1. Will Win at the Travelers Jump-Start Bubba Watson in Time for the British Open?

    By any measure, it was a pretty good Sunday for Bubba Watson . The 36-year-old Floridian woke up within a shot of the lead at the Travelers Championship, saw the deficit become ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 5 days ago 4,051 reads 3 comments

  2. Ranking the Best Opponents for Timothy Bradley's Next Fight

    Two weeks after a Hall of Fame induction, HBO's Jim Lampley predictably summed it up best. "Could anybody have harder luck with his wins than Tim Bradley?" the veteran mic man ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 6 days ago 19,420 reads 85 comments

  3. US Open 2015: The Biggest Takeaways from Chambers Bay

    So, how was that for a Sunday round of golf? Five players had at least a share of the lead. Two players saw three-stroke leads evaporate...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 12 days ago 4,418 reads 6 comments

  4. US Open 2015: Separating Contenders from Pretenders Before Sunday's Final Round

    It's a Sunday at the U.S. Open, which already means chaos by definition. But when that Sunday arrives with a four-way tie atop the leaderboard, everything is ratcheted up...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 13 days ago 14,535 reads 15 comments

  5. Andre Ward's Blueprint to Return to Pound-for-Pound Glory

    The “Son of God” knows the way to the top. In fact, until a maddening series of injuries and promotional issues snuffed out three years of high-profile momentum, ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 13 days ago 19,325 reads 104 comments

  6. Jordan Spieth's Remarkable Poise Sets Stage for Historic Weekend at 2015 US Open

    It’s a gauntlet unlike any other. When it comes to golf’s majors, there are roving reporters at every hole location, critical analysts in every broadcast tower and ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 14 days ago 16,390 reads 13 comments

  7. US Open 2015 Results: Biggest Winners and Losers from Day 1

    The first day of the 115th U.S. Open was, as is the norm, full of noteworthy moments. The morning wave of players took advantage of benign conditions at Washington's Chambers Bay ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 15 days ago 7,227 reads 1 comments

  8. U.S. Open Picks 2015: Dark-Horse Candidates to Win the U.S. Open Trophy

    The PGA Tour's TV slogan, "These guys are good," is particularly applicable when majors arrive. Though fans, media and others are enamored with the sport's biggest names—Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Tiger Woods , etc...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 18 days ago 14,702 reads 1 comments

  9. Winners and Losers from the 2015 FedEx St. Jude Classic

    It was a first-timer's weekend at the FedEx St. Jude Classic. A pair of non-winners on the PGA Tour, Argentina's Fabian Gomez and England's Greg Owen, began Sunday's final round with a share of the lead and a chance to break through...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 19 days ago 2,050 reads 0 comments

  10. Ranking the Best Opponents for Deontay Wilder's Next Fight

    It’s not just for college football anymore. Though homecoming and sports are most often linked on gridiron Saturdays in the fall, WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder proved other approaches work, too...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 20 days ago 18,724 reads 81 comments

  11. Searching for Answers in the Canelo-Cotto-Golovkin Soap Opera

    Once Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao finally consummated their union on May 2, it marked the end of the longest-running daytime drama in boxing—and, arguably, all of sports—history...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 24 days ago 15,171 reads 111 comments

  12. Winners and Losers from the 2015 Memorial Tournament

    If nothing else, golf fans got their money's worth at the Memorial Tournament. David Lingmerth and Justin Rose exchanged clutch putts on the 72nd hole of regulation play then had ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 26 days ago 4,563 reads 3 comments

  13. Ranking the Best Opponents for Miguel Cotto's Next Fight

    Even after a stirring defeat of then-WBC champion Sergio Martinez last June, few people considered Miguel Cotto to be a genuine middleweight fighter. On Saturday night in Brooklyn, even Cotto joined their ranks...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 27 days ago 20,742 reads 110 comments

  14. Ranking the Greatest Career Resurrections in Boxing History

    Boxing , with all its warts and blemishes, is still a lot of things to a lot of people. It’s the Sweet Science. It’s the Theater of the Unexpected...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 1 month ago 22,981 reads 52 comments

  15. Amir Khan Passes Floyd Mayweather Audition in Hard-Fought Win vs. Chris Algieri

    Chris Algieri seems like a decent enough guy. He has a college education, looks and sounds good on camera and has handled himself well enough in a boxing ring to have earned a legitimate world championship belt at 140 pounds...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 1 month ago 64,050 reads 269 comments

  16. Does Amir Khan Have What It Takes to Be a Pay-Per-View Superstar?

    Sometime in the near future, boxing is going to wake up and recognize that its pay-per-view existence is no longer held in the moneyed fists of guys named Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 1 month ago 7,747 reads 71 comments

  17. Preview and Predictions for the 2015 AT&T Byron Nelson

    Just after the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial in nearby Fort Worth was hampered by occasionally torrential Texas rain, the 2015 AT&T Byron Nelson Championship will tee ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 1 month ago 4,270 reads 0 comments

  18. Jordan Spieth's Mini Masters Hangover Officially Ends with Near Miss at Colonial

    Let’s face it, folks. As career skids go, a guy could do a lot worse. Since reaching the list of major champions with a wire-to-wire masterpiece at the Masters, 21-year-old ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 1 month ago 10,072 reads 1 comments

  19. 10 Under-the-Radar Boxers with Potential to Be Pound-for-Pound Stars

    Everyone knows the Floyd Mayweathers and Manny Pacquiaos of the world. And anyone can thumb through Ring Magazine to get its viewpoint on the world's 10 best fighters...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 1 month ago 26,790 reads 66 comments

  20. Rory McIlroy's Recent Domination Shows It's Too Early for Jordan Spieth Rivalry

    You’ve really got to hand it to Rory McIlroy. Not only is the Irish-born 20-something a certified whiz with a bag of golf clubs, but he’s also shown a genuine ability this week to work a room—in particular, a media room...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 1 month ago 6,093 reads 12 comments

  21. Gennady Golovkin Must Get Creative to Make a Blockbuster Fight After Latest KO

    Life would be a lot easier if Gennady Golovkin bounced balls or slapped pucks. That way, the two-belt middleweight title claimant would be able to prove his claims of athletic ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 1 month ago 30,651 reads 195 comments

  22. Ranking the Most Important Knockouts of Gennady Golovkin's Career

    It’s been nothing if not a heady climb. Though Gennady Golovkin has been a professional fighter for nine years, it wasn ’t until the last two or three that he’d ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 1 month ago 13,491 reads 38 comments

  23. Mind-Boggling Mayweather-Pacquiao PPV Numbers a Record That Won't Be Broken

    Every recent generation of sports fans has had one. The statistic that’s so far out of whack with a sport’s rank and file that it becomes a gasp-worthy target for every ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 1 month ago 30,121 reads 125 comments

  24. Rickie Fowler Adds Killer Instinct to Impressive Skill Set in Epic Players Win

    It was the stuff hyperbolic dreams are made of. As Sergio Garcia crossed from the front to the back nine with a two-shot lead at The Players Championship on Sunday afternoon, ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 1 month ago 20,812 reads 21 comments

  25. Canelo Alvarez's Next Fight: Ranking the Best Potential Opponents

    Being Saul “ Canelo ” Alvarez means never having to spend a Saturday night alone. And while the interpersonal rewards of being a healthy, fit and exceedingly wealthy ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 1 month ago 45,125 reads 222 comments