Archive for December, 2012

President Obama: Deal on fiscal cliff ‘within sight, but it’s not done’

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Manning throws 5 TDs, but Giants out of playoffs

There will be no repeat for the New York Giants. Not even a playoff berth. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Seahawks edge Rams, face RG3 and Redskins next

Russell Wilson tied Peyton Manning’s record for most touchdown passes, and his 1-yard TD run with 1:39 left gave Seattle a 20-13 win over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday to cap off a perfect home record. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Redskins beat Cowboys 28-18 to win NFC East; face Seahawks next

The Redskins claimed their first division title since 1999, beating the archrival Dallas Cowboys 28-18 Sunday night in a winner-take-all finale to end the NFL’s regular season. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

49ers win NFC West with 27-13 victory over Arizona

Kaepernick threw for a career-best 276 yards and two TDs as the Niners (11-4-1) did their part to control their postseason fate — then waited all of about 15 minutes to watch Minnesota beat Green Bay and give San Francisco the NFC’s No. 2 seed. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Vikings edge Packers to setup playoff rematch

Adrian Peterson rushed for 199 yards to become the seventh player to surpass 2,000 in a season and scored two touchdowns to help the Minnesota Vikings to a 37-34 victory over the Green Bay Packers. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Broncos clinch AFC home field with rout of Chiefs

With their biggest win ever over their AFC West rival, the Broncos (13-3) on Sunday secured the top seed in the AFC playoffs for the first time since John Elway was leading touchdown drives instead of cheers from his luxury suite. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Pagano returns as Indianapolis beats Texans 28-16

Colts head coach Chuck Pagano missed most of the season battling cancer, which is now in remission. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Seven NFL coaches sacked in firing frenzy

With the regular season ending the day before, the firings came at a furious clip and within a span of three hours, including Andy Reid in Philadelphia, Lovie Smith in Chicago and Norv Turner in San Diego. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

ESPN’s Hannah Storm returns 3 weeks after propane accident

Storm suffered second-degree burns on her chest and hands, and first-degree burns to her face and neck. She lost her eyebrows and eyelashes, and roughly half her hair. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites