| Aug 23, 2012
| 7:34 PM
ALBANY, N.Y. — When the Giants look in the mirror, what do they see?
Is it the team that was 7-7 late last season, fighting for postseason survival as its coach was in danger of being fired?
Or is it the team that finished with a flourish,...
| Aug 20, 2012
Three Things on Ryan Tannehill's young career going into overdrive:
Thing 1: Can't say I'm all that surprised Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin named Tannehill the team's starting quarterback today.
Matt Moore has looked terrible in practice and not...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Preview capsules for area high school girls soccer teams which replied to The Courant's request for information. Compiled by Matthew Conyers.
Last year: 9-8
Coach: Tom Malin
Top players: Ryan Kosis, sr., defense;...
| Sep 9, 2012
Matt Ryan threw for 299 yards and three touchdowns, one of them to Tony Gonzalez in his return to Kansas City, and the Atlanta Falcons pounded the short-handed Chiefs 40-24 on Sunday.
Ryan also ran for a TD, while Julio Jones caught six passes for 108...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Pro Bowl linebacker Tamba Hali was back in his familiar No. 91 jersey Wednesday after he was suspended for the Chiefs season opener.
Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel said he expected Hali to take full part in practice after serving his one-game suspension...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 6:25 AM
Never has any one sport ever enjoyed so much attention like the NFL. From the Spring NFL draft to training camps and all the way to opening day, the NFL has become the sport of choice for people from all walks of life. I once heard the comment that...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 2:25 PM
What a week that was. The past eight days perfectly illustrated the good and the bad in American sports. Allow me to briefly review:
• Lance Armstrong takes the couch. Actually not as much bad as boring and a little pathetic. For those...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 11:18 AM
In just two days, the slate will be set for Super Bowl XLVII, with either the Atlanta Falcons or San Francisco 49ers representing the NFC and the New England Patriots or Baltimore Ravens playing for the AFC.
But why wait till then? Join host Mark...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 6:59 PM
ATLANTA — Twenty years ago, Jerry Glanville, then the goofball coach of the Atlanta Falcons, concocted a way to get under the skin of the San Francisco 49ers.
Seeing as his team the year before had swept the 49ers and Los Angeles Rams, along...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 9:13 PM
SOUTHEAST GLENDALE — Pablo Sotillo put himself in the right position to enjoy a windfall Monday afternoon, as he scored early in the second half to spark the visiting Crescenta Valley High boys' soccer team to a 1-0 Pacific League victory against...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 10:12 PM
Be it positive or negative — and I expect more of the latter — there will be a handful of over-the-top reactions to Phil Emery's choice as the Bears new head coach once the GM finally pulls the trigger.
I'm going to do my best to avoid the...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Is it any surprise that Richard Sherman graduated from Stanford with a degree in communications?
Of the survivors in the NFL playoffs, there's no more watchable communicator than Sherman, the trash-talking, playmaking cornerback for the Seattle Seahawks...