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  • NFL Sidelines - Week 1

    INDIANAPOLIS - The Chicago Bears ruined the opener of the new Lucas Oil Stadium for Indianapolis Colts fans. The Bears used their old formula of ball-control offense and helmet-popping defense to stun the Colts 29-13 on opening night. Rookie running...
  • Review: 'The Express'

    At times stirring, inspiring and thoughtful, "The Express" tells the life story of football player Ernie Davis, who in 1961 became the first African American to win the Heisman Trophy. Recruited to play at Syracuse University in part to replace...
  • Portis, James set for battle

    Edgerrin James and Clinton Portis aren't comparing notes this week. The University of Miami pals usually call each other all the time, offering ad hoc scouting reports on opponents past and future. One can only imagine what the conversations are like...
  • Movie review: 'The Express' -- 3 of 5 stars

    Ernie Davis was the first African-American to win football's Heisman Trophy. The passage of time and the brevity of his career and life have made him a forgotten figure, something the workmanlike football drama The Express aims to change. But it's a movie...
  • Loan pipeline shaken not severed

    The term "mortgage meltdown" has become so common -- on TV, in headlines and even in casual conversations -- you might assume that this is a tough time to get a mortgage. But the reality is starkly different: Mortgage money is plentiful, the majority...
  • Cash For Clunkers

    Cash For Clunkers
    From beat up old cars to gas guzzling SUV's, dozens of trade-in vehicles have been brought in to Elk Grove Nissan under the new "cash for clunkers" program. "From a 1995 Chevy Blazer to a 1991 Caprice, they've all qualified for the program," said Amy...
  • From gridiron to gangs

    Jim Brown, NFL Hall of Fame running back and longtime gang counselor and advocate, met with The Times editorial board this week to talk about ways of easing gang problems in Los Angeles and elsewhere. Despite a nagging cold and cough, Brown discussed...
  • Jerry Rice says he is 'crazy, and might be a little insane'

     
    Jerry Rice doesn???t customarily share his deepest fears with me, so he must have really meant it when he admitted he was ???scared to death?????? about Tuesday???s DVD release of the flick ???Without a Paddle: Nature???s Calling.?????? That???s DVD as......
  • ESPN promotes South Dakota tourism or something

     
    ESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......
  • Ruth, Namath, Brown, Robinson lead NY ito ESPN final

     
    I have been poking fun at ESPN SportsCenter's February doldrums feature, "Mt. Rushmore of Sports," but for those who care, I can't resist keeping you informed of breaking developments. Sometime after 9 a.m. Monday, Rick Reilly will reveal the news......
  • Illinois secures Mt. Rushmore honors from ESPN

     
    We lost to Pennsylvania again! New York finished fourth in the final voting for ESPN's "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" feature, which was won by Illinois (Michael Jordan, Walter Payton, Ernie Banks, Mike Ditka) with 28.6 percent of the vote. Pennsylvania......
  • MSG Plus to show Manhasset-Garden City lax tilt

     
    MSG Plus will show Saturday night's Woodstick Classic lacrosse game between Garden City and Manhasset on tape delay at 10 a.m. Sunday on its High School Lacrosse Game of the Week. This is the 118th renewal of the rivalry. I......