Aaron Hernandez — convicted murderer, acquitted double-murder suspect, and former million-dollar NFL star — is dead. Hernandez hanged himself in his prison cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correction Center, a maximum-security prison about …..
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Pat Summerall has died, at the age of 82. I don’t even watch sports on TV, but I still recognize Pat Summerall as one of the greats when it comes to TV broadcasters.
The finger-licking good not-quite-Super-Bowl-winning quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers is the subject of our latest biography.
An attempt to explain why the New England Patriots keep losing big games.
With regret, our football editor declares the end of the Tom Brady Super Bowl era.
The NFL star played for 20 years and seemed to be healthy and happy right up until his apparent suicide yesterday.
Michelle Obama hams it up with the Dallas Cowboys.
It’s TebowMania, Manhattan-style! Well, Jersey-style, actually. But you know what we mean.
Because when you’re signing a $96 million contract, you don’t fly Southwest.
Indianapolis lets its superstar quarterback walk after 14 years.
Just in time for Super Bowl XLVI: a new biography of Giants quarterback Eli Manning.
Truer words were never spoken by any philosopher: “I love new socks.”
Joe Paterno is dead. After CBS News ran with the story too soon on Saturday night, the former Penn State football coach did indeed die on Sunday.
Opera star Mariusz Kwiecien shakes off a serious back injury to score, score, score in Don Giovanni.
When was the late Al Davis in the Army? And just how old is his son?
His first novel, North Dallas Forty, showed the pain, glory, mayhem and racism of the NFL. And, weirdly, made the Dallas Cowboys more popular than ever.
This week the blog for Smithsonian.com has an article called “Score One for Roosevelt,” recounting how President Teddy Roosevelt helped “save” American football.
Good old Joe Namath: always great for a juicy quote.