Tom Brady Headliner Even in the Super Bowl He’s Sitting Out

Tom Brady is sitting out the Super Bowl for the first time since the Denver Broncos walloped him 23 times in the AFC championship four years ago, sending a hobbled Peyton Manning to the big game for his final hurrah. "I am open-minded about the process and ...
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Raiders Rebound in Year 2 Under Gruden to Become Contenders

ALAMEDA — Not much went right for the Raiders in the first season of coach Jon Gruden's return to Oakland with stars getting traded, losses mounting, and questions raised about whether Gruden still had it after nine seasons in the broadcast booth. "You have...