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Vince Lombardi

Sport and Society for Arete - Thanksgiving and Football

Richard Crepeau | Posted 12.18.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

By the mid-1890s it was estimated that some 120,000 athletes from colleges, clubs, and high schools took part in 5,000 Thanksgiving Day football games across the nation. The Thanksgiving Day game was established as both a tradition and a moneymaker.

Spotlight Deservedly on Rory but Don't Forget About the Tiger

Steve Siebold | Posted 09.20.2014 | Sports
Steve Siebold

The golfing spotlight is back on Rory McIlroy and rightfully so. The 25-year-old Irish lad put on a stellar performance that left him holding the coveted Claret Jug on Sunday afternoon, and put to rest any doubts that he has emerged from his recent slump.

Dolphins Scandal: What Would Lombardi Do?

Terry Lyons | Posted 01.26.2014 | Sports
Terry Lyons

Of course, the late, great Lombardi cannot help us. So, I did the next best thing to asking Lombardi himself. I asked Dan Lauria, star of stage and screen and the man who artfully, gracefully, respectfully played Lombardi on Broadway

Great Sports Wisdom You Can Use -- Even If You Don't Play Sports

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 11.18.2013 | Sports

Certainly great coaches spend a great deal of time and effort trying to best their competitors. But for many of the greatest coaches, their legacies g...

It's Time to Bench Tyrannical Coaches

Ken Reed | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Ken Reed

Vince Lombardi's coaching style and the negative impact it's had on sports in America -- from the professional to the youth level -- is arguably the worst thing that's happened to sports in America.

Football and Political Campaigning

Aristotle Tziampiris | Posted 11.19.2013 | Sports
Aristotle Tziampiris

Football does impart crucial lessons for political campaigning. It implores politicians to stay focused on winning, advises them to discount all pre-election noise, pay attention to all parts of their organization and always think before they act.

Pat Summerall: 'And He's Gone'

Michael Levin | Posted 06.17.2013 | Sports
Michael Levin

And now Patrick's gone, and with him an era of gentlemanly broadcasting with those deep, lush, Florida tones behind the mike. Pat Summerall was a Giant, both lower case and capital G. To have known him is one of the great privileges of a writer's life.

How Tough Are You?

Maya Ana Callender | Posted 07.04.2012 | Teen
Maya Ana Callender

It's tough knowing that in a couple months, it will be time to leave my home, family, friends and high school. But I am ready for the new challenges ahead and I will keep on winning.

Magic Johnson And Larry Bird On Broadway

Posted 01.07.2012 | Arts

Some of the most successful Broadway plays of the last season have also been some of the most unorthodox, what with Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark and S...

100 Best Sports Quotes

Bleacher Report | Posted 12.26.2011 | Sports

While sports are known for producing the most remarkable athletes, colorful characters, influential leaders and memorable heroes; its fans have only s...

Rise of Political Consultants: When the Washington-Main Street Disconnect Began

Don McNay | Posted 10.07.2011 | Business
Don McNay

For many years, the two parties were the Democrats and the Republicans. Now I view it as people who depend on Wall Street versus people who don't depend on Wall Street.

Caltech vs. Vince Lombardi

Ben Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ben Rosen

For the first time in the last 26 years, Caltech won a conference basketball game. A record 310-game losing streak -- longest ever in the United States by any sports team -- was broken.

Vince Was Lookin' Down

Mike Spicer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Mike Spicer

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A Fan's Confession

Sandy Tolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Sandy Tolan

There's probably no better time to confess it: I've built a good part of my life around the Green Bay Packers.

The Packers' Prayer

Mike Spicer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Mike Spicer

Mike Spicer's Cartoon Blog...

The Blue Collar Bowl- full of tradition, nostalgia and substance

Ann Liguori | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ann Liguori

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...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

What a great story last week, as Willie Mays returned to his New York roots and talked to schoolkids in the shadow of the old Polo Grounds in Harlem. From all reports, he was a hit.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Will Yao Ming ever play again? The big Houston center, who's been sidelined with a bone bruise, now has a fractured ankle. He's out indefinitely.

There But For (a $5.4 Billion) Fortune

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dave Astor

Here's the tale of a New Jersey newspaper that lost a reader after publishing the net worth of a man so filthy rich he needs a shoe stretcher for his wallet.

Stage Door: Personal Enemy, Lombardi

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Fern Siegel

59E59 Theaters' Personal Enemy, set in the Red Scare of the 1950s, is a mess. It's an important subject, but the writing is stilted and the plot transitions awkward.

On the Culture Front: T-Post, Client 9 and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Chris Kompanek

Each shirt has a story idea illustrated by an artist with a colorful graphic on the front of the shirt. Flip it inside out to read the article.

Lombardi: "An Imperfect Perfect Man"

William J. Arnone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William J. Arnone

In the early '70s, I wrote a scathing critique of the decision by Fordham University, my alma mater, to name its new sports center after Vince Lombard...

Theater Reviews: Lombardi Scores a Field Goal; La Bete Better for Actors

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

I missed the original production of La Bete but dimly recall the reviews. I fear I'm repeating them when I say that this comedy in rhymed verse does an all-too effective job in creating a boor who outstays his welcome.

Broadway Vince: The Lombardi Legend on Stage Fumbles Before the End Zone

FanHouse | Joe Lapoint | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

In a vigorous but uneven "Lombardi,'' which opened on Broadway Thursday night, a sparkling moment shows New York Giants assistant coach Vince Lombardi...

Will Broadway's 'Lombardi' Be A Touchdown?

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Producers of "Lombardi" have been shrewd. They've seemingly come across theatrical catnip for husbands or boyfriends otherwise reluct...