Monday Sports Minute: Brees Spectacular, Monday Night Football, NASCAR, BCS

By Jim McCoy Mon 11th November SportsNASCARNCAA footballNFL
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Monday night football has Miami at Tampa Bay. The 4-4 Dolphins, disrupted by turmoil in the Jonathan Martin-Richie Incognito saga, try to avoid being the first team to lose to the also-troubled 0-8 Buccaneers. NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Drew Brees completed 34 of 41 passes for 392 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Saints over Dallas 49-17.Read More »

Feature: NFL Mid-Season Awards, From The Serious To The Offbeat

By Jim McCoy Thu 7th November Sports2013 seasonNFL
Nine weeks into a season hardly is a time to select winners for the prestigious awards The Associated Press will hand out on the NFL Honors show the night before the Super Bowl.Read More »

Leadership, Coaches Questioned In Dolphins Bullying Case

A leadership vacuum may be partly to blame for the troubled relationship between Miami Dolphins offensive linemen Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito, which has left both players sidelined and the team in turmoil. The ongoing saga has raised questions whether coach Joe Philbin and his staff were negligent in allowing issues between Martin and Incognito to fester.Read More »

Texans Coach Kubiak Released From Hospital

By Jim McCoy Tue 5th November SportsGary KubiakHouston TexansNFL
Texans coach Gary Kubiak has been released from a Houston hospital after suffering what the team says was a mini-stroke during Sunday night's loss to Indianapolis. The team said the 52-year-old Kubiak suffered an transient ischemic attack at halftime.Read More »

Packers QB Rodgers Has Broken Collarbone

By Jim McCoy Tue 5th November SportsAaron RodgersGreen Bay PackersNFL
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says he has a fractured left collarbone and he doesn't know how long he'll be out. Rodgers offered details of the injury on his weekly radio show on 540-AM ESPN on Tuesday. The 2011 NFL MVP got hurt after getting sacked by Shea McClellin on a third-down play during the Packers' first series while he was scrambling outside the pocket.Read More »

Dolphin Who Walked Out On Team Says Teammate Made Racist Threats

Two people familiar with the situation say suspended Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito sent text messages to teammate Jonathan Martin that were racist and threatening. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Dolphins and NFL haven't disclosed the nature of the misconduct that led to Incognito's suspension. Martin, a tackle, remained absRead More »

In Spite of Success, Seahawks Struggle With Passing Game

By Jim McCoy Thu 31st October SportsNFLSeattle Seahawks
The loss of wide receiver Sidney Rice for the season to a knee injury is just the latest problem for the Seattle Seahawks offense. Seattle must now try to fill Rice's spot in a passing game already struggling due to poor protection for quarterback Russell Wilson. The Seahawks gave up seven sacks to St.Read More »

QBs Now Accused of Flopping

By Jim McCoy Wed 30th October SportsfloppingNFLQuarterbacks
It used to be the domain of soccer players, NBA forwards and the occasional punter. Now, NFL quarterbacks are getting into the act. They are sports' newest floppers, putting their own tightly spiraled spin on the art of hamming it up to draw the ref's attention and a possible 15-yard penalty.Read More »

Favre Approached By Rams. He Says.....

By Jim McCoy Thu 24th October SportsBrett FavreNFLSt. Louis Rams
Brett Favre dismissed the possibility of returning to the NFL with St.Read More »

Eagles QB Vick Looks To Return Against Giants

By Jim McCoy Tue 22nd October SportsMichael VickNFLPhiladelphia Eagles
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, who has missed the last two games with a hamstring injury, is hopeful he'll be able to play Sunday against the New York Giants. Vick was injured in Philadelphia's first matchup with the Giants this season, a 36-21 win on Oct. 6. The Eagles have gone 1-1 without him. "I'm optimistic about it," Vick said after practicing Tuesday.Read More »


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