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Voice of the Fan

Williams was a Saint Francis anchor

With the recent passing of Sandy Williams in Atlanta, Georgia, Saint Francis University lost one of its most prolific basketball stars. Although numbers never illustrate the complete picture of an athlete’s contributions, Williams’ leap right off the page. Williams is one of only a ...

All that’s left for college football playoffs … negotiations

The road to a new format for deciding major college football’s national champion took a detour Wednesday when the CFP management committee — 10 conference commissioners and Notre Dame’s athletic director — was unable to come to a consensus on the proposed 12-team format. Instead of ...

US Open is in a class by itself

Even if you are not a fan of tennis, the U.S. Open in New York City should be on your bucket list. Over the last two weeks, I attended over 50 hours of matches between the best tennis players in the world — including Novak Djokovic, who was trying to achieve the Grand Slam (all four major ...

Mailbag

PSU needs stronger mask requirement Of all the changes to Beaver Stadium admission and operation this year, the most important element seems to have been totally discarded. That being the requirement to “mask-up” while at indoor portions of the stadium. Does anybody in stadium ...

Sooners, Huskers were first to open doors

By Cliff Brunt The Associated Press NORMAN, Okla. — Half a century ago, the Nebraska-Oklahoma rivalry games offered a grand stage for the best Black college football players while the South dragged its feet on integration. With Nebraska’s Johnny Rodgers, Rich Glover and Willie Harper and ...

Sports helped 9/11 begin recovery

By Jim Caltagirone For the Mirror For those who lived through the nightmare that enveloped the country on September 11, 2001, there may be specific details of the multiple terrorist attacks that have escaped from memory. However, it’s fair to assume that most Americans recall the ...