From the Vault: How Colleges Can Keep the Coaching Stars of March Madness

The play-in round of the NCAA Tournament is scheduled to tip off tonight.  Brackets are filled out and fans are waiting to see if their upset picks are going to run the table.  Seemingly each year a mid-major exceeds expectations and plays deep into the tournament.  Often times the coaches for these schools become hot prospects, as [...]

Supreme Court Passes on Spygate Case

The United States Supreme Court has declined to hear the appeal of a New York Jets season-ticket holder and lawyer who sued Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots in connection with the Patriots’ videotaping of the Jets’ defensive signals.  The Associated Press has the story (via Carl Mayer, a lawyer in Princeton, N.J., known for filing [...]

Jets’ Sal Alosi Escapes Tort Claim, Not Punishment

The most memorable play of the New York Jets’ 10-6 loss to the Miami Dolphins came from the sidelines, not the playing field.  During a punt, Jets’ strength and conditioning coach Sal Alosi tripped the Dolphins’ gunner Nolan Carroll, who had been blocked to the sideline.  While not the modern-day equivalent of Woody Hayes’ punch of an [...]

Matt Cassel Rewarded for Perseverance, Performance

In the opinion of this life-long Patriots fan, Matt Cassel was the most intriguing story of the 2008-09 NFL season.  Cassel, in the last year of his contract, at 27 years old, was given the keys to a Patriots’ high-performance offense that rewrote the NFL records books the previous season.  Here is what I wrote about Cassel’s [...]

Personal Seat Licenses: Jets, Giants Color New Stadium Green

Last month, as I was sitting in Giants Stadium awaiting Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band to begin their first show on the Magic stadium tour, I had a familiar thought - how do the Jets feel at home playing in a stadium that is decorated in red and blue, the color of the [...]


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