1. The Battle of Brett Favre: Will It Be a Vikings vs. Jets Super Bowl?

    It's been a Brett Favre year for the NFL.  The lead story prior to the season's start was Favre's comeback (or his return from a "retirement" that never caused him to miss a game) with the Minnesota Vikings...

    Brian Tuohy Written by Brian Tuohy about almost 5 years ago 1,643 reads 13 comments

  2. Point a Finger at Mark McGwire, Point 100 More at the Baseball Writers

    In his press release on Monday, Mark McGwire said, "I wish I had never played in the steroid era." Many would say the comment is foolish...

    Brian Tuohy Written by Brian Tuohy about almost 5 years ago 327 reads 12 comments

  3. The New York Jets Playoff Berth: Hard Work or NFL Gift For The Favre Fiasco?

    I'm going to ask a simple question: did the 2009 New York Jets earn their playoff berth? My answer is likely going to be 100% different than yours, but part of the fun of following sports is supposed to be the debate that ensues from the games...

    Brian Tuohy Written by Brian Tuohy about almost 5 years ago 2,604 reads 33 comments

  4. The Two Hidden Messages in Commissioner Goodell's Anti-Colts Statements

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has suddenly found himself between the proverbial rock and a hard place concerning the Indianapolis Colts' unwillingness to attempt to finish the season with a perfect 16-0 record...

    Brian Tuohy Written by Brian Tuohy about almost 5 years ago 3,538 reads 5 comments

  5. The 12 Games the NFL May Have Fixed During the 2009 Season

    A vast majority of NFL fans believe the league is beyond reproach. Something as simple as a football game, these fans feel, cannot be fixed. Some would claim too many people would be “in the know” for such a conspiracy to remain secret...

    Brian Tuohy Written by Brian Tuohy about almost 5 years ago 7,861 reads 100 comments

  6. Did Tiger Woods Problems Begin When He Befriended Michael Jordan?

    We all know the wheels are falling off the Tiger Woods bandwagon at a record pace. The man has gone from the top of the sporting world to a punchline for a string of bad jokes...

    Brian Tuohy Written by Brian Tuohy about 5 years ago 2,496 reads 8 comments

  7. Could the Patriots' Weakness Be That They're No Longer Cheating?

    Make no mistake. The New England Patriots in 2009 are stacking up to be a playoff team. At the conclusion of Week 14, they stand atop the AFC East with an 8-5 record...

    Brian Tuohy Written by Brian Tuohy about 5 years ago 2,887 reads 103 comments

  8. Minnesota Vikings Fans, Don't Buy Those Super Bowl Tickets Just Yet

    The Minnesota Vikings went into Phoenix as road favorites. They left town with their tail tucked between their legs. The Cardinals took it to the Vikings Sunday night, beating them soundly 30-17...

    Brian Tuohy Written by Brian Tuohy about 5 years ago 414 reads 4 comments

  9. Packers vs. Vikings III: They Will Meet Again...In the Playoffs

    For all intensive purposes, the Vikings have clinched a playoff berth. It would take a meltdown of biblical proportions for them not to see postseason play...

    Brian Tuohy Written by Brian Tuohy about 5 years ago 1,127 reads 9 comments

  10. Saints Vs. Colts: Two Undefeated Teams in the Super Bowl?

    Is it possible? Could not one, but two teams go undefeated in the regular season and then each make a run to the Super Bowl? It would be the NFL's perfect scenario...

    Brian Tuohy Written by Brian Tuohy about 5 years ago 6,138 reads 8 comments

  11. NBA Takes Donaghy Allegations Seriously: And If You Believe That...

    According to an ESPN.com article posted Oct. 29, 2009, the NBA will review all of the allegations its former—and now "disgraced"—referee Tim Donaghy made in his yet-to-be-published book, Blowing the Whistle: The Culture of Fraud in the NBA...

    Brian Tuohy Written by Brian Tuohy about 5 years ago 1,966 reads 9 comments

  12. No Go: Tim Donaghy's Tell-All Book Is Pulled From Publication

    Former NBA referee Tim Donaghy's tell-all book Blowing the Whistle: The Culture of Fraud in the NBA has been pulled by its publisher Triumph, a division of Random House. Triumph has not stated why this has happened...

    Brian Tuohy Written by Brian Tuohy about 5 years ago 479 reads 0 comments

  13. Is The 2009 Season Being Set Up For Favre & The Vikings?

    Historically, the Minnesota Vikings are losers. The franchise has never won a championship. They are tied with the most loses in Super Bowl history. They are not, nor have ever been considered one of the NFL's premiere franchises...

