Frank Deford appears in the following:
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
This year, the extra-point line of scrimmage has been moved back to the 15-yard line. Will that make any demonstrable difference in lowering the conversion rate?
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
As Serena Williams seeks her 22nd Grand Slam title, commentator Frank Deford wishes tennis produced more competitors worthy of her.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
As NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and star quarterback Tom Brady head to court over "deflategate," commentator Frank Deford says it's time for Goodell to be replaced in the league's front office.
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Commentator Frank Deford weighs in on two of the youngest, brightest stars in professional baseball.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Commentator Frank Deford isn't crazy about the new boxing movie Southpaw. He says its shortcomings are typical of Hollywood's depiction of boxing.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
The legal loophole that allows people to bet on fantasy sports teams but not real ones is attracting big money. Fantasy games may trump real ones soon, says commentator Frank Deford.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Commentator Frank Deford says female supporters will play a key role in sustaining enthusiasm for women's sports after an exciting U.S. Women's World Cup win.
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Baseball statistics have been around almost as long as the game. But a recent statistic explosion has led to covert skulduggery, industrial espionage and power politics. In baseball!
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Major League Baseball's All-Star Game may be less starry than usual this year because of Kansas City fans' campaign to get as many Royals players as possible into the game.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Summer is finally here and commentator Frank Deford rounds up some of the sights and (softer) sounds of the season. And he says it's time for a new job on the courts of Wimbledon.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
If ESPN wants to honor selfless players, it should give awards for courage to unknown people who achieve great feats.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Tennis players Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic both have the potential to win Grand Slams, one of the rarest achievements in sports. But it's not an easy feat.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Tom Brady could be guilty of one of the worst transgressions in sport — purposely defiling the part of the game that makes it fair and square.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
The Patriots quarterback was recently suspended for his apparent role in underinflating game balls. For commentator Frank Deford, "Deflategate" is as much about Brady's vanity as it is about victory.
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Retired baseball player Derek Jeter is leading the charge to find ways for players to speak to fans without media middlemen.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
As some boxing fans await a major welterweight matchup on Saturday, it's clear that the sport is struggling to keep the attention on the boxers' athleticism rather than their riches.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
As Jenner prepares for an interview in which he's expected to talk about his gender identity, commentator Frank Deford looks back at the reality TV star's days as an Olympic athlete adjusting to fame.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Baseball players' arms are becoming more like football players' heads — subject to frequent injury and in need of immobilizing surgery.
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
The curmudgeonly sports commentator is pessimistic about the sport's prospects in the U.S.
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Hundley, who died last week at age 80, was one of the first former NBA players whom the Basketball Hall of Fame honored for calling games.