December 26, 2011 | MARK BECHTEL
From a Cy Young pitcher to a beer-pitching pass rusher, from a cantankerous owner who revolutionized football to a crafty fútbol player who helped usher in a revolution, the sports world said goodbye to a host of...
November 07, 2011
How is it possible to feel such nostalgia for a time that is so foreign to me? Reading about Jack Swift's love of baseball and his devotion to family during the post--World War II era while playing in the midst of...
October 31, 2011 | L. JON WERTHEIM
The No. 1 pick in the 2007 draft should be out on the field commanding an NFL team this Sunday. JaMarcus Russell, though, is home in Mobile, absorbing shots to his character and resting on what's left of his $39...
October 17, 2011 | JERRY JONES
For an NFL owner looking to make his mark, Al Davis was a mentor and a friend
October 17, 2011 | RICHARD HOFFER
The Raiders' patriarch did it his way for nearly five decades, running a renegade outfit that inspired loyalty and instilled fear, forever at war with his fellow owners. And yet, though he remained a rebel to the...