Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
Glauber has been Newsday's national football columnist since 1992. He was Newsday's football writer covering the Jets and Giants, as well as the NFL, from 1989-91.
Before coming to Newsday, Glauber covered the Giants from 1985-88 for Gannett Weschester-Rockland Newspapers. He was The Sporting News' national football columnist from 1993-96.
Glauber earned the Newsday Publisher's Award for Sports in February 2006, and was the winner of the 2003 Barney Kremenko Sports Journalism Award, presented by the Nassau County Sports Commission for insightful reporting and commentary on professional sports. He has has won first-place awards in the Pro Football Writers Association contests in columns, features, enterprise features and enterprise news. His four-part series on Life After Football in 1997 won first place in the New York State Associated Press Sports Editors competition. His report on the controversial use of new helmets in the NFL won first place in the PFWA's 2001 writing competition. Glauber was on the team of Newsday writers that won a first-place award from the Associated Press Sports Editors for a 1995 series on concussions.
Glauber is a regular contributor on ESPN2’s "First Take" morning show, and is the NFL insider for Sporting News Radio.
Glauber is a 1977 graduate of Manhattanville College in Purchase, NY and a 1973 graduate of White Plains High School in Westchester.
Former Vikings head coach Mike Tice, a Bayshore native who played at Central Islip and then at Maryland before enjoying a 14-year career as an NFL tight end, won’t be coaching this season. It’s the first time since 1996 that he isn’t coaching, and he admits there are some symptoms.
But it’s not as if he didn’t try landing another job. After being fired by the Bears, Tice couldn’t hook on with...Read more »
Three Atlanta-based radio talk show hosts lost their jobs yesterday over a cruel skit making fun of former Saints safety Steve Gleason, who suffers from the incurable disease ALS. After being fired, all three offered public apologies, and Gleason has accepted them all with the kind of grace and class that the rest of us can only hope to emulate.
Gleason, who communicates via a computer on...Read more »
Three Atlanta radio talk-show hosts have been fired for mocking former Saints safety Steve Gleason, who suffers from ALS. Management from 790 AM made the announcement this afternoon, hours after a segment in which the three hosts made fun of Gleason.
During the segment, someone saying he was Gleason called into the show as part of what was billed as a "media tour." The person pretended...Read more »
Bills defensive end Mario Williams got into a little hot water on Thursday when he described new defensive coordinator Mike Pettine’s defensive philosophy as follows: “He usually says, ‘Kill ‘em or hurt ‘em,’” Williams said “That’s what I always hear.”
But in this day and age of keen sensitivity toward those kinds of words – see: last year’s Saints’ bounty scandal – Williams took back what...Read more »