| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:47 PM
After watching ESPN’s “Monday Night Countdown” show, I wondered why they even bothered to play the game.
All I heard for two hours, was how unstoppable Lions receiver Calvin Johnson was, and how all but impossible it was for the Ravens...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Ask Meredith Marakovits how tough it is to get through the 162-game grind of a major league baseball season and she'll happily tell you: "It beats having a real job."
Marakovits, a Central Catholic graduate and Northampton native, completed her second...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 4:20 PM
At least the Ravens' TV season ended appropriately Sunday as an uninspired team performance on the field was met with an equally lackluster effort in the booth by CBS.
After months of complaining about getting second-, third- and fourth-string broadcast...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Pay attention, Cleveland. And Detroit. And Minnesota. And Washington. And Tampa Bay. You don't need to bother calling Jon Gruden to fill your head coaching vacancy. "I don't want to be considered for any of these jobs," Gruden told the St. Paul Pioneer...
| Nov 11, 2013
What if the game you live for threatens to take your life? That's a question some NFL coaches would probably ask themselves right now, if they weren't spending so much time preparing for Sunday.
This past week saw two head football coaches fall victim to...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Here we go again. That splash you just heard was the Miami Dolphins being thrown back into the turbulent pool of controversy for another day as the nation watches and judges.
The only difference Monday is they play a game, an actual game, on ESPN's...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The last two weeks of Eagles watching have turned the fans' bandwagon into a flaming wreck. Believe me, I share this frustration. It's been painful to watch. But with the schedule half-completed at 3-5, let's discuss in a more analytical......
| Dec 9, 2013
| 1:30 PM
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning snubbed the San Diego Chargers once.
And, therefore, he is a woman.
That is the logic apparently used Sunday at the Chargers-Giants game in San Diego by a fan who was caught on camera holding a humongous...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 6:10 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:10 PM
USC's next football coach could be....Chad Morris?
I get paid to know who he is, but what about you?
Morris is a 9-1 favorite to be the coach who replaces Lane Kiffin according to odds released by Las Vegas-based website Bovada.
The list basically...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:50 PM
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:...