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  • PASSINGS: Jim Kelly

    Jim Kelly, who said he was the first African American martial arts expert to star in movies but later left the industry to become a tennis coach, died Saturday. His death at 67 was confirmed by his former wife, Marilyn Dishman. No cause was disclosed....
  • Jack Pardee dies at 76; All-Pro linebacker with the L.A. Rams

    Jack Pardee dies at 76; All-Pro linebacker with the L.A. Rams
    Jack Pardee, an All-Pro NFL linebacker whose career with the Los Angeles Rams was interrupted in the mid-1960s when he battled malignant melanoma before returning to the field and becoming a well-traveled coach, has died. He was 76. Pardee, who was...
  • Jimmy Johnson inducted into College Football Hall of Fame

    Jimmy Johnson inducted into College Football Hall of Fame
    Jimmy Johnson became the ninth Miami Hurricane inducted into in the College Football Hall of Fame at a ceremony in New York City on Tuesday night. Johnson began his career as a college assistant coach at Louisiana Tech in 1965 and earned his first...
  • Ex-Laker Brian Shaw agrees to be Nuggets' coach

    A person with knowledge of the negotiations told the Associated Press that Indiana Pacers assistant coach Brian Shaw has agreed to succeed George Karl as coach of the Denver Nuggets. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Monday night...
  • Jim Kelly, Tim McGraw talk to ‘CBS Sunday Morning’

     
    CBS is playing up the football connections on Super Bowl Sunday. “CBS Sunday Morning” has lined up former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly and country star Tim McGraw, who acted in “The Blind Side.” Kelly opens up about losing...
  • “30 for 30: Elway to Marino” reveals 1983 NFL Draft drama

     
    ESPN's new 30 for 30 documentary Elway to Marino (Tuesday, April 23, at 8pm ET on ESPN) looks at the historic 1983 NFL Draft, which saw six quarterbacks — including Hall of Famers John Elway, Jim Kelly and Dan Marino — selected in the first...
  • Johnny Bench coming to Valley the day before Thanksgiving

     
    We've had this here on Groller's Corner earlier this year, but with it now being October and the Reds in the Major League Baseball playoffs, it's a good time to remind area sports fans that Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench will be the keynote speaker...
  • Jim Kelly, 'Enter the Dragon' star, dies at 67

    Jim Kelly, 'Enter the Dragon' star, dies at 67
    Jim Kelly, an African American actor and martial arts expert who starred opposite Bruce Lee in “Enter the Dragon,” has died at the age of 67. Kelly, whose credits also included the "blaxploitation" films “Black Belt Jones” and...
  • St. John Lutheran Church Women's Book Club

    St. John Lutheran Church Women's Book Club
    We are from Darien. Our group of 8-10 ladies has been meeting for about 10 years. We meet each month for brunch and lively discussions that often involve tears and/or giggles. We read mostly Christian fiction but have enjoyed some great nonfiction books...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did Mike Holmgren impersonate God in order to get Reggie White to sign with Green Bay?

     
    FOOTBALL LEGEND: Mike Holmgren impersonated God in an attempt to get Reggie White to sign with the Green Bay Packers. STATUS: I'm Going With True. I'm going to be doing something a little bit different the next few weeks. This......
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Was Jack Lambert ejected from a game for hitting a quarterback too hard?

     
    FOOTBALL LEGEND: Jack Lambert was ejected from a game for “hitting a quarterback too hard." STATUS: I'm Going With False, But There’s Some Truth to It. This week and last, I will be featuring a legend involving one of the......
  • Darryl Talley talks Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011 class picks

     
    The two biggest days of the NFL are upon us; Super Bowl XLV and the announcement of the 2011 Pro Football Hall of Fame class. We caught up with fan favorite Darryl Talley gave his take on the top five picks of this year's class (and one bonus pick, DE...