McIlroy Wins Golf’s US Open to Choruses of “Rory Rory Hallelujah”

The cascading choruses of “Rory Rory Hallelujah!” started early Sunday at the Hollywood Country Club overlooking Belfast Lough in Northern Ireland. The same celebratory song continued across the Atlantic Ocean at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, MD as well … Continue reading

FC Barcelona’s Beating Man U Proves That Bigger is NOT Always Better

FC Barcelona’s decisive victory over a more physically imposing Manchester United squad in this weekend’s UEFA Champions League Final refuted a timeless adage. On the soccer pitch of London’s new Wembley Stadium, Barcelona’s Lilliputians Lionel Messi, Xavi Hernandez, David Villa, … Continue reading

OKC’s Kevin Durant May Be Ringless, But He’s Aready Wedded to NBA Fans.

Oh so young, yet ever so gifted. A warm smile instead of an icy stare. A smaller market player with emerging global appeal. Liked and respected widely; not demonized and disrespected selectively. Seems genuinely humble, dominating games played by prideful … Continue reading

Recent Off-Field Sports Talk Eclipses On-Field Sports News

Of late, the off-field sports news originating from well known athletes has spoken far more loudly than their actual on-field exploits. Instead of great plays by great athletes capturing ESPN Sports Center highlights, chippy chatter, crazy conspiracy theories, inane attempts … Continue reading

Boston’s Big Ticket Won’t Guarantee Celtics Entry Into NBA Eastern Conference Final

Haggard and worn, the Boston Celtics’ Big Ticket won’t guarantee the team’s anticipated entry into the next round of the NBA playoffs. During last night’s 98-90 OT loss in Game 4 of the NBA Eastern Conference Semi-Finals, the Celtics’ Big … Continue reading

Lackluster LA Lakers Exit on Low Road from NBA Playoffs

The defending NBA Champion Los Angeles Lakers exited this year’s Western Conference Semi-Finals on perhaps the organization’s lowest road. Arguably the league’s most celebrated franchise for the past 25 years, the Lakers succumbed yesterday to the surging Dallas Mavericks 122 … Continue reading