Dave Robinson came to Green Bay when African-American players were still a rarity for the Packers.   Robinson joined "Sports Central" on Tuesday night to discuss his initial days with the Packers. He was full of praise for head coach Vince Lombardi and how he handled his players being treated unfairly around the city.   Read more...

"I will always be proud of what he accomplished and only wish I can someday be remembered in the same light as he is today" — East Fork Fire District Chief Tod F. Carlini   When asked about his role model during a 2004 interview with The Record-Courier, Tod Carlini never hesitated in his answer. It was his father, the late Tod V. Carlini, wh...

By Desmond Conner   Steve Addazio is as traditional as, well, New England. The Farmington native is set to enter his third season as the Boston College football coach and says he feels right at home. "I'm really just happy to be in the Northeast where my family is, my friends are, where I enjoy living," Addazio said.   "We h...

NFL AM is now graced with Italian-American anchor Erin Coscarelli, newest co-host to the early morning sports news show, alongside former professional football players who also co-host the show. Erin is a sportscaster and entertainment host living in Los Angeles and has recently joined the NFL network in 2014, giving back to football fans not only...

On June 11, 1956, Joseph Montana, Jr. was born in New Eagle, Pennsylvania, to Theresa Marie (née Bavuso) and Joseph Montana. His mother's family came from Sicily and his father's from Northern Italy. His family's surname – Montana – is the Americanized version of Montani.   He played several sports in high school and was offered a basketball...

by Eric Stephen   The eventful first two months of 2016 for Lady Gaga continued on Sunday with her performance of The Star-Spangled Banner before Super Bowl 50 at Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. The six-time Grammy Award winner sang the anthem just under the time of 2:20 set by oddsmakers in one of Sunday's more memorable Super Bowl...

by Brian Manzullo   Today, Kirk Cousins is an ascending starting quarterback for the NFL's Washington Redskins. Before that, though, he was a Michigan State Spartan -- and he isn't even close to forgetting where he came from.   Cousins - who started for MSU from 2009-11, winning 11 games his senior season and going unbeaten again...

by Patrick Burke   America's biggest sports business, the National Football League, has convened training camps in preparation for the upcoming season. We are fortunate to have the Bills training camp at St. John Fisher. Each team's objective will be to win the Super Bowl in February 2017 and receive the coveted "Vince Lombardi Trophy." &nb...

di Paolo Battaglia   Nel 1985 a Stockton, Missouri, un mio calcio era stato determinante in una partita di football americano della squadra della scuola dove ero foreign exchange student. Nel 2014 decido per una deviazione del nostro Italian American Country tour per tornare a vedere la scuola e assitere a una match contro la stessa squadra...

By John Ruane Sometimes you attend an event and the thought of it is gone the next day. Sometimes it stays with you, like Doug Buffone's wake and funeral. Having grown up in the 1960s in Chicago, the teams of that era were best known for two players, Dick Butkus and Gayle Sayers.   They were incredible football players and so much fun...