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Bryant swan song one for the ages

April 24, 2016 I had the amazing opportunity to attend Kobe Bryant’s final game last week in Los Angeles. more »»

Need help with game? See Nicklaus

April 24, 2016 Justin Thomas could sense his expectations getting higher and his game going nowhere. more »»

Hasson left mark of class on Altoona

April 10, 2016 One afternoon in August of 2009, an opportunity was presented to me that changed the way I teach and coach. more »»

Pirates sniffing more ‘national’ airtime

April 3, 2016 What a difference a few years make. more »»

Sports, politics are often intertwined

March 27, 2016 This past Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Rays became the first Major League Baseball team to play in Cuba since the Baltimore Orioles in 1999. more »»

Sharapova doesn’t deserve defense

March 13, 2016 It’s always a bit surprising when fellow athletes defend cheaters in their midst, something Serena Williams seemed more than eager to do for Maria Sharapova. more »»

Preparation carries Jones to 1,000

March 6, 2016 Belated congratulations to veteran Penn State radio play-by-play man Steve Jones, who hit a milestone earlier this month — calling his 1,000th career Nittany Lions men’s basketball game Feb. more »»

NCAA needs heads-up approach

February 28, 2016 By Hallie Zwibel and Alice Heron-Burke Molly Poletto, a University of Utah goalkeeper destined for stardom, was forced to cut her soccer career short after suffering eight concussions. more »»

Gordon transitions into broadcasting

February 21, 2016 For the first time in 23 years, Jeff Gordon does not have a spot on the starting grid for the Daytona 500. more »»

As Daytona revs up, watch Keselowski

February 21, 2016 Today — Feb. 21, 2016 — marks a historic occasion. It’s the first Daytona 500 since 1992 without three-time Daytona 500 winner and NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon behind the wheel. more »»

TV will have place for Peyton

February 14, 2016 When Peyton Manning announces his retirement, and he will, he will not be away from the NFL for long. more »»

Will coverage be ‘super,’ too?

February 7, 2016 Today marks the 19th time CBS has broadcast a Super Bowl. In the buildup to Super Bowl 50, the network’s promotional tagline was: “We were there for the first. We will be there for the 50th. more »»

Super Bowl hype about to begin

January 31, 2016 Enjoy this weekend, what’s left of it, as the calm before the storm — the Super Bowl stor. more »»

Examining our love of football

January 24, 2016 Our parents told us about this years ago: “You must end this relationship because nothing good can come of it. more »»

Nantz-Simms combo need comeback

January 17, 2016 The top play-by-play pairing for CBS Sports works this afternoon’s Steelers-Broncos game and, like the Steelers, Jim Nantz and Phil Simms have to hope for a better performance than last week. more »»

Sideline reporter apparently overly taxed

January 10, 2016 There was just one turnover in the TaxSlayer Bowl, a first-half interception, but the biggest turnover most TV viewers noticed came a little late. more »»

Blackledge: Hack needs ‘retooled’

January 3, 2016 Veteran college football analyst Todd Blackledge, the quarterback who led Penn State to its first national championship, will work the Jan. 11 national championship game for ESPN Radi. more »»

Behe: Rhule putting his stamp on Temple

December 27, 2015 It was a rainy night in Florida for State College native son Matt Rhule. His Temple Owls were flirting with the team’s first 11-win season and a lock in college football’s Top 25. more »»

WTAJ plots its bowl-game strategy

December 20, 2015 When Penn State travels to the TaxSlayer Bowl to play Georgia on Jan. 2, it’s more than just another road trip — for the team as well as the media members who cover it. more »»

NFL ‘sellouts’ reducing blackouts

December 6, 2015 This year was to be a one-year test as the NFL suspended its blackout policy, but that test might extend much longer. more »»

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