How the undefeated 1972 Miami Dolphins inspire toasts and boasts across borders

12:15 PM ET Eric GomezMexico writer MEXICO CITY — Legendary sports feats tend to echo over time, in the process resonating with those who were not around to celebrate in real time. It’s why younger fans of the Miami Dolphins raise a figurative glass each season when the last NFL team without a loss eventually …

Chiefs pass-rushers Frank Clark and Chris Jones are putting QBs on notice

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Frank Clark has no simple explanation for why he becomes one of the NFL’s all-time great pass-rushers in the postseason. But he readily acknowledges that it does happen. “It just all comes together at that point,” Clark said after he logged 1.5 sacks in the AFC …

56 Super Bowl rings, 56 stories

Super Bowl XXXIV 1999: St Louis Rams D’Marco Farr, DT “I remember walking into the Ritz Carlton [to receive the rings] … Robert Wuhl, the guy that did Arli$$ on HBO, is our emcee, so he’s going through the whole spiel, and I’m kind of listening, but kind of not, because we’re half drunk and …

Five questions for the Jacksonville Jaguars this offseason

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The frustration over the Jacksonville Jaguars‘ divisional round playoff loss will linger, but there’s a sense of optimism over where the franchise is headed. That has happened before — the 2017 season that ended in the AFC Championship Game — but this time feels different. Maybe it’s because the Jaguars have found …

Latest rumors around 2023 NFL draft, offseason moves

Many top 2023 NFL draft prospects and potential risers stood out during three days of Senior Bowl practices this week, and a few of our reporters and analysts were on hand in Mobile, Alabama, to see the action. In addition to a close-up look at some of the top upperclassmen entering the draft, however, they …

Senior Bowl practice for 2023 NFL draft: Best QBs, prospects, risers

Senior Bowl week continued Thursday with the final day of padded practices. The Senior Bowl is an invite-only showcase of the top upperclassman NFL draft prospects in the country, with more than 100 players split into two teams. The game is Saturday at 2:30 p.m. ET on NFL Network. Several early-round candidates for the 2023 …

2023 Pro Bowl features flag football, skills competition and fun

7:48 AM ET Stephen HolderESPN LAS VEGAS — Denver Broncos cornerback Pat Surtain II is about to become a second-generation Pro Bowl participant, following in the footsteps of his father and namesake who went to three Pro Bowls with the Miami Dolphins. But when the father and son compare notes on their respective experiences, they …

Inside the six most improbable Super Bowl-winning drives ever

1:21-0:29 (Starting WP: 46%) HOW THE DRIVE BEGAN Brady, a first-year starter, had no timeouts, 1:21 on the clock and a long way to go, backed up to his own 17-yard line. With the score tied at 17, John Madden suggested on the Fox broadcast the Patriots play for the first Super Bowl overtime. “Wasn’t …

The rise of the same-game parlay, America’s new favorite way to bet

A new twist on an old bet has taken sports betting in the United States by storm. Same-game parlays, or SGPs as they’re commonly known, have emerged as not only one of the most popular bets on the board for bettors but also one of the most profitable for bookmakers. In last year’s Super Bowl, …

Most attractive for Rodgers, Carr

One of my favorite columns to write toward the end of every NFL season is a look at which possible vacancies might appeal to the league’s top head-coaching candidates. There’s a lot to be learned from evaluating where each team stands, scoping out what their roster looks like over the next couple of seasons and …

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