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Penn State’s Last Official Victory!

Penn State’s Last Official Victory!

 By Rich Eldridge  -That was Penn State’s home finale for the 1997 season. -Penn State Junior RB Curtis Enis became an All-American and a finalist for the Doak Walker Award, which goes to the best RB in the country. Enis finished sixth in that season’s Heisman Trophy race. -Key people in the that 2011 revealed child abuse scandal particiapted in…read more →

Potential World Series Match-Ups

Potential World Series Match-Ups

BY SCOTT MORGANROTH  – With MLB’s non-waiver trading deadline of July 31 approaching, teams are bolstering their rosters for a shot at winning the World Series. During the off-season, Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig got his wish by adding another wild-card team that will play a play one game play-in contest for the right to continue in the post-season. There can never be…read more →

Diamond Droughts

Diamond Droughts

By Scott Morganroth – There are droughts in all sports and the LA Kings just recently ended their 45-year dry spell by winning the franchises’ first Stanley Cup Championship on June 11, 2012 defeating the New Jersey Devils in six games. Because of Major League Baseball’s long history, there are droughts that reach the 100-year mark or last many decades. The Chicago…read more →

Sorry, baseball … Major League Soccer has the best All Star Game

Sorry, baseball … Major League Soccer has the best All Star Game

by Josh Hakala | MLive.com On Wednesday night, Major League Soccer held its 17th All-Star Game at PPL Park just outside of Philadelphia. A record crowd, and a TV audience on ESPN, saw the MLS All-Stars defeat the reigning European champions, Chelsea FC 3-2. As I watched, I heard former U.S. international and ESPN analyst Taylor Twellman (nephew of former Michigan…read more →

Michigan athletes heading to London with golden intentions

Michigan athletes heading to London with golden intentions

Eichorn Column London is calling as the 2012 Summer Olympic Games are opening this week amid pomp and ceremony that only the Brits know how to provide. Queen Elizabeth II will open the games officially on Friday, July 27. Olympic Park in revitalized East London hosts more than 10,490 athletes from 204 nations. From July 25 until August 17 the…read more →

Ernie is a Hit!

Ernie is a Hit!

By George Eichorn Take it from someone who knew the man personally.“Ernie” is as close as you will get to the real thing. Mitch Albom’s two-actor play, returning for a second run at the City Theatre inside Hockeytown Cafe in Detroit, hits a grand slam home run. The story of the late Detroit Tigers broadcaster and Hall of Famer Ernie Harwell…read more →

Only in Hockey

Only in Hockey

BY SCOTT MORGANROTH   As the NHL prepares for a potential lockout this fall, we must not forget what happened on June 11, 2012. The Los Angeles Kings completed their improbable ride through the Stanley Cup Playoffs winning their first NHL title since the team began play in 1967. LA’s first championship in its 45-year history was a 6-1 rout…read more →

FAU’s Athletic Department Changes

FAU’s Athletic Department Changes

BY SCOTT MORGANROTH   There will be one face missing at the FAU Football Opener on August 31 for the first time since 2003.   Craig Angelos won’t be in attendance when the Owls face Wagner College. He was fired as Athletic Director on March 21, 2012 from his position where he earned $192,000. The main reason he was let…read more →

[Motor City Mad Mouth’s Insights] The Beginning Of A Journey

[Motor City Mad Mouth’s Insights] The Beginning Of A Journey

Subject: [Motor City Mad Mouth’s Insights] The Beginning Of A Journey   By SCOTT MORGANROTH Sports has been a part of my life ever since I was a little boy and being raised in Detroit, MI., I’ve been fortunate enough to have grown up in a town with four major teams. Watching my father play softball in Oak Park and later…read more →

Motor City Mad Mouth’s Insights

Motor City Mad Mouth’s Insights

BY SCOTT MORGANROTH It’s hard to believe that two weeks have past and one of the most important people in my life was on her death bed. On Saturday, June 16, 2012, Pearl Zivitz was bed ridden in Boca Raton, Florida, approaching her final hours battling Alzheimer’s Disease. This woman was My Godmother and Aunt all rolled into one. I…read more →