I think it was 1997 when I first became aware of college football commentator Beano Cook. ESPN chats were how I was introduced to the historian and his histrionics. I suppose in a sense, he was a little refreshing from the cocoon of Penn State coverage. He was actually critical of Penn State and Joe
Tag Archives: requiescat in pace
Steve Sabol, the president of NFL Films died yesterday after battling brain cancer. Joe Posnanski puts it quite sufficiently in this passage from his SportsOnEarth column Masterpiece Theater: Before Steve Sabol, mud was mostly a nuisance for a pro football game. Players slipped in it, slogged in it; mud covered their bodies so you could
My COMM 320 professor at Penn State, Wayne Hilinski died over the winter; his obituary appeared yesterday in the CDT/Legacy.com. I took his advertising class, but mostly remember him from sitting out in front of Carnegie Building chatting and having fun with the journalism vs. advertising rivalry. For being on the “other side” he was
The Washington Nationals paid tribute to the late Chuck Brown, bustin’ loose with 3 home runs in a 7-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.