Already one of the best supported English teams here with over 40 supporters groups nationwide, Spurs recently signed a new commercial partnership with Fanatics a major North American sport merchandise retailer.
It takes years of dedicated training -- not to mention a fair measure of natural talent -- to ride like a professional cyclist. To ride with professional cycling gear, however, is just a matter of swiping a credit card.
D.C. United came into this game on the back of a 3 game losing streak. A trade with Real Salt Lake resulted in proven goal scorer, and Costa Rican international, Alvaro Saborio joining the team. With this increased firepower United were hoping to reverse their slide and get a win. It didn't start out well...
This year while I waited to hear who would be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, a Nathan's hot dog sizzled in my frying pan, its spicy Coney Island smell making my mouth water as the names were announced. When it was over, I was so heartbroken I lost my appetite.
This isn't your mama's San Francisco Marathon. The sport of running has hit a renaissance in the United States. These days, it's not uncommon for elite level runners to brush elbows alongside first-time marathoners while traversing race courses.
Smoltz battled past those who would cite biased statistics with an injury comeback story and selflessness that can inspire any athlete.
Inspiration, when it happens, can be life-altering. A song. A movie. A poem. A dance. A painting. A hug. A smile. An act of kindness witnessed from afar. No matter where the inspiration comes from, its power can shift our perception and alter the way we see ourselves, forever.
That time finally came for Tim Brown who will join Jerome Bettis, Charles Haley, Bill Polian, Junior Seau, Will Shields, Mick Tingelhoff and Ron Wolf as the 2015 Hall of Fame Class. An honor many only dream about once their career is over.
Horses are magnificent creatures, but many trainers and owners are allowing unfit, unsound, even injured horses to compete by drugging them to mask the pain. It is up to us to protect them.
I am a child of the forgotten city by the lake, Cleveland. I say this not because I am writing with an exaggerated sportscaster's righteous indignation, but my hometown heartbreak, love for the game, and interest in leadership gave my eyes a new lens to witness this Promethean event.
For more than six decades, several of Jim Thorpe's sons have tried to bring their father home to Oklahoma for a proper burial on tribal lands and the assurance that his spirit will finally be at peace.