Book Review: Scotty

Review by Budd Bailey Ken Dryden just might be my favorite author. Dryden has written seven books over the years, in-between his other projects. Remember that he also was a…

Book Review: Play by Play

By Budd Bailey The best announcers are the ones that the listeners grow comfortable to their voices. They are the ones that clearly know their business, handle everything professionally, and…

Book Review: NFL Century

Review by Budd Bailey The National Football League is in the midst of celebrating its 100th season right now, and it is really good at it. The century mark is…

Review: Taro Lives!

Review by Budd Bailey When I worked for the Buffalo Sabres’ public relations department about 30 years ago, I received a phone call from someone who had the same position…

Book Review: Ali

Review by Budd Bailey Go ahead. Just try to explain in a relatively few words the life and times of Muhammad Ali to someone who knows nothing about it (probably…

Book Review: Homegrown

Review by Budd Bailey Sometimes a sports championship season looks like almost too simple, as if the plan set a few years in the past comes together just like it…

Book Review: John Cangelosi

By Budd Bailey Most baseball fans of a certain age remember John Cangelosi. That’s probably because he was relatively small. A few players have done well despite not having an…