It may not have been easy, but it would have been rational for Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis to shy away from the record-setting 13-year, $124 million contract just given to Alexander Ovechkin.
Growing up, my life had a very simple pattern: Wake up, go to school, come home from school, pop a bag of microwavable popcorn and watch “American Gladiators” on the USA Network. Given that ritual, you can imagine my excitement when I learned “Gladiators” would be returning in an all-new […]
Sports Editor Mike Hume takes his monthly dive into his magical mail bag.
There was a time when the only debate surrounding Roger Clemens’ enshrinement into baseball’s Hall of Fame was over what hat he would wear. After Clemens and more than 80 other active and former players were named as users of performance enhancing substances in the 409-page investigative report by Senator […]
Brett Favre is Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year? Really?
If this winter feels warmer to you, there’s no need to blame global warming or El Nino. Instead the cause may lie in Nashville’s Opryland Hotel, where baseball’s so called “Hot Stove” is ablaze and the trade winds are fanning the flames to every major leage market.
Why does Hawaii even bother with Division I-A football? In fact, why does any program not in the SEC, Pac-10, Big Ten, Big XII, ACC or Big East?
As Thanksgiving rolls around each year I generally reflect on the things in the sporting world for which I am grateful. One of the things I’m most thankful for this year is a host of huge news stories breaking a week earlier, thereby providing all kinds of easy fodder for […]
And we thought that parity talk only pertained to college football.
Sports editor Mike Hume takes his monthly dive into his magical mail bag.