Speed Read: Lance Follows Watson Into Sunset

Sigh. Just 24 hours ago, the idea of Tom Watson winning the British Open and Lance Armstrong winning the Tour de France didn’t seem all that far-fetched. In fact, we were all starting to believe that it all had to happen. Why would they come this far just to fail in the end?

Much has been […]

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Open Contender To Withdraw For Birth Of His Kid?

The big story at the British Open is the stunning resurgence of 59-year-old Tom Watson, a five-time winner of the tournament who took down Jack Nicklaus in one of the great duels in golf history 32 years ago on the same course. Just as compelling, however, is the possible dilemma facing Ross Fisher, who is […]

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Lenny Dykstra’s Financial Meltdown Is Complete

Just over a week after Lenny Dykstra filed bankruptcy and then gave a bizarre interview to CNBC saying that it was just a “reorganization” tactic to get his financial ducks in a row, word comes that he is, in fact, pretty much broke. This despite claims from his lawyer last week that his stated assets […]

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Autopsy Reveals Gatti May Have Hanged Himself

Despite the fact that police announced nearly immediately that Arturo Gatti was strangled to death by his wife last weekend, a report in a Brazilian newspaper claims that the circumstance of Gatti’s death are anything but clear. The JORNAL DE COMERCIO acquired an autospy report that indicates he very well could have killed himself while […]

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Speed Read: Turnberry Getting Its Revenge Today

After a day that saw the lowest opening round ever at the British Open Championship and a 59-year-old dude lapping Turnberry like it’s a pitch-and-putt, it appears that the golf gods are turning the screws on the field today. Let’s put it this way, Tiger Woods has moved up more than 20 spots on the […]

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Speed Read: Married MLBer Asked Out An Intern?

This isn’t what you would call the most eventful week in sports. In fact, tonight is one of the only nights all year when none of the major sports are playing regular-season games (yeah, there’s the whole Home Run Derby thing, but we’ll get to that later). I mean, I’m almost forced to lead with […]

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Delaware Receiver Arrested For Stabbing Himself

On the evening of May 30, University of Delaware wide receiver Mark Duncan staggered to the emergency room in his college town of Newark after being stabbed. Duncan was Delaware’s leading receiver last year and ran a kickoff back for a touchdown in the 2007 national championship game. Six weeks after the incident, someone’s finally […]

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MLB Players Are Scared Of Staying In Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Brewers have seen a resurgence over the past three years after sitting mostly dormant for the 20 or so years following their lone World Series appearance. And while you might attribute that to such things as developing good talent or having Bud Selig less involved, the real answer is pretty clear — the […]

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Speed Read: Another McNair Mistress In Minny?

Speculation has been rampant that one of the reasons that Sahel Kazemi decided to kill Steve McNair was because she suspected that McNair was involved with yet another woman who was not his wife.

And now, the NEW YORK DAILY NEWS says they have discovered that McNair was involved in what they characterize as a “longtime […]

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Speed Read: Phillies Destroy Reds Like It’s 1892

The Cincinnati Reds have been playing baseball for nearly 120 years, but never had they been beaten as badly as they were last night by the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Back on July 26th, 1892, the Phillies blasted the Reds 26-6 at the Baker Bowl. That would stand for nearly 107 years as the […]

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