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John Madden

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  • The NFL's bully boys

    So the secret is finally out: The National Football League is an anachronism. Not the game, which is as ever. But the league's culture. The NFL's out-of-touch, out-of-time "context" has been on vivid display during the ongoing contretemps between...
  • PASSINGS: Sandy Grossman

    Sandy Grossman, 78, a television sports director who oversaw broadcasts of a record 10 Super Bowls and introduced several innovations to TV sports coverage, died Wednesday of cancer at his home in Boca Raton, Fla., according to his son Dean. Grossman...
  • Remembrances 2013

     
    A look back and a final farewell to the notable entertainment celebrities who died in 2013. Cosmo Allegretti (b. 1927) (actor) Allegretti was an actor and puppeteer on Captain Kangaroo, working his way up from set painter. He made and voiced puppets,...
  • 49ers' Patrick Willis poised to replace Ray Lewis as NFL's 'Lion King'

    NEW ORLEANS -- The old lion is about to stalk into the football jungle one last time Sunday night before retracting his claws for good. And the young lion is eager to pounce on the throne that retiring Ravens inside linebacker Ray Lewis has owned for 17...
  • Kings vs. Blackhawks: Next chapter in Los Angeles-Chicago rivalry

    Kings vs. Blackhawks: Next chapter in Los Angeles-Chicago rivalry
    Los Angeles and Chicago have a short but intense playoff relationship, with the Kings and Blackhawks set to play Game 1 in the NHL Western Conference final at 2 p.m. PDT Saturday. A quick primer. Lakers vs. Bulls The Lakers won  NBA playoff series...
  • NFL Slam with Mark and Sam with special guest John Madden

    Live streaming video by Ustream   Times NFL columnist Sam Farmer and Mark Thompson, one-half of the legendary "Mark and Brian" radio team, are back again this season with "NFL Slam with Mark and Sam". Each Tuesday, you’ll hear post-game...
  • New Eagles Coach Chip Kelly brings his fast-forward football to NFL

    PHILADELPHIA — Chip Kelly's star receiver at the University of New Hampshire had a standard comeback when a defensive player talked trash. Recalled record-breaking pass catcher David Ball: "Whenever they would chirp, the only thing I would say...
  • Read-option offense could make NFL quarterbacks an endangered species

    Quarterbacks are the most protected players in the NFL. The league revolves around them. Running backs are the least protected players. Even helmet-to-helmet hits are legal against them. In a read-option offense, a scheme rapidly gaining popularity in...
  • It's game on for NFL's new coaches, especially Eagles' Chip Kelly

    In keeping with tradition, the NFL sent questionnaires to its eight new head coaches during the off-season, quizzing them on random topics. Among the questions was, "Who has the hardest job in football?" Answered Chip Kelly of the Philadelphia Eagles:...
  • Coffee Companion (1/4): your daily Ravens fix

    Coffee Companion (1/4): your daily Ravens fix
    Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....
  • 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh gets advice from John Madden

    49ers coach Jim Harbaugh gets advice from John Madden
    SANTA CLARA -- Jim Harbaugh's preparations for Super Bowl XLVII took an unexpected turn Friday morning when he called into a sports-talk radio show. Not just any show, however. Harbaugh took notes while listening to sage advice from Pro Football Hall of...