Silverman: Vince Lombardi Felt Intense Heat In Super Bowl IThere was nothing but pressure on the Green Bay Packers 50 years ago when they took the field at the Los Angeles Coliseum for the AFL-NFL World Championship Game.
6 Sports Statues We'd Like To See In NYCSports statues are fairly scarce in the New York City area. Jackie Robinson, Pee Wee Reese, Casey Stengel, Roberto Clemente, Martin Brodeur and Arthur Ashe are among the few to have their likenesses chiseled.
Vince Lombardi Sweater Found For 58 Cents Could Fetch $20KSean McEvoy told WLOS-TV in Asheville, N.C. that he purchased the West Point sweater for next to nothing at a Goodwill shop. Later he realized he might have stumbled upon a piece of history.
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.
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.
NFL Icons Remember Broadcasting Legend Pat SummerallThe 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.
Silverman: Early Parcells Gave Giants’ Gameplan For Future SuccessThe larger than life Parcells turned around the Giants franchise.
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.
Silverman: Nice Guys On Sidelines; Old-School Approach A No-Go In Today's NFLVince Lombardi, Don Shula, Bill Parcells, Jimmy Johnson. None of them would be able to coach in the current NFL.
Dyer: 'Ponzi' Jets Falling ApartWhatever 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.
Coughlin Keeping Giants Prepared During Bye WeekTom 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.
Champion Ex-Giants Punter, Kicker Don Chandler Dies At 76Don Chandler, a kicker and punter who was part of four championship teams with the Giants and Green Bay Packers, has died. He was 76.
Jets Fan Gary Martin Cleans Up, Takes Charge Of Vince Lombardi's NJ GraveOne 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.
Epic Magic-Bird Rivalry Coming To BroadwayThe 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.
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.