Tom Flores

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2011

    Al Davis: The Dark Side

    The best and most balanced obit for the Oakland Raiders' Al Davis, who died Saturday, was by Bruce Weber in the New York Times. There is, however, a curious and unexplained line in the story: "Wherever the team called home, Oakland or Los Angeles, Mr. Davis was a fan favorite — until he wasn't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2009

    Jockbeat: John Madden's Final Score

    Yes, OK -- we get it:  John Madden was a cultural phenom who did funny beer commercials,  "wrote" ghosted bestsellers, and gave his name to a popular video game. He was, as Harvey Araton said in yesterday's New York Times, "one of three voices [that] resonate in the age of video." But ... More >>

  • News

    January 23, 2001

    Super Bowl Short Takes

    The Only Tampa Trivia You'll Need To Read