Stories tagged: paul newberry
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 15, 2019
Myles Garrett will surely spend the rest of his career – maybe even the rest of his life – trying to live down his helmet-swinging assault on Mason Rudolph.
Wed., Nov. 13, 2019
Colin Kaepernick’s NFL tryout sounds more like a setup. A PR stunt to former teammate Eric Reid, one that comes with all sorts of take-it-or leave-it conditions.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 23, 2019
There’s no cheering – or jeering – in the press box. Impartiality should be the guiding tenet of any journalist. Yet, the Houston Astros are making it really, really tough …
Fri., Sept. 27, 2019
In the early weeks of the NFL season, the biggest stars are the guys in the stripes. They’re certainly getting the most face time. The league is awash in yellow …
Fri., Aug. 16, 2019
There’s always a surge of excitement when a foul ball comes your way, mixed with a sense of dread. It’s a thrilling souvenir to take home from the ballpark. Yet …
Thu., Aug. 15, 2019
Remember when Jay-Z was a dynamic hip-hop artist whose stark lyrics gave voice to the oppressed and downtrodden? Well, those days are over. He may have 99 Problems – but …
Fri., Aug. 9, 2019
Major League Baseball is heading to the “Field of Dreams” next season to pay homage to a terrible flick.
Fri., June 21, 2019
As the Tampa Bay Rays look into the idea of playing games north of the border, it’s clear that baseball is doomed on Florida’s Gulf Coast.
Fri., May 3, 2019
After a grim year in horse racing, let’s just hope everyone makes it back alive at the Kentucky Derby.
Wed., May 1, 2019
Ignoring the genetic gifts that are in the makeup of all elite athletes, the top court for world sport issues a shameful verdict against South African champion Caster Semenya.
Fri., April 26, 2019
With the NFL – and, really, everything in life – it always comes down to the bottom line.
Fri., April 19, 2019
“If you build it, he will come.” Puh-lease. Thirty years after the release of “Field of Dreams,” it’s time for a major reassessment.
Fri., April 12, 2019
Phil Mickelson flashed the faraway look of a man approaching a half-century of life, clearly pondering where the time went. “It goes by fast,” he reminisced, glancing toward the rolling …
Wed., April 10, 2019
Call him The Imperfect Champion. Warts and all, Patrick Reed enters the Masters as the reigning holder of the green jacket.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019
There’s no better reality show than the NBA’s off-the-court drama, which was at its peak leading up to the trade deadline and returns again this summer as soon as the …
Tue., Jan. 29, 2019
The guys from LA seemed to enjoy the spectacle. The silly questions. The ridiculous antics. The carnival-like atmosphere. Why wouldn’t they? It’s all new to most of them.
Wed., Sept. 26, 2018
Bubba Watson – or “Boo-ba,” as he’s known in these parts – is trying hard to shed his image as the Ugly American. He doesn’t just like France. He LOVES …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018
The testimony out of Michigan is horrific and heart-wrenching. One by one, dozens of gymnasts have bravely recounted the sexual abuse they suffered at the hands of disgraced doctor Larry …
Fri., March 17, 2017
The International Olympic Committee, no stranger to embarrassing predicaments, has devised an unprecedented strategy to avoid – or, at least, put off – the indignity of having an empty queue …
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017
There are all sorts of ways to give baseball a much-needed boost of speed. Unfortunately, those in charge of the game are going about it all the wrong way.
Sat., May 23, 2015
Allison Schmitt seemed like the happiest person at the pool. Always laughing. Always telling a corny joke.
Sat., May 2, 2015
We’ve been told this is one of the greatest sporting events of all time. Maybe five to 10 years ago, but not now.