U.S. individual figure skaters left the Olympics without a medal for the first time in more than three-quarters of a century, costing the athletes million-dollar annual earning potential and the American program a building block for the future.
It is not easy to put the biography of a football coach on the stage. “Lombardi,” by Eric Simonson, based on a book by David Maraniss, is just such a temerarious enterprise, and Broadway’s arena-style Circle in the Square theater makes things even that much harder.
Secaucus, New Jersey, plans ice sculptures, food trucks and a beer garden only two miles from the National Football League’s championship game. The competition? Manhattan’s Super Bowl Boulevard, featuring concerts, autograph signings and 180-foot-long toboggan run on Broadway.
Forget Manhattan’s Super Bowl Boulevard and its concerts, autograph signings and 180-foot-long toboggan run on Broadway. Who needs them when Secaucus, New Jersey, will offer ice sculptures, food trucks and a beer garden only two miles from the big game?
Before Tom Brady and Eli Manning, before Brett Favre, Joe Namath, Joe Montana and John Elway, there was Bart Starr. He was “America’s Quarterback,” as the title of Keith Dunnavant’s new book would have it.