The Masters at Augusta National: A Tradition Unlike Any Other

Each spring, tradition abounds at Augusta National Golf Club. Sportscaster Jim Nantz’s instantly recognizable words, “a tradition unlike any other,” eloquently capture the essence of the golf’s most prestigious event. One of four United States major golf tournaments held each … Continue reading

Tiger (as in Woods): One of my Favorite Sports “Animals”

When a tiger roams the jungle, the animal kingdom’s largest cat is identified by its distinct black vertical stripes and reddish-orange fur.

However, when another Tiger – as in Woods – prowls the greens and fairways of the world’s top golf courses, he’s also instantly spotted.

In the case of our generation’s top golfer, this single named athlete is recognized by powerful drives, expert chipping, precise putting and bright red polo shirts.

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ESPN Announces Dancing with the Stars Spin-off (Satire)

(Satire) Dancing with the Stars kicks off Monday on ABC. In a surprise twist, Dancing with the Stars’ (DWTS) unparalleled success has now spawned a spin-off sports show slotted for next spring on affiliate network ESPN. Aptly named Dancing with … Continue reading

No Penance for Louisville’s Basketball Coach Rick Pitino

Another fallen skirt chaser in the sports world will not be disciplined. University of Louisville Athletic Director Tom Jurich reiterated his school’s unwavering support for Men’s Basketball Coach Rick Pitino yesterday following the conviction of Karen Cunagin Sypher, 50, for … Continue reading

Nike – Just (Can’t) Do It!

Nike – the world’s leading sports brand…just CAN’T do it! Fire Tiger Woods, that is. Earlier this week Sports Business Journal quoted Nike Chairman and Co-founder Phil Knight’s carelessly casual comment concerning Woods’ X-rated, extra-marital escapades. Knight said, “When Tiger’s … Continue reading