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Entries by Len Berman from 09/2012

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 09.04.2012 | New York

Bad news. The NFL season begins tomorrow and no talks are scheduled with locked out officials.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 09.05.2012 | New York

Tennis needs a youth movement. Not just in the U.S. but around the world. Remember when Boris Becker blazed through Wimbledon, taking the title at the age of 17? Ancient history. It's the usual suspects fighting for the title. Where are the teeny boppers?

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 09.06.2012 | New York

Andy Roddick heads into retirement after losing in four sets in the quarterfinals to Juan Martin del Potro.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 09.07.2012 | New York

Rory McIlroy is one of four golfers who shot an eight-under-64 to lead the way at the BMW Championship in Carmel, Indiana. Tiger Woods is one stroke back.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 09.10.2012 | New York

What does the preseason mean? The Jets scored 31 total points in their four preseason games. They scored 48 yesterday in their regular season opening day win against Buffalo.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 09.11.2012 | New York

Andy Murray wins the U.S. Open in five sets over Novak Djokovic. It's Britain's first male grand slam win in 76 years.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 09.12.2012 | New York

During the Cowboys opening night win over the Giants, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was seen on camera having his son-in-law wipe his glasses for him. Well he's received so much ribbing he now wants to have the last laugh.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 09.13.2012 | New York

U-Conn basketball coach Jim Calhoun reportedly will announce his retirement today after 26 years with the Huskies. He won three national titles.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 09.14.2012 | New York

The Red Sox are not for sale. So says ownership in denying a Fox Business report that the team is being shopped around.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 09.18.2012 | New York

The NFL showed linebacker Jonathan Vilma a sworn statement from former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams saying that Vilma placed a $10,000 bounty on Brett Favre. Vilma's attorney calls the charge a lie.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 09.19.2012 | New York

Baltimore scored two in the ninth to tie and two in the 18th to beat Seattle 4-2. The Orioles and Yankees are tied for first place again.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 09.20.2012 | New York

None other than Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones suggests that "taking a knee" should be outlawed from the game. He calls it "a wasted play."

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 09.21.2012 | New York

The Washington Nationals clinch the first Washington baseball postseason appearance since 1933. The Cincinnati Reds also clinch a postseason berth.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 09.24.2012 | New York

There you have it. The president predicts a White Sox/Nationals World Series. Nothing provincial there. Chicago and Washington are his main hangouts.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 09.25.2012 | New York

This might be a first. A New Jersey high school football game was canceled because they feared for the underdogs.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 09.27.2012 | New York

The long national nightmare is over, the NFL officials lockout has ended. NFL officials will return tonight for the Browns/Ravens game.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 09.28.2012 | New York

Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey wins his 20th game, the first knuckleballer to do so since Joe Niekro in 1980.