| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:49 PM
As of this writing, it looks like Congress is going to pull something out of its hat to avoid a default and end the shutdown.
The only people who don’t know how close we came to catastrophe are the benighted, self-branded patriots who sent the...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Where is that old Gators arrogance and cockiness that used to be on display whenever the University of Florida played a huge football game? I've talked to a lot of Gators fans this week and the general vibe I'm...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Former Magic coach Stan Van Gundy was one of the key advisors who helped Dwight Howard decide to sign with the Houston Rockets.
That's what Dwight Howard told reporters in Houston what Stan confirmed to Open Mike.
From Dwight, courtesy of the Houston...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:07 AM
Astros move ex-Orioles manager Trembley to bench coach
Former Orioles manager Dave Trembley will return to the Houston Astros as a bench coach after serving as the third base coach last season, according to the Houston Chronicle. Trembley,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The NFL Network had a show devoted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame candidates for 2014 on Wednesday night, a show called "Hall of Fame: The Contenders" in which the analysts talked about the new candidates who will be considered on Feb. 1 when next year'...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:09 AM
A collection of what other media outlets are saying as the Ravens prepare for Sunday's game against the Houston Texans at M&T Bank Stadium.
* Texans safety Ed Reed, who was a guest on "The Rich Eisen Podcast" on Tuesday, says he has bigger goals than...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:23 PM
My 10-day vacation was chaotic, traumatic and, for a short while, relaxing. While I was away: Lafayette grad Levi Giese signed a contract to play pro basketball in the Basketball Japan League for the expansion team Bambitious Nara, beginning in......
| Jul 28, 2013
| 1:22 PM
The winds of change are blowing through the college landscape.
The Big 5 conferences — ACC, SEC, Big Ten, Big 12 and Pac-12 — aren't happy with the NCAA's current format and are leading the push for reform. The power five conferences aren'...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:43 AM
It looks like the American Athletic Conference won’t be sending its top team to the Liberty Bowl.
According to a report in the The Memphis Commercial Appeal, Liberty Bowl executive director Steve Ehrhart said he is “optimistic” the...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 1:59 PM
The Boston Beer Company, which you know as the makers of Sam Adams, is releasing its Brewlywed Ale for sale at the Mass. brewery on July 26.
Sam Adams' Belgian-style pale ale is just an addition to a nascent wedding-brew trend. Bell's Beer also puts out...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:59 AM
It is crunch time on NBC’s The Voice, as the Top 5 gave do-or-die performances during live rounds. Blake Shelton has two country contestants remaining, after his team member, Holly Tucker, was eliminated last week. The singer still feels like he can...