Tom Brady Outplays Peyton Manning in Head-to-Head Matchup That Actually Matched Quarterback Hype

Tom Brady Outplays Peyton Manning in Head-to-Head Matchup That Actually Matched Quarterback Hype

The voices of reason had it wrong this time. As NBC’s promos for Sunday Night…

Drew Brees’ Neck-Stretching Sack by Ahmad Brooks an Unfortunate But Necessary Penalty in Modern NFL

Drew Brees’ Neck-Stretching Sack by Ahmad Brooks an Unfortunate But Necessary Penalty in Modern NFL

Bad calls are part of today’s NFL. With instant replay providing ample salt for every…

Patriots Could Be Dark Horse in NFL, Notch Strong Record, Playoff Run While Other Teams Steal Attention

Patriots Could Be Dark Horse in NFL, Notch Strong Record, Playoff Run While Other Teams Steal Attention

The Patriots are 7-2, the third-best record in the AFC (tied for fifth-best in the…

Aaron Rodgers Loss Could Be Worse for Packers in League That’s All or Nothing With Elite Quarterbacks

Aaron Rodgers Loss Could Be Worse for Packers in League That’s All or Nothing With Elite Quarterbacks

It’s telling that, in a year when the NFL once again has a handful of…

David Ortiz’s Dugout Speech, Otherworldly Contributions From Plate Remind Red Sox How Good They Can Be

David Ortiz’s Dugout Speech, Otherworldly Contributions From Plate Remind Red Sox How Good They Can Be

David Ortiz went all Winston Churchill on Sunday night and gave the right speech at…

Patriots Have Defining Test Against Saints’ Varsity-Level Offense of Drew Brees, Jimmy Graham

Patriots Have Defining Test Against Saints’ Varsity-Level Offense of Drew Brees, Jimmy Graham

The 1 p.m. game on CBS last Sunday between the Patriots and the Bengals resembled…

Red Sox, A’s Could Be Headed Toward ‘Moneyball’ Matchup in Rare Case of Teambuilding Beating Postseason ‘Crapshoot’

Red Sox, A’s Could Be Headed Toward ‘Moneyball’ Matchup in Rare Case of Teambuilding Beating Postseason ‘Crapshoot’

Billy Beane is a lucky man. He’s not only had Brad Pitt play him in…

Peyton Manning Will Break Tom Brady’s Touchdown Record, Build on Best-Ever Argument This Season

Peyton Manning Will Break Tom Brady’s Touchdown Record, Build on Best-Ever Argument This Season

Peyton Manning is making his move to trump Tom Brady as the greatest quarterback of this generation and laying stake to the mantle of greatest quarterback of all time. And he’s doing it using Brady’s favorite tactics.

Patriots Should Lock Up Aqib Talib, Avoid Previous Pitfalls of Neglecting Pieces That Make Up Solid Defense

Patriots Should Lock Up Aqib Talib, Avoid Previous Pitfalls of Neglecting Pieces That Make Up Solid Defense

Believe it or not, the worst thing about Ty Law leaving the Patriots after the…

Kenbrell Thompkins, Aaron Dobson Can Be New Young Duo for Patriots After Rob Gronkowski, Aaron Hernandez Tandem

Kenbrell Thompkins, Aaron Dobson Can Be New Young Duo for Patriots After Rob Gronkowski, Aaron Hernandez Tandem

Thompkins and Dobson have a lot left to work on, and much to prove. But their advancement so far makes them a pairing that is sure to help the Patriots forget about the doomed promise of two others.

Tom Brady’s Low Completion Percentage Shows Effects of Struggling Rookies, Lack of Patriots Running Game

Tom Brady’s Low Completion Percentage Shows Effects of Struggling Rookies, Lack of Patriots Running Game

Dink and dunk it was not. Drift and drop may be more accurate. The Patriots…

Tom Brady’s Skill, Patience With Kenbrell Thompkins, Other Rookies Will Reveal QB’s Transcendent Abilities in New Way

Tom Brady’s Skill, Patience With Kenbrell Thompkins, Other Rookies Will Reveal QB’s Transcendent Abilities in New Way

Like the brother who defends his sister in public only to pull her hair at…

Peyton Manning-to-Wes Welker Is Hard to Watch for Patriots Fans, But Final Conclusions Can’t Be Drawn Until Playoffs

Peyton Manning-to-Wes Welker Is Hard to Watch for Patriots Fans, But Final Conclusions Can’t Be Drawn Until Playoffs

Feeling sore about Welker doing well in Denver? The jury should be out for much longer than one game, and it still favors the Patriots.

Tim Tebow Could Be Back With Patriots, As Bill Belichick Is Famous for Using Roster Moves to Full Advantage

Tim Tebow Could Be Back With Patriots, As Bill Belichick Is Famous for Using Roster Moves to Full Advantage

Just as Belichick was once Tebow’s greatest hope in finding a coach who would know how to use his complicated skill set, Belichick is again the only coach for what Tebow needs now.

Alex Rodriguez Playing Under Suspension May Be Wrong, But He’s Not Necessarily Helping Yankees in Playoff Race

Alex Rodriguez Playing Under Suspension May Be Wrong, But He’s Not Necessarily Helping Yankees in Playoff Race

Rodriguez’s contributions this year have been sufficient on the surface but lacking in substance, no different than what Rodriguez has contributed on and off the field for years.

Matt Garza Trade to Rangers Best for Red Sox, Who Can Build Championship Team the Way They Prefer

Matt Garza Trade to Rangers Best for Red Sox, Who Can Build Championship Team the Way They Prefer

The Rangers beat the Red Sox and whoever else was remotely interested in the Matt…

Red Sox Dealing With Just As Many Injuries This Year As Last, But 2013 Team Knows How to Turn Hardship Into Wins

Red Sox Dealing With Just As Many Injuries This Year As Last, But 2013 Team Knows How to Turn Hardship Into Wins

The Red Sox just weathered another stretch where young replacements struggled on the big league…