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NFL, Elite High School, College Teams Still On The Gridiron Saturday afternoon’s annual Army-Navy game officially ended the 2014 college football regular schedule, leading to the ritual of choosing the best collegiate football player in the nation a few hours

December means it’s crunch time in the NFL

Last weekend was the first time in many moons that the National Football League had seven games on its regular schedule featuring teams with winning records matched against each other. These very important games occurred the first weekend in December,

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Marshawn Lynch — Well-Liked But Hard to Understand The weekend-before-last quickie trip to Seattle that was presented to wife Susan and I by Orange’s All-Pro safety Earl Thomas III of the Seahawks provided us with many memorable events. We were

Earl Thomas III takes care of his fans

Earl Thomas

The phone rang a week ago Thursday while I was watching an old $25,000 Pyramid game show hosted by the late Dick Clark and waiting to leave for my 10 a.m. Silver Sneakers class at the Body Workz. On the

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Ryan Mallett wins battle of Tom Brady backups It’s not very often that a backup football player dazzles the world when he finally gets his chance to start a game in the National Football League, especially if he’s been around

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CLEVELAND BROWNS FANS VERY HAPPY WITH HOYER AT QB  If you had a chance to watch Thursday Night Football on the NFL Network, you would have seen the man they used to call Johnny Football sitting on the bench with

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Injuries To Key Players Hurting Texans and Cowboys As the second half of the 2014 National Football League season is in its infancy, it has become apparent that the two Lone Star State’s franchises—the Dallas Cowboys and the Houston Texans—are

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Texans, Cowboys Sitting Well at NFL’S Halfway Point The National Football League last weekend reached the half-way mark in its 16-game 2014 schedule with several surprises and quite a few disappointments. The two franchises in our fair state—the Dallas Cowboys

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Percy Harvin very disruptive for Seattle Seahawks It’s been proven time and again that one of the most difficult tasks in the National Football League is to repeat as the World Champions. Back in August, this didn’t seem to pertain

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Joe Kazmar

Baseball changed me from a damn Yankee to a Southerner My father didn’t marry my mother until he was four days from his 30th birthday. Prior to that he enjoyed life as our country was recovering from the “Great Depression” working

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Is Mississippi Now The Mecca Of College Football? It was as if someone placed a stick of dynamite to last week’s Associated Press Top 25 College Football Poll and scattered these elite undefeated teams to places far from where they

Joe Torre remembered as a teen-aged slugger

  It was mid-August 1957 and our team bus was slowly making it through the downtown section of Johnstown, Pa. after a 10-hour trip from Schenectady, N.Y. A few days before that I was flabbergasted when Chuck Esmoke asked my

KAZ’S KORNER:All 32 NFL Teams open training camps this week

By the time this weekend gets here, all 32 National Football League teams will be at their respective training sites getting ready for the rapidly-approaching 2014 season. The Dallas Cowboys will be at their training facility at the City of

KAZ’S KORNER – NFL Teams scrambling to emulate Seahawks defense

If there’s one thing a lop-sided upset in a Super Bowl does, it’s getting the attention of the other 28 National Football League teams. That’s exactly what has been happening ever since the underdog Seattle Seahawks strapped a gigantic 43-8

Steelers determined to end playoff drought in 2014

If there’s one thing that really irritates Pittsburgh Steelers fans, it’s having their football season ending after Game 16, due to the fact the team missed landing a National Football League playoff berth. And that’s exactly what has happened the


Cowboys 2014 success depends on a completely healthy Romo While most of the 30 National Football League franchises were focused on last week’s Organized Team Activities, acquainting their newly-drafted rookies and players obtained via trades and free agency to their

KAZ’S KORNER-Muhammad Ali still “The Greatest” in many eyes

When I was a youngster growing up, I always enjoyed watching the Gillette Cavalcade of Sports with my father on our small black-and-white television set on Friday nights. My dad liked to watch these weekly boxing matches shown nationally at


Will Texans search for franchise QB end with Fitzpatrick? Now that the hullabaloo about having our first Triple Crown winning race horse since Affirmed in 1978 has come and gone, Texas football fans can get back to the same dilemma

Strong finish gives Astros winning record in May

After the month of April was in the record books, one thing about the 2014 major league baseball season seemed very evident—the Houston Astros were headed for still another 100-loss season. They weren’t hitting, the starting pitching was spotty and

Horse racing and NFL fans share similar apprehensions

For the past few months the horse racing world was all agog about the prospects of a three-year old super horse that was winning up a storm on the California race tracks this year of perhaps being the next Triple


Major League Baseball welcomes the new replay system that will go in effect in a couple of weeks when the 2014 season begins. The eyeball-to-eyeball jawing between the umpires and the managers should abate considerably along with the kicking of