COMMENTARY | Judgment day has arrived at Merion. The final round of a star-studded US Open has the potential to burnish a Hall of Fame career or lift a handful of outstanding golfers into the game's elite. More »Plenty at Stake for Mickelson, Mahan, Donald at US Open
COMMENTARY | Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton -- and the offense as a whole -- should be vastly improved in 2013 due to the added weapons at the tight end position. More »Cincinnati Bengals: Tight Ends Will Bolster Andy Dalton's Game
COMMENTARY | The St. Louis Cardinals own baseball's best record and look to be the most well-rounded team in all of MLB. There are several reasons why the team is the best in baseball. More »3 St. Louis Cardinals Players Unlikely to Continue Torrid Start to Season
COMMENTARY | The Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers are reportedly in talks to execute a blockbuster trade that would involve sending superstar Dwight Howard to the other side of Staples Center in return for Blake Griffin and Eric Bledsoe, ESPN reported via Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne on Saturday. More »Blake Griffin-for-Dwight Howard Trade Talk a Battle of 'sources'
COMMENTARY | In just over a month, three WWE wrestlers have suffered concussions. I could use this fact as further proof that professional wrestling is not as "fake" as many people think it is. But wrestling fans already know there is a big difference between "fake" and "predetermined." Pro wrestlers' bodies endure a physical toll that very few athletes in other sports can even imagine. More »WWE Concussion Policy Could Change Pro Wrestling Forever
COMMENTARY | The Cincinnati Bengals will appear on the 2013 edition of HBO's Hard Knocks according to various reports. Cincinnati is no stranger to HBO's series having appeared on the show once before back in 2009, but are the Bengals making a mistake appearing on it again? More »Hard Knocks: Cincinnati Bengals making a mistake appearing on HBO series?
COMMENTARY | It's not every year that I get to celebrate Father's Day with my dad anymore, since he moved with my mom to retire out west in 2005. More »A Father’s Day Perspective on the New York Knicks’ NBA Title Teams
COMMENTARY | And just like that, the offseason programs for the Baltimore Ravens are over. With the conclusion of mandatory minicamp, the only thing that separates the team from now and training camp is rookie workouts. More »Baltimore Ravens: Latest Buzz After Minicamp
COMMENTARY | UFC 161 wasn't exactly the most entertaining fight card, but Shawn Jordan's knockout of Pat Barry and Stipe Miocic's boxing clinic made up for it a bit. More »UFC 161 Results: Rashad Evans Emerges Victorious
COMMENTARY | Did Riddick Bowe even throw a single punch in his Muay Thai debut on Friday? It doesn't even matter and, at this point, who wants to go back to review the tape? More »Why Boxing is Still the King of Combat Sports
COMMENTARY | The goal for every team should be to win the Super Bowl each season. Some teams rebuild, some retool and others are consistent contenders, but everyone starts the season undefeated. Keeping this in mind, what exactly will it take for the Detroit Lions to have a "successful" season in 2013? More »Detroit Lions: Will a .500 Record Be Considered a Success in 2013?
COMMENTARY | During the season, there were various trade rumors involving both the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Clippers that never came to anything material. Things like this float around all the time, and we rarely see these kind of blockbuster deals happen. More »Danny Ainge, Boston Celtics Should Pull the Trigger on Deal with Los Angeles Clippers
COMMENTARY | It's not "The Return" that fans so anxiously anticipated all NBA season long, but it looks as though Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose may be ready to play competitive basketball at last. Problem is, there are only three games left in the season (at most) and the Bulls will not be participating in any of them. So, if Rose is looking to play games against NBA-level talent, partaking in some professional summer activities seems like a natural choice. More »A Return Deferred: Derrick Rose to Play This Summer?
COMMENTARY | The coaching staff for the Cincinnati Bengals have a tough decision to make this preseason when it comes to the strong safety position across from Reggie Nelson thanks to Taylor Mays and the addition of rookie Shawn Williams. More »Cincinnati Bengals Must Start Shawn Williams Over Taylor Mays
Bantamweight Alexis Davis will make her UFC debut against Rosi Sexton on Saturday, June 15, at UFC 161. I caught up with her recently, and here is what she had to say about Sexton and finally competing in the top MMA organization in the world: More »Q&A: Alexis Davis Talks About Her Bout with Rosi Sexton and Entering the UFC
COMMENTARY | Reports have recently been circulating regarding the future of Doc Rivers, the current head coach of the Boston Celtics. While Rivers is still under contract for another three years, there is doubt that he will want to commit to coaching a team surrounded by question marks. More »The Boston Celtics Should Not Consider Vinny Del Negro If Doc Rivers Leaves
COMMENTARY | One year ago, P.J. Walters made his debut with the Minnesota Twins. Nobody knew about the right-hander except for a pair of brief stints with the Toronto Blue Jays and St. Louis Cardinals, but with the starting rotation struggling it was time to give the journeyman a chance. More »What P.J. Walters Needs to Do to Continue His Hot Start for the Minnesota Twins
COMMENTARY | Gordon Beckham has returned from the disabled list. but the Chicago White Sox's on-field results look frighteningly familiar. It seems that those who looked forward to Beckham's return as a potential spark plug for the season were just caught up in the kind of news that characterizes a bad season. More »Gordon Beckham is No Savior for Chicago White Sox
COMMENTARY | Two years ago Jimmer Fredette led Brigham Young University to a 32-5 record, earned almost every national player of the year honor, and became the 10th overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft. More »Utah Jazz Should Help Free Jimmer Fredette
COMMENTARY | Tiger Woods believes in the athlete. The bean counters at Nike would be proud. More »Tiger Woods’ Injured Elbow Could Help Him at US Open
COMMENTARY | Cincinnati Bengals rookie running back Giovani Bernard has now been through five rookie minicamp practices, nine OTA workouts and three mandatory minicamp practices. During that span he has impressed and intrigued both teammates and coaches alike. More »Cincinnati Bengals: Rookie RB Giovani Bernard Looking like Early OROY Candidate
COMMENTARY | With hard core football news likely to be scarce over the next six weeks or so, I thought I'd switch things up a bit by introducing a reader mailbag featuring the most debated questions surrounding the New York Giants. More »New York Giants Mailbag: Victor Cruz, the Linebackers, and the Most Intense Competition
COMMENTARY | There is no denying the fact that the Detroit Lions' offensive line has undergone many changes over the course of this offseason. Longtime starter Jeff Backus has retired, Gosder Cherilus has moved on to the Indianapolis Colts and Stephen Peterman has been removed from the roster. More »Detroit Lions: Offensive Line is Not the Biggest Question Mark
COMMENTARY | On Sunday, June 16, the WWE will unveil a new pay-per-view, Payback. Taking place in his hometown of Chicago, Payback will also witness the return of CM Punk. In addition, every WWE title will be on the line at Payback, a rarity for any WWE pay-per-view. More »WWE Payback 2013 Predictions
COMMENTARY | Before deciding on Michael Pineda's future with the New York Yankees, the team plans on seeing how the big right-hander does in about six starts. However, it's pretty clear that when Pineda is ready to join the Yankees, the club needs to part ways with Phil Hughes (3-5, 4.89 ERA in 13 starts). More »When Michael Pineda Arrives for the New York Yankees Next Month, Phil Hughes Should Go