1. USADA Files Formal Doping Charges Against Lance Armstrong

    The world of cycling is about to be turned upside down. According to the New York Daily News , seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong is in danger of getting his ...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 3 years ago 1,838 reads 6 comments

  2. Rafael Nadal's Historic French Open Run Best Streak Tennis Has Ever Seen

    How would you like to be Robin Soderling ? The Swede defeated Rafael Nadal in the fourth round of the 2009 French Open in rather routine fashion 6-2, 6-7, 6-4, 7-6...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 3 years ago 494 reads 64 comments

  3. Kevin Durant: What Thunder Star Must Do to Stay Scorching Hot in NBA Finals

    The Oklahoma City Thunder is feeling good after their 105-94 win over the Miami Heat in Game 1 of the NBA Finals—but the job is far from finished. Kevin Durant poured in 36 points (17 in the fourth quarter), in virtually every way imaginable...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 3 years ago 203 reads 0 comments

  4. NBA Finals 2012: Chris Bosh Is Miami Heat's X-Factor in Game 2

    Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals may have been a curse for Miami Heat star Chris Bosh . While coming off the bench, he drilled 8-of-10 shots (3-of-4 from three-point range) ...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 3 years ago 634 reads 1 comments

  5. Pacquiao vs. Bradley: Pac-Man Has Handled Horrific Decision with Supreme Class

    Last weekend, Manny Pacquiao was unjustly given a blemish on his record that will never be erased. However, Pac-Man hasn’t complained about it one bit—and he never will...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 3 years ago 5,112 reads 9 comments

  6. Heat vs Thunder Game 1 Score: Outstanding Second Half Big Difference for OKC

    The Miami Heat had the Oklahoma City Thunder just where they wanted them. They had a seven point lead at the half and LeBron James and Dwyane Wade were rather quiet, while Shane ...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 3 years ago 3,771 reads 9 comments

  7. French Open Tennis 2012: Maria Sharapova Leaves Paris as an All-Time Great

    Maria Sharapova is the face of women’s tennis in 2012. She is fresh off soundly defeating Sara Errani 6-3, 6-2 for her first career win at the French Open, capping off a career Grand Slam...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 3 years ago 2,868 reads 8 comments

  8. Memphis Grizzlies Sale: Young New Owner Will Infuse Energy into Stale Team

    The Memphis Grizzlies are about to be a bit more fun. Get used to the name Robert J. Pera, a 34-year-old billionaire from California who’s attempting to purchase the franchise...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 3 years ago 2,050 reads 0 comments

  9. Belmont Stakes 2012 Results: I'll Have Another's Absence Leaves Legacy Intact

    We will never know just how good I’ll Have Another is and that’s just fine. Like a cliffhanger ending to a riveting movie or a TV series going out at its peak popularity, ...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 3 years ago 1,469 reads 2 comments

  10. Tim Lincecum: Giants Must Give Former Ace Week off to Figure out Issues

    What is going on with Tim Lincecum ? The San Francisco Giants would sure like to know. The two-time Cy Young award winner has gotten off to a horrific start this season, and ...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 3 years ago 14,925 reads 34 comments

  11. Pacquiao vs Bradley: Timothy Bradley Stuck in Oddest Position in Boxing History

    What are you supposed to do if you are Timothy Bradley right now? You have just been awarded arguably the most controversial win in the history of professional boxing over fan-favorite Manny Pacquiao , and the entire sports world is furious...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 3 years ago 696 reads 0 comments

  12. Justin Tuck Facemask: Giants DE Turning Heads with Unique New Look

    You will need extremely tiny fingers to grab the facemask of New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck ...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 3 years ago 16,842 reads 24 comments

  13. US Open Golf 2012: Recent Success Nothing More Than Fool's Gold for Tiger Woods

    Don’t look at Tiger Woods ’ strong performance at the Memorial Tournament a week ago like it will magically transport him to the title at this weekend’s US Open at The Olympic Club in San Francisco...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 3 years ago 280 reads 3 comments

  14. El Salvador vs Mexico: Giovani Dos Santos Will Make or Break Mexicans

    The Mexicans should easily beat El Savador, but it depends on which Giovani dos Santos will show up. Will it be the one who scored two goals against Brazil and another against ...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 3 years ago 2,752 reads 1 comments

  15. Pacquiao vs Bradley: Rematch Would Fail to Live Up to Expectations

    Bob Arum may be the new Vince McMahon. The Top Rank promoter is in outrage over the shocking decision to give Timothy Bradley the win over Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night…publicly...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 3 years ago 2,015 reads 1 comments

  16. Pacquiao vs. Bradley: Nevada Commission Plans to Review Controversial Decision

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission is interested in getting an explanation for the outcome of Saturday’s scandalous fight...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 3 years ago 30,622 reads 68 comments

  17. WWE No Way out 2012: Expect Fan Favorite CM Punk to Retain Title

    Stop it WWE, just stop it. They are trying to promote the No Way Out PPV Triple Threat event between CM Punk , Daniel Bryan and Kane by adding AJ into the mix, and it’s making everything rather lame...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 3 years ago 3,715 reads 27 comments

  18. Nadal vs. Djokovic: Rafa Proves Nothing in Convincing Win Over Djoker

    So Rafael Nadal is the “King of Clay." We get it. After defeating Novak Djokovic , 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5, he secured his seventh career French Open, proving to the ...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 3 years ago 4,391 reads 171 comments

  19. Belmont Stakes 2012: Jockey's Gaffe Hands Bob Baffert Third-Straight Brutal Loss

    "Is there a Triple Crown for seconds?" These are the famous words legendary horse racing trainer Bob Baffert uttered upon watching his horse Paynter finish in second place at Saturday’s Belmont Stakes...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 3 years ago 478 reads 2 comments

  20. Union Rags: Belmont Stakes Win Proof Jockey Was the Big Problem

    Union Rags or I’ll Have Another…who was the best horse in this year’s Triple Crown run? Obviously I’ll Have Another finished with two wins and Union Rags ...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 3 years ago 428 reads 2 comments

  21. Analyzing How Thunder's Big 3 Matches Up Against Miami's in Finals Clash

    In today’s NBA , everybody has their own version of the “Big 3”…blame the Boston Celtics...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 3 years ago 433 reads 0 comments

  22. Stanley Cup Playoffs 2012: Loss of Momentum Will Bury Struggling Kings

    The NHL playoffs are all about confidence and momentum and that means the Los Angeles Kings are in deep trouble...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 3 years ago 354 reads 2 comments

  23. Roger Federer: Aging Star Still Capable of Winning One Last Grand Slam

    The clay court surface is not Roger Federer’s forte and you shouldn’t be surprised he didn’t make the finals at the 2012 French Open...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 3 years ago 3,439 reads 19 comments

  24. Pacquiao vs. Bradley: Strategy Desert Storm Must Use to Have a Shot vs. PacMan

    Manny Pacquiao has won 54 matches in his career for a reason. Sporting a sparkling 54-3-2 (38 KOs) record, nobody is as experienced and successful as Pacman right now in the ring...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 3 years ago 1,268 reads 2 comments

  25. Belmont Stakes 2012: Union Rags and More Horses That Will Shine

    With I'll Another officially out of the race, the door is wide open for a select few horses to shine on the grand stage. Union Rags, a favorite at the Kentucky Derby who finished a disappointing seventh, has a new jockey, fresh legs, and 6-1 odds...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 3 years ago 422 reads 0 comments