13 PM
WASHINGTON -- Indianapolis Colts safety Joe Lefeged was arrested early Saturday after officers found a semi-automatic pistol in the car he was riding in, police said.
Lefeged was a front-seat passenger in a Chevy Camaro that fled a traffic stop for...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:20 PM
The New England Patriots did not wait until Aaron Hernandez was charged with murder to cut ties with the troubled tight end, releasing him from the roster on Wednesday morning soon after police led him from his house in handcuffs.
In a rare instance...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 10:59 PM
Tennis--U.S. Open, Men’s Semifinal Match, 11 a.m. (ESPN2); Women’s Championship Match, 3:30 p.m. (CBS)
NFL Football--Jacksonville Jaguars at Minnesota Vikings, Noon (CBS); Washington Redskins at New Orleans Saints, Noon...
| Feb 10, 2013
"Hang on one second," Joe Linta says suddenly over the phone the other night from his Branford home.
In the background, you suddenly hear Baltimore Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome on the NFL Network talking about Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco and Linta'...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 7:54 AM
Following their second 2-14 finish in five seasons, the Kansas City Chiefs have reportedly fired head coach Romeo Crennel.
ESPN reported the firing on Monday, adding that general manager Scott Pioli would not be dismissed according to sources.
| Dec 31, 2012
| 4:05 PM
It's commonly known as Black Monday around the NFL; the day after the regular season, when Head Coaches and General Managers are generally let go, or resign.
The biggest one so far in the midwest is the firing of Romeo Crennel by the Kansas City Chiefs....
| Jan 1, 2013
With varying degrees of failure over a decade and a half, I have used my Half-baked Jake, ellipsis-pocked humor for my year-in-review, year-in-preview column. For example …
In the Year 2012, Gabby Douglas showed us that a squirrel could fly. In...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 1:19 PM
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys practice-squad linebacker Jerry Brown was killed in a one-car accident Saturday and teammate Josh Brent was charged with intoxication manslaughter.
Irving police spokesman John Argumaniz said the accident...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 1:02 PM
Rookie Travis Benjamin's electrifying 93-yard punt return touchdown gave Cleveland momentum and the Browns won their third straight game, 30-7 over the emotionally drained Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.
Benjamin's game-changing runback helped the...