Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson once again will make an appearance with the Texas Rangers in spring training.
Last week’s column on Bob St. Clair and the undefeated 1951 University of San Francisco football team — “The Best Team You Never Heard Of” according to the ESPN documentary showing this month — generated a lot of email and phone calls from readers who remembered St. Clair or that Dons team. Or had a father who did.
Liberty quarterback Tyler Newman was dominant this season, passing for 3,988 yards and 42 touchdowns in leading the Patriots to a 10-4 record. For his efforts, the Review-Journal selected Newman as the state’s Player of the Year to highlight the all-state team.
Bill King died in 2005. While his voice has been silenced, his legacy as one of sports’ most versatile and professional radio play-by-play announcers remains vibrant.
Thirty of the 32 NFL teams made Forbes’ list of 50 most valuable sports teams, but it is European soccer clubs that dominate the Top 5.