It’s hard enough for pro athletes to avoid on-the-field injuries. But what happens when real world injuries affect playing time?
New England Patriots special teams captain Matthew Slater waited seven years to win a Super Bowl. His father, Hall of Famer Jackie Slater, waited 20 and never did. Matthew Slater told Only A Game about his father’s influence on his career.
Back in 2000, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick replaced Pete Carroll as the Patriots’ head coach. Carroll now leads the Seattle Seahawks. The two coaches have used very different philosophies to get their teams to Sunday’s Super Bowl.
The New England Patriots are tired of thinking about it, tired of talking about it and ready to move on. No, not deflate-gate … Arizona.
In light of allegations that the New England Patriots tampered with footballs in the AFC Championship, Only A Game’s Doug Tribou asks a Wharton professor who studies deception why teams, coaches and athletes cheat.
The rivalry between the New England Patriots and the Indianapolis Colts has been on hold for the past few years. But the Colts, led by third-year quarterback Andrew Luck, are ready to challenge the Patriots in the AFC Championship. Only A Game’s Karen Given has a preview.
Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino, who died Thursday, oversaw one of the most dominant eras in sports history. But there’s more to Menino’s sports legacy than championships.
Sports is all about winning — except when it isn’t. The New England Patriots reminded us of that last Sunday.
Bill Belichick’s Patriots have been at or near the top of the NFL since 2001. A slow start to this season, however, has Bill Littlefield wondering if New England fans may be losing confidence in their once-invincible coach.
“Really thought I was going to need this after the 5th round,” the now-star QB wrote.