AFC Championship

New England quarterback Tom Brady shouts during the Patriots’ divisional playoff game against the Kansas City Chiefs last week. The NFL wants Brady to return to the Super Bowl because it’s what will make the league the most money. (Elise Amendola/AP)

Brady, Patriots trigger scorn — and buzz

DENVER — The new conspiracy theory is Son Of Deflategate, a bastard son…

 

Denver Broncos general manager John Elway, right, took a chance when he hired his friend Gary Kubiak. (David Zalubowski/AP)

Hiring ‘friend’ pays off for Elway

DENVER — John Elway is adamant that Gary Kubiak was never his…

 

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski faces reporters before practice on Thursday. The Patriots play the Denver Broncos in the AFC Championship on Sunday. (Steven Senne/AP)

Mind games between Patriots-Broncos before big game Sunday

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Gronk pushes off. Brady whines. If it's AFC championship…

 

Four teams, four lessons to follow

Every team in the second round of the NFL playoffs learned some…

In this Aug. 12, 2015, photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady arrives at federal court in New York. (Mary Altaffer/AP)

‘Deflategate’ judge says Brady suspension in jeopardy

NEW YORK — Tom Brady might have reason to practice more intensely…

In this Aug. 12, 2015, photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady arrives at federal court in New York. (Mary Altaffer/AP)