Joe Montana

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    January 28, 2014

    A Full Roster of Super Bowl Events

    The Super Bowl's debut in the Big Apple has the city's restaurant industry abuzz with offers. From fan friendly events to bars that have more TVs than Best Buy, there are plenty of reasons to skip the home made onion dip and head out into the wild blue yonder for the game. But before you do, here's ... More >>

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    September 19, 2012

    Steve Sabol Defined The Way We Look At Sports

    I first met Steve Sabol - actually, I talked on the phone with him - early in 1985. I was at the old Voice office at 842 Broadway, sitting in the cubicle that belonged to the sports editor, who was almost never there. The voice at the other end said his name was Steve and that wanted to talk footbal ... More >>

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    February 1, 2011

    Super and Not-So-Super Bowls: Allen Barra Ranks all 44 Previous Big Games from Worst to First

    ​While we wait for this Sunday's showdown between the Steelers and the Packers, we're feeling nostalgic for the big games of our past. We've been spoiled lately with some pretty exciting Super Bowls. But we remember a time not so long ago when the ultimate championship tended to be something ... More >>

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    January 14, 2011

    Jets Chances Over Patriots? Not Very Promising

    ​If you look at it on paper, the Jets have a pretty decent chance on Sunday against the Patriots. New England averages 364 yards a game on offense to the Jets 351, a negligible difference. In fact, not so big a difference as their defenses: the Pats allowed 366 yards a game on defense, the Je ... More >>

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    November 5, 2010

    Jerry Rice is Now Officially The Greatest Player Ever

    ​It's official: Jerry Rice is the greatest player in NFL history. So says a so-called blue ribbon panel of football writers and historians -- in the interests of full disclosure, I was one of the panelists-- and fans who voted on the NFL Network poll. Check it out for yourself. Jim Brown, ... More >>

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    September 24, 2010

    Woman Wards Off Bear Attack With Giant Zucchini

    Pap shot of zucchini, via​Yesterday we heard word of the inspiring and courageous true tale of a Montana woman who warded off a bear attack using only a garden-variety zucchini, or, in British parlance, a "courgette." (Why do we love saying that so much?) Today, there's more about the ... More >>

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    July 28, 2010

    Jack Tatum: Remembering the Assassin

    As we had occasion to note over the last couple weeks following the deaths of George Steinbrenner and Ralph Houk, one hates to speak ill of the recently deceased. However, there is that danger that the last word on someone's life is the one that's going to define his legacy, and that's particularly ... More >>

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    March 26, 2010

    Those $2,495 Light-Up Stilettos You Wanted? Sorry, a Bunch of Fools Already Bought Them All

    And they only last 100 hours.It's been far too long since pairs of light-up shoes sold out all over the city--probably since 1994, when Joe Montana-endorsed L.A. Gear sneakers put LEDs in their kicks, creating L.A. Lights. But thanks to Jimmy Choo designer Tamara Mellon, it's that time once again. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    Jockbeat: Is Drew Brees Having the Best QB Year Ever?

    ​With five games to go in the season, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has already locked the league's MVP award. But how good is he doing compared to other great passers over the last 20 years? Well, two seasons ago the New England Patriots had the most prolific offense in NFL histo ... More >>

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    October 14, 2009

    Jockbeat on Gary Myers: Catch This Book

    ​ The Catch: One Play, Two Dynasties, and the Game that Changed the NFL By Gary Myers Crown, 252 pages, $26.00 "To this day," says Joe Montana in the forward to Gary Myers's The Catch, "the Cowboys still think I was tying to toss the ball into the upper deck of Candlestick Park ... I just ha ... More >>

  • Screens

    July 24, 2007

    Trick Play

    NFL greats shake off the rust in All-Pro Football 2K8

  • NYC Life

    March 28, 2006

    Malice's Restaurant

    What Rao's and a gangster-run school bus drivers' union have in common

  • News

    January 28, 2003

    First-Class? No, Glazer Takes Coach.

    Tampa Bay Owner Watches Gruden Deal Pay Off

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    December 17, 2002

    Leaping at the Chance

    The Sky's No Limit—Yet—For Nets' Jefferson

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    September 17, 2002
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    March 5, 2002

    Inside the Pigskin Studio

    Riggins and Eason Break Their Legs

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    February 5, 2002
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    November 27, 2001

    Breakdown on the West Coast

    How Can the Jets Be Purring at 7-3 With Vinny at the Throttle?

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    September 4, 2001

    Let’s Get Ready to Fumble!

    The Jets: California Dreamin’

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    April 17, 2001

    Playing for Keeps

    Women Step It Up At the Pro Level

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    August 29, 2000
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    August 8, 2000
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    February 1, 2000

    Gratis Goodies Grease the Fourth Estate

    The Super Bowl Gravy Train

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    October 27, 1998

    On the Line

    The defensive front is big blue’s big-play unit