Don’t call it a comeback

Sportswriter Dan Jenkins once said that the only things that could stop Tiger Woods from breaking Jack Nicklaus’s record of 18 major championships were an injury or a bad marriage. Well, it looks like even those things won’t stop him now. After Tiger Woods’s victory at the Arnold…

Give athletes a break

It isn’t always a good thing to be an athlete in the sports world. Rather than getting praised for the positive things athletes do on the field as well as off, it seems like the only attention athletes get these days is negative. Some things I’ve heard thrown…

Concussions are no joke

Five weeks ago, I thought a concussion meant a blow to the head followed by a headache. I, like my many other impatient and result-driven sports fans, have complained when others weren’t allowed immediately back in the game after a hard hit. Come on, I thought, it’s a…

Go home, Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong wasn’t just a great cyclist. He was a symbol. He was a symbol of fight and…

Jeter injured, Yankees in trouble

Yet another twist (literally) unfolded in the nightly soap opera that is the MLB playoffs late last night.…

The Ryder Cup: Not about the money

I have to admit it isn’t a very good week to be a sports fan, unless your favorite…

The Reilly Rant

Growing up 40 miles south of ESPN headquarters and 40 miles north of New York City (where the…