EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Even missing a shoe, Brad Smith didn't miss a step.
The Jets' Mr. Everything sparked New York to its second-best start after scoring on an 89-yard kickoff return - during which a cleat slipped off - and also had a 53-yard touchdown run in a 26-10 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday night.More »
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- As Roy Williams ran toward the end zone, he realized the importance of his breakaway catch-and-run. Just hold onto it, he thought, and the Dallas Cowboys would pull off one of their greatest Thanksgiving comebacks. More »
DETROIT (AP) -- Tom Brady was perfect on the field and his exit was first class.
Brady threw a season-high four touchdown passes, all in the second half, and the New England Patriots routed the Detroit Lions 45-24 on Thursday after trailing by 11 late in the second quarter.More »
On this holiday weekend, I’d like to share what I’m thankful for. First of all, I’m thankful for no dominant teams stepping up this season, otherwise the Power Rankings would be quite boring from week to week. Second, as a huge Bears fan, I’m thankful that Chicago somehow managed to stay in first place deep into November. Third, I’m thankful that Thanksgiving is the one holiday where it’s OK to eat as much stuffing as humanly possible. Seriously, I love stuffing. I bet I could beat Albert Haynesworth in a stuffing eating contest. So before I head home to chow down on a whole bunch of food in my biggest pair of sweatpants, I wanted to post the power rankings for everyone to digest. Let me know what you think in the comments and have a happy Thanksgiving! More »
NEW YORK (AP) -- Josh Hamilton thought back to the days when his career was derailed by drugs and alcohol.
"I would say a 99 percent chance that this would never happen," he said. "I mean, honestly, I think a lot of people would agree with that."More »
NEW YORK (AP) -- Cincinnati's Joey Votto was overwhelmingly elected the National League's Most Valuable Player on Monday, ending the two-year reign of Albert Pujols.
Votto, a first baseman who helped the Reds reach the postseason for the first time in 15 years, received 31 of 32 first-place votes and 443 points in voting announced by the Baseball Writers' Association of America.
Votto was a fi More »