| Dec 8, 2012
| 6:06 PM
A half-century after a Navy quarterback launched his legend here with a win over Army, another might have done the same Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field.
Showing why some have begun mentioning his name in the same paragraph, if not the same sentence,...
| Dec 8, 2004
USC will be represented by two aces, Reggie Bush and Matt Leinart, in the top 10 of the NFL draft in the not too distant future, I'd say. Such a distinction doesn't happen every year. A runner like Bush, who has both rare speed and the rare ability to...
| Nov 19, 2008
Howard Cosell called it "rule No. 1 of the Jockocracy": the idea that sports and politics must never mix. This last election season though, that iron wall separating the two worlds wasn't merely breached, it was flattened.
It has been little reported...
| Nov 28, 2004
GOV. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. is right: His administration's plan to sell 836 acres of environmentally sensitive state land to a developer at a bargain price - and possibly sell other such state parcels - does raise a significant public policy issue that...
| Jan 11, 2002
He was everyone's All-American gone to war. Tall, athletic, brainy and ramrod straight--in stature and in his march through life--Capt. Matthew W. Bancroft never took his eyes off the destination.
When word came that Bancroft's tanker plane had gone down...
| Aug 18, 2008
And now for another episode of "Great Minds Think Alike."
The Sun's headline yesterday for the Sports section on Michael Phelps' crowning achievement at the Beijing Games was "8th wonder." A popular choice. Among the others who used the same headline:...
| Sep 27, 2009
Michael Vick never has been better than with Dan Reeves. In their lone season together as starting quarterback and head coach, Vick made the Pro Bowl, set personal records and led the Atlanta Falcons to the playoffs.
Most impressive, Vick and the Falcons...
| Feb 17, 2011
For North Texans wondering if the Super Bowl will ever be played here at home again, Roger Staubach says he has the answer.
" The NFL will want to come back here, whether it's 50, 49 or 51. They will be back. They told me that," said Cowboys Legend Roger...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 9:56 AM
CROMWELL — The first PGA Tour stop in Connecticut was 60 years ago with the Insurance City Open at Wethersfield Country Club.
Now called the Travelers Championship, it has gone through some name and sponsor changes through the years.
| Nov 11, 2011
In the NFL, everyone tries to keep up with the Joneses.
And for good reason.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has transformed a franchise that was losing $1 million per month in 1989 into the league's richest team, one valued by Forbes at $1.8 billion. Despite...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 7:50 PM
For eight consecutive seasons, Navy has played in a bowl, a point of pride for a program filled with pride.
Just two weeks ago, that streak seemed doomed as the Midshipmen plummeted to the depths of a six-game losing streak. Even last week's big win over...
| Nov 18, 2011
The golden age of professional football and those old leather helmets--they just didn't look like they offered much protection.
Researchers wondered how they would stack up against today's fancy new helmets so they performed impact tests on both.