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Entries by Len Berman from 12/2009

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 12.01.2009 | New York

If Tiger Woods really had a minor car accident he would be talking to the media. His silence is deafening. If "his people" are advising him on how to handle this situation, he needs new "people."

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 12.02.2009 | New York

Not a misprint. The Knicks pummeled Phoenix 126-99 to improve their stellar record to 4-14. They're only 10 games out of first place. Then again they've only played 18.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 12.03.2009 | New York

Grady Sizemore of the Indians is lawyering up after somebody stole suggestive pictures of him from his girlfriend's email. Other than the ability to receive Len's Top 5, the Internet is "the devil's workshop!"

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 12.04.2009 | New York

There will never be another feel good football story out of Hofstra like wide receiver Wayne Chrebet overcoming all odds to make the Jets. Hofstra has eliminated football.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 12.07.2009 | New York

My vote was due today. I'm one of those anonymous people who vote for the Heisman Trophy. It doesn't matter that I rarely see a college football game in person, they send me a ballot anyway.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 12.08.2009 | New York

Former wide receiver Plaxico Burress isn't crazy about being in jail. He's two months into his two year sentence after shooting himself in the leg. And he's applied for a work furlough.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 12.09.2009 | New York

When will it all stop? How will it all end? I'm starting to wonder if it's at all possible for Tiger's life to ever return to some sense of normalcy. But of course, he's the one who started all this.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 12.10.2009 | New York

California Congressman Joe Baca says forget about that legislation that he proposed to honor Tiger Woods with a Congressional Gold Medal. Good call, Joe.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 12.11.2009 | New York

Life & Style magazine quoted golfer Ben Crane as saying that Tiger's "a phony and a fake." Crane denies he ever said it. That locker room on the PGA tour sure is gonna be a fun place.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 12.14.2009 | New York

Don't look now, but here come the New York Knicks. After their impressive win in New Orleans Friday night they have now won four straight. And suddenly they're talking playoffs. Playoffs?

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 12.15.2009 | New York

Tag Heuer watches said yesterday they'll continue with Tiger Woods because his personal life isn't their business. Later in the day it apparently became their business.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 12.16.2009 | New York

College math: the Big 10 is considering expanding from 11 teams to 12.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 12.17.2009 | New York

Tiger Woods is selected "Athlete of the Decade" by U.S. sports editors. The ballots have yet to be counted for "Husband of the Year."

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 12.18.2009 | New York

The great Ty Cobb was born on this date in 1886. Against today's pitchers he'd probably bat only .280 or so. Then again, he'd be 123 years old.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 12.21.2009 | New York

And then there was one. The Saints were beaten by the Cowboys for their first loss of the season. That leaves the Indianapolis Colts as the only undefeated team in the NFL at 14-0.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 12.22.2009 | New York

In Monday night football, the Giants awaken and roll over Washington 45-12. Where was this team all season?

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 12.23.2009 | New York

Here's a warning to wayward athletes and other denizens of the sports world. Word is that the launch of TMZsports.com is right around the corner. That's not good news if you misbehave.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 12.24.2009 | New York
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There's finally a fight people are excited about, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao in March, but the two sides are bickering over drug testing. That's the problem with boxing, no central control.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 12.24.2009 | New York

Collected here are my Top 5 best and worst sports stories of the year.