| Jun 25, 2012
| 3:28 PM
Tom Leyden may have left the Lehigh Valley back in 2004, but part of the Lehigh Valley has never left him.
Leyden, a sports anchor at WFMZ-Channel 69 for five years, is one of the class acts in sports media and carved out lasting relationships with...
| Jul 10, 2012
After a recent 12-games-in-11 days stretch at Coca-Cola Park, you'd think the Service Electric Cable crew that produces all of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs games would want a break from baseball.
Well, maybe some of the guys would like a break but they'...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 8:01 PM
At the end of a 162-game, six-month grind like the major league baseball season, some people might be looking forward to the finish line.
Not Meredith Marakovits.
Marakovits, the Northampton native and Central Catholic graduate, is completing her...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Around 11 p.m. last Saturday night, five hours after Delaware had dispatched Bucknell, a handful of Blue Hen players returned to the football building to begin watching video and studying William and Mary.
New Hampshire coach Sean McDonnell said he...
| Sep 26, 2012
The NFL is a joke.
The NFL lacks integrity.
The replacement officials should go back to their real jobs at Foot Locker.
For several hours on Tuesday morning that's all you heard as the outrage from Monday night's Packers-Seahawks game spewed out and...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 8:55 PM
In conjunction with official broadcasting partners Comcast SportsNet, WGN-TV Channel 9 and WGN Radio AM-720, the Chicago Blackhawks have announced the 2012 preseason broadcast schedule. The 2012 slate includes televising three of the club's six...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 5:34 PM
When word spread on Wednesday that Tim McCarver had announced that the 2013 baseball season would be his last, at least as a full-time network broadcaster, there was probably considerable rejoicing in certain parts of the country.
Like anyone in a place...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 1:38 PM
If I have time to watch one game this weekend, which game should I watch?
The Class 7A championship between Glenbard West and Lincoln-Way East. Hands down.
Both have great defenses. Both are well-coached, have solid running games and have the...
| 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...