John Elway

  • Super Bowl Jan 26

    Rating Super Bowls: Classics, Memorables and Duds

    Not all Super Bowls are super

  • New England Oct 10, 2019

    Is Eli Manning a Hall of Famer?

    Tom Brady sits just 18 yards away from surpassing Peyton Manning for the second-most passing yards in league history entering Thursday’s matchup with the New York Giants, a figure he could reach on a single throw on New England’s first series. No. 12 still has a ways to go to catch Drew Brees – 2,922 yards, to be exact –...

  • New England Sep 14, 2019

    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 spectacular offensive performances to defensive gems. In balloting conducted by The Associated Press, 68 media members on a nationwide panel voted for their top 100.

  • Super Bowl Aug 24, 2019

    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 solely on local channels, the most memorable voices of football are universal. There were the early voices of the game such as Curt Gowdy and Ray Scott; the...

  • Canada Jun 14, 2019

    Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen Dies at 75 Before Hall Enshrinement

    On a cool night in Santa Clara, California, on Feb. 7, 2016, John Elway thrust the Lombardi Trophy into the air and hollered, “This one’s for Pat!” It came 18 years after Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen had declared, “This one’s for John!” following the franchise’s first Super Bowl championship, a 31-24 win over Green Bay in San Diego after...

  • New York City Apr 5, 2019

    Temple Grad Given 30 Months in Prison for $54 Million ‘Green Scam’ by Mantria Corp.

    A giant Ponzi scheme once dubbed “the largest green scam in America” was run by two Temple University graduates and a slick-talking Colorado salesman. Now, the first of the three people is being sentenced.

  • New England Feb 1, 2019

    How the Result of Super Bowl LIII Will Affect the Belichick-Brady Legacy

    Tom Brady and Bill Belichick could have ridden off into the sunset after the Patriots overcame a 28-3 deficit in Super Bowl LI to capture their fifth championship together as the undisputed greatest quarterback and coach of all-time, respectively, and hardly anyone would bat an eyelash at the notion.

  • New England Feb 3, 2019

    Slam Dunk: Gonzalez Makes Hall, Along with Bailey, Reed, Law

    For towering tight end Tony Gonzalez, this was a slam dunk. The 6-foot-5 Gonzalez, who turned the celebratory post-TD dunk over the crossbar into an art form, was voted into the Hall of Fame on Saturday.

  • head Dec 31, 2018

    NFL Head Coaching Positions a Slippery Ride

    Also taking a hit has been the NFL’s initiative on diversity in coaching. The Rooney Rule is exemplary in purpose, though it sometimes gets criticized for how it is implemented.
    Of the eight head men released, only Koetter, Gase and McCarthy are not minorities

  • Facebook Nov 18, 2018

    Browns GM: Team Not Discussed Condoleezza Rice as Coach

    The Browns’ coaching search isn’t quite ready to cross gender or diplomatic lines. General manager John Dorsey, who opened the possibility of hiring a woman to be Cleveland’s next coach, said Sunday that the team has not discussed former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice as a candidate to become the club’s ninth coach since 1999. ESPN, citing an anonymous league...

  • Los Angeles Jul 19, 2018

    Nassar Sex Abuse Victims Join Hands, Accept Courage Award at ESPYs

    More than 140 survivors of sexual abuse by a former team doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University joined hands on stage to be honored with the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the ESPYs. The women who spoke out against the abuse by Larry Nassar stood together Wednesday night in a powerful and solemn closing to the show...

  • New England Feb 1, 2018

    McDaniels Capitalizes on Second Stint With Brady, Belichick

    Josh McDaniels didn’t know what he didn’t know. In 2009, he was the baby-faced 32-year-old prodigy plucked out of Bill Belichick’s roost and Tom Brady’s shadow to serve as Mike Shanahan’s replacement in Denver, holding down two jobs he’d never had: head coach and de facto general manager.

  • New England Nov 28, 2017

    The Biggest Blowouts in Super Bowl History

    The Super Bowl has produced plenty of memorably tense moments and unfathomably wild finishes. During the 2015 Super Bowl, the pinnacle of the NFL season was punctuated by a last-second interception in the end zone by New England that sealed a victory over Seattle, when the Seahawks decided to pass instead of run and the Patriots made them pay.

  • New England Aug 2, 2017

    At 40 Years Old, Tom Brady Is in Rare Company

    Brady is entering his 18th season with the Patriots, his sixth straight as the team’s oldest player. Think about that. Tom Brady has been the resident greybeard of the Patriots for a third of his career.

  • Facebook Jan 24, 2017

    Cab Driver Praises John Elway, Then Learns He’s Driving Him

    A cab driver in Washington got a surprise after mentioning to a group of passengers that John Elway was his all-time favorite quarterback and then learning that Elway was riding in the backseat.

  • NBC Aug 18, 2016

    The World of ‘Right Now’ College Freshmen: USA Has Always Been at War

    The majority of students entering college this year have grown up in a world where the beloved cartoon sponge, the mobsters from “The Sopranos,” and the cocktail-sipping women of “Sex in the City” were the biggest TV icons of their defining years, NBC News reported. And because they’ve never known life without a DVR, they never had to miss an...

  • NFL Jun 20, 2016

    The End: Cleveland Rocks as Title Drought Ends in NBA Finals

    More tears. Only this time, tears of joy. Cleveland’s championship drought, crossing 52 years, generations and noted by a long list of near misses, is over at last. On Father’s Day, LeBron James, the kid from nearby Akron raised by a single mother, brought the title home. As the final seconds of Cleveland’s 93-89 victory at Golden State in Game...

  • President Jun 6, 2016

    Obama Honors Super Bowl Champion Broncos at White House

    The Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos visited the White House Monday. “On and off the field these guys are champs. Apparently, John Elway knows what he’s doing,” Obama said, before receiving a Broncos Obama jersey and signed helmet. Wide receiver Demaryius Thomas had planned to deliver a hand-written thank-you note to President Barack Obama for commuting his mother’s drug sentence...

  • National Football League Mar 6, 2016

    Peyton Manning Calls It a Career After 18 NFL Seasons

    Peyton Manning got through the weekend thanks to hundreds of texts and calls from men he played against or alongside over his unparalleled 18-year NFL career. He had to crack a few jokes to help fight back the tears at his retirement news conference Monday, when the words didn’t always come as easy as the emotions. His voice cracking, especially...

  • New England Mar 22, 2010

    Patriots Beat Redskins

    Plan to add post-episode panel to “Enthusiasm” repeats means more talk – and laughs – about nothing.

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