1. Jordan Spieth Proving Again Why He's Always a Threat to Win a Major

    Jordan Spieth might be the one golfer whose stride says more about how he's playing than his swing. The 23-year-old Texan was back in form on Friday, brimming with confidence ...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 1 day ago 20,192 reads 7 comments

  2. Tourney Favorite Dustin Johnson's Implosion a Shocking End to Day 1 at Baltusrol

    If ever a golf course seemed destined to showcase the explosive talents of Dustin Johnson, Baltusrol is it...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 2 days ago 36,265 reads 11 comments

  3. Are the Rio Olympics Facing a Critical Mass of Issues as the Games Approach?

    As is often the case before the Olympics begin, the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games have been besieged with harrowing doubts about the host city's readiness and ability to stage the colossal sports event...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 10 days ago 250,562 reads 147 comments

  4. The Sky Is the Limit for Dustin Johnson After Major Breakthrough at the US Open

    The future is looking brighter for Dustin Johnson now that he has dumped the title of “Mr. Almost” and donned the mantle of U.S. Open champion...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 1 month ago 12,914 reads 10 comments

  5. Dustin Johnson, Lee Westwood and Sergio Garcia Have Shot at Career-Changing Win

    If the golfing gods are kind at the U.S. Open Sunday, either Dustin Johnson, Sergio Garcia or Lee Westwood will finally feel the relief that comes from having a 400-pound gorilla climb off one’s back...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 1 month ago 2,096 reads 0 comments

  6. Jason Day's Oakmont Struggles Show He's Not Guaranteed to Dominate

    If Jason Day is to claim his first U.S. Open championship, he needs to make friends quickly with the course that tortured him Friday...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 1 month ago 1,737 reads 1 comments

  7. 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 2 months ago 16,028 reads 25 comments

  8. 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 3 months ago 15,136 reads 12 comments

  9. 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 3 months ago 14,644 reads 4 comments

  10. 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 4 months ago 60,757 reads 68 comments

  11. 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 4 months ago 18,028 reads 22 comments

  12. 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 4 months ago 20,145 reads 11 comments

  13. 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 4 months ago 15,180 reads 7 comments

  14. 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 4 months ago 96,709 reads 99 comments

  15. 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 8 months ago 11,328 reads 15 comments

  16. 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 8 months ago 9,727 reads 9 comments

  17. 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 8 months ago 2,480 reads 7 comments

  18. 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 9 months ago 2,355 reads 3 comments

  19. 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 10 months ago 5,119 reads 1 comments

  20. 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 10 months ago 4,424 reads 1 comments

  21. 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 11 months ago 15,085 reads 95 comments

  22. 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 11 months ago 4,175 reads 9 comments

  23. 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 11 months ago 4,037 reads 12 comments

  24. 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 11 months ago 3,395 reads 0 comments

  25. 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 1 year ago 42,385 reads 40 comments