Recapping UFC 127

Random thoughts not connected to any individual fight: Great, knowledgeable crowd in Sydney. They were treated to Oceania going 3-2, though they were chagrined to see their best chance at a champion (Sotiropoulos) get handled and were in stunned silence as Gustafsson knocked off Te-Huna. Brittany Palmer was a big hit between rounds (most significant … Read more

Watch Sunday’s big crash at Phoenix one more time.

Serie A Recap, Week 27: Inter Continues to Surge, Juve Continues to Struggle

Week 27 in the Serie A started with Milan clinging to a slim three point lead over Napoli at the top of the table, with those teams set to face off in the San Siro on Monday.  A resurgent Inter, just 5 points behind their city rivals and sitting in the third spot, stood ready … Read more

Out with the Old, in with the Older: Vincenzo Montella Turns Back the Clock with Roma

It has been a particularly difficult past couple of weeks for Italian soccer.  Each of Serie A’s representatives in the Champions League suffered home defeats in their respective opening ties of the Champions League knock-out stages, with Italian soccer receiving some rather bad press and criticism along the way.  On the heels of these losses, … Read more

EPL Sunday: Hammers Come to Life, Arsenal Trophy Agony Continues

A short menu of English football today means that much more focus on what we’re given.  Two Premier League match-ups lead into the Carling Cup final between two teams that would laugh at anyone who considers the league cup a meaningless competition. West Ham 3-1 Liverpool Easily putting on the best Premier League performance of … Read more

Kaymer, Donald in Match Play Final

German Martin Kaymer, hunting the number one world ranking like [insert German joke here], squares off with Luke Donald in the Accenture Match Play final in Tuscon.  Americans Matt Kuchar and Bubba Watson failed to escape the semis.

Young Americans: Fowler, Watney Eliminate Lefty, Westwood

For Lee Westwood, the man Sky Sports endlessly reminds you is the world’s top ranked golfer, it came down to a needed two-putt on the sixteenth.  With Nick Watney making a crucial error and failing to lift a wedge shot out of a green side trap, the top-ranked yet Major-less Westwood needed only a two-putt … Read more

Bayne Sponsorless at Nationwide

Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne is set to run Saturday’s Nationwide race without a sponsor.

Delray Beach Invitational

Illness and injuries deprive Delray Beach Invitational of best field they’ve ever seen entered.

Formula 1 IPO

Analysis of the Williams IPO and its possible impact on the Formula 1 universe this season.

Why isn’t cricket more popular in America?

England’s Moody to Miss France Match

England flank forward Lewis Moody will miss France match Saturday.

Junior Still Highest Paid Driver

Dale Earnhardt Jr. earned $29 million last season, making him the highest paid driver in NASCAR.  Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson are 2 & 3, making Hendrick “the New York Yankees of NASCAR”.

Laser Pen Shone on Nani

Apparently the laser pen will never cease to be funny, even at Champions League matches featuring United.

The Bjorn Supremacy: Thomas Eliminates Tiger

Other notes from the first day of the Accenture Match Play There were four lethal, look-out-for-this-guy performances today: Martin Kaymer, Phil Mickelson, Nick Watney and Geoff Ogilvy.  Ogilvy’s resolve makes him impossible to pick against in this tournament. Stewart Cink overcame a two-stroke deficit with two holes remaining to remove defending champion Ian Poulter.  Cink’s … Read more