Sweetness And Light
Apr 23, 2014 — Commentator Frank Deford considers a few athletic and cultural standards that have changed over the years.
Apr 16, 2014 — Tiger Woods hasn't won a major in six years, and at 38, says commentator Frank Deford, he's past even a golfer's prime years. Still, no one can touch the reigning king of golf.
Apr 9, 2014 — A baseball odd couple ends their careers this year: Commissioner Bud Selig and Yankees' shortstop Derek Jeter.
Apr 2, 2014 — The sports commentator renders his verdict on the recent National Labor Relations Board ruling that Northwestern University's football players are employees and have the right to unionize.
Mar 26, 2014 — In light of legendary coach Phil Jackson's recent move to the New York Knicks as the organization's president, commentator Frank Deford looks at how the office has evolved (or hasn't).
Mar 19, 2014 — As March Madness gets underway, commentator Frank Deford wonders if Americans just have too many teams to root for.
Mar 12, 2014 — Outside of sport, the word "hustle" has a negative connotation: A hustle is a scam; a hustler a flimflam man. But in the world of sports, says commentator Frank Deford, you can never hustle too much.
Mar 5, 2014 — It's not just his long career that sets apart tennis coach Nick Bollettieri, just accepted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. It's how he transformed the way we raise our athletic children.
Feb 26, 2014 — Commentator Frank Deford has a modest proposal to make baseball more interesting: cut an inch and a half off each side of home plate. It'd lead to a better game to both play and watch, he says.
Feb 19, 2014 — Commentator Frank Deford says the NFL is home to bullies, wife beaters, racists and, yes, some homophobes. But to suggest that one young gay man in the locker room would be too much for that bunch to stomach, he says, is "ludicrous."