1. Why the Butler Bulldogs Aren't Just Any Cinderella

    There are many, many legendary basketball stories in the state of Indiana, but Butler’s appearance in the Final Four could turn out to be the biggest Hoosier story of them all...

    David Burnett Written by David Burnett about over 4 years ago 226 reads 0 comments

  2. Chad Ochocinco Dances With The Stars

    Dancing the Cha Cha is number eight-five, my choice to win America’s biggest dance contest. Over the years, football players have been among the best performers on Dancing ...

    David Burnett Written by David Burnett about over 4 years ago 322 reads 0 comments

  3. The Right Job for Michael Jordan

    Finally, the right job for Michael Jordan. Jordan was formally approved Wednesday as the majority owner of the Charlotte Bobcats. He bought controlling interest in the Bobcats from Bob Johnson for nearly $300 million...

    David Burnett Written by David Burnett about over 4 years ago 828 reads 1 comments

  4. Second Acts: Marion Jones/Nolan Richardson

    The first headline I read the other day stated simply: Marion Jones Signs to Play for Tulsa Shock . First question I had was: who are the Tulsa Shock? Second question: is this ...

    David Burnett Written by David Burnett about over 4 years ago 224 reads 0 comments

  5. Remember These Titans: Tennessee Wins Fourth Straight

    Remember this—the Tennessee Titans have now won four games in a row. The winning streak was extended Monday night with an impressive victory in the Titans’ original hometown of Houston...

    David Burnett Written by David Burnett about over 4 years ago 26 reads 0 comments

  6. Another Steroid Leak: Its Time for Baseball to Move On

    Here we go again. The drip, drip, drip of unsavory leaks in Major League Baseball’s steroid scandal continues...

    David Burnett Written by David Burnett about almost 5 years ago 45 reads 0 comments

  7. The Los Angeles Lakers: Whose Team Are They?

    The Los Angeles Lakers have just won their 15th NBA title. And because of his obvious importance, a lot of people believe the Lakers are Kobe Bryant’s team...

    David Burnett Written by David Burnett about 5 years ago 42 reads 3 comments

  8. Rafer Alston Skips to Relevance

    I had just about written him off as another playground punk, but I’m glad that at least for one game, the man known on asphalt courts as "Skip to My Lou," was the main catalyst for his team...

    David Burnett Written by David Burnett about 5 years ago 103 reads 1 comments

  9. Michael Vick's Release: What Will It Say About Us?

    Ponder these words for a minute: rehabilitate, redeem, remorse, incarceration, guilty, exile, forgiveness. They are a jumble of powerful words that are not always properly understood and are sometimes used incorrectly...

    David Burnett Written by David Burnett about 5 years ago 53 reads 1 comments

  10. An Open Letter to Jason Campbell

    Dear Mr. Campbell, You have taken the high road for weeks, while your boss, Washington Redskins owner, Dan Snyder, has now twice tried to publicly fire and embarrass you...

    David Burnett Written by David Burnett about 5 years ago 699 reads 1 comments

  11. 2009 NFL Draft: Why Mark Sanchez Has League Personnel Swooning

    I’m not at all surprised that NFL scouts and executives are swooning over USC’s Mark Sanchez, and his stock continues to rise as draft day approaches...

    David Burnett Written by David Burnett about 5 years ago 923 reads 13 comments

  12. Surprise, Surprise: Mike Wilbon Upsets Wes Malott

    Jim Nabor’s famous TV character Gomer Pyle often proclaimed: “Surprise, Surprise”. And surprise is the best word for what happened when I finally got a chance to watch the Mike Wilbon-Wes Malott bowling challenge the other day...

    David Burnett Written by David Burnett about 5 years ago 1,591 reads 1 comments

  13. John Madden Calls It Quits: The Audience Loses Its Voice

    John Madden transcended football—the sport he coached and later covered. There has never been a sports announcer quite like him. He was an American sports original. Madden never talked over our heads...

    David Burnett Written by David Burnett about 5 years ago 106 reads 8 comments

  14. Crowning the King: LeBron James Leads Cleveland to its Best Record

    Last night, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers knocked off the Indiana Pacers to clinch the NBA’s best record and home-court advantage throughout the playoffs...

    David Burnett Written by David Burnett about 5 years ago 202 reads 1 comments

  15. Tiger Falls Short at Masters: Do We Care Who Won?

    Tiger Woods was making another one of his legendary charges on Sunday at the Masters. He was 10 under, two-shots back of the lead, and six under par for the day...

    David Burnett Written by David Burnett about 5 years ago 200 reads 1 comments

  16. How Should We Judge Tyler Hansbrough?

    He just helped lead his team to a national championship. He is a four-time All-American. He was once the national college player of the year...

    David Burnett Written by David Burnett about over 5 years ago 503 reads 2 comments

  17. Michigan State Spartans: Destiny's Choice

    // --> // --> // --> If a Michigan State national championship helps to uplift the hopes of a troubled state and inspire its people then I’m all for it...

    David Burnett Written by David Burnett about over 5 years ago 767 reads 4 comments

  18. Jay Cutler Becomes A Bear: Maybe Everyone Wins

    The travel weary Jay Cutler caravan has finally stopped in Chicago. Sports outlets are reporting that the Denver Broncos traded Cutler late this afternoon to the Chicago Bears...

    David Burnett Written by David Burnett about over 5 years ago 32 reads 0 comments

  19. Wooing Jay Cutler: Will The Washington Redskins Get It Right This Time?

    The rumors are rampant. The Broncos' soon-to-be ex-quarterback, Jay Cutler, just might be the next quarterback of the Washington Redskins. Jason Campbell, the current Redskins QB, is saying all the right things...

    David Burnett Written by David Burnett about over 5 years ago 473 reads 2 comments

  20. A Tale of Two Cities and One Team

    I was reminded this morning that this is the 25th anniversary of me becoming a Colt's fan. On this day two and a half decades ago the Colts left Baltimore under the cover of darkness and moved to my hometown, Indianapolis...

    David Burnett Written by David Burnett about over 5 years ago 228 reads 4 comments

  21. Gillispie's Fall Guarantees Nothing at Kentucky

    Fired after only two seasons, Billy Gillispie never had a chance at Kentucky. The UK faithful are rarely satisfied...

    David Burnett Written by David Burnett about over 5 years ago 80 reads 0 comments

  22. A Closing Argument: Wade for MVP

    We have entered the home stretch of another long NBA season. Actually it has been one of the league’s best seasons. With the season winding down, it is now time to start casting votes...

    David Burnett Written by David Burnett about over 5 years ago 119 reads 3 comments