NFL At 100: League begins revealing top 100 plays
What a play.
Make that 100 of them.
The NFL revealed 70 of the 100 greatest plays in league history on Friday night with a TV special produced by NFL Films that has everything from...
A look at iconic announcers in NFL history
While fans of some sports all have their favorite local announcers, the NFL has been much more of a shared viewing experience.
With all games being shown on national networks rather than...
Tessitore, Witten, McFarland, Salters on ESPN ‘MNF’ crew
NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Tessitore calls his new gig at ESPN a "legacy job."
Jason Witten notes he's joining "another iconic franchise."
Booger McFarland says it's "the pinnacle of what we do."
They are the three new voices who will work ESPN's Monday night games this season.
Tessitore has been one of the network's top announcers for 16 years on boxing, college football and basketball, including calling the College Football Playoff semifinals the past two years. It will be his first NFL assignment.
Bat signed by Halladay, jersey signed by Bobby Clarke: Spoils from an arrest go on sale
Yo Philly, do you remember when Eagles linebacker Charles “Concrete Charlie” Bednarik flattened New York Giant halfback Frank Gifford, ending the game with an Eagles victory in 1960?
Well, you can bid on an autographed copy of that moment, captured in a famous black and white Sports Illustrated photograph, courtesy of Mark Begley, a Cherry Hill, NJ, man whose Philadelphia sports memorabilia was confiscated after his arrest two years ago for mortgage fraud.
“NFL Today” heads into 50th year on CBS
NEW YORK (AP) — You are looking live — at the 50th year of "The NFL Today."
That catch phrase for the CBS pregame show dates back to the days of Brent Musburger as host. James Brown has that role now, and was preceded by the likes of Frank Gifford, Jack Whitaker, Pat Summerall and Greg Gumbel. The current cast includes Bill Cowher, Boomer Esiason and newcomers Nate Burleson and Phil Simms, who moved over after Tony Romo replaced him as the network's lead game analyst.
Chiefs’ Len Dawson to retire after final season in booth
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Len Dawson had never considered a career in broadcasting until then-Chiefs general manager Jack Steadman, trying to drum up some publicity for his recently moved franchise, talked a local TV station into doing a sports segment on the nightly news.
Steadman's offer? His star quarterback as the anchor.
Scene…The Piano Man, Billy Joel, took his boat out for a ride last Sunday and landed at the Pier Restaurant and Tiki Bar at Playland Park in Rye, N.Y. Joel, who was seen hanging with his friend John Ambrose, crossed the sound from his home in Oyster Bay, Long Island.Scene…Cody and Cassidy Gifford, children of Riverside resident and TV personality Kathie Lee Gifford and the late Frank Gifford, participated in the 11th annual Greenwich-Stamford Swim Across America event, held at the pool at the...
BOSTON (AP) — Boston University researchers will study Aaron Hernandez's brain to determine if the former NFL star suffered from the same degenerative brain disease as Hall of Famer Junior Seau and former Bears defensive back Dave Duerson, who also took their own lives.
Hernandez hanged himself in prison early Wednesday, days after winning an acquittal in a 2012 double homicide case. He was already serving a life term in a 2013 killing.
WR Pryor joins Redskins for 1 year; agent says Cousins signs
WASHINGTON (AP) — Terrelle Pryor signed a one-year contract worth up to $8 million with the Washington Redskins on Friday as the team began the process of replacing two top receivers who left in free agency, Pierre Garcon and DeSean Jackson.
The 27-year-old Pryor spent the past two seasons with the Cleveland Browns, including a breakthrough 2016, his first year as a full-time wideout: 77 catches for 1,007 yards and four touchdowns.
Remembering Frank Gifford a year after his passing
Frank Gifford, who resided in Greenwich for three decades, died on August 9, 2015 of natural causes at his home; he was 84.
This piece was published in honor of Gifford on the day of his death.
Several days before the New York Giants played the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI in February 2012, I called Giants Hall of Famer Frank Gifford for his input on the matchup and how he viewed quarterback Eli...