| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:32 PM
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...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 4:25 PM
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...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 9:24 PM
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...
| Sep 5, 2012
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...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 4:21 PM
If Manti Te'o drops to the Bears do you take him? Also, if Matt Barkley drops to the second round do you take a gamble on him to groom him for the future? -- Tim Miller, Endwell, N.Y.
I would consider Te'o if I were the Bears, without a doubt, and take...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 12:09 PM
George Anderson, the longtime athletic trainer for the Oakland and Los Angeles Raiders who devised an innovative knee brace that became standard for football players, died Thursday in Santa Fe, N.M., his daughter Kristi Anderson Ornstein said.
| Jul 4, 2012
Ben Davidson, an iconic face of the 1960s-era Oakland Raiders and later a popular fixture in Miller Lite TV commercials, has died. He was 72.
Davidson, who had been receiving treatment for prostate cancer, died Monday night, former Raiders coach John...
| Oct 9, 2011
Al Davis, the tough-minded owner of the Oakland Raiders who transformed a failing team into a three-time Super Bowl champion and one of the most successful franchises in professional football only to preside over its dramatic decline in recent years, died...
| May 6, 2011
Alexander Haagen, a major Southern California shopping center developer who, as president of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission in the late 1980s, clashed with Los Angeles Raiders owner Al Davis over proposed stadium seating renovations before...
| Aug 29, 2012
Eight is enough.
Eight would be great.
And with apologies to Al Davis: “Just win eight, baby!”
That is what the Florida Gators should be shooting for this season:
The Magic 8 Ball.
As much as UF's royally spoiled fans don't want to hear...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 5:55 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
There's no question now: UCF absolutely has to go to the Big East.
Boise State and USF.
When word began leaking out Friday that Boise State would soon be joining the Big East, UCF's decision...
| Dec 1, 2010
Feb. 19: Sometime around 3 a.m. PST, Bucs Executive Vice Presidents Joel and Bryan Glazer finalize a deal with Oakland owner Al Davis to get Gruden out of the final year of a contract with the Raiders. The cost is two first-round picks, two second-...