The last title game before the Super Bowl era, which featured the Packers and the Browns, marked the final appearance of running back Jim Brown, who retired after the game to begin an acting career.
Brown, a Washington native who started his broadcast career with the Washington Bullets, addresses being a part owner of the Nationals, the need for football to get safer and how the city is perceived as a sports town.
Manning hasn’t stated whether he will be retiring after the season, but the 39-year-old quarterback could follow in the footsteps of several others, including the Broncos’ John Elway, if his team beats the Panthers.
Stewart broke his back in a crash in Southern California on Sunday and underwent surgery that will sideline for the first portion of what is still expected to be his final season.
Ovechkin, forced to sit out the Capitals’ loss to the Panthers on Tuesday because he missed the All-Star Game, scored 17:20 into the third period to give his team a 3-2 victory over the Islanders.
The Warriors attended Obama’s annual thank-you at the White House on Thursday, a day after they defeated the Wizards to continue a torrid run in defense of their title.
Fans of the Denver Broncos are reeling from a bad case of Mile High anxiety. With this year’s game, the Broncos now share the NFL record for most Super Bowl appearances with eight. But the team has also lost more championship games than any other team with five, none of them close, most recently the nightmare 43-8 blowout against the Seattle Seahawks two years ago.
X-Games legend Dave Mirra has died at age 41, apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, TMZ reported Thursday.
The problem isn’t recognizing that Newton, the Panthers’ quarterback, is black. It’s that a series of assumptions, preconceptions and stereotypes typically accompany that label.
Ovechkin has missed two games this season, a 5-0 loss to the Sharks in October and a 5-2 loss to the Panthers on Tuesday, and his absence has greatly affected the Capitals in several places.
The Warriors, who made their annual trip to face the Wizards on Wednesday, have a favorable remaining schedule and could surpass the Bulls’ record win total from the 1995-96 season.
New coach D.J. Durkin said in December that he was going to recruit Maryland heavily, and he did that on Wednesday, with eight from the state committing to join the Terrapins beginning next season.
Curry scored 36 of his 51 points in the first half to offset a monster offensive game from John Wall and the Golden State Warriors pulled away to beat the Washington Wizards 134-121 Wednesday night for their eighth straight victory.
Stone had 16 points, 10 rebounds and a season-high eight blocks, and No. 4 Maryland held off Nebraska 70-65 on Wednesday night.
Malcolm Brogdon scored 27 points and No. 9 Virginia stretched its winning streak to five games with a 61-47 victory over Boston College on Wednesday night, keeping the Eagles winless in ACC play.
Cespedes was traded by the Tigers to the Mets midway through last season and said that his decision wasn’t about the money, but rather about how much he enjoyed playing for the NL champion.
Hood, a first-round pick by the Steelers in 2009, spent part of last season with the Jaguars and the Bears. He’ll provide the Redskins with additional depth with several players aging.
Friedgen attempted to recruit Newton to Maryland out of high school, and he has watched from afar as Newton blossomed into one of the NFL’s top quarterbacks and its likely MVP.