Peyton Manning http://wamc.org en Broncos and Seahawks Headed To Super Bowl http://wamc.org/post/broncos-and-seahawks-headed-super-bowl <p>It will be the Seattle Seahawks taking on the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 48 at the Meadowlands.</p><p>Peyton Manning threw for 400 yards and two touchdowns as Denver beat New England 26-16 to win the AFC championship. The Broncos had to settle for four Matt Prater field goals, but the drives allowed them to control the ball for almost 36 minutes and keep the Patriots' offense off the field.</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 12:11:44 +0000 Jaired Crofut 82181 at http://wamc.org Broncos and Seahawks Headed To Super Bowl 49ers To Take On Seahawks While Broncos Face New England http://wamc.org/post/49ers-take-seahawks-while-broncos-face-new-england <p>We are down to the final four in the NFL.</p><p>Colin Kaepernick threw for a touchdown and ran for another while San Francisco scored the last 17 points in a 23-10 win at Carolina in the NFC division playoffs. &nbsp;San Francisco will take on the Seahawks Sunday for the NFC crown. Seattle downed New Orleans 23-15 on Saturday.</p><p>Meanwhile, Peyton Manning threw for 230 yards and a pair of first-half touchdowns as the Denver Broncos downed San Diego 24-17 in the AFC divisional playoffs.</p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 13:21:13 +0000 Jaired Crofut 81723 at http://wamc.org 49ers To Take On Seahawks While Broncos Face New England Pats Dominate Ravens 41-7 http://wamc.org/post/pats-dominate-ravens-41-7 <p>In the NFL, the New England Patriots breezed past Baltimore 41-7 yesterday, ending the Ravens' four-game winning streak and diminishing the postseason hopes of the defending Super Bowl champions. New England took a 17-0 lead early in the second quarter and never let up behind a defense that forced four turnovers and had four sacks.</p><p>Elsewhere, Geno Smith threw two touchdown passes to David Nelson and ran for another score as the Jets topped Cleveland 24-13. Smith finished 20 of 36 for 214 yards and ran for 48 more without committing a turnover.</p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 13:22:33 +0000 Jaired Crofut 80460 at http://wamc.org Pats Dominate Ravens 41-7 San Diego Hands Denver First Home Loss Of The Season http://wamc.org/post/san-diego-hands-denver-first-home-loss-season <p>In the NFL, Philip Rivers threw for two touchdowns and Ryan Mathews ran for 127 yards as San Diego handed Denver its first home loss of the season. Mathews carried 29 times and scored on a 23-yard run that put the Chargers ahead 24-10 early in the third quarter. Peyton Manning threw for 289 yards and two TDs for the Broncos, who had the ball for just over 21 minutes and fell to 11-3.</p><p>In college football, Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has been selected as the Walter Camp player of the year and the recipient of the Davey O'Brien Award as the nation's top quarterback.</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 11:20:45 +0000 Jaired Crofut 79764 at http://wamc.org San Diego Hands Denver First Home Loss Of The Season Tampa Bay Bucs Grabs First Season Win, Wil Myers Named AL Rookie Of The Year http://wamc.org/post/tampa-bay-bucs-grabs-first-season-win-wil-myers-named-al-rookie-year <p>In the NFL, Tampa Bay has managed to become the last NFL team to win a game this season, one day after Jacksonville earned its first victory. Meanwhile, things have gone from bad to worse for the Miami Dolphins.</p><p>The Bucs coughed up a 15-0 lead before Bobby Rainey scored on a one-yard run with 10:19 left to help Tampa Bay beat the Dolphins 22-19. Rainey had 45 of the Buccaneers' 140 rushing yards on a night Miami had just two yards on 14 carries.</p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 12:39:04 +0000 Jaired Crofut 77568 at http://wamc.org Tampa Bay Bucs Grabs First Season Win, Wil Myers Named AL Rookie Of The Year New York Wins Third Straight After 24-20 Win Over Raiders http://wamc.org/post/new-york-wins-third-straight-after-24-20-win-over-raiders <p>In the NFL, Terrell Thomas returned an interception 65 yards to set up a go-ahead 1-yard touchdown run by Andre Brown as the Giants topped the Raiders 24-20. Brown rushed for 115 yards in his first game of the season to help New York win its third straight.</p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:16:29 +0000 Jaired Crofut 77476 at http://wamc.org New York Wins Third Straight After 24-20 Win Over Raiders Will It Be A Boston Year? World Series Now Tied http://wamc.org/post/will-it-be-boston-year-world-series-now-tied <p>The World Series is tied at two games apiece. Jonny Gomes blasted a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the sixth inning to lead Boston to a 4-2 triumph over the Cardinals in St. Louis. He was inserted into the starting lineup once Shane Victorino was scratched due to lower back tightness.</p><p>David Ortiz provided three of the Red Sox's six hits and scored twice, including once on Stephen Drew's sacrifice fly. Game 5 is today in St. Louis. Jon Lester will start for the Red Sox against Adam Wainwright.</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 11:23:46 +0000 Jaired Crofut 76448 at http://wamc.org Will It Be A Boston Year? World Series Now Tied Jets Victory Over Patriots Secured By Folk's Overtime Field Goal http://wamc.org/post/jets-victory-over-patriots-secured-folks-overtime-field-goal <p>In the NFL, the New York Jets beat the New England Patriots 30-27 Sunday. Nick Folk kicked a 42-yard field goal with 5:07 left in overtime to lift the Jets to victory.</p><p>Elsewhere, Dan Carpenter beat his old team by hitting a 31-yard field goal with 33 seconds left in Buffalo's 23-21 comeback against Miami.</p><p>It was just like old times for Peyton Manning at Indianapolis Sunday as he threw for three touchdowns. This time, Manning was on the losing end as the Colts beat the Broncos' 39-33.</p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 12:11:35 +0000 Jaired Crofut 75965 at http://wamc.org Jets Victory Over Patriots Secured By Folk's Overtime Field Goal Peyton Manning 3-0 Against Eli; BMW Championship Resumes http://wamc.org/post/peyton-manning-3-0-against-eli-bmw-championship-resumes <p>In the NFL, Peyton Manning is now 3-0 in the NFL against his kid brother.</p><p>Peyton Manning completed 30 of 43 passes for 307 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions as the Denver Broncos whipped the New York Giants 41-23. He fared better than his brother, Eli, who had 362 passing yards but was intercepted four times.</p><p>Rookie EJ Manuel picked up his first NFL win by hitting Stevie Johnson for a two-yard touchdown pass with two seconds left to lead Buffalo past Carolina 24-23.</p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 11:02:41 +0000 Jaired Crofut 73667 at http://wamc.org Peyton Manning 3-0 Against Eli; BMW Championship Resumes Red Sox Rally Off Rivera In Late Night Thriller http://wamc.org/post/red-sox-rally-rivera-late-night-thriller <p>In baseball, Stephen Drew hit a tying single off Mariano Rivera with two outs in the ninth inning, then Shane Victorino lined a go-ahead single in the 10th that sent the Red Sox past the Yankees 9-8 Thursday night.</p><p>The Yanks erased a 7-2 deficit with six runs in the seventh inning. But the 43-year-old Rivera faltered in the ninth, leaving the door open for the Red Sox to win it in 10. The Yanks trail the Red Sox by nine games in the AL East.</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 09:58:58 +0000 Jaired Crofut 73004 at http://wamc.org Red Sox Rally Off Rivera In Late Night Thriller