| Sep 7, 2011
| 7:55 PM
Troy Aikman has spent a lifetime in the crosshairs of finger-pointers.
At Oklahoma, UCLA and with the Cowboys, the quarterback always seemed to be in people's sights.
In the wake of three Super Bowl championships and induction into the Pro Football Hall...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 3:28 PM
Pits and pieces from the local sports scene.
Library to display exhibition of baseball memorabilia: The Baseball Reliquary presents "Bad Moon Rising: Baseball and the Summer of '68," an exhibition chronicling the extraordinary baseball season of 1968,...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 3:11 PM
Terry Cannon grew up in Detroit rooting for his hometown Tigers.
Cannon is the executive director of the Baseball Reliquary, a Pasadena-based nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering an appreciation of American art and culture through the context of...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 3:06 PM
On a cool, clear day made for football, Art Modell was laid to rest. Just 12 hours after the Ravens won their opener, 44-13 over the Cincinnati Bengals, more than 400 people — including quarterback Joe Flacco, running back Ray Rice and linebacker...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 6:37 AM
He has two NFL championship rings, a bronze bust that sits in the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the gratitude of Baltimore Colts fans who saw him play. Today, before 900 students at a high school assembly in his hometown, Raymond Berry will receive a...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 7:31 PM
When it comes to high-speed Internet service in South Florida, there is a new wannabe starting quarterback or two in town. His name is Joe Namath. Hers is Jessica.
Forgive the sloppy tech-football-cowboy pun. The good news is local consumers have a new...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 8:41 AM
Mark Kriegel, a columnist for FoxSports.com, is one of the best sports biographers. His previous books chronicling the lives of Joe Namath (2005) and Pete Maravich (2008) were definitive.
Both men were legends in their respective sports, football and...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 6:27 AM
As we've done in the past here at the Miked Up blog, we are pleased to pass along the thoughts of Ian Eagle, CBS television play-by-play man extraordinaire.
Ian is calling Sunday's Dolphins-Jets game along with Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Fouts.
| Oct 25, 2012
| 2:55 PM
He was a gritty 6-foot-3 guard from the Bronx with boundless energy and a long, sweet jumper that seemed to kiss the Civic Center's ceiling before finding its mark.
"Bullseye!" Baltimore Bullets broadcaster Jim Karvellas would exclaim as Kevin Loughery...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 9:55 PM
LeRoy Neiman, a wildly successful American artist who was famous for his colorful portraits of athletes in motion and who became an artistic fixture at such major sporting events as the Olympics and the Super Bowl, has died. He was 91.
Neiman, who was...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 6:28 PM
Training camps start to open later this week in the National Football League and the nation's six months of cold turkey withdrawal from the top-rated sports attraction will soon be over.
So it was only appropriate that the NFL Players Assn. held its...