BOB FORD RUMORS & GOSSIP

The NHL Should Be Playing At Home, Not At The Winter Olympics

from Bob Ford of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Not to pick on the NHL, which isn't crazy about the situation, either, but the league has compromised its level of play, put its players at greater risk of injury, and turned itself nearly inside out in order to shut itself down at the worst possible time. There isn't another sport out there that would do such a thing....
Via Kukla's Korner
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Albany hires Greg Gattuso as football coach

Greg Gattuso (ga-TWO-so) has been hired as the University at Albany's football coach. The 51-year-old Gattuso becomes the second football coach in the program's 41 varsity seasons, taking over for Bob Ford, who retired. Gattuso played at Penn State in the early 1980s. He was an assistant at Maryland the last three years. Gattuso was the head coach at Duquesne, like Albany...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Albany football coach Ford retires after 44 years

Albany's Bob Ford says goodbye on Saturday after more than four decades as football coach. The 76-year-old Ford ranks first among active FCS coaches with 265 career victories and fourth all-time. The school believes he's the only coach to take a team from the club level to Div. III, Div. II, and Div. I at one institution. Albany started club football under Ford in 1970...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers Continue To Struggle

from Bob Ford of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Paul Holmgren took his seat in the upper reaches of the Wells Fargo Center on Thursday night and once again, just like you, he waited for the madness to end. The Flyers came into the game against the New Jersey Devils having scored the fewest goals in the league, and exited it the same way. It is a team-wide slump that cost coach...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Longtiime Albany coach to retire

Longtime University at Albany football coach Bob Ford is coaching his last season. Ford announced Tuesday at the team's media day that he'll retire after the season. Hired in 1970, he's the longest tenured coach in college football. With 264 career victories, Ford ranks second among all active college coaches and first among active Division I coaches. He has been named...
Via Fox Sports
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Albany coach Bob Ford announces retirement

Longtime University at Albany football coach Bob Ford is coaching his last season. Ford announced Tuesday at the team's media day that he'll retire after the season. Hired in 1970, he's the longest tenured coach in college football. With 264 career victories, Ford ranks second among all active college coaches and first among active Division I coaches. He's been named...
Via Fox Sports
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Morning Muse: NFC East up for grabs, unless you’re the Philadephia Eagles

Good morning, Eagles fans! Part of your weekend was likely watching the NFC East teams still in the hunt–i.e. every team that is not the Philadelphia Eagles. With Dallas and the Redskins getting wins on Sunday and the Giants apparently thinking they had another bye week, things are getting really interesting in the fight for the top. The big story from the division is that, even...
Via Philly Sports Muse
December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Move Over, Bob Ford! Another Dirty Little Coward Emerges

DATELINE: HUMOR! Cole Hamels is a traditionalist. He believes you break in a ball player by breaking his back. There are no balls on every pitch thrown by Cole Hamels. The Philadelphia Phillie pitcher once was a World Series MVP, but now according to one GM, Hamels is a gutless coward on the order of Bob Ford. Ford shot Jesse James in the back—and Hamels took aim at the back of...
Via MyTeamRivals.com
May 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Football. Bob Ford Selected to Arkansas Hall of Fame

Former University of Memphis football letterman Bob Ford has been selected as a 2012 inductee into the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame. Ford becomes just the second Memphis Tiger football player to be voted into the prestigious Hall.
Via Memphis Tigers Athletics
November 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Lunch Break: Paterno's Future

Rhea Hughes talks with Bob Ford about the breaking news from the Sandusky scandal and Joe Patnero's future as head coach.   Photo Credit: Kelly Bayliss
Via NBC Philadelphia
November 09, 2011  |  Discuss
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