Quarterbacks Peyton and Eli Manning talk about fatherhood and "Manningcasts"
Eli and Peyton Manning remain active after their playing careers, but in a way that allows them plenty of time with family. They talk to Dana Jacobson about their unique "Manningcast" on ESPN 2, the joys of being around for their kids, and the competition they feel as they prepare to each coach in this year's Pro Bowl.news.yahoo.com
NFL ends Pro Bowl; skills competitions, flag game instead
The NFL is replacing the Pro Bowl with weeklong skills competitions and a flag football game, The Associated Press has learned. It will be renamed “The Pro Bowl Games” and will feature AFC and NFC players showcasing their football and non-football skills in challenges over several days. The 2023 Games will be held in Las Vegas, and the flag football game at Allegiant Stadium is Sunday, Feb. 5.news.yahoo.com
Thomas, Revis, Freeney headline 1st time Hall candidates
Six-time All-Pro offensive lineman Joe Thomas, shutdown cornerback Darrelle Revis and speedy pass rusher Dwight Freeney headline the list of nine first-year eligible players picked among the 129 nominees for the 2023 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
LEADING OFF: Balkovec up; Scherzer, Freeman, Correa debut
Rachel Balkovec is set to become the first woman to manage a minor league affiliate of a major league team Friday when her Class-A Tampa Tarpons in the New York Yankees’ organization face the Lakeland Flying Tigers in the Florida State League.
We tasted Peyton Manning's bourbon brand Sweetens Cove
If you thought football was the only thing NFL Hall of Famer Peyton Manning could dominate, think again. Driving the news: The former Denver Broncos quarterback and current Mile High City resident is now behind the top-shelf Tennessee bourbon brand Sweetens Cove, deemed some of the smoothest whiskey around. Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeWhy it matters: Colorado is one of less than a dozen states where Manning's limited-editionnews.yahoo.com
Skeptics wonder whether Denver Broncos' new quarterback Russell Wilson could be a gamble
The hype is real following yesterday's bombshell that the Denver Broncos traded for Seattle Seahawks' veteran, Super Bowl-winning quarterback Russell Wilson. Why it matters: The blockbuster deal represents one of the most significant trades in NFL history and the biggest get for the Broncos since Peyton Manning, industry experts say. Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Yes, but: Questions remain as to whether the 33-year-old Seattle old-timer could make thenews.yahoo.com
The Rock and Halle Berry Give the Super Bowl a Big, Bizarre Hollywood Opening
Rob Carr/GettyAs everyone knows, the Super Bowl is the biggest event in Hollywood—er, I mean sports.The gradual evolution of the championship game into a night-long bonanza of showbiz spectacle reached its inevitable apex Sunday night with a Super Bowl that took place in Los Angeles, allowing the lines between sporting event and entertainment to finally blur completely.Fittingly, the official telecast on NBC kicked off with an homage to Hollywood, with Halle Berry welcoming the TV audience to thnews.yahoo.com
Denver Broncos announce they are officially on the market
The Denver Broncos are looking for a new owner in what’s expected to be the most expensive team sale in U.S. sports history. The Pat D. Bowlen Trust announced Tuesday it's in the “beginning of a sale process” for a franchise that's valued at $4 billion and is expected to draw heavy bidding that could push the sale price well beyond that figure. The last NFL team that went on the market was the Carolina Panthers, whom David Tepper bought for $2.275 billion.news.yahoo.com
Can Broncos' great rookie class help them end Chiefs' spell?
Vic Fangio didn't pay much attention when the Kansas City Chiefs stumbled to a 3-4 start. The same juggernaut that's won the AFC West every year since 2016 while piling up a cumulative 73-28 record while the Broncos had stumbled to a 38-53 mark since winning Super Bowl 50. The Chiefs (7-4), fresh off a bye, opened as 9½-point favorites, according to FanDuel SportsBook.news.yahoo.com
Bridgewater has the Broncos riding high after long slide
Maybe it's time for the Denver Broncos and their fanbase to start viewing Teddy Bridgewater as more than just a bridge over the team's turbulent quarterback waters. Thanks to his excellent start, the Broncos are one of two AFC teams that are unbeaten after two weeks. The other is division rival Las Vegas, meaning the Broncos and Raiders are both looking down at the Kansas City Chiefs for the first time in what feels like forever.news.yahoo.com
Tiger Woods won't play in The Match 3, but the show's producer hopes to make it an annual Black Friday event
Zuriff, the co-creator of the celebrity golf tournament The Match, said the third installment promises more entertainment, more celebrity call-ins and more golf cart bantering, though it'll be the first event without Tiger Woods. "I think it's more than just golf," he said, "And Tiger is the greatest golfer of all time. The Match 3 will air on WarnerMedia's TNT network and raise money for Historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). The company told CNBC bets have so far favored the Curry and Manning team beating Barkley and Mickelson. Zuriff cautioned Curry is an underrated golfer and expects him to make the Match 3 competitive.cnbc.com
The Match 3 golf tournament set for Nov. 27 to benefit Black colleges
Peyton Manning hits his tee shot on the third hole during the Pro-Am of The Memorial Tournament Presented By Nationwide at Muirfield Village Golf Club on May 30, 2018 in Dublin, Ohio. Turner Sports' The Match 3 is officially set. The popular celebrity golf outing will feature Phil Mickelson, Charles Barkley, Stephen Curry and Peyton Manning and air on WarnerMedia's TNT network on Nov. 27 at 3 p.m. The Match 2 was one of the most-watched sporting events during the pandemic, attracting an average of 5.8 million viewers on May 24 and peaking at 6.3 million viewers. The second installment of the golf event raised $20 million for Covid-19 relief efforts.cnbc.com
National Football League television viewership increases 5% for 2019 regular season
The National Football League is celebrating another victory as the league finished its 100th regular season with a 5% gain in average viewership compared to last season, according to data provided to CNBC. For the second consecutive season, the NFL increased its average TV viewership, improving to 16.5 million per game, and expecting to finish with more than 180 million in total viewers for the 2019 regular season. Last year, the league averaged 15.8 million viewers and league games finished with 46 of the top 50 telecasts during the season. This season, NFL games finished with 47 of the top 50 telecasts. Dating back to the 2016 season, the league suffered a fall in ratings and even experienced a 9.7% drop in viewership for the 2017 season.cnbc.com
Peyton Manning gets emotional during retirement announcement
Peyton Manning gave an emotional goodbye during a press conference announcing his retirement from the NFL. Manning retires with multiple NFL records, but also amid several off-the-field controversies. The NFL Today Host James Brown joins CBSN to discuss.cbsnews.com
3/7: Trump hits at Rubio with TV ads, Peyton Manning officially announces retirement
Donald Trump has released TV ads critical of Marco Rubio in a bid to win the Florida primary next week; James Brown, CBS News special correspondent and host of "NFL Today," discusses the 18-year career of Peyton Manning.cbsnews.com