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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag
    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...
  • George Anderson dies at 83; Raiders trainer created a knee brace

    George Anderson dies at 83; Raiders trainer created a knee brace
    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. He was...
  • Ben Davidson dies at 72; Oakland Raider, fixture in beer commercials

    Ben Davidson dies at 72; Oakland Raider, fixture in beer commercials
    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...
  • Al Davis dies at 82; Oakland Raiders owner transformed team

    Al Davis dies at 82; Oakland Raiders owner transformed team
    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...
  • Alexander Haagen dies at 91; developer who served on Los Angeles Coliseum commission

    Alexander Haagen dies at 91; developer who served on Los Angeles Coliseum commission
    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...
  • Florida Gators preview: Will Muschamp needs time to bring back the Gators

    Florida Gators preview: Will Muschamp needs time to bring back the Gators
    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...
  • With UCF, Boise State, Big East would be better than with Pitt and Syracuse

    With UCF, Boise State, Big East would be better than with Pitt and Syracuse
    Running off at the typewriter. … There's no question now: UCF absolutely has to go to the Big East. Why? Two reasons: Boise State and USF. When word began leaking out Friday that Boise State would soon be joining the Big East, UCF's decision...
  • TIMELINE: Jon Gruden's rise from obscurity to Super Bowl coach

    2002 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-...