American Football: Peyton wins 'Manning Bowl' bragging rights

The New York Giants lost the Manning Bowl to the Indianapolis Colts but their Big Apple rivals the Jets backed up their bold pre-match talk with a decisive victory over the New England Patriots.

American Football: Jets aiming for quick recovery after Baltimore crash-landing

After failing to impress in an opening loss to Baltimore, the New York Jets can expect no respite when they host the New England Patriots this weekend in a resumption of one of the bitterest rivalries in the NFL.

American Football: Ravens leave Jets in their wake

Baltimore Ravens' Derrick Mason escapes the attention of the New York Jets defence to take a catch during his side's 10-9 victory over the Jets at their newly-refurbished Meadowlands home on Monday night.

American Football: Gridiron greats turn up heat at Wembley

Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New England Patriots bring touch of razzle-dazzle to football's spiritual home

American Football: Big fines and video nasty fail to stop the spy who loved NE

Great survivor Belichick should lead Patriots to one-sided win at Wembley today

American Football: American hero who is pick of the bunch

One man will be centre stage tomorrow at Wembley when the NFL returns to London. James Corrigan explains why the Patriots' Tom Brady may be the last of a dying breed

Kraft admits interest in Liverpool

American businessman Robert Kraft has admitted he is still interested in buying Liverpool.

American Football: The third coming of Brett Favre

His first comeback bombed but the gridiron legend, 40 next month, won't stay away. Can he still cut it?

Doomed sporting comebacks

American football legend Brett Favre turned his back on retirement for a second time today after agreeing to turn out for the Minnesota Vikings in the NFL this year.

Peter Bills: Wilkinson's French foray is akin to a holiday

Jonny Wilkinson may be 30, his Rugby World Cup tour de force may be six long years behind him and injuries may have extracted a grievous toll on this elegant, courteous young Englishman.

Peter Bills: The best sides lack even basic skills

Sometime during 2006, Mike Catt sat down and made some pretty revealing comments about how he saw the modern game and his future role in it.

OJ - the former legend's bandwagon judders to a halt

OJ Simpson, once a beloved legend in America, will spend at least the next six years behind bars as his momentous fall from grace reached its lowest point yet.

American Football: The whole nine yards: The NFL comes to Wembley

The NFL comes to Wembley tomorrow to put on a show the American way. Stan Hey reports on how the other football is winning over the 51st State

Brian Viner: Why the US missed the Ryder Cup

Last Sunday afternoon, while Europe's 12 best golfers, give or take Darren Clarke, were yielding the Ryder Cup by an uncomfortably large margin to the resurgent Americans, Europe's 4,612,892nd best golfer managed to recover a little continental pride by beating three good ol' boys over the May River course at Palmetto Bluff, South Carolina, albeit with a slice of luck when an errant, lake-bound drive bounced back into play off a "Do Not Feed The Alligators" sign.

Christina Patterson: Let's hail the women who buck the fashion

That’s what we all do: respond to the world as we find it. Most of us, when it comes down to it, follow our tribe
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