Peyton Manning: El adi贸s de un grande de la NFL

Peyton Manning, la gran leyenda de la NFL, dijo que quer铆a retirarse tras jugar la 煤ltima temporada, pero aunque esa era su intenci贸n, le cost贸 m谩s de un mes hacerlo oficial y finalmente este lunes, el quarterback de los Broncos de Denver, anunci贸 su retiro en una emotiva conferencia de prensa. Manning, quien gan贸 el Super Bowl 50 con Denver tras derrotar a las Panteras de Carolina hace un mes, se marcha como due帽o de la mayor parte de los …

A Football Star鈥檚 Anti-Inflammatory Diet: Healthy or Not?

En espa帽ol | No dairy. No caffeine. No sugar. No mushrooms, peppers or eggplant. Tomatoes, only rarely 鈥 maybe once a month. And lots and lots of green veggies. If I told you this was the anti-inflammatory diet of some little-known nutrition expert, you might stop reading right now. But no, this is from the anti-inflammatory diet followed by Tom Brady, superstar quarterback of the New England Patriots who, at 38, is one of the oldest QBs in the NFL …

Boomer Coaches’ New Game Plan for Millennial Players

The NFL kicks off on Sept. 10, bringing to an end weeks of preseason training for the teams. But the players weren鈥檛 the only people learning a new game book. Teams from San Francisco to New York have brought in consultants to teach boomer coaches how to better interact with millennial players. Coming off a dismal 6-10 season, the New York Giants last spring hired two psychologists and an executive coach to work with the team, especially those players with …

Frank Gifford: Football Legend and Sportscast Star

As the low-key buffer between folksy 鈥淒andy Don鈥 Meredith and pontificating Howard Cosell on ABC鈥檚 Monday Night Football, Frank Gifford became such a sportscasting institution that some younger viewers might not have realized that he was once one of the game鈥檚 top players. Gifford, who passed away at age 84 on Aug. 9 in Connecticut, starred at running back for the New York Giants in the 1950s and 鈥60s and led his team to the 1956 NFL championship, a season …

Tom Verna: He Invented Instant Replay

There was a time when sports fans watching a live game on TV had no choice but to play close attention throughout. If they missed a spectacular play while reaching for the bowl of chips, they didn鈥檛 get a second chance to see it. TV sports director and producer Tony Verna changed that. Verna, who passed away on Jan. 18 at age 81, introduced the instant replay in 1963, basically videotaping the game and rerunning key moments to fill time …

Which NFL Team Has Fans Loud Enough to Trigger Earthquakes?

If you鈥檙e lucky enough to attend Sunday鈥檚 NFL playoff game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers, bring your noise-canceling headphones. It might also be a good idea to tie down your valuables before you leave home. Seismographers from the University of Washington have found that the crowd noise at CenturyLink Field is so loud that it generates earthquakes. Minor ones, so far, but this is a big game. CenturyLink Field holds the record for the loudest outdoor …