“Ekan” chases his motorcycle adorned with Indian national flags as he practices stunts for a daredevil show to celebrate India’s Independence Day in Bhubaneswar, India.
NFL and Nickelodeon? NFL coaches and players will appear in a series of short cartoons.
The Super Bowl is as much a carnival as a football game, which is what makes the choice of New York for the 2014 edition unique in Super Bowl history.
1945: Charley Trippi was a University of Georgia halfback drafted by the Chicago Cardinals. The prize catch in a bidding war between the NFL and the All-America Football Conference, which led to his signing a four-year $100,000 contract with the Chicago Cardinals (the precursors of today's Arizona Cardinals). … During the course of his NFL career, he switched from halfback to quarterback and back to halfback, before finishing as a defensive player. … Turned in a sensational performance in the 1947 championship game, rushing for 206 rushing yards while wearing sneakers for better traction on a frozen field. The 28-21 victory over Philadelphia marked the only time the Cardinals ever won an NFL title.
On opening day of the baseball season, the Monitor looks at whose major league debut is most anticipated and whether Matt Wieters really deserves to be a Sports Illustrated cover boy.
A long overdue biography of one of the greatest baseball players of all time.
YANKEE STADIUM: A view of Yankee Stadium in the Bronx is seen from the upper deck during the Yankees game against the Tampa Bay Rays in July 2008. The 2008 season was the final season the Yankees played in the House that Ruth Built before moving next door to a new Yankee Stadium.
For New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, defeat of Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts in the Super Bowl confirms his place as one of the top quarterbacks in the game.
It used to be said that defense wins championships. Super Bowl 2010 highlights how much that has changed: both the Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints rank pretty low in defense.
The federal government closed today because of the weekend blizzard, but the snow won't stop the Washington Redskins from battling the New York Giants at FedEx Field on Monday night.