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Ford: Buddy Ryan's bluster has softened his failure

Thursday June 30th, 2016 06:36:07 AM
History is as fresh as yesterday, still moving under the microscope, still capable of becoming something different when it is finally preserved forever in amber.

Jensen: Villanova's Perretta knew the legendary Pat Summitt like few others

Wednesday June 29th, 2016 02:09:36 PM
H arry Perretta warned that he would probably start crying. He did almost instantly. He would croak out a thought and then get it together and then lose it a bit more. He never paused, never stopped talking about his friend.

Bill Lyon: Buddy Ryan loved his brand of chaos

Wednesday June 29th, 2016 07:02:12 AM
He was the architect of chaos and he gloried in it. He was earthy and profane, a blunt, bullying genius in the gladiatorial arena of professional football, all bluster and bravado, and as subtle as a forearm shiver, and certainly no candidate for a diplomatic post.

Smallwood: Pat Summitt was a champion - in basketball and for basketball

Wednesday June 29th, 2016 06:59:40 AM
PAT SUMMITT was not a pioneer of women's basketball. Pioneers are people who build something out of nothing. Women's college basketball dates back to 1892 at Smith College in Northampton, Mass.

Brooky: Buddy Ryan debate still going strong

Tuesday June 28th, 2016 10:52:26 PM
You knew when Buddy Ryan walked off the concrete-like carpet at Veterans Stadium on that chilly January day in 1991 that you were never going to see anyone in charge of the Eagles quite like him again. The only difference of opinion was whether that was a good thing or a bad one.

Ford: Flyers still seeking Bernie Parent's replacement

Monday June 27th, 2016 09:26:07 PM
Bernie Parent. In some ways, that is where every look at Flyers history should start, and where every attempt by the team to make more history often dead-ends.

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