| Aug 25, 2011
The FedEx Cup begins its fifth edition of its "playoff" series this week, signaling open season for critics of the PGA Tour's attempt to give its season a meaningful finish.
The points system is too wonky. The four-event series is weighted too heavily....
| Aug 29, 2011
| 9:50 PM
I am too tired to go crazy about this. And there really are so many hugely more important things going on the world practically every day.
I cannot let the addition of HLN host Nancy Grace to the lineup of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" pass...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 5:20 AM
| Jun 24, 2011
Mexico will romp
Grahame L. Jones
Los Angeles Times
Mexico has Javier Hernandez and 10 other quality players. The U.S. has Tim Howard, Steve Cherundolo and Clint Dempsey. Mexico has players who know what they're doing on the field. The U.S. has players...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 4:14 PM
It was 1991, and Mia Hamm was only 19 years old, the baby of the group. Julie Foudy and Kristine Lilly were only 20. They were the stars of the future.
But by the time the final whistle sounded on a cool and overcast day in Guangzhou, China, all those...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 8:36 PM
They're long shots to win
Gary R. Blockus
The Morning Call
Asking the U.S. to knock off Germany on German soil in the Women's World Cup is a long shot at best. Germany has won two straight World Cups and is seeking to become the first team not just...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 7:45 AM
The start of summer means more barbecues, weddings and trips to the beach, which is probably a good thing considering that the most barren stretch on the sports calendar runs from late June until the start of NFL training camps. And it’s even...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom, who came up lame in the days following the Belmont Stakes, has a slab fracture in his left hind leg that will require surgery. He will not race again this season, according to Team Valor CEO Barry Irwin and trainer...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 2:25 PM
Christina Salmond always wanted to make it back into a judo dojo.
After leaving the sport following her senior year of high school to "go to college, get my degree and go on with my life," the 32-year-old Glen Burnie resident swore she would one day...
| Jul 8, 2011
Must convert chances
After watching a plodding U.S. backline struggle to keep up with a faster Sweden in Wednesday's final group match, the short answer would be no, with the lone question being how much damage will...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 9:46 AM
It's not every day that a pack of female athletes comes barreling into the public consciousness as dramatically as the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team has in the past two weeks, sliding past opponents in the FIFA Women's World Cup with a passion and...