Vince Lombardi

Bill Parcells (credit: George Rose/Getty Images)

Silverman: Parcells Gets Deserved Reward With Hall Of Fame Enshrinement

Tuna was a sharp-tongued coach who knew the game inside and out and he always got results. The Hall of Fame is the right place for him.

07/31/2013

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Keidel: Is America Ready To Like LeBron James?

At a time when youngsters are force-fed the mantra that there are no losers, that the score is incidental and every team gets trophies, we have LeBron James as the global, athletic avatar.

06/24/2013

Pat Summerall (left) and John Madden in the broadcast booth (Credit: Photo by Frank Micelotta/ImageDirect)

NFL Icons Remember Broadcasting Legend Pat Summerall

The voice of football. The NFL’s narrator for generations. A master of restraint. The sport and the world of broadcasting have lost a true legend.

04/17/2013

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Silverman: Early Parcells Gave Giants’ Gameplan For Future Success

The larger than life Parcells turned around the Giants franchise.

02/03/2013

The Coaches' Trophy sits with the helmets for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Alabama Crimson Tide. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Keidel: Can The Underdog Irish Take Down The Mighty Crimson Tide?

If Notre Dame were playing anyone but Alabama and Nick Saban, I would guarantee that the Dome comes home with the hardware. But only one team has an absurd surplus of future Sunday stars. Alabama wins a classic, 27-23.

01/07/2013

Joe Philbin (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images), Mike Smith (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images), Gary Kubiak (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Silverman: Nice Guys On Sidelines; Old-School Approach A No-Go In Today’s NFL

Vince Lombardi, Don Shula, Bill Parcells, Jimmy Johnson. None of them would be able to coach in the current NFL.

11/07/2012

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Dyer: ‘Ponzi’ Jets Falling Apart

Whatever way the season ends, the New York Jets are in need of an infusion of talent to ensure that they won’t repeat the same misteps next season.

WFAN–12/28/2011

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Coughlin Keeping Giants Prepared During Bye Week

Tom Coughlin has kept his Giants prepared in whatever way possible. He’s been inspired by Vince Lombardi and John Wooden. Coughlin has even turned to the wisdom of Steve Jobs.

WFAN–10/22/2011

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Champion Ex-Giants Punter, Kicker Don Chandler Dies At 76

Don Chandler, a kicker and punter who was part of four championship teams with the Giants and Green Bay Packers, has died. He was 76.

08/12/2011

Future Pro Football Hall of Fame head coach of the Green Bay Packers Vince Lombardi poses here as a student at Fordham University circa the mid-1930s. (credit: Fordham University/Getty Images)

Jets Fan Gary Martin Cleans Up, Takes Charge Of Vince Lombardi’s NJ Grave

One surprising fan has taken the care of NFL icon Vince Lombardi’s grave site into his own hands. And guess what? He roots for the Jets.

WFAN–05/27/2011

Magic Johnson and Larry Bird in one of many epic duels on the court. (AP Photo)

Epic Magic-Bird Rivalry Coming To Broadway

The producers and playwright behind Broadway’s “Lombardi” aren’t done with sports just yet. They’re planning to go from NFL to NBA with “Magic/Bird,” a new play that will chronicle the lives of Larry Bird and Earvin “Magic” Johnson.

WFAN–02/17/2011

Dan Lauria and Judith Light attend the opening night of 'Lombardi' on Broadway at the Circle in the Square Theatre on October 21, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images)

After Green Bay Win, Super Night For ‘Lombardi’

It wasn’t too hard to guess which team producers of Broadway’s “Lombardi” were rooting for at the Super Bowl. “The end result is one that we’re certainly not complaining about,” said Tony Ponturo, who co-produced the play about the legendary Packers coach.

WFAN–02/08/2011

Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi is carried off the field after winning Super Bowl II (AP Photo), Owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers Dan Rooney (R) and his wife walk to the stage during the Super Bowl XLV Pep Rally on January 28, 2011 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Liguori: The Blue Collar Bowl

Football fans who appreciate the game’s tradition will savor this year’s Super Bowl match-up between two of the most legendary teams in the NFL: the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers.

WFAN–02/03/2011

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After NJ Practice, Dolphins Broadway-Bound For ‘Lombardi’

Ronnie Brown predicts teammate Vontae Davis will be the first player to fall asleep when the Miami Dolphins attend the play “Lombardi” in New York on Friday night.

WFAN–12/10/2010

Dan Lauria and Judith Light attend the opening night of 'Lombardi' on Broadway at the Circle in the Square Theatre on October 21, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images)

Liguori: Lombardi – A Must See

If you have not seen the Broadway play ‘Lombardi,’ put it on your list! The show will appeal to both diehard football fans and those who may not have any sports interest but enjoy excellent theatre.

WFAN–11/24/2010