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  • Retire? Gotta keep up with nephew

    Rewinding the week that was, in which the New York Jets took command of the AFC East (B-R-E-T-T! Brett! Brett! Brett!), Virginia Tech was downright offensive down in Miami (and not in a good way), and His name is LeBron/He is a hoops star … BIG...
  • Better to lose with grace than to win with deceit

    One guy was among the greatest losers in the history of politics, the other, one of the biggest winners in all of sports. They were unalike men who shared little except recent headlines. But there was, in that brief juxtaposition, an object lesson for...
  • Modell's Hall snub has analogy in baseball's O'Malley

    Modell's Hall snub has analogy in baseball's O'Malley
    Though it didn't garner giant headlines in Baltimore, the news last week that the late Walter O'Malley will be inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., in July couldn't help but make me wonder anew when they'll get around to...
  • From the Cubicle: Cubs-Dodgers

    From the Cubicle: Cubs-Dodgers
    Refresh: Manual | Auto | Jump to current inning Take a look at the calendar. No, flip the page; it's the first of the month. Yes, you read that right: It's October and the Cubs are still playing. Good afternoon, evening, whatever it is, and welcome to a...
  • Marcus Allen: An insider's view of football

    Marcus Allen: An insider's view of football
    The college football season just kicked off, and L.A. still has to cheer for any pro team but its own. Running back Marcus Allen was a standout in college and the pros: a Heisman Trophy winner at USC, then a record-setter with the Kansas City Chiefs after...
  • Where to go?

    Where to go?
    Today's flash points include a Harvard professor, Supreme Court nominee and vilified quarterback. Say hello to Henry Louis Gates Jr., Sonia Sotomayor and Michael Vick. We sports types will leave Gates to sociologists and Sotomayor to the Senate. But...
  • Eagles might have to make more changes

     
    Now that offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg is in the running to become the Oakland Raiders' head coach, the Eagles could be looking at a minimum of two new coordinators next season. Defensive coordinator Juan Castillo, as discussed Ad infinitum, may....
  • NFL buzz good for Penn State, O'Brien

     
    In his book "Paterno," Joe Posnanski writes of the many NFL owners who tried to hire Joe Paterno from Penn State to coach their teams. The Steelers' Art Rooney and the Raiders' Al Davis were among them. But, according to......
  • NFL Combine 2013 TV schedule

     
    NFL Combine 2013 TV schedule on NFL Network Feb. 21-27 includes more than 60 hours of programming and a roster of 24 analysts, hosts and reporters. NFL Network and NFL.com have more than 60 hours of programming of the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine Presented...
  • Week 7 HS football picks: Why do they have to play baseball playoffs on Friday nights?

     
    Fall Friday nights belong to the high school kids. Doesn't Major League Baseball understand that? Once again we have a big Friday night of local football and baseball playoffs going on at the same time. That means either some people will stay at home to...
  • Todd Christensen on Matt Millen: "One of the luckiest SOBs in the history of the NFL"

     
    Todd Christensen, the former Raiders' Pro Bowl tight end, was a teammate of Whitehall High's Matt Millen on two Super Bowl champion teams in the 1980s. Christensen is in the Lehigh Valley to work the Colgate-Lehigh game on Saturday at Goodman Stadium...
  • Disgruntled Raiders fans unveil message to Al Davis

     
    Approaching the seventh anniversary of the last notable moment in Raiders' history, it appears some disgruntled fans have decided to do something other than hide behind their Darth Vader masks. A group of Raiders fans have pooled their money and......