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Who Can Weather Brutal Conditions at the British Open?

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

With the British Open set to begin Thursday at Royal St. George's in the wonderfully named Sandwich, England, it's time to acknowledge that what we're about to watch is going to be painfully entertaining. You know how it is when scores soar at the U.S. Open (that didn't happen last year, ...

Chicago is Poised to Run Away With the East

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

This post isn't going to be about Derrick Rose deserving to be the NBA's Most Valuable Player. It's also not going to be about Tom Thibodeau being a legitimate candidate for the league's Coach of the Year. But given the flow of the forthcoming words those two points should be completely, ...

Alaskan Wins Iditarod in Smashing Fashion

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Something tells me John Baker won't have to buy a drink in his hometown for quite awhile. And when you live above the Arctic Circle, well, it seems like there would be plenty of reason to nip the bottle aside from what is sure to be quite a celebration in Baker's ...

What Does Kyrie Irving’s Injury Mean for Duke?

Friday, December 10th, 2010

You didn't really think Duke was going to go undefeated or something this year, did you? Surely, you know better than that. But, naturally, as one of the most talented teams in the country with Nolan Smith, Kyle Singler and freshman sensation Kyrie Irving, mixed in with a very down ACC ...

It’s Good to See Albert Haynesworth Back in the News

Monday, December 6th, 2010

Thank you, Phillip Daniels. Seriously, why did it take so long for somebody within the Washington Redskins organization to call out Albert Haynesworth, and by extension head coach Mike Shanahan, for the disaster that situation has turned into? The simple truth is Haynesworth and Shanahan have been a bad match from the ...

That Kyrie Irving Kid is Pretty Good

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

There are those of us on this site that follow college basketball recruiting somewhat closely. That's how we first came to know Kyrie Irving is really, really good at Mr. Naismith's game. You see, there was a time when Indiana coach Tom Crean was putting all his eggs into the Irving ...

Troy Tulowitzki’s Agent Must Be Brilliant

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Only in Major League Baseball could a player like Troy Tulowitzki ink that kind of deal. Honestly, have you seen the numbers on that thing? On Tuesday Tulowitzki and the Rockies agreed to a seven-year, $134 million contract extension that runs through the 2020 season. Factored in with his current contract ...