9/9: College Football: The Legacy of the “Death Penalty”

By John Sparks It really doesn’t matter what college or university you may have attended, when it comes to football these days, your school’s color is green — green as in dollars, cash, filthy lucre.  It hasn’t been win one for The Gipper in forever. The name of the game is money.  Today’s college football […]

7/21: Baseball Thrown Out as America’s Pastime?

By John Sparks Has baseball lost its place as America’s pastime?  CBS Sports broadcaster Verne Lundquist, who admits he’s lost enthusiasm for baseball, talks to the Marist Poll’s John Sparks about why and shares his thoughts, both, on the proposed realignment of the American and National Leagues and this year’s pennant races. John Sparks Verne, […]

1/19: What’s a Giant Fan to Do?

By Dr. Lee M. Miringoff My hopes for a return of my Giants to the Super Bowl this year were dashed in a Joe Pisarcik-like collapse delivered at the hands and feet of Eagle Quarterback Michael Vick and followed the week later by the precision passing of Packer Quarterback Aaron Rodgers.  Now, the New Yorker […]

11/23: Hard Hits on the Gridiron

By John Sparks What should be done to reduce the number of head injuries in, both, the NFL and college football?  The Marist Poll’s John Sparks took up the topic with Marist Poll Analyst and CBS Sports Play-By-Play Broadcaster Verne Lundquist. John Sparks Verne, there’s been more talk about football and head injuries this season […]