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Seahawks consider legacy

Dec 25, 2014

Seahawks consider legacy

In the locker room after stifling Arizona, Michael Bennett was holding court, more than happy to proclaim this Seattle Seahawks’ defense as the best all-time. Certainly it was bombastic and the opinion of just one player. Yet Bennett might have been on to something. ...

Red Wings beat Sabres to end skid

Dec 24, 2014

Red Wings beat Sabres to end skid

Tomas Tatar took advantage of extra space on the ice to create some scoring chances — and help Detroit end a six-game skid. Tatar had a pair of power-play goals in the third period Tuesday night and the Red Wings beat the Buffalo Sabres ...

Broncos lead league with nine selected for Pro Bowl

Dec 24, 2014

Broncos lead league with nine selected for Pro Bowl

The AFC West champion Denver Broncos led the NFL with nine players selected for the Pro Bowl on Tuesday. Quarterback Peyton Manning was picked for the 14th time. Joining Manning from the Broncos will be Ryan Clady, Chris Harris, Von Miller, Aqib Talib, Demaryius ...

Patriots, Spurs on same path

Dec 24, 2014

Patriots, Spurs on same path

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are aiming for their fourth Super Bowl title. Tim Duncan and the San Antonio Spurs are going for their sixth NBA championship. Different sports. Similar dynasties. “They’re built and designed culturally very similarly,” said Scott Pioli, head ...

Dec 24, 2014

Manziel reflects on first pro season

Humbled by his rough rookie season, Johnny Manziel promised to be a more committed quarterback. The NFL knocked some of the air out of Johnny Football. “I’m not the guy that I’ve always been,” he said. “I’m not the Johnny Manziel that came in ...

Dec 24, 2014

Marshall wins Boca Raton Bowl

Quarterback Rakeem Cato and receiver Tommy Shuler have played together since high school, so they were able to communicate without a lot of conversation Tuesday in their final game for Marshall. “We don’t need to talk,” Shuler said. “Just a head nod.” What does ...

Bengals clinch spot in playoffs

Dec 23, 2014

Bengals clinch spot in playoffs

With everything on the line, the Bengals picked off Peyton Manning in the closing minutes — twice, no less — and ran themselves right back into the playoffs. One breakthrough win gave them a chance for another. Dre Kirkpatrick returned Manning’s third interception of ...

Canucks blast lowly Coyotes

Dec 23, 2014

Canucks blast lowly Coyotes

Alex Burrows scored twice and Ryan Miller made 38 saves as the Vancouver Canucks hammered the Arizona Coyotes 7-1 on Monday night. Daniel Sedin, Kevin Bieksa, Brad Richardson, Chris Higgins and Shawn Matthias also scored for Vancouver (20-11-2), which won its second straight. Miller ...

Dec 23, 2014

Ex-Klitschko brothers' trainer dies

A German boxing official says that Fritz Sdunek, who coached Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko among other champions, has died. He was 67. News agency dpa reported that the head of the Federation of German Professional Boxers, Thomas Puetz, said Sdunek died on Monday following ...

Dec 23, 2014

Ali's condition 'vastly improved'

A spokesman for boxing great Muhammad Ali says the former heavyweight champion’s condition has “vastly improved” since he was admitted to a hospital with a mild case of pneumonia during the weekend. Ali spokesman Bob Gunnell said Monday that Ali’s doctors hope to discharge ...

Dec 23, 2014

Neureuther victorious in slalom

Felix Neureuther took advantage of soft snow conditions to win a World Cup slalom race Monday night and take the lead in the discipline standings from Austrian rival Marcel Hirscher, who finished only seventh. Leading after the opening leg, Neureuther clocked a two-run combined ...