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  • Don Meredith, who infused 'Monday Night Football' with humor for 12 seasons, dies at 72

    Don Meredith, who infused 'Monday Night Football' with humor for 12 seasons, dies at 72
    Don Meredith, an accomplished Dallas Cowboys quarterback who brought humor and high jinks to the "Monday Night Football" broadcasts for 12 years, died Sunday night in Santa Fe, N.M. He was 72. Meredith died of a brain hemorrhage, according to his third...
  • From the Sports Desk: Dunn inspires many

    Who is Damon Dunn? Have you ever heard of him? At the Pacific Club in Newport Beach, he could be described as unassuming. In a room full of doctors, lawyers, retired millionaires and former professional football players, Dunn didn't really seem to stick...
  • Why not open NCAA tournament to everyone?

    Why not open NCAA tournament to everyone?
    With Kemba Walker and Connecticut headed to the Final Four after finishing ninth in the Big East, it's time to consider opening the tournament to everybody. … The regular season already has been rendered virtually meaningless, and quadrupling the...
  • L.A. Memorial Coliseum is America's most historic sporting venue

    LOS ANGELES — Whether Colonial Williamsburg, Boston's Freedom Trail or Washington's monuments, tracing the steps of patriots, presidents and pioneers never ceases to inspire. Same holds for iconic sports arenas. Among those of us who revel in the...
  • Frank Gifford looks back at '58 title game and SBXLII

     
    I used to do sports book review roundups in advance of Christmas/Chanukah (as well as Father's Day). Then I started blogging. Now I sneak in reading whenever I can, for example on a vacation during which I did not have......
  • Tiki Barber calls out Donovan McNabb after tie-gate

     
    Tiki Barber has some harsh things to say about Donovan McNabb's knowledge of NFL rules in an interview with Bloomberg News, via Awful Announcing. This sort of cluelessness from players is nothing new, of course. I just heard Frank Gifford......
  • Chris Russo talks to Peter King, Frank Gifford

     
    I keep forgetting to check in on our old pal Chris Russo via my Internet-based Sirius XM connection. But I remembered at the top of this hour, and have been listening for 20 minutes to him talk to Peter King,......
  • Frank Gifford did not pack a gun, but Toots likely did

     
    I don't think I would be giving away any tabloid war secrets if I were to speculate my editors will force me to write about Plaxico Burress in my Friday column, lest I be suspended or (much worse) be assigned......
  • Colts fan from Queens stumbles into childhood heroes

     
    I had the privilege Wednesday night of watching ESPN's upcoming documentary on the 1958 NFL Championship Game at a Chelsea theater with Frank Gifford, Pat Summerall, Raymond Berry, Gino Marchetti, Lenny Moore, Jim Mutscheller, radio announcer Bob Wolff,...
  • Justin Tuck appreciates Giants history and past greats

     
    One of the items in my Friday newspaper column concerned Frank Gifford STILL thinking he earned what would have been a first down that likely would have clinched the 1958 NFL Championship Game for the Giants. This was after a......
  • Pat Summerall's field goal in snow kept '58 Giants alive

     
    Speaking of the Giants' '58 season (see post below), our friends at ReelSportsFan.com have some great footage from both the regular-season finale against the Browns and the championship game, the latter featuring some unusual ground-level shots and a...
  • Vin Scully named best sportscaster ever

     
    You are reading the 4,000th post in WatchDog's 20-month history. Thanks as always for your loyalty, support and contributions. To mark the occasion we link to Tom Hoffarth's post on the top 50 sports broadcasters of all time, as per......