Frank Deford appears in the following:
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
We've passed the vernal equinox and baseball's Opening Day was Monday, but Frank Deford argues that there's really only one true first day of spring: the arrival of the Masters golf tournament.
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Commentator Frank Deford thinks some of the proposed changes to make professional baseball more exciting won't help.
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
From the black power salute at the '68 Olympics to Michael Jordan to Colin Kaepernick, commentator Frank Deford looks at the changing role of protest in sports through the decades.
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
The Cowboys have won only two playoff games in the past 20 years, but all of a sudden, they are once again a force again in the NFL, says commentator Frank Deford.
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
NFL ratings are down and commentator Frank Deford says you can't blame it on all the attention the election is getting.
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
College football can feature some of the most lopsided scores in sports. Commentator Frank Deford traces the reason why, right back to its roots.
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
There is no rhyme or reason for how suspensions are handed out in sports, according to commentator Frank Deford. He thinks it's time for that to change.
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
There are no more perfect 10s in gymnastics, so the sports commentator is leaping off the balance beam and into the Olympic pool.
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
More than statues of generals or politicians, those of athletes are remembrances of good things past, says Frank Deford.
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Recent comments from NFL executives on the safety of football have Frank Deford wondering, when will we Americans stop adoring the game?
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
They invariably never live up to what the politicians and construction moguls promise, says sports commentator Frank Deford.
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
The team trounced Syracuse 82-51 to win a record fourth straight NCAA championship. Commentator Frank Deford has an appreciation of the team, along with its coach and star player Breanna Stewart.
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
This shot has come a far piece since it was adopted by the NBA in 1979, and Stephen Curry's prowess will make it an even bigger part of the game, according to sports commentator Frank Deford.
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
For Frank Deford, the best football games are those played with two star quarterbacks, because football needs quarterbacks.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Cities lose sports teams, as occasionally things have to change, and that's just part of life, according to sports commentator Frank Deford.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
It's called "the beautiful game," but sports commentator Frank Deford says that's because of who plays soccer, not because of how it's played.
Wednesday, January 06, 2016
Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens should be interrogated by the baseball commissioner the same way Pete Rose has been, opines sports commentator Frank Deford.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
With the NBA's new ad campaign against gun violence, commentator Frank Deford says a bunch of athletes may finally provide the first successful nudge toward stiffer firearm regulation.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Basketball players don't endure numerous concussions like some football players do, nor do they suffer the arm injuries common to baseball pitchers. But the grind on the hardwood can wear bodies down.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
When two teams play a game that doesn't count, call it what it is — an exhibition. Sports commentator Frank Deford reminds us that words, and their meanings, matter.