| Mar 3, 2011
| 12:12 PM
It is said the best college coaches give their players tools to excel not only in their chosen sport but also in life.
Bill Walton and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar say it about their ex-UCLA coach, John Wooden; Joe Namath has said it about his coach at Alabama,...
| 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...
| May 11, 2012
| 3:56 AM
Last Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames.
I'll post a series of these...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 9:23 AM
Shocking bulletin from the Big Apple: New York is officially agog at the Jets signing of Tim Tebow. "Linsanity" is so yesterday. Now it's all about "Timsanity."
The New York media is reacting to the Jets' controversial signing in its usual under-stated...
| May 13, 2012
| 1:43 PM
Kevin Plank can't help himself.
The Under Armour CEO might know, in his heart of hearts, that his horse is a long shot against the world's finest 3-year-old thoroughbreds. His farm manager, Tom Mullikin, describes the dark bay colt as more "grinder" than...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 3:36 PM
He had a funny name, a Texas drawl and churning legs that chewed up yardage. Remember Norm Bulaich, the Baltimore Colts' star running back in their 1970 Super Bowl run? He turns 65 on Christmas.
Bulaich can't believe it, either.
When he signed up for...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 7:15 PM
Go Daddy, a domain name and website building company, released one of its 2012 Super Bowl ads, and it might be the company’s sexiest advertisement yet. Race car driver Danica Patrick and fitness superstar Jillian Michaels are seen body painting a...
| Jan 28, 2012
It's almost time for another Super Bowl, which always makes me think of the Miami Orange Bowl.
That stadium, built in 1937 and demolished in 2008 to make way for a new ballpark for baseball's Miami Marlins, was home to two of the first three Super...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 1:17 PM
D.J Ware is one of the current New York Giants who has a Super Bowl ring from Super Bowl XLII. He has many memories from that weekend in Phoenix, and remembers a confident teammate sharing his thoughts with reporters prior to the game.
"I didn't really...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 9:13 PM
It was a strange scenario.
The main figure with all the cameras from across the country facing him just three feet away, the one with the Super Bowl trophy patch on the right shoulder of his jersey, didn't seem to own the room like a person in this...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 10:49 PM
Peyton Manning has been a dominant player in the NFL since 1998.
He has led his team to a Super Bowl title, gone to multiple Pro Bowls, earned MVP honors and set multiple passing records. His critical importance to his team was highlighted in his absence...