John Elway

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 Roger Federer: hasn’t won a Grand Slam in four years but is still third seed for Wimbledon.  Photograph:  Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

It’s one of sport’s most alluring narratives, the grizzled veteran aiming for one final shot at the top prize. Only the underdog tale trumps it. Roger(...)

Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak, quarterback Peyton Manning, and Denver Broncos executive vice president of football operations and general manager John Elway as Manning announces his retirement from the NFL. Photograph: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

Peyton Manning officially announced his retirement yesterday at a press conference at the Denver Broncos practice facility in Englewood, Colorado. T(...)

Peyton Manning had to reinvent his throwing style to give himself one last shot of winning the Super Bowl for a second time. Photograph: NYT

Peyton Manning had asked for one more season of football and Mackie Shilstone delivered. Then on Sunday night, Shilstone sat in his New Orleans home a(...)

Tom Brady of the New England Patriots throws a touchdown pass to Rob Gronkowski (not pictured) during the AFC Championship Game  against the Indianapolis Colts  in Foxboro, Massachusetts on Sunday. Photograph: Jim Rogash/Getty Images

One man on my flight to the AFC championship game on Sunday was wearing a Tom Brady jersey that, like the player, had been through quite a bit. The(...)

 New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady celebrates after the AFC Championship game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photograph: EPA/CJ GUNTHER)

Bill Belichick and Tom Brady are headed to a special place where no coach or player has gone more — the Super Bowl.They earned their trip with the sec(...)

 Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos walks off the field after losing 24-13 to the Indianapolis Colts in a the AFC Divisional Playoff game   in Denver, Colorado. Photo: Ezra Shaw/Getty

Peyton Manning slumped off the field towards an uncertain future following Denver’s divisional playoff loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, with (...)

 Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning  is surrounded by the media after a game against the San Francisco 49ers in which he broke the all-time NFL record with 509 career touchdowns. Photograph:  t Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

Peyton Manning paid tribute to team-mates past and present after breaking Brett Favre’s NFL record for most career touchdown passes.Denver Broncos qu(...)