| Feb 11, 2013
| 7:26 AM
Friendly and thoughtful Twitter followers and emailers have been wondering where I’ve been while Patrick Kane has gotten off to the best start of his career.
The answer is, the same place they’ve been: Watching Kane get off to the best start...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:26 PM
ARDMORE —Rich Lerner has not forgotten where he came from, and will happily remind anyone who will listen of his Lehigh Valley roots.
Lerner, an Allentown native, is back home — well, at least sort of — this week as one of the...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:52 PM
O.J. Simpson. …Tiger Woods. …Jerry Sandusky. … Lance Armstrong. …and now, sadly, maybe even Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o.
The list of people who turn out to be not exactly who we thought they were seems to grow daily in the...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 7:32 PM
Say what you will about the Eagles and the moves they make, and say what you will about the poor decisions made by coach Andy Reid on and off the field, and there were plenty in 2012, but it's hard to imagine a classier parting of the ways than what...
| May 8, 2013
"The past is never dead. It's not even past," William Faulkner wrote more than 60 years ago, long before the sound and the fury of online chatter and the Internet's capacity for keeping one's personal history ever-present and unburied.
The road people...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:35 PM
In case you haven't noticed, this isn't your father's sports television landscape.
Things continue to change rapidly, and the old saying that goes "You can't tell the players without a scorecard" has now changed to "You can't tell who's doing the game...
| May 4, 2013
| 6:43 PM
Susannah Collins ought to thank the Blackhawks. They made her a folk hero, and folk heroes never die.
Neither do the connections to the villains who took them out. Looking at you, Rocky Wirtz.
During a Comcast SportsNet segment, Collins made an on-air...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 7:44 PM
Dave Ryan has done just about everything there is to do as a radio and television broadcaster over the past three decades, everything from professional bowling to the Little League World Series and from major league baseball to the NFL, NHL and NCAA...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 11:17 AM
If you grew up around here in the 1960s and 1970s like I did, you remember that there was no ESPN, no MLB Network, no YES, no Comcast SportsNet.
You could only get channels 2-13 on your TV in those days.
And for a baseball fan, depending on which...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:10 PM
If you were like me and hosting a family get-together on Sunday and didn't see what initially happened to Louisville guard Kevin Ware late in the first half of the NCAA Midwest Regional final, you were frustrated.
"Show the replay!" I said as we tried to...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 4:25 PM
We spend a lot of time debating sports topics in the Housenick home --- it's inevitable when each spouse is a sports writer --- so it seems only fair that I give my husband a break and fire off my......
| Mar 25, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Northampton native and Central Catholic graduate Meredith Marakovits confirmed via text message the other night that she has accepted a job offer to cover the Yankees for the YES Network. News has already spread throughout New York. She will be...