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Drafting first in NFL carries increasing
Houston ChronicleDrafting first in NFL carries increasing pressureHouston ChronicleJohnny Unitas, Bart Starr and Joe Namath gave way to Roger Staubach and Terry Bradshaw, who were followed by Joe Montana and John Elway in the 1980s as an increasingly popular league was fueled by an offensive explosion. Namath, Bradshaw and ...and more »
Posted on 12 April 2014 | 7:00 pm
The Cat who beat out Ripken: A Charlotte
The Cat who beat out Ripken: A Charlotte baseball storyCharlotte ObserverGrowing up in Pennsylvania, he played for the same American Legion team as Joe Montana and has a great tale about the future hall of fame quarterback and the time Montana met Joe Namath's father. While staying in Charlotte, Whitfield met the wrestler ...and more »
Posted on 12 April 2014 | 2:45 pm
Cal QB Jared Goff: I Wear No. 16 for Joe
49ers.comCal QB Jared Goff: I Wear No. 16 for Joe Montana49ers.comWhen I was little, for my fourth or fifth birthday, my dad got me a Joe Montana jersey. I didn't know who Joe was, but when I started playing football we had our number choices and 16 was available. That's when I was 7 years old. The next year, I wore ...
Posted on 12 April 2014 | 2:02 pm
The Worst Thing Any Leader Can Do To High
ForbesThe Worst Thing Any Leader Can Do To High PerformersForbesIn my last post, knowing that I'd be sitting with Hall of Fame quarterback and football legend Joe Montana, reader John O'Dea asked about the challenges of building a strong cohesive team out of so many high-octane individuals. He was thinking of the ...
Posted on 12 April 2014 | 9:20 am
Cal QB Jared Goff: I Wear 16 for Joe Montana
49ers.comCal QB Jared Goff: I Wear 16 for Joe Montana49ers.comWhen I was little, for my fourth or fifth birthday, my dad got me a Joe Montana jersey. I didn't know who Joe was, but when I started playing football we had our number choices and 16 was available. That's when I was 7 years old. The next year, I wore ...and more »
Posted on 9 April 2014 | 3:18 pm
Michael Schumacher: A Formula One legendBy Deepak Narayanan SPORTS STAFF In the world of sport, the term “legend” is reserved for an elite group of individuals — sportspeople who have distinguished themselves in ways previously thought unimaginable: Roger Federer for winning 17 singles grand slam titles; Michael Phelps for 18 gold medals at the Olympics; Sachin Tendulkar for hitting 100 centuries through his career; Joe Montana for ...
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 2:01 am
NFL Coach Compares Teddy Bridgewater toAs prospects prepare for the NFL draft, they have to handle a variety of comparisons. Former Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has received a bit of an odd comparison. Most quarterbacks would love to be compared to Peyton Manning or Joe Montana. Being likened to a quarterback from a movie probably isn't the most flattering comparison. According to Bleacher Report's Matt Miller, one AFC ...
Posted on 14 April 2014 | 1:11 pm
Is Rafael Nadal's ability to handleEven in injury-hit defeat in Melbourne, Rafa Nadal showed nervelessness but some of a champion's ability to deal with pressure has genetic explanation If you needed someone to make a throw or shot or putt or kick to save your life, who would you choose? Over the past 25 years there are a handful of people I would trust not to go wobbly. Joe Montana, the impassive miner of 31 NFL fourth-quarter ...
Posted on 14 April 2014 | 12:27 am
The Worst Thing Any Leader Can Do To HighIf you?ve managed a team for even a year, you know the crazy behavior that human beings can deliver. As a CEO for 23 years, I remember dozens of times I sat with my head in my hands, wondering what a team member was thinking, if anything. If you?re the
Posted on 12 April 2014 | 9:41 am
Is Ari Emanuel Spooking Talent At IMGA new report Friday suggests that sports management powerhouse IMG, recently acquired by WME, may lose several high-profile clients because of fears over Ari Emanuel not understanding the culture of the sports agency world. “It's symptomatic of Ari not understanding the environment in which he's now operating,” the insider told the Daily News. Daily News also cited — as a proof of Emanuel's ...
Posted on 11 April 2014 | 9:43 am
Chiefs Alex Smith: Worth The Second, SecondWhen you look at the long dry QB spell from Len Dawson to Joe Montana. Then, when you consider that the Chiefs got less than two years out of Mr. Montana who will will forever be immortalized and linked with the San Francisco 49ers. Then, another dry spell ...
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 9:16 pm
The Greatest Football Card Nobody TalksThe pass had likely been thrown by either Joe Montana or Steve Young (who both played in the game) to wide-receiver John Taylor (No. 82), who was pretty much out of the play at the moment the picture was taken. Also in the frame is a sideline official ...
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 8:26 am
Skechers Factory Outlet Store opening inIt designs, develops and markets more than 3,000 styles for men, women and children. Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana and billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban are featured in some of its ad campaigns. Skechers has nearly 900 stores internationally and ...
Posted on 17 April 2014 | 2:19 am
Then vs. Now: 1998 Nissan 240SX Vs. 2013Joe Montana or Tom Brady? Madonna or Lady Gaga? The first love or the new flame? It’s in our nature to look in the rearview mirror, to measure the brightness of the present against the best of the past. It’s no different with car enthusiasts.
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 10:12 pm
The Great One14 years later, he remains hockey's most recognizable figure, suspending time as he once suspended disbelief. Imagine if Joe Montana were still America's quarterback. Of all the athletes who once took center stage -- and routinely took our breath away ...
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 5:22 am