Chicago icon Ditka gets Bears jersey retired
Mike Ditka, who won a Super Bowl as a tight end for George Halas in 1963 and coached the Chicago Bears to a much more famous one in 1985, finally got his jersey retired Monday night in a halftime ceremony.
Gronk on IR; torn ACL, MCL, source says
Rob Gronkowski tore the ACL and MCL in his right knee in the New England Patriots' 27-26 victory over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
Source: Peterson likely out, but no surgery
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will not need surgery on his sprained right foot, but is unlikely to play on Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.
Jeter: Will miss Cano, not surprised he left
Derek Jeter said he congratulated Robinson Cano after the All-Star second baseman left the New York Yankees to sign a 10-year, $240 million free-agent contract with Seattle Mariners, "and I'll leave it at that."
M's GM in defense: 'We've never deviated'
Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik, saying it required "a brief response," took measures to defend himself and his organization Monday after an article published this weekend portrayed the club and its front office as highly dysfunctional.
Peyton after win: Cold critics can 'shove it'
Peyton Manning had a pointed response Sunday to those who say his game suffers in games played in cold weather after he threw for 397 yards and four touchdowns in the Denver Broncos' 51-28 victory over the Tennessee Titans.
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