1. Phil Mickelson Finally Exorcises His Tiger Woods Demons to Win $9 Million Prize

    As Tiger Woods began promoting his $9 million winner-take-all match with Phil Mickelson , he assured the world he had been in Lefty's head for 20 years, and he insinuated he'd be there again Friday...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 21 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  2. Will Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson Give Golf a New Source of Swagger?

    One of Phil Mickelson 's most enduring quotes definitely won't be repeated Friday when Lefty and Tiger Woods square off for their $9 million, winner-take-all showdown in Las Vegas...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 23 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  3. Tiger's Last Stand: Woods' Writhing, Painful 2008 US Open Win on 1 Leg

    As the U.S. Open approaches this week, it marks 10 years since a nearly lame Tiger Woods agonized through 91 holes to claim what many consider his greatest major championship...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 6 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  4. Don't Take Justify's Greatness for Granted After Incredible Triple Crown Run

    Given that the days are long gone when horse racing inspired full-time passion from legions of fans, it's understandable if Justify's Triple Crown victory Saturday was met with ...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 6 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  5. The Greatest Coach in Sports Is Behind Justify's Triple Crown Bid

    Is it possible that the greatest coach in sports today has never trained a two-legged athlete? Don't laugh...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 6 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  6. Masters Victory Proves Patrick Reed Has a Game as Big as His Attitude

    In the oh-so-polite world of professional golf, just about everyone can be counted on to mind their manners, shake hands respectfully and tip their hats at all the appropriate moments...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 8 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  7. Why Penny Hardaway Can Find CBB Coaching Success Where Past NBA Stars Failed

    If you had a dollar for every NBA star who went on to become a great college basketball coach, you might be able to afford lunch...but only at a cheap diner...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 9 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  8. UMBC's Historic Run Was Short-Lived, but the Retrievers Won't Ever Be Forgotten

    Take heart, UMBC. Even the real Cinderella lost a shoe and saw her carriage revert to a pumpkin as time ran out on her fairy tale night...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 9 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  9. UMBC Seals Its Place in March Madness History with CBB's Greatest Upset Ever

    Among the many wonderful things about the greatest upset in college basketball history is that even ardent fans will have to think twice before naming the miraculous team that finally became the first No...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 9 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  10. X Games Athletes Still Fighting for Respect While Racking Up Medals for USA

    Given the way snowboarders have carried the U.S. team in Pyeongchang, South Korea, it's downright comical to look back and remember how they were originally ridiculed as interlopers who would tarnish and perhaps even trash Olympic integrity...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 10 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  11. Skating Gold Goes to Upstart in Fierce Duel Between Russian Teen Superstars

    For figure skating devotees, the long-awaited showdown between Russian superstars Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedeva for Olympic gold probably felt like a once-in-a-lifetime event...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 10 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  12. Making Sense of the Disappointing Winter Olympics Medal Count for Team USA

    It's often said there's nothing sadder at the Winter Olympics than finishing fourth, but that appears to be the American team's destiny in Pyeongchang ...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 10 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  13. In Downhill Finale, Lindsey Vonn Shows the Grit That's Made Her Golden

    The tears came rolling down Lindsey Vonn 's cheeks, though not quite so fast as Vonn roared through what almost certainly was her final Olympic downhill...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 10 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  14. What's Gone Wrong with USA Ladies' Figure Skating?

    Bradie Tennell , Mirai Nagasu, Karen Chen. For American fans, those are the names to remember when the world's foremost female figure skaters take the ice in hopes of prevailing ...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 10 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  15. Veterans Mirai Nagasu, Adam Rippon Earn Redemption with Medal-Clinching Skates

    Many people had their doubts when figure skating adopted a team event for the Olympics, and for good reason...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 10 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  16. Teen Sensation Red Gerard Keeps His Cool to Deliver Surprising 1st Gold for USA

    In sports, you can never go wrong with a guy named Red: Red Auerbach, architect of the Boston Celtics dynasty; Red Grange, NFL pioneer and college football legend; Red Holzman, who coached the New York Knicks to their only two NBA titles...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 10 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  17. Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir Are Ready to Rule the Winter Olympics Again

    Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir have had such instant impact as figure skating analysts for NBC that it's easy to forget the two broadcasting rookies were no more than a B team when they stole the show at the Sochi Olympics four years ago...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 10 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  18. Mikaela Shiffrin Can Go from Teen Phenom to Winter Olympic Legend in Pyeongchang

    Remember how much you saw of Michael Phelps during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro? Prepare to be similarly inundated with a nonstop blizzard of news about Mikaela Shiffrin, ...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 10 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  19. Meet Bradie Tennell, US Figure Skating's Steely Star on a Meteoric Rise

    Editor's Note: Tennell's breakout continued in Pyeongchang as she finished fifth in the ladies short program in the team event on Day 3, helping Team USA unexpectedly advance to the finals ...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 10 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  20. Nathan Chen's Cheat Code to Win Olympic Gold in Figure Skating

    No one ever tells Steph Curry to quit shooting threes, nor would anyone suggest Roger Federer cut back on serving aces...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 10 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  21. 4 Years After Heartbreak, Mirai Nagasu Is at Her Best and an Olympian Again

    SAN JOSE, Calif. — If ever an athlete were entitled to immerse herself in bitterness and carry a glacial-sized chip on her shoulder, it was figure skater Mirai Nagasu ...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 11 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  22. There's Still a Lot of Work to Do to Hold Russia Accountable for Doping Scandal

    With its integrity at stake like never before, the International Olympic Committee successfully navigated the slippery slope of whether to allow athletes from Russia's disgraced sports system to compete on the ice and snow at the 2018 Winter Games...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 1 year ago 1 reads 0 comments

  23. Tiger Woods Enters New Era of Optimism After Strong Play at Hero World Challenge

    Before celebrating how Tiger Woods amazingly flashed back to his long-lost era of dominance Sunday, let's flip the calendar back to Thursday's opening round at the Hero World Challenge...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 1 year ago 1 reads 0 comments

  24. 100 Days Out from the Winter Olympics, Mikaela Shiffrin Aiming Higher Than Ever

    The time was about 3 a.m. and Mikaela Shiffrin was fatigued and running on fumes at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics . But the afterglow of the alpine skier's stunning gold medal victory at the age of 18 was still burning brightly...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 1 year ago 1 reads 0 comments

  25. Jordan Spieth on Track to Be One of Golf's Greatest with Gutsy British Open Win

    The list of golfers who have won three major championships runs 45 deep now that Jordan Spieth has added his name to that not-so-exclusive club...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about over 1 year ago 51,076 reads 0 comments