1. Exaggerator and Team Desormeaux Throw Mud on Nyquist's Triple Crown Dream

    Much of the prelude to Saturday’s Preakness Stakes was spent dwelling on all the ways mega-favorite Nyquist was similar to American Pharoah, the superhorse who last year ended the 37-year drought of Triple Crown winners...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 7 days ago 15,726 reads 25 comments

  2. Breaking Down Nyquist's Triple Crown Chances After 2016 Kentucky Derby Win

    For all those horse racing fans who only a year ago thought they might never see another Triple Crown winner, Nyquist suddenly has made it feel like 1978 all over again...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 21 days ago 14,985 reads 12 comments

  3. Is There Another Triple Crown Winner in This Year's Kentucky Derby Field?

    Horse racing savored a dream year in 2015, as American Pharoah brought throngs of fans to the track and elevated the sport by thundering home as the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 23 days ago 14,614 reads 4 comments

  4. Jordan Spieth's Shocking Masters Collapse Will Be Defined by What He Does Next

    All week long at Augusta National Golf Club, any mention of Jordan Spieth begged for comparisons to the historic accomplishments of Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods , and the chance to wear the green jacket two years in a row...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 1 month ago 60,739 reads 68 comments

  5. Will Masters Finale Be All Jordan Spieth or a Sunday Scramble?

    When the golfing world awaits the final round of the Masters, there’s always one question that needs answering: How did the leader sleep last night? A year ago, based on ...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 1 month ago 18,016 reads 22 comments

  6. Rory McIlroy Ready for Epic Masters Clash with Jordan Spieth After Friday Surge

    For Rory McIlroy to end this Masters wearing a green jacket, he likely will need to find an uncharacteristic way to win a major, battling from behind, rather than coasting home to victory...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 1 month ago 20,126 reads 11 comments

  7. Augusta's Nasty Side on Display as Rory McIlroy, Jason Day Falter at the Masters

    The first day of the Masters easily could have ended with a dream scenario, with Jordan Spieth, Jason Day and Rory McIlroy bunched tightly at the top of the leaderboard...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 1 month ago 15,167 reads 7 comments

  8. Why the Game of Golf No Longer Needs Tiger Woods

    How marvelous is the state of golf as it prepares for the year’s first major on the hallowed grounds of Augusta National? Consider this: There are so many intriguing storylines ...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 1 month ago 96,657 reads 99 comments

  9. Nonito Donaire Survives vs. Cesar Juarez, but Future Seems in Serious Doubt

    Nonito Donaire bravely held off his younger opponent Friday night, surviving by calling on every ounce of experience he gained as a former champion...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 6 months ago 11,296 reads 15 comments

  10. Rejuvenated Nonito Donaire Knows Storied Career Is on the Line in TruTV Fight

    Nonito Donaire has always moved well in the ring, but he makes no attempt to dance around the question that looms over his boxing career...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 6 months ago 9,713 reads 9 comments

  11. Gilberto Ramirez Has Earned Title Fight but Still Hasn't Shown Elite Talent

    Gilberto Ramirez was supposed to solidify his place as a title contender on truTV’s boxing card Friday night, but he may have created more questions than he answered...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 6 months ago 2,475 reads 7 comments

  12. Humble Rising Star Gilberto Ramirez Ready to Earn His Title Shot in TruTV Bout

    Gilberto Ramirez will have more at stake than ever before in his boxing career when he takes on Gevorg Khatchikian in the main event of truTV’s MetroPCS Friday Night Knockout card...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 6 months ago 2,351 reads 3 comments

  13. Undefeated Sean Monaghan Can't Claim Needed KO to Bolster Hopes of Big Fight

    Sean Monaghan kept his undefeated record unblemished on Friday night in Brooklyn, but he left the ring with his reputation as a power puncher damaged...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 7 months ago 5,108 reads 1 comments

  14. From Bar Fights to Boxing's Bright Lights: Sean Monaghan Eyes Next Test on TruTV

    Sean Monaghan heads into the feature event of the MetroPC Friday Night Knockout on truTV with a 25-0 record as a professional...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 8 months ago 4,377 reads 1 comments

  15. Mayweather-Pacquiao Rematch Is a Very Bad Idea for Rescuing Boxing

    Even those fans who have ardently rooted against Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. must admit that the undefeated champion’s retirement leaves boxing with a gigantic void to fill...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 9 months ago 15,083 reads 95 comments

  16. The Good and Bad of Floyd Mayweather's Career on Display in Easy Andre Berto Win

    If indeed Floyd Mayweather Jr. has dropped the curtain on his boxing career, the one thing that has to be said about his final performance is that he was unerringly true to himself and his history...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 9 months ago 4,172 reads 9 comments

  17. Explosive Oscar Valdez Looks Like a Genuine Contender with TKO on truTV Card

    If Floyd Mayweather Jr. makes good on his promise to retire after Saturday night's fight, the biggest debate in boxing will be who succeeds Money as the world’s great fighter pound-for-pound...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 9 months ago 4,034 reads 12 comments

  18. Jesse Hart Carries Memory of Murdered Brother into TruTV Bout

    When Jesse Hart is introduced before Friday night’s championship bout on a truTV card, the ring announcer no doubt will bellow that the fighter from Philadelphia’s rough north side has an untarnished record of 17-0...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 9 months ago 3,381 reads 0 comments

  19. How Long Will We Continue to Fall Victim to the Tiger Woods Tease?

    Here it comes again, right on schedule. The British Open starts Thursday, which means it's time for another delivery of optimism about Tiger Woods finally winning his 15th major championship...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 11 months ago 42,375 reads 40 comments

  20. No Doubt Golf Is in a Golden Era After Jordan Spieth Wins Thrilling US Open

    Amid the endless stretches of brown at Chambers Bay, another color rose just as the sun set on the 2015 U.S. Open. It was gold, the color of the new era that dawned for golf on Sunday...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 11 months ago 144,746 reads 139 comments

  21. Thrills and Heartbreak on the Line in Enticing US Open Sunday Showdown

    The final round of the U.S. Open looms as a day when there will be even more at stake than a major golf title...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 11 months ago 12,084 reads 6 comments

  22. Is Tiger Woods at Rock Bottom After Embarrassing 1st Round in 2015 US Open?

    Maybe Tiger Woods had an inkling how his day was going to go when he got up and dressed in all black for the first round of the U.S. Open. Because he sure looked like a man attending his own funeral...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 11 months ago 201,227 reads 204 comments

  23. Chambers Bay Threatens to Pile More Problems on Tiger Woods at 2015 US Open

    Seeing Tiger Woods fail has become commonplace for golf fans the last few years. But now we also may see him suffer. The U.S. Open long has been described as golf's toughest test, with slender fairways and rough tall enough to hide a jockey...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 12 months ago 255,101 reads 10 comments

  24. American Pharoah Ascends to Sports Immortality with 2015 Triple Crown Victory

    Thank you, American Pharoah. Your Triple Crown-clinching victory in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday means it’s time for all of us to walk like an Egyptian again...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 12 months ago 106,232 reads 157 comments

  25. American Pharoah's Triple Crown Bid: Inside the Belmont Stakes' Numbers

    American Pharoah goes for the Triple Crown on Saturday at the Belmont Stakes, and as every fan of four-footed athletes knows, it has been an amazingly long time since any horse has completed the sweep...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 12 months ago 13,122 reads 0 comments