Superman Newton felled by Broncos' kryptonite

Cam Newton failed to channel his inner Superman, the fictitious superhero with whom he associates himself.

Denver dabbed Panther hearts in San Francisco

The sentimental favorite to win Sunday’s Super Bowl were the Denver Broncos, not just for the love of the team but because of all the speculation about this being Peyton Manning’s last game.

Manning versus Newton, Shakespearean or blaxploitation?

There are many compelling story lines surrounding Sunday’s Super Bowl between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos.

Panthers will out-brawn Broncos

Super Bowl 50, matching up the National Football Conference champions the Carolina Panthers and the American Football Conference champions the Denver Broncos on Sunday (6:30 p.m.) at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., will be a confrontation of size versus ...

Knicks not making any excuses for lack of wins

The old sports adage, “It’s not about the Xs and Os, it’s about the Jimmys and the Joes,” clearly applies to the 23-28 Knicks.

Olympic dreams grow at Monroe

Throughout Lesleigh Hogg’s coaching career, he has coached nine Olympians representing four different countries.

Nets searches for new GM, more wins

As the Brooklyn Nets' search for a new general manager continues, so does their search for more wins.

Peyton defeats Tom, to face Cam in the Bowl

The hate on the New England Patriots, their quarterback Tom Brady and head coach Bill Belichick piles up like plowed, dirty snow on a New York City street.

Blatt, from head coach to candidate

When Cleveland Cavaliers General Manager David Griffin says that LeBron James, their star player, “the best player in basketball,” wasn’t consulted when making the decision to fire their head coach.

Without Carmelo’s offense, Knicks suffer power shortage

Progress is rarely linear, and no doubt there have been many peaks and valleys for the Knicks, as they have achieved quantifiable growth from last season to now.

New coach reinvigorates LIU basketball

In her first year as head women’s basketball coach at Long Island University, Stephanie Oliver is creating a sense of kinship and possibility among her players.

Cameron Jerrell Newton has arrived

Cameron Jerrell Newton is the best player in football.

Shaq, Florida officer surprise kids with a basketball match

When Florida police officer Bobby White played street basketball with a group of neighborhood kids this month, he promised he'd return to shoot more hoops.

Uncommon coaches set to clash in Charlotte

Ron Rivera and Bruce Arians have taken the road less traveled to this Sunday’s (6:40 p.m.) National Football Conference championship game.

AFC chip has Super Bowl-type hype

Only two games remain before the Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 7. The AFC and NFC championships take place this Sunday