As an avid sports fan, I listen to sports talk on radio almost daily. And at this time of year - Veterans Day - one certainly gets one's fill of paeans to our men and women in uniform.
It is the more significant developments happening off the field that are providing the foundation underlying the growth of the game and making 2009 the year we can finally say soccer is here to stay in America.
Old, new, it's not a battle of two sides anymore. Instead, it's a crowded pool where any fan can glean info, rumor, opinion, humor or just about anything else with a mouse click via the Web or Twitter.
Andre Agassi does not appear, to me, to be financially motivated, He appears to be a human being attempting to grow and find a happier sustainable place in this world.
When you need help it's great to admit that and get it. But excuse me for wondering aloud if rehab isn't a way to ensure that Steve Phillips will be employable again at some point in the future.
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I thought it would be fun to peruse the Huffington Post at the end of the week to see what's up on the site and what stories got the most attention. So here goes.
Goldman Sachs, poster child for the double-edge sword of mega-success, now finds that even an act of charity brings rebuke.
Let's make marathons more interesting. How about crawling through windmills? We could combine the very best that marathon racing and miniature golf have to offer.
It is not hyperbole to say that Bill Simmons is probably the most popular sportswriter in the country. And he got there via a path that, in the 1990s, was unconventional to say the least.
what's good for Gina's show biz aspirations unfortunately does pitifully little for those dedicated women athletes who see the growth of WMMA as their future.
How great was it to see Wade Phillips lose a game in Denver for the other team? It took him 15 years, but Wade Phillips finally helped the Broncos win a football game.
Yes, the offensive line did an outstanding job, but Dallas' total of zero sacks also speaks to Eli's ever-improving savvy back there.
Even as a structured settlement consultant, I was stunned to learn that within two years of retirement, 78 percent of NFL players are bankrupt or under financial stress.
You remember the story quite well: a young president and his party are soundly defeated in the midterm elections. It really sounds good, but it ain't gonna happen this time.
Are New York Times readers, and ESPN viewers really well-served by commentaries that essentially boil down to, "Don't be rude; it's not really helpful to anyone?"