1. Baseball's Best Team Doesn't Play in New York or Tampa: They Play in Minnesota

    For Ozzie Guillen, it's deja vu all over again. The White Sox skipper has had this nightmare before. He wakes up sweating, mumbling "Gardy, no," over and over...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 1,483 reads 32 comments

  2. American Ryder Cup Team Up Against the Odds at Ryder Cup in Wales

    With the Ryder Cup just around the corner, one has to wonder just how the U.S. team is going to go about defending the cup. Not exactly an impossible task, but looking at the two teams, one could say daunting, at the very least...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 1,183 reads 5 comments

  3. Is Chelsea the Best Team in the World Right Now? It Would Be Hard To Argue

    When it's all said and done, teams like Barcelona, Inter Milan, Bayern Munich, and Manchester United may have something to say about it, but for now, Chelsea rules the football world...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 3,164 reads 33 comments

  4. Corey Pavin's Top 10 Choices for the Four American Ryder Cup Spots

    American Ryder Cup skipper Corey Pavin will make his four captain's picks on Tuesday, rounding out the 12-man team that will take on the Europeans in Wales at the beginning of October...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 2,081 reads 5 comments

  5. Was Colin Montgomerie's 2010 Ryder Cup Snub of Paul Casey Payback for 2008?

    Colin Montgomerie is a Ryder Cup warrior. He holds a truly outstanding record of 20-9-7, which equates to 23.5 points, second only to Nick Faldo in the history of the European Ryder Cup team...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 1,609 reads 1 comments

  6. 2010 Ryder Cup: Can Corey Pavin Match Up With Colin Montgomerie?

    There has been a lot of talk about the two Ryder Cup teams that will meet in Wales in less than a month. The European team is set with nine qualifiers and the three captain picks made by Colin Montgomerie...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 808 reads 5 comments

  7. FA Rules Mikel Arteta Is Not Eligible for England National Team

    Amid speculation over the last month, the Football Association (FA) has decided to put an end to the possibility of Spanish-born Everton midfielder Mikel Arteta playing for England...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 996 reads 6 comments

  8. Power Ranking the 10 Toughest Golf Courses on the PGA Tour in 2010

    If the year of 2010 has taught golf fans anything, it is that great golfers and cutting-edge technology can take the bite out of just about any golf course...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 3,984 reads 1 comments

  9. Ryder Cup 2010: Colin Montgomerie Makes His Questionable Captain's Picks

    Well, if you thought the American Ryder Cup team selection process had some interesting plot lines going on, you haven't seen anything yet. Captain Colin Montgomerie of the European squad rounded out his 12-man team on Sunday with his three picks...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 3,051 reads 5 comments

  10. Tiger Woods' Ryder Cup Record May Be Better Than You Think

    Tiger Woods, who will without a doubt be Corey Pavin's first captain's pick on September 7 for the American Ryder Cup team, is thought of by some to have a less than stellar record in match play...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 8,826 reads 1 comments

  11. Barclays Golf: Previewing the First Leg of the Fed Ex Cup Playoffs

    The first leg of the PGA playoffs in the race for the Fed Ex Cup takes place this week with The Barclays, being played at the Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, New Jersey. Ridgewood's current 27 hole layout is an A...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 875 reads 0 comments

  12. Crouch and Pienaar Exchange Could Benefit Both Everton and Spurs

    Tottenham's Peter Crouch is for sale. David Moyes and Everton would love to add the big fellow, but it's not quite so simple. What it might end up boiling down to is whether Everton wants Peter Crouch up front or Stephen Pienaar in the midfield...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 355 reads 8 comments

  13. 2010 Ryder Cup: What Did Rory McIlroy Gain from Calling Out Tiger Woods?

    Here is a quick pop quiz for Rory McIlroy, should he choose to accept it. Question one: What do you never do when you are the heavy favorite going into a competition? Don't know, Rory? Let me try the second question...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 4,330 reads 17 comments

  14. Tiger Woods Should Keep Caddy Williams and Add Swing Coach Sean Foley

    Despite the nightmare that Tiger Woods has found himself unable to wake up from this year, the world's number one golfer has no plans to replace his long-time caddie Steve Williams...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 2,588 reads 14 comments

  15. Tiger Woods and The Other Three Picks Pavin Needs to Make For Ryder Cup

    With eight players already in, captain Corey Pavin now needs to make his choices for the four captain's picks to round out his team for the Ryder Cup...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 1,111 reads 12 comments

  16. Note to Dustin Johnson and His Caddie: Next Time, Read the Memo

    I have two favorite quotes that have come out of the Dustin Johnson debacle. One is from Johnson himself, and the other from fellow American golfer Nick Watney. My favorite Johnson line was, "I only look at [the sheet] if I have to...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 948 reads 14 comments

  17. Top 10 Candidates for the PGA Player of the Year

    With the four majors of the year in the books, it is time to see who the leading candidates are for Player of the Year.This year more than ever, the winner could be one of a number of players...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 1,918 reads 3 comments

  18. PGA Championship 2010: What Tiger Woods Needs to do to Stay in Contention

    Tiger Woods was still on the golf course as darkness settled into eastern Wisconsin on Friday at the 92nd PGA Championship...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 905 reads 3 comments

  19. Premier League Preview: 10 Reasons Everton Can Finish In The Top Four

    As we head into the 2010/2011 Premier League season, there is a lot of reason for hope from the team from Liverpool. And that team, by the way, wears blue, not red...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 783 reads 9 comments

  20. If Tiger Woods Doesn't Turn His Game Around It Could Cost PGA Billions

    In 2009 at the Bridgestone Invitational the television rating for the final round was 4.3. Tiger Woods won the event. This year Tiger Woods did not win...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 333 reads 8 comments

  21. Phil Mickelson Announces at PGA Championship He Has Psoriatic Arthritis

    Phil Mickelson announced on Tuesday he has been diagnosed and is being treated for psoriatic arthitis. The 40-year-old Mickelson said his symptoms came on right before this year's U...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 3,349 reads 3 comments

  22. Everton Resigns Mikel Arteta: Will Pienaar Be Shown the Door?

    David Moyes has scored another one for the Everton faithful over the weekend, signing Mikel Arteta to a five-year contract extension...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 871 reads 0 comments

  23. PGA Championship 2010: Tiger Woods' Odds To Win Not Impossible

    After the week Tiger Woods had at Firestone, finishing 18 over par and 30 shots out of first, it seems a little crazy to even consider the world's No. 1 golfer (yes, he's still No...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 2,803 reads 18 comments

  24. PGA Championship Preview: Whistling Straits Is Scotland in Wisconsin

    Deep pot bunkers, vast sandy areas, huge undulating greens, a strong, unpredictable wind coming off the water, tall native grasses on sharp dunes...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 140 reads 2 comments

  25. Tiger Woods: A PGA Championship Pairing With Vijay Could Help Tiger

    Nothing else seems to be working for Tiger Woods, maybe a pairing with Vijay Singh at the PGA Championship for the first two rounds might be what the doctor ordered. It can't hurt...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 939 reads 4 comments