1. Sorry D-Back Fans...Another LOOOONG Year...

    The season starts tomorrow, and this writer has already thrown in the towel. The Arizona Diamondbacks will end up in the cellar again this year...in baseball's worst division...

    E Paul Lian Written by E Paul Lian about over 4 years ago 136 reads 12 comments

  2. Notre Dame Beware...Big Game Bob, Might Be Burned Out

    Sometimes the view from the stands can be pretty insightful. This correspondent sat with the Sooner Nation at the inaugural game against BYU at the stunning new Cowboys' Stadium in Dallas this past September...

    E Paul Lian Written by E Paul Lian about over 4 years ago 729 reads 1 comments

  3. Lookout SEC, Big 12, PAC 10, Big Ten, Notre Dame Football...Here We Come !

    OK sports fans, let's get ready for the 2009 NCAA football season. There could be no better way to defeat the recession than by going on an exciting football road trip...

    E Paul Lian Written by E Paul Lian about almost 5 years ago 175 reads 0 comments

  4. Tiger...We Need To Have A Talk

    Tiger, we need to talk, I'll meet you in the kitchen in 10 minutes. First off son, we need to establish some ground rules. You're here to be a listener. You can't respond, you can't get angry with my comments, you can't laugh...

    E Paul Lian Written by E Paul Lian about almost 5 years ago 152 reads 6 comments

  5. Steve McNair and "The Whole Person Concept"

    Before we bid Steve McNair farewell, let's try and learn something from this uncomfortable nightmare. The following comments are nothing new, just basic thoughts that apply to you, me and all of mankind...

    E Paul Lian Written by E Paul Lian about 5 years ago 439 reads 4 comments

  6. Steve McNair: A Couple of Thoughts

    What am I missing? Each time these tragedies occur, I ask myself a few questions: 1. Is it another racial incident? 2. Is society to blame? 3. How could this happen to a premier athlete? 4. How could this have been prevented? 5...

    E Paul Lian Written by E Paul Lian about 5 years ago 185 reads 4 comments

  7. Tubby Smith, The Barn and Golden Gopher Basketball

    Is it too early to start talking college hoops? I don't think so. Let's take a look at one of the premier basketball schools in the nation: The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers...

    E Paul Lian Written by E Paul Lian about 5 years ago 507 reads 1 comments

  8. ESPN vs. NBC: Comparisons from Bethpage Black

    NBC and ESPN are NOT in competition for the best broadcasting award at the 2009 U.S. Open at Bethpage. The inevitable comparisons are being made, however, so let's spice things up and evaluate their efforts...

    E Paul Lian Written by E Paul Lian about 5 years ago 215 reads 0 comments

  9. Curtis Strange, ESPN and The US Open

    How does ESPN continue to justify having Curtis Strange serve as a television commentator for its U S Open telecasts? The first criteria for any sports announcer is to have an "easy" voice for the viewers to listen too...

    E Paul Lian Written by E Paul Lian about 5 years ago 547 reads 5 comments

  10. Minnesota Vikings To Brett Favre: Thanks, but No Thanks

    The most successful sports franchises have one thing in common...they have executive leadership talent at the top. It's time for the Minnesota Vikings' front office to step up to the plate and make some obvious personnel decisions...

    E Paul Lian Written by E Paul Lian about 5 years ago 394 reads 2 comments

  11. Leave Our Shaq, "The Big Cactus"...Alone!

    Those of us in the Phoenix Metropolitan area have one thing to say to the Cleveland Cavs: "Leave our Shaq alone!" Shaq arrived in Phoenix 18 months ago and promptly held up four fingers, signifying he was here to win another World Championship...

    E Paul Lian Written by E Paul Lian about 5 years ago 612 reads 0 comments

  12. Would You Want Your Son To Play for John Calipari?

    The question of the day is simply this: Does John Calipari belong in college coaching? Here's another situation that begs our attention...

    E Paul Lian Written by E Paul Lian about 5 years ago 343 reads 3 comments

  13. Cardinals Repeat In The West...Finish 10 - 6

    Cancel the 2009 season...word has just filtered in, the Arizona Cardinals have already defended their Western Division Championship. By winning their final three games against the Detroit Lions, St...

    E Paul Lian Written by E Paul Lian about 5 years ago 197 reads 3 comments

  14. Top Feature Interview Questions For Bertrand Berry

    This writer has never met No. 92, Bertrand Berry of the Arizona Cardinals. Berry played his college football at Notre Dame, under both Lou Holtz and Bob Davie...

    E Paul Lian Written by E Paul Lian about 5 years ago 1,286 reads 0 comments

  15. How Long Will Matt Leinart be Content to Ride the Bench?

    The 2009 version of the Arizona Cardinals will begin the year riding the momentum of their Cinderella trip to the '09 Super Bowl...

    E Paul Lian Written by E Paul Lian about 5 years ago 618 reads 8 comments

  16. Anyone Up For a Quick 18 at St. Andrews?

    At some point in a golfer's life, a trip to Scotland and Ireland is a "must". Recently, I decided the timing was right to head across the pond, to see what all the fuss was about...

    E Paul Lian Written by E Paul Lian about 5 years ago 230 reads 2 comments

  17. Gary Player...Right or Wrong?

    Don't get me wrong, I love Gary Player. I love the way he keeps himself in tip-top physical condition. I love the way he has conducted himself over his brilliant career. I love his competitive spirit...

    E Paul Lian Written by E Paul Lian about over 5 years ago 193 reads 2 comments

  18. Hello...Is Anyone with the Diamondbacks Listening?

    I need to ventilate. I'm mad as hell and I can't take it anymore. We're only a couple games into the season and the mistakes of the past few years are already being repeated. It all starts at the top—fire Bob Melvin...

    E Paul Lian Written by E Paul Lian about over 5 years ago 240 reads 1 comments

  19. If It's Monday...it Must Be Cooperstown

    This kid is having a hard time leaving his childhood behind. I've been a life long baseball fan, carrying a dream of visiting all of these new ballparks from around this great country of ours...

    E Paul Lian Written by E Paul Lian about over 5 years ago 151 reads 1 comments

  20. My Dad and I...At Pebble Beach

    My Dad introduced me to the game of golf in 1955, when I was about ten years old. He and I, my Mom and two sisters made up a five-some at a nearby golf course. Little did I realize at the time, the significance that day would have on my life...

    E Paul Lian Written by E Paul Lian about over 5 years ago 393 reads 1 comments