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WatchdogNBC analyst and former Raiders coach John Madden on the death of Gene Upshaw: "It was a real shock waking up this morning and hearing that Gene had passed away. And it was such a shock because we all talk......
O, by the WayNFL Players Association head Gene Upshaw died, it was reported earlier this morning. Upshaw was 63 and battling pancreatic cancer.Upshaw's death comes at a tense time for the players union.* NFL owners want to re-open negotiations on a labor agreement...
WatchdogI played Saturday in a softball fund-raiser for the family of Bernard Spigner (right), the late spokesman for the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority. He died last year from pancreatic cancer. Normally, my world-renowned modesty would preclude me...
Tags: Sports, Death, Crime, Law and Justice, New York Mets, Assault
The Fabulous ForumDan Rooney, chairman of the Pittsburgh Steelers, isn’t directly involved in negotiations between NFL owners and players, but he’s concerned about the lack of progress between the sides and where that could lead. “We should have a deal,” Rooney...
The Fabulous ForumThe attorney who will handle this week's arbitration hearing in the contract dispute involving the NHL and high-scoring New Jersey Devils winger Ilya Kovalchuk is Richard Bloch, according to a report published over the weekend by Tom Gulitti of the......
They call it The City of Sun and Sea, the Venice of America. Beautiful Sunny Isles Beach, Fla., is located on a barrier island surrounded by Miami, the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway. The peach and white Ocean One building on Collins...
Jim Irsay Opening Statement:“This was a long and extensive process in terms of identifying candidates and widdling those down, and really determining who the best man was. We got our man, and I am really excited about that. It is a big, critical...
Sports figures Jim Dooley, 77; succeeded George Halas as coach of the Chicago Bears (Jan. 8) Christopher Bowman, 40; two-time U.S. figure skating champion (Jan. 10) Johnny Podres, 75; left-hander pitched Dodgers to first World Series title in...
By Sam Farmer, Los Angeles TimesLOS ANGELES -- The NHL locked out players for a full season because cash-strapped teams were melting down. The NBA has enacted a lockout because clubs are hemorrhaging red ink. The NFL shut its doors because owners and players couldn't agree on how to...
Tags: Politics, Jeff Saturday, New York Jets, Elections, Sports
In the weeks leading up to April's NFL draft, I will highlight four players at each position whom the Ravens could target at different stages in the draft -- from their top pick to their Mr. Irrelevant. In this post, I will focus on interior offensive...
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