Steelers Hall of Fame running back Franco Harris dies at 72
Franco Harris, the Hall of Fame running back whose heads-up thinking authored “The Immaculate Reception,” considered the most iconic play in NFL history, has died. Harris' son Dok told The Associated Press his father passed away overnight. Harris ran for 12,120 yards and won four Super Bowl rings with the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1970s, a dynasty that began in earnest when Harris decided to keep running during a last-second heave by Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw in a playoff game against Oakland in 1972.news.yahoo.com
Terry Bradshaw says he's been treated for 2 kinds of cancer
Hall of Fame quarterback Terry Bradshaw said Sunday he has been treated for two forms of cancer in the past year. Bradshaw said on “Fox NFL Sunday” that he was diagnosed with bladder cancer late last year and was treated at Yale University Medical Center, including surgery. “As of today, I am bladder cancer free,” Bradshaw said.news.yahoo.com
Islanders seek to revive Jersey's native tongue
The language spoken for centuries by the inhabitants of the small Channel Island of Jersey, Jerriais, is in danger of extinction, with fewer than 800 native speakers left on the island. Jersey is fighting to revive it and the island's primary schools have now incorporated Jerriais language lessons into their curriculum.news.yahoo.com
The 30 Richest NFL Quarterbacks, Ranked In Order
Terry Bradshaw – $25,000,000Terry Bradshaw’s claim to fame is that he led the Steelers to four Super Bowl victories in six years. While he was traded to the Lion’s following the 2020-2021 season, this hasn’t impacted his net worth. Dan Marino – $50,000,000It’s strange that a man that never one a Super Bowl (only making it to the Super Bowl once) is considered one of the greatest quarterbacks to ever play in that position. With a two-year contract extension worth $66,000,000, his net worth worth is $70,000,000. Due to his successful NFL career, Ryan currently has a net worth of $70,000,000.thedelite.com
Tom Brady has denied 27 QBs in unparalleled playoff success
Brady is shooting for his seventh ring when he leads the Buccaneers (14-5) against the reigning champion Chiefs (16-2) in Super Bowl 55 on Sunday. Brady's postseason record includes a 33-11 mark, 14 conference championship appearances and 10 trips to the Super Bowl. If the Bucs dethrone the champs, Mahomes would become the sixth quarterback Brady has beaten multiple times in the playoffs. Although he’s not showing his age, 43, Brady will be the oldest to play in a Super Bowl, displacing Colts kicker Matt Stover, who was 42 in Super Bowl 44. Unlike Warner, he wasn't going to get ahead of himself and talk about anything but the Super Bowl title in front of him.
QB whisperers Christensen, Moore see different side to Brady
Tom Moore worked with Manning, Terry Bradshaw and many others before the 82-year-old assistant got a chance to coach Brady. Christensen and Moore were on the opposite sideline against Brady during the Colts-Patriots rivalry. Both have a different view of the six-time Super Bowl champion after getting to know him during his first season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Joking aside, Brady appreciates the wisdom from Christensen and Moore. He loves throwing them and he’s an extremely elite, deep-ball thrower.”Christensen has one Super Bowl ring and Moore has three.
Old (Brady), young (Mahomes), different Super Bowl 55 awaits
(AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)For Tom Brady, another trip to the Super Bowl — but this time, in a Tampa Bay uniform. “Whoever would've thought a home Super Bowl for us? It gave New England its third straight trip to the Super Bowl, and Brady's last of nine as a member of the Patriots. He's leading the Buccaneers to only their second Super Bowl; the Bucs won on their first trip, back in 2002. But nobody would mistake Johnson for Brady, who could join Peyton Manning as the only other quarterback to win a Super Bowl with two franchises.
4th down tries on a record-setting pace early in NFL season
(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)Teams have been going for it, and converting, on fourth down at an unprecedented rate this season in the NFL. In all, teams have gone for it on fourth down 188 times this season with 108 conversions, the most through five weeks since at least 1991. Tampa Bay became the second team to go for it from inside its own 20 in the first half of a game. DAK’S DONE: Dak Prescott’s prolific season got cut short by 11 games when he went down with a season-ending injury for Dallas. Overall, the 2,621 yards rushing and 36 TDs from quarterbacks are the most in NFL history through five weeks.
Dillon leads 1-2 RCR finish in Cup race before fans at Texas
Dillon raced to his third career win and first since Daytona at the start of the 2018 season. On the final restart, Dillon got a good jump and raced to the checkered flag ahead of his rookie teammate and some veteran drivers. After leading six times for 150 laps, both highs for the race, Blaney finished seventh. It was 30 degrees warmer than it was on March 29, when the race had been scheduled before the pandemic. The spectators were spread out along the frontstretch, which was fully shaded late in the race, and there were also people in about 40 suites.
NFL legend Terry Bradshaw once lost $900,000 in real estatehere's why he says it was his best financial move
As a longtime investor in real estate, Bradshaw recalls the time when he lost $900,000 at the start of the recession. Honoree Terry Bradshaw onstage at the Friars Club Roast of Terry Bradshaw during the ESPN Super Bowl Roast at the Arizona Biltmore on January 29, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. Within three days, Bradshaw says he sold all of the properties he owned in Texas, Oklahoma and Mexico, which equaled about $900,000 lost. Though his investments and role as a sports analyst still bring in a lot of money, Bradshaw tells MarketWatch that he doesn't want to get "rich rich rich." "If I like the clothing, if I like the shoes, I'll wear those shoes, and I'll wear that clothing down to the rags."cnbc.com
Not all Dish subscribers get Fox channels back in time for NFL games
In this 2018 photo provided by Fox Sports, Curt Menefee, Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long, Michael Strahan and Jimmy Johnson, from left, get ready for the Fox NFL Sunday pregame show. College and NFL broadcasts returned to Dish Network subscribers in 17 markets on Oct. 6 after the network reached a new rights agreement with Fox Corp. But Miami Dish subscribers remain without that market's Fox channel, WSVN-Ch. 7, thanks to an impasse between Dish and Sunbeam Television.sun-sentinel.com