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Late interception seals LSU's upset over Ole Miss

Oct 26, 2014

Late interception seals LSU's upset over Ole Miss

Bo Wallace was on the cusp of prolonging No. 3 Mississippi’s bid for an unbeaten season until LSU safety Ronald Martin got in the way. Wallace’s pass was intercepted by Martin at the 1 with 2 seconds left, and the Rebels fell 10-7 to ...

Harvin eager to get started

Oct 25, 2014

Harvin eager to get started

Percy Harvin was asked if he was ready to make his debut Sunday with the New York Jets against the Buffalo Bills. “Yes, sir,” Harvin replied politely after practice Friday. And does the talented but maligned wide receiver, acquired last week from the defending ...

Peyton adds to TD record

Oct 25, 2014

Peyton adds to TD record

With this much speed and acceleration, it’s no surprise Emmanuel Sanders is so adept at catching up. Sanders waited six long weeks to join the list of players who have caught a touchdown pass from Peyton Manning. Now, he has four in less than ...

Push for NFL team in London grows

Oct 23, 2014

Push for NFL team in London grows

The British government wants an NFL team based in London. George Osborne, the British treasury chief, told the Evening Standard newspaper on Wednesday that the government will do whatever it can “to make this happen.” The NFL has been playing regular-season games at Wembley ...

Steelers rally past Texans

Oct 21, 2014

Steelers rally past Texans

The deluge started with a desperation third-down heave, a trickle that turned into a downpour and led to another abrupt turn in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ confounding season. Good one week and lousy the next, Pittsburgh managed to be both in a 30-23 victory over ...

Manning breaks all-time TD record

Oct 20, 2014

Manning breaks all-time TD record

Peyton Manning’s receivers played keep-away with his milestone memento and the NFL’s new leader in career touchdown passes toyed with the San Francisco 49ers in the Denver Broncos’ 42-17 victory Sunday night. Manning went into the showdown two TDs shy of Brett Favre’s record ...

Florida St. downs Notre Dame

Oct 19, 2014

Florida St. downs Notre Dame

Jameis Winston threw for 273 yards and two touchdowns and led No. 2 Florida State on a second-half comeback to hold off No. 5 Notre Dame 31-27. The Irish nearly pulled off the upset, moving to the 2-yard line in the game’s final moments. ...

Oct 18, 2014

Receiver Harvin traded to Jets

The New York Jets have acquired wide receiver Percy Harvin from the Seattle Seahawks. Two people familiar with the trade said on Friday that Harvin, a star in last season’s Super Bowl but injury prone through his career, was headed to the Jets. The ...

Watt shining on gridiron for Texans

Oct 18, 2014

Watt shining on gridiron for Texans

J.J. Watt has been padding his highlight reel this season by doing things almost unheard of for a defensive end. He swats passes, he sacks quarterbacks. He mugs for TV viewers, he dances for the fans. But mostly, he dominates. Watt’s two-handed tip of ...

Brady passes Pats past Jets

Oct 17, 2014

Brady passes Pats past Jets

Chris Jones wasn’t going to make the same mistake he did last year when Nick Folk tried another potential winning field goal Thursday night. This time, the New England defensive tackle didn’t commit a penalty to give the Jets kicker another chance. Jones blocked ...

Manning's focus not on Favre's TD mark

Oct 16, 2014

Manning's focus not on Favre's TD mark

Even though he’s just two touchdown throws shy of Brett Favre’s NFL record of 508, Peyton Manning isn’t getting caught up in history, and neither are his teammates. It’s easy to see why: they’re too busy scything their way through a two-month thicket of ...