There will never be another professional athlete quite like Peyton Manning. With those accomplishments, it’s somewhat surprising and frankly unfair that today’s up-and-coming young quarterbacks are constantly being compared to arguably the greatest player in professional football history. Manning will be the first person to tell you that there were (and still are) numerous quarterbacks around the league who are more physically talented than he ever was.
When Tiger Woods decides to return to the PGA Tour is a mystery these days, and the greatest major champion to ever play doesn't know what to think of Woods's situation either. Eighteen-time major-winner Jack Nicklaus, who is also the architect of PGA National's champion course, the site of this week's Honda Classic, joined NBC's Johnny Miller and Dan Hicks in the booth on Sunday and weighed in on Woods. While Nicklaus at first said he doesn't "have a take" on Woods, he said he was "a bit puzzled" by the situation. "I've seen Tiger a little bit in the last several months, not in the last month or two," he said. "He looked great.
One week ago, Michigan State guard Eron Harris was ruled out for the season. He suffered a serious knee injury in a loss at Purdue, and his teammates teared up as he was stretchered off the court. A day later, Michigan State announced that Harris’ career was over.