Showing 1 - 10 of 525 Stories for Tim Layden
Once the face of the game, the feature back is falling victim to the harsh laws of physics and economics. Brutal hits and a brief shelf life are turning the elite runner into the league's most endangered species
Sportsman of the Year: Drew Brees
The Saints quarterback brought a Lombardi Trophy to New Orleans—just one of the countless ways he has contributed to the rebirth of a great American city
Smarty Jones silenced the skeptics with an impressive win in the Kentucky Derby and collected a $5 million bonus in the process
Putting Peyton in His Place
That’s what Florida coach Steve Spurrier has been doing to Tennessee’s Peyton Manning with his one-liners and what the Gators may well do to him on Saturday
The Loneliest Losers
Fifteen years ago SMU's powerhouse football program was obliterated by a pay-for-play scandal and the NCAA's first "death penalty." Since then 20 other college programs--including Alabama football this year--have qualified for the ultimate sanction, but all have been spared. Why hasn't the NCAA dropped the death bomb again? Much of the answer lies in the athletic rubble at SMU.
Another manic football recruiting season climaxed on National Signing Day, when often bewildered high school athletes boosted the hopes and dreams of coaches and fans, as Alcender Jackson did LSU’s, with one stroke of a pen
Feb 11, 2016 ... The Triple Crown winner didn't just do something no horse had done in 37 years. American Pharoah also reminded a country why it loves ...
Feb 11, 2016 ... SOME RECEIVER IS GOING TO MAKE A MIRACLE GRAB THIS POSTSEASON. SOME REFEREE IS GOING TO OVERRULE IT. OR VICE ...
Print the Legend
Every football fan knows the tale of Max McGee's hungover heroics in Super Bowl I. But there was much more to the man than one epic day (and night). McGee embraced that story, but he never let it define him