| Jan 29, 2001
Now there can be no doubt.
The Ravens claimed their place in history last night with one final dissertation on great defense. A team that swaggered into Super Bowl XXXV delivered on its sound and fury of the past week with a 34-7 demolition of the New...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 1:19 PM
Steve Sabol, who helped his father get an unlikely fledgling movie company off the ground, then later took over and expanded the family business, now known to sports fans as NFL Films, has died. He was 69.
Sabol, who had served as president of NFL...
| Sep 7, 2012
Art Modell, a marketing executive who helped negotiate the NFL's first television contract and later enraged fans when he moved the Cleveland Browns franchise to Baltimore, has died. He was 87.
Modell died Thursday of natural causes at Johns Hopkins...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 9:50 PM
When I was a child growing up in the 1950s, Major League Baseball was the national pastime. Baseball dominated media sports coverage.
But that is no longer the case.
The extraordinary shift is confirmed by the television Nielsen ratings for Sept. 3-9....
| Oct 26, 2012
| 8:12 AM
NBA Commissioner David Stern announced on Thursday that he will step down as commissioner on Feb. 1, 2014, the 30th anniversary of the day he began a job that seemed unattractive at best and impossible at worst.
Stern also answered questions during the...
| Jun 24, 2012
R.C. Owens had an up-and-down career as a receiver for the San Francisco 49ers.
The ball went up, and Owens routinely came down with it.
Owens, whose leaping catches became his signature and introduced the term "alley oop" into the sports lexicon,...
| Oct 9, 2011
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...
| Jul 28, 2010
| 4:33 PM
FOOTBALL LEGEND: NBC sent an employee running on to the field to delay the 1958 NFL title game because they had lost the TV signal. STATUS: I'm Going With True. I've already written in the past about the great influence......
| Feb 1, 2011
| 4:33 PM
FOOTBALL LEGEND: Jack Lambert was ejected from a game for âhitting a quarterback too hard." STATUS: I'm Going With False, But Thereâs Some Truth to It. This week and last, I will be featuring a legend involving one of the......
| Mar 23, 2011
| 12:24 PM
James Tamburro, Sr.
11/11/18 – 3/9/11
James Tamburro, Sr. was born November 11, 1918, the last of eight children of Domenic and Elvira Tamburro of Verona, PA. In 1938 he graduated from Verona High School and later served in the Navy during WWII...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 3:42 PM
Weight loss tycoon Jenny Craig is asking $8,995,000 for her luxurious estate in Rancho Santa Fe. Take a tour and see if you think it's worth that kind of coin.
Nicknamed "The Villa," it sits on a bluff above Craig's thoroughbred horse farm and traniing...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 12:45 PM
When ABC Sports guru Roone Arledge was suggesting Howard Cosell for "Monday Night Football," NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle replied: "Cosell? Why don't you just dig up Attila the Hun?"
Such was the reaction generated by modern broadcasting's first...