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  • 'Damned United' is pretty darned good

    'Damned United' is pretty darned good
    Having the skill to bring authentic stories to forceful and persuasive dramatic life is a gift not all writers have, but no one has it more than Britain's Peter Morgan. Best known for having written "The Queen" and "Frost/Nixon," Morgan does it again in...
  • Bob Jeter, 71; football star for Iowa Hawkeyes, Green Bay Packers

    Bob Jeter, a former University of Iowa halfback who was named most valuable player of the 1959 Rose Bowl and went on to play defensive back for the Green Bay Packers, died of a heart attack Thursday at his home in Chicago. He was 71 and had undergone...
  • John Wooden dies at 99; coach won 10 national basketball titles at UCLA

    John Wooden dies at  99; coach won 10 national basketball titles at UCLA
    John Wooden, the UCLA basketball coach who became an icon of American sports while guiding the Bruins to an unprecedented 10 national championships in the 1960s and '70s and remained in the spotlight during retirement with his "Pyramid of Success"...
  • Colts and Jets a contrast in offensive styles

    Colts and Jets a contrast in offensive styles
    "Run the football, play good defense and avoid turnovers". For many years, it's been considered the football formula for success. Vince Lombardi, Don Shula and Chuck Noll were among the hall of fame coaches who believed in those basic strategies for...
  • ESPN changes Valdosta from 'Winnersville' to 'Titletown'

     
    Let me get this straight: Green Bay for many years has called itself "Titletown." Valdosta for many years has called itself "Winnersville." But according to the Valdosta Daily Times, this afternoon ESPN will declare Valdosta to be "Titletown," capping a.....
  • Obama dip scares House Dems

     
    by Frank James Sen. Barack Obama's decline in the national polls following Sen. John McCain's selection of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his vice presidential running mate evidently has scared House Democrats who apparently had already started to allow...
  • GOP on Emanuel: This is change? (Updated)

     
    Rahm Emanuel, left, takes the job as WH chief of staff and -- after a one day lapse -- the Republican National Committee is back on the attack: "OBAMA'S BROKEN PROMISE: After Promising Change, Obama Selects Hyper-Partisan Wedded To......
  • Larry Fitzgerald Sr. will have a unique Super Bowl week

     
    ESPN's Rick Reilly on the guy with the most unusual sportswriting assignment in the history of the Super Bowl. Speaking of ESPN and The Big Game . . . click below for 2,100 words on the network's plans for covering......
  • 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......
  • 'Lombardi' -- and the NFL -- will be heading to Broadway this fall

     
    Pro football is coming to Broadway. "Lombardi," Eric Simonson's new play about legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi, will open Oct. 21 at the Circle in the Square Theatre, according to the show's producers. Veteran actor Dan Lauria, best......
  • Sports Legend Revealed: A player once stole home because he thought he saw the 'steal home' sign from his former manager

     
    BASEBALL LEGEND: A former White Sox player stole home because he thought he saw the "steal home" sign...from his former manager! STATUS: I'm Going With False. Jimmy Dykes is one of the most colorful characters in the history of baseball......
  • Saints Plan "Championship Tour"

    Saints Plan "Championship Tour"
    The Saints will be marching in July, before training camp kicks off. The Lombardi trophy, the Saintsations, and various team memorabilia will visit 10 cities in 4 states as part of the club's championship tour. The tour dates are: Monroe (July 7; Monroe...