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Sunday Night Football: Broncos' Living Legend Peyton Manning Fosts Colts' Future Maestro Andrew Luck

Barbara Bruno | Posted 09.09.2014 | Sports
Barbara Bruno

Until Peyton Manning hangs them up, he and Andrew Luck will play against each other at least once a season. That once is Sunday night.

Super Bowl Preview: Denver Broncos Offense vs. Seattle Seahawks Defense

Barbara Bruno | Posted 04.01.2014 | Sports
Barbara Bruno

This Sunday, for the third time in the recent Super Bowl era, the NFL's best offense will face the league's best defense. In the previous two instances, the top defense won -- rather famously so.

NFL Conference Championships: Preview and Predictions

Barbara Bruno | Posted 03.21.2014 | Sports
Barbara Bruno

NFL fans wait all year for Championship Sunday. The AFC and NFC title matches feature equally talented squads battling familiar foes with unrivaled intensity. This Sunday will showcase football play of the highest caliber as the consensus four best teams compete for a chance to play one more game in 2014.

NFC's Return To Dominance

National Football Post | Posted 08.05.2013 | Sports

By Jeff Fedotin, National Football Post Sorry, Cowboys, Eagles and Bears fans. If your teams played in the AFC, reaching the playoffs would be a fa...

Super Bowl Parents: Putting on a Different Game Face

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 03.24.2013 | Parents
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

I've been thinking a lot about Jack and Jackie Harbaugh today. As a psychologist and the mom of two boys sharing a career path in film, I can't help but analyze the Harbaugh situation.

First Peyton, Then Brady

AP | By HOWARD ULMAN | Posted 01.21.2013 | Sports

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Joe Flacco beat two of the NFL's greatest quarterbacks to get the Baltimore Ravens to the Super Bowl. Now he...

Don't Be Afraid to Admit It: Refs Helped Ravens Beat Broncos in AFC Playoffs

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 03.19.2013 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

Underneath all the clichés and apologies, it is hard to argue the Baltimore Ravens would not have lost the game long before overtime without several game-changing assists from the officiating crew.

Agreement With UEFA Bolsters Reformists in Troubled Asian Soccer Body

James Dorsey | Posted 03.09.2013 | World
James Dorsey

Last month's signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Asian Football Confederation and the Union of European Football Associations, potentially boosts an uphill battle by reformers to strengthen governance in the AFC.

AFC Wild Card Preview: Baltimore Ravens vs. Indianapolis Colts

Hank Koebler | Posted 03.08.2013 | Sports
Hank Koebler

Ray Lewis' swan song postseason starts off with a battle of the wits against Colts quarterback Andrew Luck. Both players have a tremendous ability to read the opponent's alignments before the snap. Whichever can fool the other most often will give their unit a major advantage.

NFL Game Picks: Predicting Every Week 17 Contest

Barbara Bruno | Posted 02.26.2013 | Sports
Barbara Bruno

2012 NFL Picks wrap up this week with a few nail-biters and several awkward, cringe-worthy matchups.

NFL Game Picks: Predicting Every Week 8 Contest

Barbara Bruno | Posted 12.25.2012 | Sports
Barbara Bruno

From the young guns on Thursday to the masters of quarterbacking on Sunday night, from Arrowhead to Lambeau to London -- Week 8 of the NFL season guarantees a few upsets fueled by desperation, injuries or misplaced complacence.

NFL 2012 Preseason Preview: The AFC West

Barbara Bruno | Posted 10.21.2012 | Sports
Barbara Bruno

The Chargers have already lost their RB and a major WR, Kansas City is a sleeping tiger for 2012, Oakland still goes as Darren McFadden goes and, despite appearances, it's not all about Peyton Manning in Denver.

NFL 2012 Preseason Preview: The AFC East

Barbara Bruno | Posted 10.19.2012 | Sports
Barbara Bruno

It will not matter to the Patriots or the Jets what Tom Brady, Mark Sanchez or Tim Tebow does if their offensive lines do not improve. Meanwhile, the Dolphins can't figure out whom to start at quarterback -- again.

NFL 2012 Preseason Preview: The AFC South

Barbara Bruno | Posted 10.15.2012 | Sports
Barbara Bruno

The Jaguars linebackers are especially impressive and MLB Paul Poslusnzy must be from Central Casting: Wanted -- blond Polish-American god with granite jaw, awesome shoulders

2012 NFL Season Preview: The AFC North

Barbara Bruno | Posted 10.13.2012 | Sports
Barbara Bruno

The Cleveland Browns have a new owner and a new QB, the Steelers have new faces on the offensive line with old results, the Cincinnati Bengals hope to stave off sophomore slumps and the Ravens are still trying to make it over the hump.

Denver Bronco Peyton Manning: Genius or Idiot?

Linda Kenney Baden | Posted 05.21.2012 | Sports
Linda Kenney Baden

Is Peyton Manning afraid of the unknown? Is he afraid of facing new defensive strategies? Are we supposed to honor him as the greatest quarterback of all-time because he chooses to play against most of the teams he has met before?

Asian Football Confederation Presidential Election Bears Risk of Renewed Embarrassment

James Dorsey | Posted 04.15.2012 | Sports
James Dorsey

At a time that soccer's governing bodies have been involved in some of the worst scandals in their history, soccer officials are concerned that the candidacy Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa could prove to be another embarrassment.

Brandon Marshall's Insane Touchdown Catch In AFC Pro Bowl Win

AP | By JAYMES SONG | Posted 01.30.2012 | Sports

HONOLULU -- Brandon Marshall caught six passes for 176 yards and a Pro Bowl-record four touchdowns, and the AFC used a second-half surge to beat the N...

NFL's 'Last Real Anarchist' Still On Top

AP | By JIM LITKE | Posted 01.18.2012 | Sports

-- There's something about Bill Belichick that rubs people the wrong way. Not Patriots fans, of course, nor most of the guys who play for him. That'...

Ravens Need To Crank Up Offense To Beat Patriots

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 03.18.2012 | Sports

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — For the Baltimore Ravens, the term "balanced attack" usually means an equal distribution of tackles among everyone on the de...

NFL Conference Championship Games

AP | By BARRY WILNER | Posted 01.16.2012 | Sports

-- That road warrior mentality the New York Giants have embraced is paving their path nicely. They will need it for one more game when they head to ...

Brady Leads Prolific Pats To AFC Title Game

AP | By HOWARD ULMAN | Posted 01.15.2012 | Sports

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Next up to try and stop the seemingly unstoppable Tom Brady and the New England Patriots' offense: the Baltimore Ravens. Good lu...

Chargers End Raiders Playoff Hopes

AP | JOSH DUBOW | Posted 03.02.2012 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. — For all the talk about what it would take to send Oakland to the playoffs, the Raiders were unable to accomplish the one part ...

Raiders Hand Chargers 4th Straight Loss

AP | BERNIE WILSON | Posted 01.10.2012 | Sports

SAN DIEGO — Carson Palmer threw two touchdown passes and Michael Bush ran 30 times for a season-high 157 yards and one touchdown to lead the Oak...

Jordan Schultz

Patriots' Defense Continues To Struggle, But Just How Much Trouble Is New England In?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

He hasn't won a playoff game since 2008, and currently, his team has the worst pass defense in the entire NFL. These aren't the type of statistics...