Archive for July, 2009

Here we go again.   The drip, drip, drip of unsavory leaks in Major League Baseball’s steroid scandal continues. Now we learn that Big Papi, aka David Ortiz, and his former Red Sox teammate, Manny Ramirez, both tested positive for steroids 6 years ago.   Ortiz and Ramirez are according to the New York Times […]

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After two seasons away from the game, the prodigal son, a convicted felon, returns to the gridiron, chastened but wiser, and now ready to lead some NFL team to the Super Bowl.   Wouldn’t that be a story?  If only it was that simple for Michael Vick.   But rather than a story of redemption […]

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“It would have been a hell of a story”, a weary, disappointed, but gracious Tom Watson said when it was all over.   Watson had literally been on the brink of history when he lost in a four-hole playoff to Stewart Cink in the British Open on Sunday. I like many fans was glued to […]

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Tiger Woods missed the cut at the British Open on Friday.  I suppose missing a cut had to happen sometime, I just didn’t expect it would happen now.  And shockingly, Tiger was eliminated from the field in a major tournament, no less.   The last and only time Tiger missed the cut as a pro […]

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After nearly a week of speculation it is now official.   Police have determined that former Tennessee Titans star, Steve McNair, was shot and killed in his sleep by his girlfriend, who then turned the gun on herself.  Murder-suicide.   Why did she kill McNair and herself?  The Nashville police chief said that an investigation into a […]

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