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  • John Wooden dies at 99; UCLA basketball coach won 10 national titles

    John Wooden dies at 99; UCLA basketball coach won 10 national titles
    John Wooden, the UCLA basketball coach who became an icon of American sports while guiding the Bruins to an unprecedented 10 national championships in the 1960s and '70s and remained in the spotlight during retirement with his "Pyramid of Success"...
  • Legendary Colts tight end John Mackey dies at 69

    Legendary Colts tight end John Mackey dies at 69
    John Mackey changed the game of football on and off the field. The former Baltimore Colt brought grace to a position that had been known for its brutality, and he made the first real headway in the NFL players' fight to earn a more equal share of the pie....
  • Here's 1 take on most significant games in Bears-Packers history

    Here's 1 take on most significant games in Bears-Packers history
    It's so rare for the Bears and Packers to be playing for more than bragging rights that a magnifying glass is needed to find games approaching Sunday's importance. Although even little games can seem big amid the lore and legend, the truth is these...
  • PASSINGS: Sherman White, Don Chandler

    PASSINGS: Sherman White, Don Chandler
    Sherman White College athlete in point-shaving scandal Sherman White, 82, a 1950s college basketball star at Long Island University who served jail time for point shaving, died Aug. 4 of congestive heart failure at his home in Piscataway, N.J., said his...
  • This is your mind on meditation: less wandering, more doing

    This is your mind on meditation: less wandering, more doing
    The brains of experienced meditators appear to be fitter, more disciplined and more "on task" than do the brains of those trying out meditation for the first time. And the differences between the two groups are evident not only during meditation, when...
  • Super Bowl ratings: Game sends Peacock Network soaring

     
    Preliminary ratings show that the Super Bowl drew 103 million viewers in the 8 p.m. half-hour. The early numbers show that NBC averaged 85.3 million viewers in prime time. The other broadcast networks: CBS with 4.1 million, ABC with 2.6 million and Fox...
  • Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning visits David Letterman tonight

     
    CBS noted that it's the eighth consecutive year that the winning quarterback from the Super Bowl has visited "Late Show." The Giants beat the New England Patriots, 21-17....
  • Brandon Jacobs to Gisele Bundchen: 'Shut up'

     
    New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs, who apparently has time-traveled to this era from a less-enlightened time, knows a woman's place. And he's not afraid to tell supermodel Gisele Bundchen about it. Bundchen defended her husband, New England...
  • Did the New York Giants buy a whole team just to get their quarterback?

     
    FOOTBALL URBAN LEGEND: The owner of the New York Giants once purchased an entire franchise just to get their star quarterback. This past Sunday, Eli Manning won his second Super Bowl MVP after leading the New York Giants to their......
  • Lady Gaga, Kid Rock among 2012 Headwear Hall of Fame inductees

     
    Lady Gaga, Kid Rock, Victoria Beckham and LL Cool J are among the hat-wearing celebrities named to the Headwear Hall of Fame for 2012 by the Headwear Assn. trade organization....
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did Vince Lombardi trade a player five minutes after learning the player hired an agent?

     
    FOOTBALL LEGEND: Vince Lombardi traded a player five minutes after learning the player had hired an agent to represent him in contract negotiations with the Packers. STATUS: False. The last two weeks, I featured one legend each week involving one......