It has been more than 50 years since the birth of the American Football League, the rebel organization that was scoffed at during its infancy, but ultimately changed the landscape of professional football and made the NFL the most powerful sports entity in the world. Please enjoy this in-depth retrospective of the AFL's 10-year history that brings to life its greatest games and greatest names.
I was born in 1962, have been a professional sports writer in Rochester, N.Y. for the Democrat and Chronicle for 25 years, am married and the father of three children.
My primary beat is coverage of the Buffalo Bills, as well as golf, lacrosse, and hockey.
I am the author of 16 books including the definitive two-volume history of the Bills.read more