New England Patriots

Former New England Patriots football tight end Aaron Hernandez. (AP Photo/Boston Herald, Ted Fitzgerald, Pool)

Aaron Hernandez convicted of 1st-degree murder

Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder in a deadly late-night shooting, sealing the downfall of an athlete who once had a $40 million contract and a standout […]

04/15/2015

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll reacts as Percy Harvin returns a kickoff for a touchdown during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game against the Denver Broncos Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

It’s the Magic Season

For all the grief that Pete Carroll is getting for his ‘blown’ 4th quarter goal line Super Bowl call consider this: an alternate theory of fate and circumstances and magic in this year’s NFL playoffs […]

02/02/2015

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) sits on the sidelines during the first half of an NFL football game, in Miami Gardens, Fla., Sunday Sept. 7, 2014. The Dolphins defeated the Patriots 33-20.  (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Miami win puts Patriots — gasp! — in last place

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — One week in, the AFC East has a decidedly different look than usual. Miami, 1-0. Buffalo, 1-0. The New York Jets, 1-0. And New England — looking up at everyone […]

09/08/2014

FILe - In this Nov. 3, 2013, file photo, the roof is open on the stadium before an NFL football game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Minnesota Vikings in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Sharon Ellman, File)

Cowboys worth more than $3 billion, tops in NFL

  NEW YORK (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys are the first U.S. sports franchise to top $3 billion in value. For the eighth straight year, the Cowboys are worth the most of all 32 NFL […]

08/20/2014