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Tim Tebow’s reality show finds itself back in the NFL world

By Paul Newberry The Associated Press Maybe Colin Kaepernick should learn a new position. Tight end, perhaps. From the looks of things, that appears to be a pathway back to the NFL for ex-quarterbacks who haven’t played the game in a very long time. In case you missed the week’s ...

Kobe would like his company on HOF weekend

By Tim Reynolds The Associated Press This long-awaited Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement weekend will be largely about Kobe Bryant. Of course, it won’t be solely about Bryant, nor would he have wanted it that way. If he were here, he’d almost certainly be raving ...

New Hall of Fame ready for Baffert

By Paul Newberry The Associated Press Bob Baffert, welcome to the Doping Hall of Infamy. You’re joining a very accomplished group, the creme de la creme of chemically enhanced miscreants. Over there is the East German Olympic team. Right next to them, you’ll find Ben Johnson and ...

Athletes’ social media are two-way street

By Jim Caltagirone For the Mirror Thanks to the proliferation of social media outlets, anyone with an opinion, comment or observation can share it with everyone who utilizes their platform of choice. If you are a famous athlete, there’s a good chance that a post deemed controversial ...

NHL embarrassing itself again as ‘MMA On Ice’ program

By Paul Newberry The Associated Press The National Hockey League is an embarrassment. This is not a new development, but it’s worth revisiting. As long as the league condones the sort of mindless, reckless violence we’ve seen this week, it will never be anything more than MMA On ...

Mailbag

In Shrewsberry, PSU made a good choice During the years of Penn State basketball under previous head basketball coaches Jerry Dunn, Ed DeChellis and Pat Chambers, the Nittany Lion administration always hired class guys, but they lacked the experience to lead a Big Ten team. My opinion is ...