About Roy

The plan didn’t go exactly the way I thought it would, which, they tell me, is why they make erasers. Or these days a delete button.

After graduating from the University of Miami in 1974 with a degree in communications and a resume that included being sports editor and editor-in-chief of the award-winning school newspaper, the Miami Hurricane, I was certain I’d be headed back to my native New York to cover the Rangers, Knicks, Jets or Yankees for either the New York Daily News, Post or Newsday. Who knows, maybe if I was really lucky, the staid New York Times would be hot on my trail, too …

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Sunday Morning Coffee — November 21, 2021 — What If?

21 Nov 2021 I By Roy Berger

Yeah, I know. If “Ifs and Buts” were candy and nuts every day would be Christmas. But they’re not. In fact, there’s only one day of Christmas. Which leads me…

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Sunday Morning Coffee — November 7, 2021 — Sunday Morning Scramble

07 Nov 2021 I By Roy Berger

Rested off our bye week, we’ve changed our clocks, and now with the extra hour we’re fresh and ready to scramble up a few breakfast bits to go with our…

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Sunday Morning Coffee — October 24, 2021 — Up Close With Roy

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Roy Firestone lived every kid’s dream. Grown-ups, too. And he’s not finished. In the 1980s and 90s you couldn’t turn on ESPN or Sunday Night Football, or a sitcom or…

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Sunday Morning Coffee — October 17, 2021 — “He Owes This Entire City An Apology…”

17 Oct 2021 I By Roy Berger

Jon Gruden had everything in the world going for him. And then he didn’t. Jon Gruden had stature, celebrity and fame. And then he didn’t. In one gigantic turnover, after…

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Sunday Morning Coffee — October 10, 2021 — Sunday Morning Scramble

10 Oct 2021 I By Roy Berger

Saturday night was a tough night for Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  Their football team, riding a 19-game winning streak and number one in the country for another day or two, got beat…

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Sunday Morning Coffee — October 3, 2021 — Strip Monopoly; For Pete’s Sake and Take This Job…

03 Oct 2021 I By Roy Berger

It’s the ultimate contest of Monopoly and MGM Resorts appears to have an insurmountable lead. If the name of the game is purchasing as many properties as you can and…

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