| Jan 23, 2011
| 6:51 PM
Two years ago, Mike Tomlin became the youngest man to coach a team to a Super Bowl championship. Sunday he joined more exclusive company when his Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the New York Jets 24-19 in the AFC championship game.
Seven-plus weeks shy of...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 11:37 AM
CONGRATS to Carol Huether from Rapid City she is our “Black Hills Fox’s Idol Giveaway” winner! Carol will enjoy a trip for two to see the finale of American Idol in Hollywood! Travel and accommodations provided by Bill Walsh’s...
| Dec 27, 2010
| 2:15 PM
The San Francisco 49ers are bringing back former owner Eddie DeBartolo.
Current team President and CEO Jed York says he will ask DeBartolo for advice on how to turn the team around. The former owner will be consultant in the search for a new general...
| Mar 12, 2011
| 1:30 AM
The South Dakota Hall of Fame has announced its new board members.
They include Rick Melmer, Donald Scott, David Olson and Bill Walsh.
Melmer is the dean of the School of Education at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion. He's also served as...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 5:00 PM
This week marks the midway point of the 2011 prep football regular season and because of a rare oddity in scheduling, five of the six local teams are off.
The lone local taking the field this week is Brethren Christian, which on Saturday travels north to...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 8:22 PM
Marvin Lewis and Mike Smith talk nearly every week, discussing football and family and continuing a friendship that started more than a decade ago in Baltimore while coaching a championship defense.
Jim Schwartz, who brags about having the lowest phone...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 6:54 PM
Considering it was Caleb Hanie's first start, I thought Mike Martz's play calling was fraught with poor calls. I thought more emphasis should have been placed on the run and screen passes to Matt Forte. Martz is all about trying to look like a genius with...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 3:35 PM
Helen R. Walsh, a registered nurse who helped her physician husband establish Project HOPE in the 1950s, which brought health care to developing countries and offered disaster relief, died Thursday from congestive heart failure at her Bethesda home....
| Oct 21, 2011
| 10:45 AM
Years ago, I wrote a column about “whom” and the dangers of using it wrong. What happened next remains one of the weirdest moments in my writing career.
A reader sent an email to scold me, but not for anything to do with the word “...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 8:59 PM
As fall approaches, the health risk to young athletes is ever-present and parents, coaches, schools and leagues need to take an active role in educating themselves to protect the athletes from unnecessary risk.
There is a culture of denial inherent in...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
XM Radio's "60/20" with James Carville and Luke Russert will pay tribute to Luke's father, Tim, in a special, commercial-free, two-hour show debuting at noon Friday. The focus will be Tim Russert's connection to sports, including clips of his interviews.....