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Herm Edwards on understanding the Sixties

Herm Edwards on understanding the Sixties

Arizona State coach Herm Edwards offered an observation about young athletes, breaking into his familiar belly laugh that fills a room. They view the 1960s as ancient history, he says.“It’s amazing. They think the ’60s was a long time ago. It wasn’t that long ago. I lived in that...

Edwards sighs over lost desert quarterbacks

Edwards sighs over lost desert quarterbacks

Herm Edwards recently appeared on a Michigan State-based sports talk radio show. Always engaging, insightful and entertaining, Arizona State's new football coach has been one of my favorites to deal with over the years. We all know him for his memorable lines, most notably this...

Rogers threw Michigan State for a loop

Rogers threw Michigan State for a loop

So close yet so far. That always has been my first Darryl Rogers thought when recalling his arrival from California. He brought a progressive brand of football to rebuild Michigan State before his abrupt departure just four years later. He came so close to returning the...

My story for MLBcom on evaluating prospects

My story for MLBcom on evaluating prospects

CARY, N.C -- The year-round schedule at the USA Baseball National Training Complex is filled with dates featuring prospects striving to develop skills worthy of catching the eye of Major League Baseball scouts. The suburban Raleigh-Durham facility hosts events ranging from...