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  • Take the Points: College Football Week 3 Picks

    Take the Points: College Football Week 3 Picks
    This morning, as I’m sitting at my desk, sipping a Starbucks Pumpkin Latte and trying to write the intro to this column, there’s one thing that keeps going through my mind: Hype. My coffee has a giant cardboard sleeve announcing the 10th...
  • “Lombardi’s Legacy” on ESPN celebrates legendary NFL coach

     
    Lombardi's Legacy on ESPN celebrates legendary NFL coach Vince Lombardi in a one-hour special hosted by Chris Berman on Thursday, June 6. Joining Berman in studio is Mike Ditka and former Green Bay Packer Jerry Kramer. Packers legend Bart Starr is also...
  • California's Pleasanton lives up to its name

    California's Pleasanton lives up to its name
    Pleasanton, Calif., is — no surprise here — a pleasant small city east of San Francisco Bay that was off the beaten track for much of the 20th century and avoided the redevelopment that destroyed the cores of many older cities. Its downtown...
  • 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...
  • Book review: 'Badasses: The Legend of Snake, Foo, Dr. Death and John Madden's Oakland Raiders' by Peter Richmond

    Book review: 'Badasses: The Legend of Snake, Foo, Dr. Death and John Madden's Oakland Raiders' by Peter Richmond
    One of the most enjoyable experiences for many sports fans is to spend time with a former player or coach and listen to war stories — particularly if the tales involve some of the lesser-publicized shenanigans that occurred off the court or...
  • One on one: Al Michaels talks Ravens, Steelers

     
    After 25 years in the booth with two of the NFL’s most storied and successful media franchises, NBC sportscaster Al Michaels has become the voice of prime-time TV football. But his voice extends even further throughout American culture and shared...
  • Madden Football games' creator disputes lawsuit against Electronic Arts

     
    Trip Hawkins, the man credited with creating Electronic Arts' hit Madden Football series, disputed key details in a lawsuit filed last week by a computer programmer. The programmer, Robin Antonick, claimed he was owed "billions" in royalties for his work....
  • Al Davis was a successful, controversial figure in NFL

     
    Al Davis, who died Saturday at 82, was a controversial figure in American sports, who moved his team twice, while creating one of the most successful franchises in football....
  • 2012 NFL Pro Bowl Jan. 29 on NBC

     
    The NFL’s best — minus the players for the New England Patriots and the New York Giants who are participating in Super Bowl XLVI and any other players who have to withdraw due to “injury” — head to Aloha Stadium in Honolulu...
  • Judge denies EA plea to dismiss NFL players' lawsuit

     
    A federal judge Friday denied a motion from Electronic Arts Inc. to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former National Football League players alleging that the video game company misappropriated their likenesses in its Madden NFL titles. The ruling, by Judge.......
  • Buzz surrounds SDSU athletics

    Buzz surrounds SDSU athletics
    The upset victory by San Diego State University over highly-ranked and highly-favored Gonzaga highlighted an arguably unprecedented level of success for Aztec athletics. Alumni have celebrated both the men's basketball program as well as the high-level...