Certain sports figures are given almost mythical status, which often makes it hard to distinguish fact from fiction.
Ryan Tannehill threw a 23-yard touchdown to Adam Humphries with 23 seconds left, Joshua Kalu blocked a last-second field goal attempt and the Titans beat the Chiefs 35-32 on Sunday.
In his 16th NFL season and a year after serving as a “Monday Night Football” analyst, Jason Witten is giving the Dallas Cowboys more production at the tight end position.
The Denver Broncos signed former D-B star and eight-year NFL veteran Coty Sensabaugh on Tuesday.
The Jaguars Jaguars acquired quarterback Josh Dobbs in a trade with Pittsburgh on Monday, giving them a backup while Nick Foles recovers from a broken collarbone.
Joey Slye, an undrafted rookie out of Virginia Tech in 2018, was thrust into a prominent and potential game-determining role when the Panthers placed veteran kicker Graham Gano on injured reserve on Friday.
Jerry Glanville is best known for his stints as an NFL coach, but the 77-year-old also had a 15-year career as a race car driver.
Bart Starr, the gentlemanly quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi’s powerhouse Green Bay Packers teams of the 1960s, died Sunday. He was 85.
Reggie Cobb, who was part of the Vols’ 100th anniversary team and a Knoxville native, died at the age of 50, the San Francisco 49ers announced Saturday.
That super shootout everyone expected turned into a defensive standoff. The New England Patriots showed they can win that type of championship game, too.
The New England Patriots are in their 11th Super Bowl, the ninth time with 66-year-old coach Bill Belichick and 41-year-old quarterback Tom Brady. It’s the fourth Super Bowl for the Los Angeles Rams but their first appearance since 2002.
Tom Brady blew through Kansas City’s exhausted defense on a 75-yard drive to Rex Burkhead’s 2-yard touchdown run that gave New England a 37-31 overtime victory Sunday for the AFC championship.
Greg Zuerlein kicked a 57-yard field goal in overtime and the Los Angeles Rams, helped by a huge missed call by the officials, advanced to the Super Bowl with a 26-23 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.
John Michels, a College Football Hall of Famer whose 27 seasons as a Minnesota Vikings assistant coach included all four of their Super Bowl appearances, died Thursday in Kingsport.
Derrick Henry had a career-high 33 carries for 170 yards and two TDs for the Titans, who kept their playoff hopes alive by beating the Giants 17-0 on Sunday.