| Jan 18, 2011
| 11:09 AM
The three NFL starters from the Peninsula had landmark regular seasons. Each excelled for a division champion, two made the Pro Bowl and the other was part of NFL history.
But January is football's cruelest month, and all endured the frustrations of an...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 4:41 PM
It's CCS: Conference Championship Sunday. Or another way of looking at it is that this is the penultimate chapter in the NFL's "Game of Thrones."
And each of these surviving four armies is led by its own Prince Charming, but which will be crowned king?...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:30 PM
Things haven't been easy for the Catasauqua girls basketball program the past few years.
Since the last time a girls basketball team at Catasauqua recorded a winning season, the Philadelphia Phillies won a World Series, Barack Obama was elected...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Thanksgiving is behind us, and now the real NFL season begins.
This is the homestretch, when the story is either the favorites maintaining their momentum, or written-off teams rising to the challenge, then getting hot in the playoffs, the way the New...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 5:37 AM
Gary Kubiak gave the right answer. Now, can Ryan Pace?
At the start of Football Sunday, the Bears reportedly were going to make “a major push’’ to hire Kubiak as head coach. By the end of Football Sunday, the Ravens offensive...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 4:31 PM
Late Saturday evening, the Ravens are either going to have a coming out or a farewell party.
It's hard to predict which because the Ravens did not hit a high level of consistency in the 2014 regular season, causing a lot of apprehension around town....
| Jan 17, 2015
| 4:50 PM
Russell Wilson called it "heartbreaking."
Andrew Luck said "it stinks."
"We need to make sure we never have this feeling again," Tom Brady said.
"R-E-L-A-X," Aaron Rodgers implored fans.
All four NFL teams still in the playoffs — Seattle,...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 7:20 PM
Oh, the possibilities.
After 19 weeks of games, the NFL has narrowed its field to four teams — Seattle, Green Bay, New England and Indianapolis — with four possible Super Bowl permutations.
This weekend's conference title games are...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 7:09 PM
Hate them. As I've admitted before, one of the dumbest things I ever wrote (so much to choose from) appeared in this newspaper on the day in 1982 that "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" opened in local theaters. I started that column with...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Have you noticed?
Late in this NFL season, a sophomoric sense of humor seems to be creeping into the staid, conservative league. Consider:
•The fun began with St. Louis Coach Jeff Fisher last Sunday during the coin toss preceding the Rams' game...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 7:12 PM
On a Sunday when Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady squared off for the first time in their illustrious NFL careers, and Johnny Manziel scored for the first time in his less-than-illustrious rookie season, it was another first that kept the San Diego Chargers in...