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Sideline Chatter: Dwight Perry

Sideline Chatter: Dwight Perry

Saturday, December 20
Yeah, it must not be the shoes, but thanks for trying | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

Michael Jordan’s sneakers from his freshman season at North Carolina turn out to be fake.

Thursday, December 18

Laundry list for NFL as flags fly at record pace | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

Penalty mark set to fall this weekend.

Tuesday, December 16

A bowl game that’s not all it’s quacked up to be | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

And the Oscar goes to ... both of the coaches in the Duck Commander Independence Bowl.

Saturday, December 13

Would he have been any happier with an eagle? | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

The Aussie golfer got victimized by a pilfering crow during this year’s Australian PGA Championship when the blackbird snatched his tee shot from the fairway and flew off with it into a nearby tree.

Thursday, December 11

For Daniel Engelbrecht, a special comeback | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

Daniel Engelbrecht, the German soccer player who collapsed during a match and underwent four heart surgeries in 16 months, not only returned to the Stuttgarter Kickers with a defibrillator in his chest but scored the winning goal against Wehen-Wiesbaden in the 90th minute.

Tuesday, December 9

Well, what did you expect, a Jack-in-the-Box antenna ball? | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl participants will receive Chick-fil-A gift cards

Friday, December 5

Where is the love for Gus the kicking mule? | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

The Fictitious Athlete Hall of Fame, created by, has added four baseball movie characters — catcher Crash Davis (“Bull Durham”), pitcher Ricky “Wild Thing” Vaughn (“Major League”), outfielder Roy Hobbs (“The Natural”) and broa

Thursday, December 4

Maybe not the target audience Penn State had in mind | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

Penn State’s athletic department, in sending out computer-generated letters seeking renewal of football season tickets, somehow mailed one to Jerry Sandusky at his State College residence.

Tuesday, December 2

Looks like the happy couple headed for checkered flag | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

Race car drivers Courtney Force and Graham Rahal are engaged to be married.

Saturday, November 29

What did you expect, he was used to making saves | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

Patrick O’Brien, a 26-year-old paramedic and backup goaltender for the Gander (Newfoundland) Flyers hockey team, rushed out of the dressing room in his game gear to perform CPR on a fan who gone into cardiac arrest. The fan was hospitalized in stable condition.

Thursday, November 27

Personal fouls? it’s better to watch them than commit them | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

When you seat relatives who haven’t seen each other for a year at a table with a gallon of wine and a carving knife,” pointed out comedian Argus Hamilton, “God only knows how many lives the Dallas Cowboys game saves every Thanksgiving.”