If Alvarez can get in his shots, Mayweather will have to react like a champion. He will have to show he can take a punch and stay on his game plan.
Gang Green is getting their chance at the New England Patriots at the right time. The high-powered Patriots have turned down the wattage quite a bit.
The famous Yankee Stadium ghosts, responsible for so many Yankees wins over the Red Sox over the years, did not finish the job last night.
The 2013 season belongs to the Seahawks. When the NFL season ends in MetLife Stadium in the snows of February, Pete Carroll’s Seahawks will survive the marathon that is the NFL.
We love football because it is thrilling, exciting and a brilliant test of athleticism and strategy. But the risk continues to grow, and all the lawyers and settlements will never change that. That does not bode well for the future of the sport.
If Big Blue can figure a few things out on defense and the offense does not slip, the division could be theirs for the taking.
The Giants need a lot of things to go right in order to reclaim elite status in the NFL. Having their quarterback return to his best form is one of them.
Don’t look now, but the Yankees just may be putting themselves in a position to make a run at the playoffs.
It’s only getting worse for Alex Rodriguez, and it’s not likely to get better for a long time. Rodriguez’s reputation is being destroyed further with every accusation that hits the news cycle.
D-coordinator Perry Fewell has appealed to his players’ pride and asked his defense to “play like Giants.” That will work. For a game or two.
The clock starts ticking right away, and Smith needs to show he has the tools to play right away. Perfection is not needed. Command and presence are required from day one.
When Woods is on, most of his fellow competitors are intimidated. None would admit it, but even solid top-10 golfers seem to lose their confidence when Woods is on. Mickelson is not one of them.
He is the MVP favorite going into the season because no player means more to his team than Tavares. This team would be a bottom-dweller without him.
Tuna was a sharp-tongued coach who knew the game inside and out and he always got results. The Hall of Fame is the right place for him.
These are hard days for the New York Yankees. When the big move is the re-acquisition of Alfonso Soriano from the Chicago Cubs and it’s one that makes complete sense, you know the Yankees are in trouble.