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Timing right to reexamine Bear Bryant folkore

Timing right to reexamine Bear Bryant folkore

PART VIParts I, II, III, IV and V links at the bottom.Podcast on the impact on Michigan State's Underground Railroad and the southern Black high school coaches that laid the tracks* * * “Although no one in the documentary says it, there seems to be a feeling that Southern...

McCoy leading from fullback room to end zone

McCoy leading from fullback room to end zone

By TOM SHANAHAN Sandon McCoy is playing his fourth Army football season. He’s a “Firstie” in West Point vernacular –a senior. In other words, hard work is nothing new. So, let his first quote to me sink in when the Black Knights fullback describes fall camp. “I haven’t seen...

Steele and his place among 1960s trailblazers

Steele and his place among 1960s trailblazers

No singular figure or moment represents the integration of college football, but Jerry LeVias stands out for encompassing so much history in a tumultuous fight for equal opportunity – at least on the playing field. His story also is unique for crossing paths with influential...

Coach K turning to his leadership lessons

Coach K turning to his leadership lessons

By Tom Shanahan Special to the TimesDuke coach Mike Krzyzewski learned leadership at a foremost institution for developing leaders — West Point. After all, before he was a basketball coach, he was a retired U.S. Army captain.Coach K’s success has led to writing three books on his...

Hopkins soldiers on without accepting excuses

Hopkins soldiers on without accepting excuses

#AFAN (Air Force/Army/Navy) stories: My series is about more than academy football players. These stories are about future officers selflessly committed to serving their country during a seemingly endless war on terrorism. There are only 0.5 percent Americans making up the...

West Point linked and inspired their careers

West Point linked and inspired their careers

#AFAN (Air Force/Army/Navy) stories: My series is about more than academy football players. These stories are about future officers selflessly committed to serving their country during a seemingly endless war on terrorism. There are only 0.5 percent Americans making up the...

Thoughts from Bulls for Army football recruits

Thoughts from Bulls for Army football recruits

#AFAN (Air Force/Army/Navy) stories: My series is about more than academy football players. These stories are about future officers selflessly committed to serving their country during a seemingly endless war on terrorism. There are only 0.5 percent Americans making up the...

Deaton and linemen expect stronger play

Deaton and linemen expect stronger play

#AFAN (Air Force/Army/Navy) stories: My series is about more than academy football players. These stories are about future officers selflessly committed to serving their country during a seemingly endless war on terrorism. There are only 0.5 percent Americans making up the...

Army fullback powers ahead with old and new

Army fullback powers ahead with old and new

#AFAN (Air Force/Army/Navy) stories: My series is about more than academy football players. These stories are about future officers selflessly committed to serving their country during a seemingly endless war on terrorism. There are only 0.5 percent Americans making up the...

Army ghost of Patton appeared at halftime

Army ghost of Patton appeared at halftime

#AFAN (Air Force/Army/Navy) stories: My series is about more than academy football players. These stories are about future officers selflessly committed to serving their country during a seemingly endless war on terrorism. There are only 0.5 percent Americans making up the...