Jerry likes to tell young people how he got into sports writing as an inspirational tool they can use in reaching their own dreams.
He was ...
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September 27, 2014
Which group of Americans would you place at the top of a, "you're so vain" list, borrowing the title of the great Carly Simon song from 1972? Movie and TV performers? Surgeons? Quarterbacks? Anyone named Kardashian? ESPN columnists and commentators?
September 20, 2014
OK, let's be careful here because some Top 10 lists are more, um, delicate than others — but I am always a sucker for Top 10 lists.
September 13, 2014
Hey, ref! "Bleep!"
September 6, 2014
If we were doing a list of "Top 10 People You Never Want With You In An Elevator," the clear-cut No. 1 would be me.
August 31, 2014
How do you feel about "spoilers?"
August 23, 2014
First, my apologies to Jacksonville Jaguars fans.
August 23, 2014
Quick question: What is the most important but ignored animal in Fantasy Football?
August 16, 2014
Near as I can tell, not counting me, there are eight persons in this nation watching "Hard Knocks" on HBO — even though each episode debuts on Tuesdays at 10 p.m. and is repeated 13 times during the week. For HBO, it's filling air time if nothing else.
August 9, 2014
Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Tiger Woods.
August 2, 2014
Let's talk a little about August.
July 26, 2014
You knew it had to happen.
January 9, 2009
Tens of thousands of corporate VIPs, hundreds of hungry media and at least dozens of actual college football fans crammed themselves into Dolphin Stadium to watch "live" as the Florida Gators and the Oklahoma Sooners decided who would be the BCS champion. Bully for them. But what about the millions of us who watched on TV? Are we not "live"? Here's one viewer's 10 most noticeable moments (plus a grade for Fox):
January 9, 2007
Orlando's Charles Davis was in fine voice Monday night as a Fox-TV analyst for the BCS-sponsored collegiate national championship game.