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  • Ravens Q&A with Mike Preston

    Ravens Q&A with Mike Preston
    Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston answers a selection of reader questions after the Ravens' 31-28 overtime loss to the Washington Redskins on Sunday at FedEx Field. Frank: The Ravens firing Cam Cameron was long overdue. Why did it take so long? Do...
  • Jones never shy to take risks

    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...
  • 'Greatest' came from NFL's best

    On Dec.28, 1958, the NFL's best offense and defense, its finest quarterback, its best possession receiver and big-play threat, its most dominant defensive lineman and prototype offensive tackles, its best-rounded linebacker and its most promising...
  • 1958 NFL championship game: Men who made the moment

    Ernie Accorsi watched the 1958 NFL championship game between the New York Giants and Baltimore Colts as a 17-year-old Colts fan. He went on to become general manager of both teams that played in the historic contest. He has probably watched the game 40...
  • 'Greatest game' ignited NFL legacy

    'Greatest game' ignited NFL legacy
    The image did not add up in Raymond Berry's mind. There he was, sharing a moment of purest fulfillment with his Baltimore Colts teammates as they left Yankee Stadium on Dec. 28, 1958. World champions! They could call themselves that after beating the...
  • The greatest game nobody remembers

    The greatest game nobody remembers
    Fifty years ago, the Baltimore Colts rallied to win a world championship over the New York Giants before 57,545 jubilant fans at Memorial Stadium. Go on, scratch your head. The 1958 title game is burned into our brains: 23-17, sudden-death, Ameche's...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: To the Spartan football team

    Throughout life my allegiances have varied. I’ve gone from the Yankees, to the Mets, to the Dayton Flyers, and back to the Yankees. Since my daughter, Sabine, began high school, I’ve become a Spartan, a true blue fan of La Cañada. Last...
  • Peter Gent dies at 69; ex-wide receiver wrote 'North Dallas Forty'

    Peter Gent dies at 69; ex-wide receiver wrote 'North Dallas Forty'
    Peter Gent, who turned his vivid memories of a five-year career as a wide receiver with the Dallas Cowboys into the blisteringly candid bestselling novel "North Dallas Forty," has died. He was 69. Gent, a standout basketball player at Michigan State...
  • Book review: 'Badasses: The Legend of Snake, Foo, Dr. Death and John Madden's Oakland Raiders' by Peter Richmond

    Book review: 'Badasses: The Legend of Snake, Foo, Dr. Death and John Madden's Oakland Raiders' by Peter Richmond
    One of the most enjoyable experiences for many sports fans is to spend time with a former player or coach and listen to war stories — particularly if the tales involve some of the lesser-publicized shenanigans that occurred off the court or...
  • Brett Favre, Dallas Cowboys blindsided by karma

     
    Brett Favre and the Dallas Cowboys are broken. Favre is feeling the pain physically because he has two fractures in his ankle. The Cowboys are broken in spirit, brought down by hoity-toity expectations, a boorish owner and under-achieving “stars.â€...
  • Wade Phillips picks Green Bay Packers as Super Bowl champions

     
    The 86th Annual East-West Shrine Game marks the first head coach role for Wade Phillips since he was fired from the Dallas Cowboys last November following a 45-7 loss to the Green Bay Packers....
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did Vince Lombardi trade a player five minutes after learning the player hired an agent?

     
    FOOTBALL LEGEND: Vince Lombardi traded a player five minutes after learning the player had hired an agent to represent him in contract negotiations with the Packers. STATUS: False. The last two weeks, I featured one legend each week involving one......