    Brian Tuohy Written by Brian Tuohy about 5 years ago 1,685 reads 49 comments

  14. Should The NBA and Its Fans Fear The Nets New Owner?

    In a first for America's professional sports leagues, a Russian man by the name of Mikhail Prokhorov is set to purchase the New Jersey Nets. Prokhorov is supposedly Russia's richest man, worth upwards of $9 billion...

    Brian Tuohy Written by Brian Tuohy about 5 years ago 3,233 reads 4 comments

  15. Four Prime-Time Games, Four Last Minute Wins: Another NFL Conspiracy?

    The NFL trotted out four Week One games in prime time, realizing the fan feeding frenzy that occurs when each season kicks off...

    Brian Tuohy Written by Brian Tuohy about over 5 years ago 3,011 reads 6 comments

  16. The NFL & ESPN Knew Brett Favre Would Return Way Back in April

    ESPN's Monday Night Football schedule was released back on Apr. 14, 2009. The fifth game in four weeks to be broadcast by the network was to be the Green Bay Packers at the Minnesota Vikings...

    Brian Tuohy Written by Brian Tuohy about over 5 years ago 486 reads 2 comments

  17. Legalizing Sports Gambling Just Took a One-Two Punch

    BetOnSports.com founder Gary Kaplan pleaded guilty to conspiracy and violating wagering laws in federal court. Kaplan was the man who began online sports gambling...

    Brian Tuohy Written by Brian Tuohy about over 5 years ago 166 reads 0 comments

  18. 21 Years Later: Revisiting Wayne Gretzky's Trade to the LA Kings

    On Aug. 9, 1988, the NHL made headlines across both the United States and Canada. The NHL’s greatest player, Wayne Gretzky, who at the age of 27 had just the Edmonton Oilers to their fourth ...

    Brian Tuohy Written by Brian Tuohy about over 5 years ago 8,013 reads 0 comments

  19. Ready For Ads on Your Favorite NBA Team's Jersey?

    The current downturn in the economy is supposedly affecting many NBA teams. You wouldn't think it seeing the way money is being thrown at mediocre free agents during this offseason, but that's the stance many franchises are now taking...

    Brian Tuohy Written by Brian Tuohy about over 5 years ago 130 reads 1 comments

  20. Yes, Michael Vick's Reinstated, But Will The NFL Blackball Him?

    No matter which side of the Michael Vick fence you've stood on, his return to the NFL seemed inevitable. Even before he served his time in prison, the sports world's talking heads were debating his return to the league...

    Brian Tuohy Written by Brian Tuohy about over 5 years ago 253 reads 1 comments

  21. Why The NFL's Stance Against Gambling Is Complete BS

    In case you've missed it, the state of Delaware legalized sports gambling. The state is hoping to raise revenue through sports gambling by allowing betting on single games in all of the major sports leagues as well as on college sports...

    Brian Tuohy Written by Brian Tuohy about over 5 years ago 2,148 reads 3 comments

  22. Former NBA Star Antoine Walker in Trouble Over Gambling Debts

    Former NBA All-Star Antoine Walker is facing criminal charges for failing to pay his gambling debts. Walker, who has played for the Celtics and Timberwolves while winning a championship with the Heat in 2006, was out of basketball last season...

    Brian Tuohy Written by Brian Tuohy about over 5 years ago 581 reads 1 comments

  23. Recession or Collusion? MLB Agents are Out For Money

    It is no surprise that agents for some of the top names in baseball are making the rounds during the All-Star break, seeking more money for their players. After all, that's the job...

    Brian Tuohy Written by Brian Tuohy about over 5 years ago 286 reads 0 comments

  24. Rafael Palmeiro Is Right: The MLB Should Release the Steroid List

    I can't say I believe Rafael Palmeiro. The former player, who is one of the few in baseball history to hit 500 home runs while collecting 3,000 hits, still will not admit that he willfully took ...

    Brian Tuohy Written by Brian Tuohy about over 5 years ago 340 reads 2 comments

  25. Donte Stallworth Tested Positive For Marijuana After Deadly Crash

    According to a report in the Miami Herald, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donte Stallworth tested positive for marijuana after the accident in which he struck and killed a pedestrian...

    Brian Tuohy Written by Brian Tuohy about over 5 years ago 505 reads 4 comments