Tiger Woods limped off the golf course yesterday after shooting an ugly six-over-par 42 through nine holes. So the future of the PGA Tour is more of the same. No Tiger.
Back in 2006 we all knew Tiger Woods was eventually going to race past Jack Nicklaus' record of 18 major championships and set a new standard which would likely never be broken. It was a fact of life. Fast forward to 2011, and it is looking like a long-shot at best.
The Seattle Mariners have dumped Milton Bradley. Not a surprise. Despite being paid $12 million this season, he's batting .218. Which team will now hire him and proclaim, "He's a changed man"?
I was assigned to do a story on a man with terminal heart disease who as a dying wish, had requested to walk the hallowed grounds at Augusta National.
Thank you VCU Rams. We had no idea you even existed in February, yet you'll still be standing in April. Now that's sports!
Men aren't the only ones who cheat. Many married women cheat, and any woman sleeping with a married man is equally culpable. So again, why the beating of the drum about men-as-scumbags?
Ironically, Charlie Sheen and the others may be addicted to drugs, but because of our need to keep our dopamine highs by watching and reading about them, we have become addicted to that.
Few times in history has a rich and famous person so manically and frantically argued for his sobriety and sanity, while millions of viewers watch intuitively, questioning when the guillotine will fall.
The Knicks go into Miami and knock off the Heat 91-86, as Amar'e Stoudemire blocks LeBron James' layup in the final seconds.
Owner James Dolan swore that Isiah Thomas had nothing whatsoever to do with the Carmelo Anthony deal. As usual, Dolan took no questions.
The announcement that Mets ownership may seek a minority partner or two should not come as a major surprise.
How cool is Bobby Valentine? He's taking his job as Stamford's Safety Commissioner seriously. He was out directing traffic during the snowstorm.
They lead the league in yapping, and now they have a chance to just lead the league after playing a near perfect game in Foxboro. No turnovers, just 3 penalties.
All end-of-year lookbacks at the major stories, scandals, dramas and traumas contain one shared ingredient, one bizarre commonality built straight into their media DNA: How insanely fast we forget all about them.
The public may idolize them, but elite athletes report high levels of both unhappiness and deviant behavior.
Here is my top-10 list of individuals, from Brett Favre to Dave Chappelle, who provided us with valuable lessons this decade.