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Dick Heller

Articles by Dick Heller

Dick Heller: Senators' Vernon deserves induction

More than 200 family members and friends celebrated Thanksgiving five days early last week during a memorial service for Mickey Vernon at Widener University in Chester, Pa. Published November 25, 2008

'Just kneel down, Joe'

Dick Heller: Pisarcik didn't, and his fumble forever changed game. Published November 23, 2008

BCS not Obama's concern

Dick Heller: It's nice that President-elect Barack Obama wants changes in the ludicrous BCS ... but why? Published November 20, 2008

DICK HELLER: Rebirth of a rivalry at Byrd Stadium

Good football players and teams make plays when they have to, which is exactly what Maryland did Saturday at Byrd Stadium. As a result, the maddeningly inconsistent Terrapins live to fight another day or two for a title in the ACC's Atlantic Division. Published November 16, 2008

Major leaguers in camouflage

Can you imagine baseball stars like Alex Rodriguez, Chase Utley and Cliff Lee doffing their stretch-knit uniforms to don military duds? Published November 11, 2008

Feller didn't balk

Dick Heller: Pitcher, other players served in WWII. Published November 5, 2008

Portis a student of history

Once, a long time ago, O.J. Simpson was considered a good guy by most people - and possibly the best running back in NFL history. Published November 2, 2008

Mr. October's three-for-all

The Way It Was: As the New York Yankees took batting practice before Game 6 of the 1977 World Series, Reggie Jackson whacked ball after ball into the right-field seats at Yankee Stadium. Published October 19, 2008

Dick Heller: A different District during feverish 1950s

Archbishop Carroll High School will induct 11 athletes and one coach from the 1950s into its Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, and the occasion provides a chance to examine the changes in sports and society hereabouts over a half-century. Published October 18, 2008

A hit, no bat

Heller: Brinkman starred alongside Howard for the Senators Published October 5, 2008

Dick Heller: Minding his temper

Although Tommy Bolt won 15 PGA Tour events and is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame, that's not why fans remembered him. Published September 28, 2008

DICK HELLER: Rocket's red glare not needed at the Stadium

Hunkered down in his hurricane-battered Houston mansion this week, Roger Clemens told the New York Post he was "heartbroken" not to be included in those closing ceremonies at Yankee Stadium the other night. Published September 27, 2008