Dec 18, 2010 16:09 EST
UConn women won't get proper due for a streak as remarkable as the one that came before. Different eras. Different streaks. Different ball.
Dec 15, 2010 19:36 EST
No matter that pitcher Cliff Lee left $30 million on the table; he's still in the money.. To hear some people in baseball talk, they may have to hold a benefit to make sure Cliff Lee has enough left in his bank account for retirement.
Dec 11, 2010 15:56 EST
Michael Vick's complaint about late hits shows how far he's come in remarkable comeback. The fans seem to have forgiven, if not completely forgotten. Evidence of that comes straight from the NFL's election central, where Michael Vick is leading all players in voting for the Pro Bowl.
Dec 08, 2010 19:24 EST
Boxing Hall of Fame honor finds Mike Tyson not only alive but surprisingly well. Mike Tyson and I were sitting around a few months back, talking about life.
Dec 04, 2010 16:48 EST
From fighting hunger to just hungry, there's a name game for all the football bowl games. Want to fight hunger? There's a bowl for that.
Dec 01, 2010 20:35 EST
Cam Newton is a winner, but he's not alone in the NCAA's timely ruling. Here's hoping the slap on Cecil Newton's wrist really stung. Then maybe he'll remember it next time he tries to sell a son to the highest bidder in college football.
Nov 30, 2010 04:06 EST
Jeter's request for crazy money not as crazy as it may seem for the Yankees icon. There will come a time in the near future when a plaque honoring Derek Jeter will join some of the great Yankees of the past behind the center-field fence at the new stadium in the Bronx.
Nov 23, 2010 04:57 EST
Childress gone while Favre remains in a season gone bad for Minnesota Vikings. Brett Favre has a new coach who seems to really, really like him. He's also got a couple of games in front of him that even the hapless Minnesota Vikings can win.
Nov 20, 2010 15:14 EST
Tiger Woods opens up, only to show that there's not much there. The early reviews are in, and they're not terribly kind.
Nov 11, 2010 18:32 EST
Riding with Manny Pacquiao a few days before boxing's biggest fight of the year. The champ was running late, which was not surprising because the champ is always running late. More worrisome on this day was that Manny Pacquiao couldn't be found in the sprawling hotel suite that serves as ground zero for him and his entourage.
Nov 06, 2010 15:24 EDT
Moss should be happy with the food in Tennessee and the Titans figure to be happy with Moss. Jack Cawthon knows a little something about ribs. He's been serving them up for 35 years now, long enough to back up his claim that he is the barbecue king of Nashville.
Nov 03, 2010 19:21 EDT
Pacquiao comes to America for a fight, only to help out in an election. The day after America's midterm election, Manny Pacquiao was talking politics. Understandable, since the boxing sensation has a side career as a congressman in the Philippines.
Oct 29, 2010 04:43 EDT
For Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton, the battle goes far beyond what happens on the field. He was the can't-miss kid, a talent so prodigious that he may have rewritten the record books had things gone according to plan.
Oct 28, 2010 04:29 EDT
Giants have a chance to finally put the Bonds era in the past with the anti-Barrys. The statue out front says Willie. The cove past right field belongs to McCovey.
Oct 26, 2010 03:51 EDT
Brett Favre can make all his issues go away by finally saying goodbye for good. There was always the possibility it could all turn sour, though Brett Favre could never have imagined this when his teammates and the promise of more glory lured him off his Mississippi farm for what was supposed to be one last magical season.
Oct 23, 2010 16:32 EDT
In Vegas books, Steelers remain a favorite, NFL crackdown not viewed as game changer. The number was the same for both the wise guys and the people who bookies in this gambling city like to call squares. On the big electronic board in the sports book at the Red Rock resort, the Pittsburgh Steelers were 3-point favorites to win on the road in Miami, a spread that wouldn't change much even if James Harrison made good on his threat to retire.
Oct 20, 2010 19:01 EDT
Players' union using some new tactics in PR campaign against Lockout Island. There's a widget you can add to your laptop if you really want to be bummed out. A countdown clock, courtesy of your favorite NFL players, to the time when football, as we know it, will surely end.
Oct 19, 2010 03:55 EDT
Time for NFL to stop talking about getting tough on head hunters and really do it. Hines Ward is a tough guy in a tough league, so it wasn't surprising that he enjoyed the knockout hits his Steelers teammate James Harrison delivered Sunday against the Cleveland Browns.
Oct 16, 2010 13:59 EDT
Once fearsome and feared, a gentler Mike Tyson embarks on a new path after all these years. One little blond kid was bouncing on Mike Tyson's left leg, while his equally blond toddler brother occupied the other. The former baddest man on the planet once threatened to eat children, but now he was playing with two.
Oct 13, 2010 19:20 EDT
On the eve of the first BCS rankings there's a good chance these will get it right. It's midway through the season and all seems surprisingly well in college football. The defending national champion has gone down, there's a consensus No. 1 in the polls, and Boise State is getting at least a modicum of respect not possible in recent years.