1. The Elusive Escape of a Sportswriter

    I want to write this article; I really do. I want you to click on it, to read it, to laugh, maybe cry, maybe cringe, maybe email me about how much you hate it. I really do.But I have nothing, nothing at all...

    Burton DeWitt Written by Burton DeWitt about almost 6 years ago 1,287 reads 2 comments

  2. 25 Greatest American Thoroughbreds (Part 1/6)

    Eleven. Currently, that's the most important number in American horse racing. There have been eleven Triple Crown winners spread out over 59 years...

    Burton DeWitt Written by Burton DeWitt about almost 7 years ago 1,179 reads 2 comments

  3. Brett Favre Saga: Are You Into It? Me Neither

    Maybe I am alone. Maybe I am out of touch. Maybe I am just missing something. No matter what, I do not think it's a bad thing.When I woke up this morning, I made my normal voyage over to ESPN...

    Burton DeWitt Written by Burton DeWitt about 6 years ago 784 reads 16 comments

  4. Esther Vergeer is the World's Most Dominant Athlete

    Behind all the talk about Roger Federer's recent slump, and Rafael Nadal and Jelena Jankovic's climbs towards No. 1, is a story that few people care enough to know.In tennis, there is dominance...

    Burton DeWitt Written by Burton DeWitt about 6 years ago 4,963 reads 7 comments

  5. Roger Federer: A Courageous, Stupid Prediction

    Sometimes I keep my mouth shut even when I want to say something. In journalism, you have to. In this case, however, I should have spoken...

    Burton DeWitt Written by Burton DeWitt about 6 years ago 30 reads 44 comments

  6. Top 10 Golf Images of the Tiger Woods Era

    These are the 10 images that have defined golf since Tiger Woods first appeared in the Masters Tournament as an amateur in 1995. I have made this the cutoff for simplicity reasons...

    Burton DeWitt Written by Burton DeWitt about 6 years ago 4,973 reads 4 comments

  7. 26 Greatest Golfers To Win Only One Major Since World War II

    I am going with the same criteria as I did for the 25 worst golfers to win a major championship, with one change: I am making it a top-26. Why 26? It's simple...

    Burton DeWitt Written by Burton DeWitt about 6 years ago 1,703 reads 1 comments

  8. 25 Worst Major Champions Since World War II

    Okay. I've looked at every golfer to win one of golf's four male major professional tournaments and picked out the 25 worst to win a title. There have been some very obscure champions, three of which even won multiple titles...

    Burton DeWitt Written by Burton DeWitt about 6 years ago 1,944 reads 6 comments

  9. Dave Bliss: A Five-Year Retrospective

    There are numerous dates on which I could write this piece. I could have written it on June 15th, the five year anniversary of Patrick Dennehy's disappearance...

    Burton DeWitt Written by Burton DeWitt about 6 years ago 121 reads 7 comments

  10. Unheeded Words: Washington's Final Thunder

    Washington might not be a horse racing hotbed, but the small community in the Pacific Northwest has always loved its champions...

    Burton DeWitt Written by Burton DeWitt about 6 years ago 182 reads 0 comments

  11. Campeón, Sportmeister, There's Not Much in-Between

    There were some clichés I never thought I would say. Near the top of that list was “both men deserved to win...

    Burton DeWitt Written by Burton DeWitt about 6 years ago 116 reads 4 comments

  12. Five Reasons Georgia Will Win the National Championship—and the SEC

    As someone who jumped on the Georgia bandwagon early in November, I feel the need to respond to Tim Pollock's article on why Georgia will not win the title...

    Burton DeWitt Written by Burton DeWitt about 6 years ago 519 reads 14 comments

  13. Safin and Federer: A Three-and-a-Half Year Letdown

    Now I know what three and a half years feel like. Of course, I'd rather not have this feeling, not yet, but there's no denying it...

    Burton DeWitt Written by Burton DeWitt about 6 years ago 207 reads 0 comments

  14. Oregon Wrestling & ESPN: Hypocrisy in Bristol

    Few things in sports go hand-in-hand as well as ESPN and hypocrisy. Sure, there are the high-profiled bashings of spring college football two days before ESPN decides to send Gameday to the University of Florida's spring game...

    Burton DeWitt Written by Burton DeWitt about 6 years ago 260 reads 36 comments

  15. B/R Intro: Mindset of a Journalist

    If you are going to spend time reading my work, then I believe that it is important that you know who I am. This is most likely the last time I write about myself, but I feel that it is an important introduction to my column...

    Burton DeWitt Written by Burton DeWitt about 6 years ago 449 reads 2 comments