Book Review: Paradise Found

Review by Budd Bailey The first and last time that many of us knew anything about Paradise, California, was on November 8, 2018. An enormous wildfire ran through the town…

Book Review: Playmakers

Review by Budd Bailey Mike Florio has some opinions about the state of the National Football League, and he’d like to share them. No, that’s not right. That statement doesn’t…

Dome Sweet Dome

By Budd Bailey You only have the chance to discuss what sort of new stadium should be built for its football team every 40 or 50 years or so. We’re…

Book Review: The Ice Bowl

Review by Budd Bailey Almost a year after the birth of the Super Bowl, the Ice Bowl was born. That became the unofficial nickname of the NFL Championship game of…

Book Review: Heart and Steel

Review by Budd Bailey At the end of the author’s note that starts his autobiography, Bill Cowher writes, “All in all, I coached the Steelers for 261 games. Fifteen years…

Book Review: Overtime

Review by Budd Bailey It may be time to call John U. Bacon the writer-in-residence for the University of Michigan’s football program. He’s earned that title. After all, Bacon has…

Review: The Q Factor

Review by Budd Bailey Looking into the future when it comes to young pro football players is not exactly a science. That’s part of the fun of the NFL draft,…

Book Review: The Game

Book Review by Budd Bailey It seems difficult to grasp the idea that one of the most famous games in college football history – and one that doesn’t date back…

Where’s Budd Bailey? Carrier Dome

By Budd Bailey, Buffalo Sports Page Columnist It was Parents’ Weekend for everyone else at Syracuse University last weekend, as the Orange football team hosted nationally ranked North Carolina State….