1. Indianapolis 500 Is Where Winning Means You've Definitely Got Milk

    Imagine you’ve just driven 500 miles at breakneck speeds with relentless tailgaters clinging to your rear bumper. Having finally reached your destination, of course you’re just dying to throw down a tall glass of...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 3 days ago 1,441 reads 3 comments

  2. Triple Crown Gauntlet Truly Begins for American Pharoah After 2015 Preakness Win

    If there ever was an event designed to build sky-high hopes, only to snuff them out, it’s horse racing’s Triple Crown. Keep that in mind the next three weeks as we wait for the June 6 Belmont Stakes in New York...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 9 days ago 5,942 reads 5 comments

  3. Mayweather-Pacquiao Delivered Glitz, Glamour Like Only a Marquee Prizefight Can

    Floyd Mayweather ’s no-thrills and no-frills dismissal of Manny Pacquiao didn ’t come close to earning a place among the greatest fights of all time...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 22 days ago 76,212 reads 276 comments

  4. Does Manny Pacquiao Deserve a Rematch with Floyd Mayweather After Decisive Loss?

    In the immediate aftermath of the fight that undoubtedly deflated his legacy, it wasn ’t surprising to hear Manny Pacquiao contend that he had defeated Floyd Mayweather on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 22 days ago 272,502 reads 530 comments

  5. Kentucky Derby Winner 2015: Breakdown of American Pharoah's Triple Crown Chances

    Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, but American Pharoah looks like the horse that could finally end the Triple Crown drought that has dragged on since 1978...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 23 days ago 18,771 reads 12 comments

  6. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Seals Floyd's Legacy as Boxing's Greatest Moneymaker

    If Floyd Mayweather keeps his undefeated record intact by defeating Manny Pacquiao on Saturday, he likely will earn comparisons to such boxing legends as Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Leonard...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 27 days ago 31,108 reads 57 comments

  7. Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao: Inside the Numbers

    The Floyd Mayweather -Manny Pacquiao fight Saturday will be all about who can make the most punches count...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 29 days ago 123,886 reads 84 comments

  8. Remembering De La Hoya vs. Mayweather: The Fight That Made Floyd a Superstar

    Thousands upon thousands of boxing’s fringe fans will drop in for Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao on May 2, exercising their rights to throw down pay-per-view dollars only when it appears thrills are a sure thing...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 1 month ago 101,339 reads 158 comments

  9. Jordan Spieth's Masters Title Cements New Era: Rory McIlroy Has Found His Rival

    April 12, 2015. Write down that date. It marks the beginning of a new era for golf, a day when the sport turned 21 all over again...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 1 month ago 59,338 reads 115 comments

  10. Dream Leaderboard Set for Sunday at 2015 Masters After Saturday's Star Surge

    Rarely in sports do we have the opportunity to witness all that Sunday’s final round of the Masters will offer. The men in the final three pairings have won a combined 24 majors and oh so much more...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 1 month ago 167,936 reads 69 comments

  11. Jordan Spieth's Hot Start at Masters Makes for Inevitable Comparisons to Tiger

    Perhaps the only thing in golf more dangerous than awarding a green jacket on Friday is comparing a young player to Tiger Woods . And yet Jordan Spieth ’s play in the first two rounds of the Masters begs for both...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 1 month ago 51,314 reads 52 comments

  12. Tiger Woods Offers a Glimmer of Hope at the Masters, but Will It Last?

    All things considered, Tiger Woods had a very good first round at the Masters on Thursday. It wasn't the kind of round that thrust him into the conversation about who will win ...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 1 month ago 14,610 reads 24 comments

  13. Optimism About Tiger Woods' Return Feels Like Too Much, Too Soon

    Golf history already has been made this week at the Masters. After all, has there ever been such a whirlwind of golfing excitement created by two rounds of abbreviated practice? ...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 1 month ago 53,364 reads 54 comments

  14. Bridesmaid Badgers Etch Memorable Legacy Despite Falling to Duke in NCAA Final

    Wisconsin’s greatest window of opportunity to win a national championship slammed shut Monday night when it couldn’t come up with a way to stop Duke’s magical end game...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 1 month ago 23,733 reads 51 comments

  15. Inside the Numbers of the 2015 NCAA Basketball Championship

    From the Sweet 16 to the Elite Eight to the Final Four, the NCAA tournament is always inundated with numbers. We won't be seeing that 40-0 finish Kentucky hoped for, nor is No...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 1 month ago 14,343 reads 37 comments

  16. Kentucky Joins Sports Pantheon of All-Time Near-Misses as Perfect Bid Ends

    Kentucky’s basketball team arrived in Indianapolis hoping to become the eighth team to win the Final Four with an undefeated record, and the first to do so since the NCAA tournament expanded to 64 teams...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 1 month ago 14,594 reads 51 comments

  17. Get Set for Glitz and Glamour in Indianapolis in Star-Studded 2015 Final Four

    Time to round up those doomsayers who just a few weeks ago were saying college basketball was in trouble, and we should all be prepared for a disappointing NCAA tournament...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 1 month ago 46,052 reads 121 comments

  18. Buckle Up for a Bumpy Ride as Kentucky Takes a Shot at History in Final Four

    On a night when Kentucky kept looking more and more human, the NCAA tournament became more and more interesting...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 1 month ago 25,632 reads 194 comments

  19. Tom Izzo vs. Rick Pitino: Contrasts Galore but Shared Magic in March

    Michigan State vs. Louisville is the most surprising Elite Eight matchup in this NCAA tournament, but it really shouldn’t be, considering the two coaches...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 1 month ago 5,770 reads 12 comments

  20. Tyus Jones Proves He's the Floor General Duke Needs in March, Leads Win over UNC

    There were plenty of reasons why Duke should have been beaten by North Carolina on Saturday night in college basketball’s biggest rivalry, but freshman point guard Tyus Jones negated all of them...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 3 months ago 16,042 reads 119 comments

  21. Wondering What Could've Been Now That Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Is Finally Made

    Will I watch Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 2? Of course. Count me among the thousands who are suckers for every single Fight of the Century that comes along...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 3 months ago 8,553 reads 35 comments

  22. Will Lackluster Finish Be Lasting Memory of Otherwise Gripping 2015 Daytona 500?

    With all due respect to winner Joey Logano , what I'll remember about the 2015 Daytona 500 is that for 16 of the late laps, the lead pack rumbled three-wide, packed as tight as ...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 3 months ago 43,963 reads 60 comments

  23. College Football Playoff: Are 8 Teams Really the Answer?

    During this first playoff season in college football history, many people ( including me ) have maintained and complained that the four-team format must be doubled to eight...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 6 months ago 37,865 reads 259 comments

  24. Oregon vs. Florida State in a Battle for the Soul of College Football

    Last year's Heisman winner vs. this season's (likely) Heisman winner. Longest winning streak in the nation against the hottest team. And also what many fans may choose to view as Good vs...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 6 months ago 73,033 reads 978 comments

  25. Ohio State's Quarterback Injury Shouldn't Keep Buckeyes out of Playoff

    What’s more important: what a team has conclusively accomplished on the field or what some people think that team might possibly do in future games? That suddenly is a huge ...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 6 months ago 11,829 reads 180 comments