| Oct 7, 2012
| 1:07 PM
Let's be frank, life is too short to waste much time on a sports telecast as boring as Sunday's football game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Kansas City Chiefs.
First, much of the blame should go to the two teams: They were awful. The Ravens easily...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Here are some final thoughts from a very tired TV/media critic who didn't miss an inning of Orioles playoff baseball while covering the rest of a huge and sprawling beat.
This week, it ranged from the debut of ABC's "Nashville," to Joe Biden smirking ...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 7:11 AM
Things can always get worse, can't they?
I used to think reviewing any Baltimore Ravens telecast with Dan Dierdorf and Greg Gumbel in the broadcast booth was about as bad as things could get on my beat.
But Sunday, I found out there was a much lower...
| May 3, 2012
| 6:26 AM
Pro football Hall of Famer Dan Dierdorf is the keynote speaker for the 67th Annual Varsity Awards Banquet at Petoskey High School 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 30.
The banquet honors Northmen varsity athletes, and several individual awards will be presented,...
| May 8, 2012
| 9:14 AM
I have been putting off this post for a couple of weeks. It's about Mike Bordick's performance on MASN as an analyst on Orioles games.
It started with a colleague, who is usually a keen observer of sports media, casually stopping me in the newsroom to...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 4:36 PM
I cannot remember watching a football telecast and learning less than I did from the CBS crew Sunday in the Baltimore Ravens 25-15 win over the Cleveland Browns.
And the reason for that is simple: Rich Gannon is almost as lazy in his commitment to...
| May 31, 2012
| 2:39 AM
A number of Petoskey High School athletes were honored with myriad awards Wednesday at the school’s 67th Annual VArsity Awards Banquet.
— The U.S. Army Reserve Scholar Athlete Awards went to Joe Robbins and Olivia Pizii.
Pizii, who was a...
| May 31, 2012
| 2:49 AM
Former NFL All-Pro offensive tackle and University of Michigan standout Dan Dierdorf remembers his senior varsity athletic banquet like it happened yesterday.
More than 40 years later, Dierdorf — now a CBS Sports analyst and well-recognized NFL...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 1:53 AM
For nearly a half-century, the game of football is pretty much all he's known.
Following a 13-year career with the St. Louis Cardinals, current CBS analyst Dan Dierdorf made the transition from the playing field to the broadcast booth, where he's been...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 10:55 AM
PHILADELPHIA // After Michael Vick tossed four interceptions, was sacked twice, and finished with a 50.9 rating in the Philadelphia Eagles’ 17-16 win against the Cleveland Browns, the quarterback has been poked and prodded by media and fans alike....
| Sep 13, 2012
| 1:43 PM
After all the scrutiny on the offensive line this preseason, the uncertainty of which five linemen would start in the season opener, and the surprise when Ramon Harewood ran out of the tunnel with the starters on Monday night, the new-look Ravens...