| 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...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:12 AM
The American News has been and is continuing to work on a project of the history of Northern State football: 1902-2012.
The project will be published in its entirety in the Oct. 5 edition of the American News.
Here is a preview of the all-time NSU...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 7:22 PM
I think the time has come that I work on getting a new image.
I need a new look … a new style … something that will really set me apart from the rest.
I have been a “cutting edge” fashion plate for years, but trends end....
| Aug 10, 2012
| 9:52 AM
Former Super Bowl champion Brett Favre was back on the football field wearing his No. 4 jersey and throwing touchdowns in front of a packed crowd of cheering fans. But while his fans from Green Bay, New York and Minnesota will be able to see him in action...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 9:34 PM
RICHMOND — Mark McArdle was fired as competition director for Richard Petty Motorsports in 2009, a week after Kasey Kahne won at Atlanta and the very day Kahne qualified the team for the Chase.
Regan Smith lost his ride during the downsizing of...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Are NFL kickoffs in their final days?
Nothing's official, of course, but it's clear the league is determined to find a safer alternative to one of football's most exciting plays.
Commissioner Roger Goodell said this week that the competition committee...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 5:25 PM
Not too long ago Easton Area High School expressed concerns about live TV coverage having an impact on attendance at some of its sporting events.
But one event that the Red Rovers never have to worry about TV affecting is the annual Thanksgiving...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 2:57 PM
Coach: Clark Swisher
Of interest: After a 1-0-2 start, the Wolves lose their last five games in a row.
After 15 home games under coach Clark Swisher, the Wolves finally lose a home game in his fourth season at the school.
| Dec 4, 2010
| 4:32 PM
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...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Devin Hester and Johnny Knox at the Bulls-Boston Celtics game at the United Center on January 8, 2011. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/ Chicago Tribune) The Bears had plenty of reasons to hit the town in January. They had a bye during the first round of the NFL playoffs,...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 9:33 PM
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....
| Oct 8, 2011
| 4:34 PM
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....